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2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.Sc.

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General Information

This program offers the first two years of the University of Calgary’s Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and allows students to transfer between one and two years of studies to other universities. Mathematical ability is necessary for success in this program because of its emphasis on theoretical computing science and mathematics.

General Admission Requirements

All students must meet the general admission requirements for Mount Royal University programs, as indicated in the Admission  section of this calendar.

Additional Admission Requirements -

In addition to meeting the general admission requirements indicated in the Admission  section of this calendar, applicants must also satisfy the following criteria.

Academic Course Requirements

The following specific courses (or equivalencies) with the specified minimum grades are required for admission into the Bachelor of Science - Computer Science program:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 - 60%
  • Mathematics 30-1 - 65%

Although Conditional Admission may be granted in advance of receipt of final/official transcripts, confirmation of the achievement of specified minimum grades will take place after all final/official transcripts have been received by the University. Applicants who do not meet these minimum grade requirements will be denied admission.

Recommended Options

Information on requirements at various universities can be obtained from a computer science academic advisor. A few transferable courses such as introductory courses in computer science designed for non-majors, may not be accepted towards a degree by some universities.


In accordance with University of Calgary policy, students are normally permitted to repeat a course only once.

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