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TESU COMPUTER SCIENCE PLAN
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Hi guys, anyone could help me to make a detailed plan with the courses that i should take for a COMPUTER SCIENCE degree. I will use study.com and etc. I already started to TEEX's cybersecurity lessons. Thanks in advance.
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(03-19-2019, 05:06 AM)mgmar22 Wrote: Hi guys, anyone could help me to make a detailed plan with the courses that i should take for a COMPUTER SCIENCE degree. I will use study.com and etc. I already started to TEEX's cybersecurity lessons. Thanks in advance.

Are you doing the B.A. in Computer Science?

Most of the computer science courses that you'll need are on Study.com. I'm planning on doing the same degree, but I already have some credits. Between Saylor, Davar Academy, a TECEP exam, and Study.com, I think I have things covered. A data structures course is rumored to be coming.

Acquiring enough upper level courses is the biggest obstacle, otherwise. We have a thread on that here:
https://www.degreeforum.net/mybb/Thread-...r-Level-UL

I'll note that I'm not within reasonable distance of a DSST testing center.
Udi's Completed Courses (for credit)

7/01/2019: Study - Cybersecurity Policies and Management
6/27/2019: Study - Management Information Systems ($80)
6/23/2019: Study - Data Structures and Algorithms ($80)
6/18/2019: Study - Intro to Programming ($70)
6/11/2019: Study - Computer Architecture ($70)
6/07/2019: Study - Calculus ($80)
5/29/2019: Study - Computer Science 303: Database Management ($80)
4/25/2019: Study - Systems Analysis & Design ($70)
4/22/2019: Study - Discrete Math ($80)
4/15/2019: Study - Intro to Operation Systems ($80)
3/15/2019: Saylor - Introduction to Computer Science I ($25)
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(03-19-2019, 11:06 AM)udi Wrote:
(03-19-2019, 05:06 AM)mgmar22 Wrote: Hi guys, anyone could help me to make a detailed plan with the courses that i should take for a COMPUTER SCIENCE degree. I will use study.com and etc. I already started to TEEX's cybersecurity lessons. Thanks in advance.

Are you doing the B.A. in Computer Science?

Most of the computer science courses that you'll need are on Study.com. I'm planning on doing the same degree, but I already have some credits. Between Saylor, Davar Academy, a TECEP exam, and Study.com, I think I have things covered. A data structures course is rumored to be coming.

Acquiring enough upper level courses is the biggest obstacle, otherwise. We have a thread on that here:
https://www.degreeforum.net/mybb/Thread-...r-Level-UL

I'll note that I'm not within reasonable distance of a DSST testing center.
Yes, i'm doing B. A. in Computer Science. My problem is that i live in abroad and i have to take courses with cheap price range. They told me that you can transfer 90 credits. But i was going to transfer 114 credits and will take 6 credits courses from them. I'm confused now. I hope i can complete my degree in TESU. I really want it. I need to make a plan about all courses. Otherwise i can't afford TESU's courses which will be 30 credits.
Also thank you for your post.
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(03-19-2019, 11:23 AM)mgmar22 Wrote: Yes, i'm doing B. A. in Computer Science. My problem is that i live in abroad and i have to take courses with cheap price range. They told me that you can transfer 90 credits. But i was going to transfer 114 credits and will take 6 credits courses from them. I'm confused now. I hope i can complete my degree in TESU. I really want it. I need to make a plan about all courses. Otherwise i can't afford TESU's courses which will be 30 credits.
Also thank you for your post.

The 90 credit limit is from a single provider, so once you've done 90 from Study.com, you need to get the rest of the 114cr to transfer from other providers like TEEX, Straighterline, OnlineDegree, Saylor, etc... So make sure that you identify the courses that you can only get from Study.com and the ones that are available elsewhere before you take a lot from Study.com.

In practice, it's actually pretty hard to get than 90cr from a single provider.
NanoDegree: Intro to Self-Driving Cars (in prog)
Coursera: Stanford Machine Learning (in prog)
TESU: BA in Comp Sci
TECEP:Env Ethics (2015); TESU PLA:Software Eng, Computer Arch, C++, Advanced C++, Data Struct (2015); TESU Courses:Capstone, Database Mngmnt Sys, Op Sys, Artificial Intel, Discrete Math, Intro to Portfolio Dev, Intro PLA (2014-16); DSST:Anthro, Pers Fin, Astronomy (2014); CLEP:Intro to Soc (2014); Saylor.org:Intro to Computers (2014); CC: 69 units (1980-88)

PLA Tips Thread - TESU: What is in a Portfolio? - InstantCert Credit
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#5
For the BA in Comp Sci if you're not a US citizen you'll need to take minimum 4 courses from TESU, possibly 5 cause you'll be 2 UL credits short thats not eay to get if you're outside the US.

Cater US ~10k
GRADUATE

Master of Theological Studies, Nations University (In Progress..)
MITx to ALM in ES: Management, Harvard University (Planned...2021)


UNDERGRAD

Sep 2019 Grad...

BA Computer Science, TESU
BA Liberal Studies, TESU
AS  Natural Science and Mathematics, TESU  

SL (27 Cr): Eng Com I II, Ameri Gov, Reli, Nutri, Envi Sci, Cul Ant, Med Ter, IT Fund
Shmoop (18 Cr): Hist Tech, Hu Sex, Med Lit, Bible Lit, Prof Wrtng, E-Com
Sophia (11 Cr): Col Alg, Info Tech, Pub Speak, Effe Teams, Manag Con
TEEX (5 Cr): Cyb Ever, IT Prof, Info Risk Man  Aleks (9 Cr): Beg. Alg, Inter. Alg, Trig
ED4Credit (3 Cr): Man Info Sys   CPCU (2 Cr): Ethics
TESU (4 Cr): Corner, Capstone  Study.com (39 Cr): Pres. Skills, C Prog, Disc Math, Comp Arch, Op Sys, DB Man, Sys Analy, Calc I, Forensic Sci, Geometry, Intro Prog, Data Str
B&M (46 Cr)



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(03-19-2019, 12:17 PM)armstrongsubero Wrote: For the BA in Comp Sci if you're not a US citizen you'll need to take minimum 4 courses from TESU, possibly 5 cause you'll be 2 UL credits short thats not eay to get if you're outside the US.

Cater US ~10k
10k for the degree or 4 courses? Couldn't i complete my degree around 8k? Hmm...
Should i go for the UoPeople then?
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10k for the degree. Factor in procotor costs, your SDC, SL etc membership fees, cornerstone, capstone, intro to programming, data structures plus an additional UL compsci course along with residency waiver, application and graduation fee. Its about that.
GRADUATE

Master of Theological Studies, Nations University (In Progress..)
MITx to ALM in ES: Management, Harvard University (Planned...2021)


UNDERGRAD

Sep 2019 Grad...

BA Computer Science, TESU
BA Liberal Studies, TESU
AS  Natural Science and Mathematics, TESU  

SL (27 Cr): Eng Com I II, Ameri Gov, Reli, Nutri, Envi Sci, Cul Ant, Med Ter, IT Fund
Shmoop (18 Cr): Hist Tech, Hu Sex, Med Lit, Bible Lit, Prof Wrtng, E-Com
Sophia (11 Cr): Col Alg, Info Tech, Pub Speak, Effe Teams, Manag Con
TEEX (5 Cr): Cyb Ever, IT Prof, Info Risk Man  Aleks (9 Cr): Beg. Alg, Inter. Alg, Trig
ED4Credit (3 Cr): Man Info Sys   CPCU (2 Cr): Ethics
TESU (4 Cr): Corner, Capstone  Study.com (39 Cr): Pres. Skills, C Prog, Disc Math, Comp Arch, Op Sys, DB Man, Sys Analy, Calc I, Forensic Sci, Geometry, Intro Prog, Data Str
B&M (46 Cr)



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(03-19-2019, 12:28 PM)armstrongsubero Wrote: 10k for the degree. Factor in procotor costs, your SDC, SL etc membership fees, cornerstone, capstone, intro to programming, data structures plus an additional UL compsci course along with residency waiver, application and graduation fee. Its about that.
Does it worth it? Or should i look for an another option? 
UoPeople's NA diploma does not look enough for me. 
I really want that Compter Science Diploma.  Smile
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(03-19-2019, 12:31 PM)mgmar22 Wrote: Does it worth it? Or should i look for an another option? 
UoPeople's NA diploma does not look enough for me. 
I really want that Compter Science Diploma.  Smile

I would say so, but everybody's finances are different. To my thinking 10K is still very cheap, and an NA degree may limit you depending on where you end up wanting to work. That said, a UoPeople degree will undoubtedly get you jobs.
NanoDegree: Intro to Self-Driving Cars (in prog)
Coursera: Stanford Machine Learning (in prog)
TESU: BA in Comp Sci
TECEP:Env Ethics (2015); TESU PLA:Software Eng, Computer Arch, C++, Advanced C++, Data Struct (2015); TESU Courses:Capstone, Database Mngmnt Sys, Op Sys, Artificial Intel, Discrete Math, Intro to Portfolio Dev, Intro PLA (2014-16); DSST:Anthro, Pers Fin, Astronomy (2014); CLEP:Intro to Soc (2014); Saylor.org:Intro to Computers (2014); CC: 69 units (1980-88)

PLA Tips Thread - TESU: What is in a Portfolio? - InstantCert Credit
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(03-19-2019, 12:17 PM)armstrongsubero Wrote: For the BA in Comp Sci if you're not a US citizen you'll need to take minimum 4 courses from TESU, possibly 5 cause you'll be 2 UL credits short thats not eay to get if you're outside the US.

Cater US ~10k
You can get the UL courses now without DSST and CLEP. Study.com has 3. Davar has one and TECEP has one. The problem is data structures (for now), cornerstone, and capstone. Everything else can be done elsewhere.

(03-19-2019, 12:31 PM)mgmar22 Wrote:
(03-19-2019, 12:28 PM)armstrongsubero Wrote: 10k for the degree. Factor in procotor costs, your SDC, SL etc membership fees, cornerstone, capstone, intro to programming, data structures plus an additional UL compsci course along with residency waiver, application and graduation fee. Its about that.
Does it worth it? Or should i look for an another option? 
UoPeople's NA diploma does not look enough for me. 
I really want that Compter Science Diploma.  Smile
University of the People only allows 50% transfer credits or more but on an exception basis only. They are cheaper, but they are not regionally accredited, it is difficult to get in contact with someone there, and the peer grading system is a HUGE drag. I do like them, but I like credit by exam better.
Udi's Completed Courses (for credit)

7/01/2019: Study - Cybersecurity Policies and Management
6/27/2019: Study - Management Information Systems ($80)
6/23/2019: Study - Data Structures and Algorithms ($80)
6/18/2019: Study - Intro to Programming ($70)
6/11/2019: Study - Computer Architecture ($70)
6/07/2019: Study - Calculus ($80)
5/29/2019: Study - Computer Science 303: Database Management ($80)
4/25/2019: Study - Systems Analysis & Design ($70)
4/22/2019: Study - Discrete Math ($80)
4/15/2019: Study - Intro to Operation Systems ($80)
3/15/2019: Saylor - Introduction to Computer Science I ($25)
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