Computer Science, BS
Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
The following learning goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing a degree in Computer science.
Students will successfully integrate into the local and global workforce using appropriate knowledge and skills.
- Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
- Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
- Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
- Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity
Students will demonstrate professional skills necessary to career success
- Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
- Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- Recognize the need for and able to engage in continuing professional development
- Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
Students will be productive citizens with the highest professional and ethical standards.
- Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
- Demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities