Computer Science Education Objectives and Outcomes
Program Educational Objectives
Graduates of the Computer Science Program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:
CSCEO1: Established themselves as practicing Computer Science professionals or engaged in advanced study in a related or complementary area, and
CSCEO2: Engaged in professional development in order to remain current in the field for enhanced understanding of current issues in Computer Science.
The program expects students to attain, 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, and
(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.