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Computer Science

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Program Objectives

The following are the objec­tives that the Computer Science program is preparing its graduates to achieve:

  • Success: Graduates will be employed in a computer science-related field or making progress toward an advanced graduate degree.
  • Growing: Graduates show continued learning and leading in computing-related professions.
  • Ethics: Graduates exhibit ethical and responsible behavior in all professional and community endeavors.

Program Learning Outcomes

The program of study in Computer Sci­ence enables students to achieve, by the time of graduation:

  • (a) An ability to apply knowledge of comput­ing and mathematics appropriate 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;
  • (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 practices.
  • (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 demonstrates 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.

Course Assessment Reports

Course Assessment Reports

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