The BS in Computer Science Program is accredited
by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate with a BS in Computer Science will have: 

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing & mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  • An ability to analyze a problem, and identify & define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues & responsibilities.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society.
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  • 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.
  • An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Program Objectives

The Computer Science program educational objectives are to equip individuals who, after graduation and initial work experience, can:

  • Be employable in a professional field or pursue advanced study.
  • Apply Computer Science knowledge, critical thinking skills, communication, and teamwork skills to engage effectively and innovate in a professional manner.
  • Participate in professional development activities, and contribute to the advancement of society.