Computer Science

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Computer Science BS On campus & Online *Formal application to the degree is required for admission.


*Students whose native language is not English must meet the Basic Entrance Requirement for English Language Proficiency

Online Only: Submit Statement of Purpose Form found at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8834440/

Online Only: Applicants to the online degree program must have at least 30 semester hours of college-level transfer credit with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale.: Applicants to the online degree program must have at least 30 semester hours of college-level transfer credit with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale.
*Two semesters of Java programming (CSC 225 and CSC 275 or equivalents)

*One semester of business calculus or calculus

*One semester of discrete structures or discrete mathematics or finite mathematics

*One semester of statistics

(Students may take these entrance requirements at UIS)
N/A On Campus: N/A; Online: Yes N/A
Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Computer Science MS On campus & Online *Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.70 for full admission

*Computer Science undergraduate degree or stipulated prerequisite (see Prerequisite Course Requirements)

*Students whose native language is not English must meet the Basic Entrance Requirements for English Language Proficiency
*CSC 302 or MAT 302 or MAT 114, MAT 113 or MAT 115, MAT 121, CSC 225, CSC 275, CSC 376, CSC 385, CSC 388, CSC 389

*International students must have completed a course in data structures and algorithms to be considered for admission to the master’s degree program.
Department Head Yes, a placement exam is required for all conditionally admitted students. Yes