Dual Degree

Sacred Heart University was founded in 1963. SHU comprises six distinct colleges and two schools: College of Arts & Sciences; School of Communication, Media & the Arts; School of Computer Science and Engineering; College of Health Professions; College of Nursing; the CAEP accredited Isabelle Farrington College of Education; St. Vincent's College and the AACSB-accredited Jack Welch College of Business & Technology, committed to educating students in the leadership tradition and legacy of Jack Welch. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs including online degree programs.

Indrashil University has collaborated with Sacred Heart University for (3+1 Year) Dual Degree BTech in Computer Science and Engineering Program. IU and SHU will each award its respective degree to the students graduating from this dual degree program. The majority of this program shall be delivered at IU by 3+1 two campus model. Those who fulfil all entry requirements for undergraduate study at SHU, which is, at minimum, demonstration of an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher using the 4.0 grading scale (i.e. CGPA of 7.5 or higher using the 10.0 grading scale at IU), and competence in the English Language could proceed their study at SHU for the fourth year. They should successfully complete all requisite courses at IU and SHU respectively and they will be awarded the Bachelor's Degree Certificate from IU and SHU both.

What is Computer Science?

The process of creating usable computer programs and applications and the theories behind these processes. An employee in this industry will likely be doing a lot of independent work applying complex algorithms and writing code. Most computer scientists are employed as software developers or engineers in the industry.

Top 10 Reasons to Study

  • Computing is part of everything we do!
  • Enables you to solve complex, challenging problems.
  • You can make a positive difference.
  • Offers many types of lucrative careers.
  • Telecommute to your work!
  • Helps you figure out things even if your primary career is something else.
  • Offers great opportunities for true creativity and innovativeness.
  • Has space for both collaborative work and individual effort.
  • Coding skills give you an edge.
  • Future of computing has no boundaries.

What Skills Will You Gain?

  • Analytical Skills to enable you understand the complex problems computer scientists deal with.
  • Problem Solving Skills to solve those complex problems in a systematic and logical way.
  • Creativity since coming up with solutions to problems is almost never a straightforward process.
  • Critical-thinking Skills because you will be working on a variety of projects with a variety of methods, and you need to be able to quickly assess why certain solutions will not work.
  • Resilience because coding involves trying out different elements until you find the best solution and learning to be determined.

Dual Degree Porgram at IU with SHU in Computer Science will prepare you for a career as a:

  • computer software engineer
  • analyst
  • programmer
  • database administrator
  • systems architect
  • DevOps engineer
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