Computer Science Major Transfer Map

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COMPUTER SCIENCE Computer Science is focused on programming. Students analyze problems, design algorithms and develop those algorithms into programs written in appropriate programming languages to automate solutions. Traits well suited for computer science include: analytical thinking, enjoyment of exacting, analytical problems, logistical thinking, persistence, and proficiency in mathematics.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS • 54 hours must be upper-division. • A 2.0 overall and 2.5 major GPA are required with a minimum grade of “C” in all math and computer science courses. • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU. Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; eight transfer correspondence hours.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST? OSU is one of the best values in the Big 12 and has lower tuition and fees than many Tulsa-area schools and online-only institutions. Students taking 15 credit hours (full time) will pay approximately $6,823.50 per semester in tuition and fees and an estimated $630 for books and supplies. (Estimates based on 2021-2022 tuition and fee charges. Books and supplies will vary based on classes taken each semester.)OSU-Tulsa offers financial aid, scholarships and tuition waivers, with several dedicated specifically to transfer students. Visit our online tuition estimator for most current pricing:


TRANSFER MAP COURSES INCLUDE • Organization of Programming Languages • Computer Systems • Numerical Methods for Digital Computers • Design and Implementation of Operating Systems

Evening, online and hybrid courses make it easy for students to pursue a degree while working.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE? Use this chart below to see how long it will take you to complete your bachelor’s degree at OSU-Tulsa if you transfer with 60 credit hours from your two-year institution. If you transfer with fewer than 60 credit hours, the number of semesters will increase accordingly. CREDIT HOURS/SEMESTER










Possible options for Computer Science majors include: • OSU-Tulsa Transfer Tuition Waiver Scholarship or • Regents Distinguished Transfer-Waiver Scholarship

• Samson Endowed Scholarship

Contact the OSU-Tulsa Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 918-594-8273 or to learn more.

You can increase the credit hours you take each semester by taking classes online or in a hybrid format, where classes meet one or two times in person and the rest of the time online.


Your Map to Success

Steps to take on your way to earning your OSU degree in Tulsa: FRESHMAN YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Meet with your academic advisor. Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor.

SOPHOMORE YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Complete admissions application to OSU. Meet with your academic advisor.

Check TCC’s Transfer Center schedule for virtual or on-site opportunities to meet with an OSU-Tulsa advisor.

Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to discuss how the credits you’re taking will transfer.

Follow OSU-Tulsa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up on events and activities.

Connect with faculty at OSU-Tulsa to learn more about the program and introduce yourself. Your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor can help with this. Submit your FAFSA with school code 003170 along with your OSU application to be considered for scholarships and financial aid.

@osutulsa @osutulsa

Attend Transfer Day in the spring or fall to finalize your transfer to OSU-Tulsa.


JUNIOR YEAR @ OSU-TULSA Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to choose your classes.

Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to make sure you’re on track to graduate.

Network with your peers and build experience for your resume by joining a student organization.

Complete graduation application prior to the beginning of your final semester.

Consider adding a minor to gain additional skills or pursue your unique interests.

Volunteer or complete an internship to gain valuable experience in your field.

Polish your research skills by attending workshops at the OSU-Tulsa Library.

Consider participating in research with faculty.

Research graduate degree and certificate options. Connect with OSU-Tulsa Career Services to explore internship opportunities and discuss your career goals.

Transfer admission requirements: 2.00 GPA for 60+ hours; 2.25 GPA for 24-59 hours; 2.25 GPA plus high school admissions requirements for 7-23 hours.

CAREER PATHS • Video Game Developer • Web Services Developer • Application Programmer • Big Data Engineer • Chief Information Officer • Communications and Network Specialist • Data Scientist • Database Administrator


Attend Career Services workshops for job searching, resumes and interviews, then attend the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair. Apply to jobs or graduate programs. Walk in OSU-Tulsa’s Graduation Ceremony.

POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS • Database Programmer • Mobile App Developer • Project Manager • Security Specialist • Software Engineer • Systems Analyst • Systems Programmer

• Federal, state, tribal and local governments • Video game developers • App developers • Retailers • Telecommunications companies • Aerospace companies • Software publishers • Defense contractors

• Financial services companies • Colleges and universities • Research and development organizations • Consulting firms • Startups

Some of these careers may require extra training or education.

SALARY POTENTIAL In 2020, OSU Computer Sciences graduates reported an average salary of $61,733 and a high salary of $65,000 per year. -

GRADUATE STUDY Computer Science graduates often continue their education by pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree or graduate certificate. Related graduate programs available at OSU-Tulsa include: • Master of Business Administration (MBA) • Management Information Systems (master’s) • Information Assurance (master’s)

• Business Data Mining Graduate Certificate • Business Analytics and Data Science Graduate Certificate • Information Assurance Graduate Certificate


OSU-TULSA PROSPECTIVE STUDENT SERVICES 918-594-8355 | | Interested in pursuing this program at OSU in Stillwater? We can put you in touch with a transfer admissions counselor.


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