IDC's Efi Arazi School of Computer Science offers a one-year gateway program to a B.A. degree in Computer Science. This program offers students a mathematical foundation and exposure to computer programming. Successful completion of the gateway course will enable students to continue on to a 3-year B.A. in Computer Science.
The B.A. in Computer Science provides a rigorous analytical foundation in mathematics, a thorough understanding of computer science and IT theory, as well as practical software development skills. Courses in business, marketing, finance, and high-technology entrepreneurship, and a wide variety of general study courses are also available. Optional "systems security" and "computer gaming" specializations are also offered.
IDC students are taught by prestigious academic faculty, leading figures in industry and guest speakers, and also have the opportunity to participate in company field trips, internships, and on-campus recruiting activities. IDC has access to a network of over 12,000 IDC alumni working in key roles in top companies both in and outside of Israel.
*Please note that receiving a Masa scholarship does not imply automatic acceptance to IDC. The IDC application is a separate process and acceptance is dependent on meeting academic criteria.