Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Get your computer science degree with a personalized plan and flexible course schedules

Work toward an
in-demand career in the tech industry

Learn Python, Java, C++, and more

Practice with industry-standard software development and testing tools

Gain the skills needed to start a software development career (median annual salary: $110,1401)

Credit transfers from other colleges and universities

Apply, enroll, and start courses at any time

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Computer Science Degree Overview

Develop the skills you need to advance your career in one of the fastest-growing fields in the world today. Louisiana International College’s online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program will help you take the next step toward your future career goals.

Our degree program gives students in-demand skills, experience with industry software, fluency in popular programming languages, and practice with real-world projects – critical advantages that will help you take your computer science career to the next level.

What You Learn:

How to design, develop, implement, and evaluate software and other computer-based projects

How to analyze real-world problems and define the computing requirements appropriate to an optimal business solution

Mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory

Professional, ethical, legal, and social issues and responsibilities that come with computing

Portfolio creation and management

Security mindset

Widely used programming languages like Python, Java, and C++

How We Support You:

LIC gives students personal support and attention from day one.

With a personalized learning plan, courses that fit around your schedule, 24/7 access to your online classroom, great professors, and more helpful learning resources along the way, you will have everything you need to reach your goals.

Our courses offer opportunities to work with fellow students in team-based environments and practice your communication skills.

Our degree program will help you develop both the technical knowledge and soft skills to succeed.

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Why LIC For Your Computer Science Degree?

At Louisiana International College, your professors are committed to helping each individual student reach their personal and professional goals. We will help you develop essential skills for a career in software engineering, systems analysis, or another computer science specialty with a personalized, high-quality education.

An Education Designed For You

Our professors and staff will meet you where you are. If you have accumulated transfer credit from previously completed college courses, examinations, military training, or professional course work, we will work to maximize your transfer credits into LIC programs. We don’t want you to pay multiple times for credits you’ve already earned.

As an LIC student, you’re not just a number. We will work with you one-on-one to develop a fully personalized learning plan and give you our undivided attention. Your education will be tailored to your schedule, circumstances, and individual career goals.

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Computer Science Curriculum and Courses

LIC’s computer science curriculum prepares you to design, construct, and maintain computer hardware and software systems. Courses cover both the basics and higher-level topics, like automation theory, logic design, system organization, and computer languages.

Throughout the degree program, students will become familiar with widely-used tools, environments, and programming languages like Python, Java, and C++. Students can choose to specialize in a particular field like Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Data Science, or Artificial Intelligence.

Our curriculum emphasizes practical applications, including applications in scientific computing and software management. As an LIC student, you will have opportunities to work on real-world projects as you practice your skills and problem-solving abilities.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Lower Division Courses — 21 credits from the following:
CSC 1001 Programming Fundamentals (3 credits)
CSC 1002 Computer Systems (3 credits)
CSC 1003 Programming (3 credits)
CSC 1004 Analysis of Algorithms (3 credits)
CSC 1005 Information Retrieval (3 credits)
CSC 1006 Data Structures (3 credits)
CSC 1007 Databases (3 credits)
General Education Requirements
3 basic life sciences courses (9 credits)
2 communication courses (6 credits)
2 mathematics courses (6 credits)
3 social science courses (9 credits)
2 arts and humanities courses (6 credits)
8 elective courses (24 credits)
Upper Division Courses — 39 credits from the following:
CSC 2001 Databases (3 credits)
CSC 2002 Operating Systems (3 credits)
CSC 2003 Computer Networks (3 credits)
CSC 2004 Networks and Data Security (3 credits)
CSC 2005 Web Programming (3 credits)
CSC 2006 Mobile Applications (3 credits)
CSC 2007 Comparative Programming Languages (3 credits)
CSC 2008 Discrete Mathematics (3 credits)
CSC 2009 Java and JavaScript Programming (3 credits)
CSC 2011 C++ Programming (3 credits)
CSC 2012 Visual Basic Projects (3 credits)
CSC 2013 Computer Graphics (3 credits)
CSC 3001 Information Architecture (3 credits)
CSC 3002 Tech Project Management (3 credits)
CSC 3003 Data Mining (3 credits)
CSC 3004 Artificial Intelligence (3 credits)
CSC 3005 Cloud Computing (3 credits)

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Admission Requirements

Our goal is to remove as many barriers as possible between you and your degree. You can apply for admission at any time and get in touch with a professor within days of submitting all required materials:

Your completed application

Prior transcripts so we can evaluate how previously earned credits may transfer to your LIC degree program (including a credit evaluation fee)

A non-refundable registration fee of $150

We have a continuous enrollment process, so you can start your education with us whenever you’re ready.

Test scores are not required as part of your application.

How to apply

If you’re ready to apply, follow these steps to get started:


Complete your application.


Submit any additional documents required, including prior transcripts


Work with our staff to explore financial options and develop a customized degree plan.

If you have questions or need help filling out your application, email

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Tuition & Fees

LIC’s tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually. For the 2022-23 school year, our tuition rates are as follows:

  • Per credit hour:
  • Per 3-credit course:
  • Annual cost for full-time students (30 credits):

Additional Costs:

$150 Registration Fee

$150 Graduation Fee

Course Materials ($ varies by course)

Recommended Minimum System Requirements for Computer Science Students


Processor: 850MHz or faster processor (or above)

Operating System: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000/10

Memory: 512MB of RAM (or above)

Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 (or above)

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 (or higher) or Mozilla Firefox 1.5

Microsoft Office, Adobe Flash Player 8 (or higher) and Adobe Acrobat 6 (or higher)


Processor: G3 500MHz or faster processor (or above)

Operating System: OS 10.3 (or above)

Memory: 512MB of RAM (or above)

Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 (or above)

Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or Safari 1.2.2 browser supported for Mac OS X 10.3 or higher

Microsoft Office, Adobe Flash Player 8 (or higher) and Adobe Acrobat 6 (or higher)

Computer Science Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook1, jobs in software development, quality assurance analysis, and testing are projected to grow 22% in the 2020s – much faster than the average for all occupations.

Earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science will also help prepare you for jobs across a number of different industries and organizations, such as:

Computer Network Architect (median pay: $120,520)

Computer Systems Analyst (median pay: $99,270)

Information Security Analyst (median pay: $102,600)

Web Developer or Digital Designer (median pay: $77,200 per year)

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the internet, at: (viewed Aug 25, 2022) (viewed Aug 25, 2022)

Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.