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Earn the Degree at the Heart of the Computer Revolution

The online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree program at UA Grantham will provide you with the knowledge and skills in use by software engineers, developers, and systems analysts. The undergraduate program’s affordable and innovative coursework builds a foundation and broad base of competencies in programming, databases, systems analysis, and systems design.

Expect More from UA Grantham

More transferability: Students can transfer in up to 75% of credits for this degree.

More affordability: UA Grantham has one of the lowest tuition rates in the U.S.1 and we provide a new laptop to all new and returning degree-seeking students—at no additional cost.

More start dates: Most courses in this program start monthly. It's easy to get started whenever you're ready.

More credibility: UA Grantham is accredited by the Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Study on Your Schedule: Enjoy the Flexibility and Convenience of Online

Pursuing an online Bachelor's degree in Computer Science at UA Grantham offers unmatched flexibility and convenience. The ability to study from anywhere and design your learning schedule to fit your lifestyle makes UA Grantham an ideal choice for those with work, family, and busy schedules. Don’t let life get in the way of finding time to continue your educational journey and enhance your computer science knowledge.

Accessible and Affordable Online Education

UA Grantham provides accessible education through its high-quality online learning platform. This accessibility extends to affordability, with options for financial aid and scholarships, making it an attractive choice for students from all walks of life.

Wide Range of Computer Science Topics

The Computer Science program at UA Grantham offers a diverse range of courses and classes, including programming essentials in JavaScript and C++, software engineering, data structures, operating systems, mobile application development, web development, cyber security, and SQL. Students learn a multitude of computer science-related subjects during their education, ensuring they acquire the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the field.

High-Quality Learning Experience

University of Arkansas Grantham is known for its commitment to providing a high-quality education. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science curriculum is designed and delivered by experienced instructors who bring real-world expertise to the virtual classroom. The best part? You get to set your schedule and learn on your time when and where works best for you.

Networking and Collaboration

Online programs at UA Grantham foster networking and collaboration among students through virtual discussions, forums, and group projects. This provides students with a diverse network of peers, creating opportunities for future collaboration.

Professional Development

An online Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science equips graduates with the skills and knowledge required to excel and grow in this competitive field. Whether you’re looking for introductory-level skilling or to build on your foundational knowledge, UA Grantham's online program provides the learning opportunities to move forward.

Supportive Online Learning Environment

UA Grantham is known for its dedication to providing an enriching online learning environment. Students have access to support services including academic advisors and technical assistance, ensuring a smooth and successful online learning experience.

Introduction to Computer Science and Systems Security

The journey begins with an exploration of fundamental concepts in computer science. This introductory phase serves as a gateway to the world of problem-solving, algorithms, and rudimentary programming. Students gain insights into the essence of computational thinking, setting the stage for more advanced coursework.

Programming Fundamentals

A cornerstone of any computer science program, the study of programming languages is foundational at UA Grantham. Whether delving into JavaScript, C++, or others, students master the art of translating logical constructs into executable code. The skills learned in this area help form the basis for subsequent coursework and practical applications.

Data Structures and Algorithms

Building upon the programming foundation, students engage in the study of putting knowledge gained to practical use by applying new information presented in data structures and algorithms. UA Grantham understands the need for developing problem-solving skills and understanding the efficiency of different computational solutions that can be applied in real-world settings. Topics such as arrays, linked lists, and graph algorithms lay the groundwork for complex problem-solving scenarios.

Software Engineering

Software engineering principles form the backbone of effective software development. Emphasizing methodologies, project management, version control, and testing practices, this segment prepares students for the collaborative and structured nature of real-world software development.

Databases and Database Management Systems (DBMS)

As data assumes a central role in the digital landscape, your UA Grantham courses will explore databases and the management systems used to get the most out of data. Learn more about database design, SQL for querying, and principles of efficient data management. This knowledge proves invaluable in creating systems that store and retrieve data seamlessly.

Computer Networks

In an interconnected world, understanding computer networks is essential. This segment explores network protocols, architectures, and communication principles, providing UA Grantham students with the knowledge to design and maintain robust communication infrastructures.

Operating Systems

The study of operating systems provides a wide-angle view of how computers manage resources. Topics such as installing and upgrading operating systems, configuring processes to help your company share resources through a network, and maintaining operating systems are covered.


UA Grantham students gain a better understanding of the ever-changing world of cybersecurity, including network security, cryptography, and methods to protect computer systems from cyber threats.

Theory of Computation

UA Grantham students continue developing their computer science knowledge by learning how efficiently problems can be solved on a model of computation using an algorithm.

Web Development

In Web development courses, UA Grantham students learn the intricacies of building and designing websites, encompassing both front-end and back-end development. Students also learn web technologies and design principles for creating user-friendly applications that make a difference in the real world.

Capstone Project

Your UA Grantham journey to this point culminates into a project where students apply their knowledge and skills to solve a real-world problem, often working in teams on a substantial software project.

*Please note that the actual curriculum may vary, and students should refer to the official documentation or contact UA Grantham for the most accurate and up-to-date information on the online computer science degree program.

Get Ahead of the Technology Curve

Pursuing an online Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science at UA Grantham is a remarkable opportunity. It offers flexibility, affordability, and a high-quality education to cater to diverse interests and professional development goals. As the field of computer science continues to evolve, this online program equips students with the skills and knowledge to thrive in a rapidly changing industry. The University of Arkansas Grantham's commitment to excellence in online education makes it a valuable choice for those seeking to advance their education in the field of Computer Science.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematical reasoning related to computer science
  • Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs
  • Address professional, ethical, legal, security, global and social issues and responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice

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