Student Outcomes


Each computer science graduate will demonstrate the following attributes and achievements as required by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET by the time of graduation:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.

  • An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and 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 and 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.