Joint Program with Colorado State University-Fort Collins (CSU)
2+2 dual-degree with Colorado State University
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Data Science
The student will study two years at PSUT and two years (open to a possible third year) at CSU, following a specific study plan from day 1. S/he is then eligible to receive a Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from PSUT, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with concenrtation on Data Science from CSU.
Stage 1: Complete 2 years (66) credit hours at PSUT, following a specific study plan (below).
Stage 2: Complete 2 years (60) credit hours at CSU
to obtain two Bachelor's degrees, one in Computer Science from PSUT and one from CSU in Data Science.
- Minimum acceptable cumulative GPA in these courses is 70%. The minimum mark for each course is 68%.
- Conditions include obtaining an English language proficiency certificate (TOEFL 71, IELTS 6.0).
- Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 at CSU to maintain the scholarship.
PSUT students receive a discount of 33% off non-resident (out-of-state) tuition fees (assuming 15 credit hours per semester).
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What are the conditions of this 2+2 program?
- The student should be accepted to the Computer Science program at PSUT after meeting the University’s admission requirements. The student studies the first and second year at PSUT, according to a specific study plan, with a minimum cumulative average of 70%.
- At this point, the student applies for admission to IU, which includes obtaining a TOEFL 72 / IELTS 6.0 English language proficiency certificate.
- The student must obtain a GPA of at least (3.0) out of (4.0) at CSU to maintain the scholarship.
- Upon completion of the required credit hours at CSU, as specified in the study plan, the student requests a transcript from IU and submits it to the Deanship of Admissions and Registration at PSUT to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from PSUT in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Data Science from CSU, thus obtaining two certificates, one from each university.