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Program Objectives & Student Outcomes

CS Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the program should, in 3-5 years:

  1. be employed in a computing or related field or be enrolled in or have completed a graduate program.
  2. work independently to analyze the requirements of complex problems and then design and implement solutions to meet customer/client business, educational or research objectives.
  3. communicate professionally on technical issues in both oral and written form.
  4. contribute effectively in a collaborative environment.
  5. adapt readily to new technologies and/or disciplines.

CS Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, students should be able to:
  1. analyze the requirements of a computing problem using appropriate algorithms and data structures.
  2. implement the solution of a computing problem using appropriate programming languages.
  3. use mathematical underpinnings of the discipline of computer science.
  4. recognize the ethical, legal and social implications of computing in a global society.
  5. use oral and written communication skills to convey technical information effectively and accurately.
  6. use their interpersonal skills when working in a team environment.