BS Computer Science

Program Educational Objectives

A. Technical Growth - Graduates will be successful in foundational and modern computing practices, integrate into the local and global workforce, promote growth and prosperity of the regional economy in the state and national level, and have passion for the profession and its growth

B. Professional Skills - Graduates will continue to demonstrate the professional skills and communicative abilities necessary to be competent employees, assume leadership roles, and have career success and satisfaction

C. Professional Attitude and Citizenship - Graduates will become productive members of society with high ethical and professional standards, who make sound technical or managerial decisions


Student Outcomes

a. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline

b. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution

c. An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

d. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

e. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

f. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

g. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society

h. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

i. An ability to use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice

j. An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrate comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices

k. An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity

*In compliance with   ABETOpens in new window Opens in new window Opens in new window   accreditation standards.