Department of Computer Science

BS Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

a. an ability to apply knowledge of computing and math 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.

i. an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

j. 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.

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