Educational Objectives


The educational objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program define the career and professional accomplishments that the graduates are being prepared to achieve three to four years after graduation. The program will produce graduates who:

  • Utilize a varied and balanced educational experience with an appropriate combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills that enable entrance into and advancement in the profession of computer science.
  • Build on educational knowledge and experience to continue formal education and obtain advanced degrees in the fields of computer science, management information systems, business administration, or computer engineering.
  • Continue to develop as responsible professionals and global citizens who are mindful of ethical issues, societal needs, and problems inherent in the computing field.

These objectives are consistent with the mission of Fairleigh Dickinson University to educate and prepare students as world citizens through global education. They also fulfill the needs of the program constituencies, which include students, alumni, employers, faculty, and the Industrial Advisory Board.