Bachelor in computer science is a four year undergraduate course in the US. Bachelor in Computer Science is one of the most popular courses among Indian students in US. The reasons are US has a number of top universities for the course. The scope for computer science is increasing. As computer science is a stem course it allows F1 visa holders to extend their stay. They have a flexible education system where they can choose their major at a later stage. They have a excellent international student office to help students.
Top universities in USA offer various specialisations and degree titles for Computer Science like Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Computer Science. Some of the most common subjects covered by a Bachelor of Computer Science are as follows:
· Communication Systems
· Computer Architecture
· Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning
· Communication Systems
· Systems and Networking
· Programming Methodology
· Human Computer Interaction
· Computational Fabrication and Manufacturing
· Education Technology
· Network Security and Cryptography
· Quantum Computing , communication and sensing
· Vision and Graphics
· Numerical Analysis
· Theory of computing etc.
Career Options: Bachelor’s degree holders can pursue careers as data architects, database administrators, software developers, data scientists, security analysts and many more. Top companies like Amazon, Facebook, Adobe, Microsoft, Uber Google etc. hire students.
The second option for students after bachelor’s degree is to do their masters and then pursue their career paths. Some students purse PHD after master’s degree.
Admission Requirements for Bachelors Degree:
SAT Subject test
English Language Proficiency test
Essay Questions or Statement of Purpose
The Top universities for Computer science are:
University of Washington
University of California, Berkeley
University of Texas Austin
University of Pennsylvania
University of Illinoi, Urbana Champaign
The University of Chicago
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University of Southern California
Fees: The fee that a student has to consider are tuition fee, accommodation, food, transportation which depends on university and location of the university. The average fee is 15 lakhs- 45 lakhs per annum depending on the university.
Some scholarship options are:
Bershadsky Family Scholarship
OPEC Fund Scholarship
Self-score International Student Scholarship
Global Student Scholarship
University Merit Scholarship