Computer Science, BS

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Degree Type
Bachelor of Science
Credit Hours
College of
Arts & Sciences

In the online Computer Science program, you'll gain a systems view of computing that emphasizes the interdependence of design, object orientation, and distributed systems and networks from basic software through systems design. With this major, you'll also get a broad-based background sufficient for entry to a career in computing and will develop core competencies in programming, database structure, computer organization, and operating systems. Expect  to become proficient at programming in C , C++, and Assembly Language.

The coursework required for this program includes an embedded collateral minor in mathematics. Accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology/Computing Accreditation Commission (ABET/CAC), the Computer Science, BS is intended to be sufficient for entry to a graduate program in computer science. The Computer Science BS program operates from the FSU Panama City campus. For inquiries, please contact FSU PC Admissions at

Available Majors

  • Computer Science

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Program Accreditation
Computer Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

University Accreditation: Florida State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Florida State University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.

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Florida State University Panama City is a branch campus of Florida State University located in Panama City, Florida, and is dependent on the continued accreditation of the parent campus located in Tallahassee, Florida. The Panama City, Florida, campus is evaluated during reviews for reaffirmation of accreditation.