CS Program Objectives and Outcomes

As part of the department's continuous improvement and accreditation compliance, we seek the following objectives and outcomes for our graduates.

Program Educational Objectives 

Within 3-5 years of graduation, Computer Science alumni will: 

  1. Create value for organization through the application and/or documentation of Computer Science principles. 
  2. Show leadership capability and work effectively with others of varying backgrounds in team environments. 
  3. Pursue professional development through graduate study and/or continuing education. 

Program Outcomes

The Computer Science program will have an ability to, by the time of graduation: 

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and 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.
  7. Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development.