Computer Science & Computer Engineering

Computer Science Major Program Educational Objectives

Within five years after graduation, graduates of the program will have accomplished all of the following:

  1. Have started a computing-related career or graduate studies in computer science or a related discipline;
  2. Have contributed to a team in a professional matter where computer science and soft-ware engineering principles were applied to solve problems involving computation; and,
  3. Have learned new technical skills or technologies for use in computing.

Computer Science Major Student Outcomes

Students graduating with a degree in Computer Science will have the ability to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.