Mount Allison University
*These programs are offered in English / Ces programmes sont offerts en anglais
The study of computing includes the analysis of algorithms, the study of computer architectures, operating systems, networks, and software design.
Ranging from hands-on applications to pure theory, Computer Science introduces students to all facets of the discipline.
It also gives you an appreciation of the historical, ethical, and social context of computing, and the responsibility of the computer professional and casual computer user in a modern society.
New! BA in Computer Science and Music — allows students to combine their interests and abilities in both technology and music, focusing on the practical applications of technology and the production of creative outputs that use technology
Specialized areas include:
- theory of computation
- artificial intelligence
- computer graphics
- software and hardware design
For more information: Computer Science | Mount Allison (mta.ca)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer Scienceshow more
As a Bachelor of Arts student with a major in Computer Science, you’ll combine your computer science courses with courses in arts and letters, humanities, and social sciences.
BA honours Computer Science is also available.show less
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Scienceshow more
As a Bachelor of Science student with a major in Computer Science, you’ll combine your computer science courses with courses in chemistry, physics, and other science courses.
BSc honours Computer Science is also availableshow less
Computer Science +show more
Some complimentary majors can be combined with Computer Science to create a unique degree. These include:
- BA or BSc in Computer Science and Economics
- BA or BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics
- BSc in Computer Science and Physics
- BA in Geocomputing (Geography and Computer Science)
- BA in Computer Science and Music
Minor in Computer Scienceshow more
A minor in Computer Science consists of a selection of core and elective computer science courses and can be combined with any degree.show less
Geocomputing is an applied program that combines theory and practice of computer science and geography.
Geocomputing offers a unique way to combine geographical and environmental skills with training in computer science.
The program gives students expertise to study and understand spatial dimensions of social and environmental problems such as minimizing environmental impacts and identifying critical habitat.
For more information: Geocomputing | Mount Allison (mta.ca)
Data Science is the emerging interdisciplinary study and application of how we capture, organize, archive, access, and use large-scale data.
Data Science is a burgeoning field at the intersection of mathematics, statistics, computer coding, and critical thinking. It aims to draw insights from large databases available in the modern era through various processing techniques, statistical analysis, mathematical modelling, and data visualization.
Only available as a minor or undergraduate certificate.
For more information: Data Science | Mount Allison (mta.ca)
A certificate in Data Managementshow more
Covers the theory, ethics, and practice of managing and presenting data resources. The certificate will empower students with tools to advance their work in their own discipline, and to progress to graduate or professional practice. (12 credits)show less
A certificate in Data Analyticsshow more
Covers conceptual approaches to analyses of large-scale data, which presents both challenges and opportunities. (18 credits)show less