Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Computer Science
Description: Our information economy demands well-trained systems analysts, software specialists and programmers and Laurier’s computer science graduates succeed in this competitive environment.

Our Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science lets you combine technical training with learning in another area, typically from the Faculty of Arts. It’s an opportunity to give yourself an edge in career markets where employers often seek people who can analyze and communicate effectively as well as code. Your first-year courses in computer science and math will give you a solid understanding of the basic principles of computer science while your arts courses will let you explore your complementary interests.

URL: Computer Science (BA) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Careers: Software Engineer,Computer Programmers,Video Game Programmers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 73 to 76
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Applicants are required to have an admission range of mid 70s, English at 60%, and Advanced Functions at 60%. All prerequisite courses are calculated in admission average.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]