Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

How To Declare the Major

Students interested in earning a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, including Transfer students, are initially admitted to the University of Arizona as Pre-Computer Science majors.

If you are currently a non-CS student, please schedule an appointment with a Computer Science Academic Advisor at to declare the major.


Useful Resources

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts Checksheet

Bachelor of Science Checksheet

Bachelor of Arts 4 Year Plan

Bachelor of Science 4 Year Plan


Degree Comparison Sheet - Differences and practicality of pursuing a Bachelor of Arts versus a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Undergraduate Prerequisite Graph - Graphical representation of course sequence throughout pre-major and major timeframes.


Major Requirement-Previous Years - Major requirements for students enrolled in courses prior to Fall 2020.

       Bachelor of Science // 4 Year Plan

       Bachelor of Arts // 4 Year Plan

Program Fee

CS majors (admitted majors) students pay a program fee of $375 each semester. The program fee is help support the CS student experience including (but not limited to) experiential learning experiences, career counseling, IdeaLab, and the CS Tutor Center. You can read more about the program fee by visiting the page here. Students demonstrating financial need via submission of the FAFSA (submitted before the first day of the semester) may qualify for program fee scholarship award. Students awarded the program fee scholarship will have the amount credited to their student account.