Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

Amherst College

Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
Duration4 Years
LevelBachelors Program
  • There are five required courses in the major:
    • COSC 111 and 112:  Introduction to Computer Science I and II
    • COSC 171:  Computer Systems
    • COSC 211:  Data Structures
    • COSC 311:  Algorithms
  • Students must take a total of at least nine COSC courses numbered 111 or higher, not including thesis courses. This means that if a student covers any core course by advanced placement, an additional elective is required.
  • This course introduces ideas and techniques that are fundamental to computer science. The course emphasizes procedural abstraction, algorithmic methods, and structured design techniques.
  • Students will gain a working knowledge of a block-structured programming language and will use the language to solve a variety of problems illustrating ideas in computer science.
  • A selection of other elementary topics will be presented. A laboratory section will meet once a week to give students practice with programming constructs. Two class hours and one one-hour laboratory per week.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees4386343 INR
Hostel & Meals1165248 INR
Insurance151753 INR
Transportation93381 INR
Student Services Fee73240 INR
Books & Supplies73240 INR
Personal Expenses131832 INR
Application Fees4761 INR
Total1693455 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
ExamsTOEFL: 100
25 or above recommended for each section
IELTS: 7.5
7.5 or above recommended for each component score
SAT: Accepted

Additional info
  • Essay not more than 300 words
  • School Report
  • Secondary School Transcript (A high school diploma or its recognized equivalent)
  • Counselor Recommendation (College Counselor / Guidance Counselor)
  • Two Teacher Recommendations
  • SAT scores
  • Mid-Year School Report Form
  • Officilal Transcript
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency scores
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