Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a Major in Computing Science.

  • Admission is competitive. An admission average is established each term, depending on spaces available and subject to the approval of the Dean of Applied Sciences. Admission averages are calculated over a set of courses satisfying particular breadth constraints
  • Continuance in the program requires a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.4
  • Computing Science courses require a C- grade or better in each prerequisite course, with a minimum CGPA of 2.4 in 200-level CMPT courses

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

Lower division requirements:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

CMPT 105W

CMPT 120

CMPT 125 & 1271

CMPT 225

CMPT 276

CMPT 295

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

All of:

Unavailable

CPSC 1150

CPSC 1160 and 1181¹

CPSC 2150

CPSC 2350

Unavailable

 

0

3

3

3

3

0

All of:

MACM 101

MACM 201

 

3

3

All of:

CPSC 2190

Unavailable

 

3

0

One of:

MATH 150

MATH 151

MATH 1542

MATH 1572

 

4

3

3

One of:

Unavailable

MATH 1171 or 1173 or 1253

MATH 11752

MATH 11742

 

0

3

3

3

One of:

MATH 152

MATH 155

MATH 1582

 

3

3

3

One of:

MATH 1271 or 1273

MATH 1275

MATH 12742

 

3

3

One of:

MATH 232

MATH 240

 

3

3

One of:

MATH 1252

MATH 2362

 

3

3

STAT 270

STAT 2281 

3

Electives³

Electives³

1LANG CPSC 1160 (3) + LANG CPSC 1181 (3) = SFU CMPT 125 (3) + SFU CMPT 1XX (3), Q + Exemption SFU CMPT 127 (0)

2SFU requires a grade of at least B+, and with school permission

The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements. In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor at SFU to plan the remaining required elective courses.

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. SFU's requirements are subject to change, and it is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.


Updated January 2021