Facts About the Bachelor of Computing Program!

Posted on Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Computing Students

The world’s computers and electronics are constantly changing and improving. With the Bachelor of Computing (BComp) degree, you will learn about the cutting edge of technology and will acquire the skill needed to build a career within the field.

Here are some interesting facts about the BComp program:

Two Distinct Majors

The Computing degree has two majors to ensure you are learning about the field that you are passionate about.

  • Computer Science focuses on innovative computing solutions and the evolution of technology while providing experiences in software development and introduction to hardware.
  • Software Engineering focuses on team-based software design and development while providing a foundation of computer science knowledge.

Please note: Due to the fast-paced and complex content, the Bachelor of Computing does not allow switching between the two majors.

Unique Degree Opportunity

With the BComp’s unique degree design, you have the chance to individualize your degree by taking advantage of Areas of Application. This allows you to tailor your program to your passions and career goals by adding 1 of over 40 disciplines to your major.

Get Involved

There are so many computing-related student clubs for you to get involved in like the Society of Computing and Information Science and the Guelph Coding Community. Also, we host and attend coding challenges and hack-a-thons constantly that can help you to network and show your skills.

Newly Renovated Facilities

The Reynolds Building was recently renovated and upgraded majorly to give Computer Science it’s very own home! This renovation includes state-of-the-art labs and classrooms that will give you all the resources you need to succeed.

Students Love the Program

BComp students are on the cutting edge of the exciting world of computing and technology at the U of G. One of our students Lindsay loves the many opportunities BComp students have to get involved!

For more information, you can visit the  Bachelor of Computing webpage and follow us on social media.

We cannot wait to see what you will do with your BComp degree!

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