College of Computing, Engineering and Construction Other Educational Opportunities

 Transformational Learning Experiences 

Opportunities are available for a variety of enriching experiences while pursuing a computing degree at UNF, including but not limited to, study abroad courses and terms, directed independent research, cooperative experiences, and internships. Directed independent studies and cooperative experiences may also be used for academic credit with prior approval of the School. 

Honors in the Major Program  

The Honors Program at UNF is designed for the student who is intellectually mature and seeks the challenge of academic work different from the traditional course of study. It offers students a close collegial relationship with the University’s top professors and with each other. There are two types of honors programs at the University of North Florida. The lower level Honors Program is open to freshmen and sophomores.

The upper level “Honors in the Major” program is open to juniors and seniors in the School of Computing. A student does not have to be in the lower level Honors Program to enroll in the upper level “Honors in the Major” program.

The “Honors in the Major” program in the School of Computing includes experience with a faculty mentor, research experience, honors colloquium, and special recognition on the student’s transcript and diploma.

Admission is competitive and limited to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better. More information on additional admission requirements and procedures for applying to the program can be obtained from a School of Computing Academic Advisor.

 Accelerated Computer Science BS / MS Program 

The School of Computing offers a unique opportunity for students who are intellectually mature to seek both the bachelor and master's degrees in Computer Science (CS) in an accelerated program of study. Committed students who are academically prepared can take advantage of beginning a Master of Science (MS) program prior to completion of the final year of the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree.The study of computer science requires a strong background in mathematics and science, including calculus and calculus-based physics. It is recommended for those interested in the more technically and scientifically oriented areas of computing.

 More information on additional admission requirements and procedures for applying to the program can be obtained from a School of Computing Academic Advisor.