DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Student Outcomes

Computer Science Program's Learning Outcomes

College adopted ABET learning outcomes.

By the time of graduation, students of the Computer Science program will attain the following learning outcomes:

  • 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 need.

  • 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.

  • An ability to recognize the need for and 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 trade-offs involved in design choices.

  • An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.