University of South Carolina, Aiken – BS CS Diploma

University of South Carolina, Aiken – BS CS Diploma

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

1 Year in India + 2 Years in USA

About University of South Carolina

Building partnerships has been the cornerstone of the University of South Carolina Aiken since its inception in 1961.
It was then that the citizens of the Aiken community voiced the need for a local institution of higher education. In a true demonstration of grassroots politics, the community rallied to show their support for a college to be founded in the area.
Through state legislation, a governing board was formed, the Aiken County Commission for Higher Education, which continues to oversee the University’s mission.


The campus is located on 453 acres (183 ha) in Aiken, 18 miles (29 km) from Augusta, Georgia, and 60 miles from Columbia, South Carolina.

City Conditions

A trip to Aiken means getting outdoors, experiencing history, meandering through beautiful parks and bustling shopping. As you explore Aiken you will notice a thriving downtown that has much to offer. Aiken hosts world-class equestrian events and all sorts of festivals. In Aiken there’s always something new to discover.
Aiken is the perfect Southern travel destination with something for everyone! Discover the perfect fit at an award winning hotel or quaint bed and breakfast. With accommodations for groups, families, and even furry friends find out which Aiken accommodation fits you best.


Pacer Crossing Residence Hall - Each suite contains four furnished bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and a furnished living room.
Pacer Commons offers apartment style housing with double rooms and single rooms.
Pacer Down offers apartment housing as double rooms and double as single rooms for upperclassmen and graduate students.

Indian student association:

The University of South Carolina has its own Indian student association. They provide a support system for current and new Indian students at the University. While travelling to a new country can be daunting to say the least, they provide assistance in becoming part of the larger community. They also offer an exchange of culture, ideas and tradition between the Indian students and other American and International Students at the university via various social and cultural programs throughout the year!

Why Choose University of South Carolina ?

The University of South Carolina (USC) Aiken is well-known for its ranking as a top public college each year by US News and World Report. USC Aiken was honoured with that ranking again for 2022 for the 24th year in a row! USC Aiken provides all of the benefits of a large university, but in a personal setting.

Public University

Advantages of State Public University

Internship Opportunities

Co- op options allows students to take real life work experience

Modern Facilities

200 acres campus with most modern amenities

Almost 100% Placements

Students from Computational science are recruited by TOP MNCs like IBM, AT&T etc

Generous Scholarship

Generous Scholarship to deserving students

Industry Linkages

USCB has strong linkages with Local Business Community

About Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Computational Science is a field of applied Computer Science in which computing theories and software techniques are used to serve and advance many disciplines, including science, engineering, social science, and business.

Program Structure

Applied Computer Science students learn how to work with data structures, algorithmic design, information security, and software engineering. Majors take courses in discrete maths and survey calculus. The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Computer Science has three options: traditional Applied Computer Science, Applied Gaming, and Cybersecurity.

Excellent Career Opportunities

A wide range of corporate, government, and non-profit organisations employ graduates of Computational Science programs, including Boeing, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Aerospace Corporation, the U.S. Dept. of Energy, South Carolina bio fabrication industry, Gulfstream, and many others. Computational Science students are also strong candidates for graduate programs.

BS [Computer Science ]

Semester Course Name Type
Semester 3 Python Programming Skill Enhancement Course
Data Structures Core
Computer Networks Core
Database Management Systems Core
Applied Mathematics Core
Python Programming Practical Skill Enhancement Course Practical
Data Structures Practical Core Subject Practical
Computer Networks Practical Core Subject Practical
Database Management Systems Practica Core Subject Practical
Mobile Programming Practical Core Subject Practical
Semester 4 Core Java Skill Enhancement Course
Introduction to Embedded Systems Core
Computer Oriented Statistical Techniques Core
Software Engineering Core
Computer Graphics and Animation Core
Core Java Practical Skill Enhancement Course
Introduction to Embedded Systems Practical Core Subject Practical
Computer Oriented Statistical Techniques Practical Core Subject Practical
Software Engineering Practical Core Subject Practical
Computer Graphics and Animation Practical Core Subject Practical
Semester5 & 6 Software Engineering CORE
Operating Systems CORE
Data Communication and Computer Networksg CORE
Network security CORE
Database System Design CORE
Semester7 & 8 Ethical Hacking CORE
Secure Software Engineering CORE
Cyber Defence and Digital Forensics CORE
Capstone CORE
YEAR 3&4 Elective(FREE)
CSCI elective
Sem 5&6 Object Oriented Programming ( java) CORE
Intro to Software Eng CORE
Sensation and Perception CORE
Design and Dev Tools-1 CORE
COMM 201/241 CORE
Computer Graphics CORE
Intro to Haptics CORE
Sem 7&8 POLI 201, HIST201,202 CORE
Social Behaviour Science CORE
Capstone CORE
Humanities CORE
Foreign Language CORE
Introduction to software engineering CORE
Data Comm & Computer Networks CORE
Programming Language Structures CORE
Computer Graphics CORE
Database Management Systems CORE
Humanities CORE
POLI 201,HIST 201,202 CORE
SEM 7 & 8 Database Programming for CS CORE
1 Humanities CORE
1 Natural science CORE
Capstone CORE
1 Humanities CORE
1 Natural Science CORE


Tuition & Living Expense

Year Fees Type
₹1500 Application fees
2nd Year ₹4,50,000 Tuition fees
₹0 Living expense
3rd Year USD $23,000 Estimated Tuition fee
USD $7,000 Estimated Living expense
4th Year USD $23,000 Estimated Tuition fee
USD $7,000 Estimated Living expense

Addition expenses

Particulars Tentative Expense
Health Insurance
IELTS Registration $160
VISA fees $160
Airfare $850


USC Aiken has several scholarship opportunities available for current international students. These awards are dependent on donor funds and may not be available from year to year. Applications open May 1. Deadlines for renewal requests June 1, and August 1 for new applicants.

  • Eligible Scholarships:-

    • Cecelia A. Reynolds Scholarship
    • Garcia International Scholarship Fund
    • Thomas C. Hobbs Memorial Multicultural Endowed Scholarship

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