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Computer Science (B.A.) (two subjects/teaching profession)

Programme name: Computer Science (B.A.) (two subjects, teaching profession)
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Standard duration of study: 6 semesters
Start: Winter semester only

Admission to the winter semester 2018/19:

  • 1st subject semester: open admission (enrolment without previous application)
  • 2nd to 6th subject semester: open admission (enrolment without previous application)
  • International applicants (non-EU): open admission (application to International Student Services)

Course description
In this Bachelor's programme, two subjects are studied in equal parts that are specified as teaching subjects at the Gymnasium. Students will additionally complete an area of specialisation. The subject combinations with German, English, French, Latin, Mathematics, Physics or Spanish are suggested and will be required in the consecutive Master of Education respectively.

The programme comprises 63 credits per subject and 36 credits for the area of professionalization. A subject-scientific paper must be written at the end of the programme (12 credits). 180 credits must be acquired altogether. These are divided up as follows (C = credits, for short).

Subjects 126C:
Per subject 63 C.

Subject-specific didactics 12 C:
Per subject 6 C (3 C of which count for acquiring school-related teaching skills and 3 C for acquiring subject-specific teaching skills)
Education sciences 12 C:
Introduction to educational science (6 C) and practical exploration / school-practical studies (6 C).

Internships 8 C:
School internship (4 C) and social or business internship (alternatively tutorial work) (4 C)

Electives 10 C

Subject-related Bachelor’s thesis 12 C.

Students who have successfully completed the double-subject Bachelor’s programme have the possibility to apply for admission to the graduate teaching Master’s programme "Master of Arts in Education" or a Master’s programme that will give in-depth knowledge in a subject.
Occupational perspectives can be found in teaching professions outside of the school or in the media branch, depending upon the second subject selected.