Program Objectives/Outcomes

ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Computer Science degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET through Sept. 30th, 2020.

Program Objectives

The objectives of our undergraduate degree programs are to:

  • Use and practice computer science in various application areas.
  • Become leaders and entrepreneurs in the computer industry.
  • Pursue advanced degree studies and become leading-edge researchers in computer science.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze complex problems using methods from computer science theory or mathematics to identify solutions.
  2. Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems.
  3. Apply computer science theory and mathematical models to comprehend the tradeoffs involved in various design choices.
  4. Use appropriate tools or techniques to implement and evaluate programs or computer-based systems.
  5. Function effectively on a team to accomplish a common goal.
  6. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  7. Effectively communicate the professional, ethical, legal and security impacts associated with computing practice.
  8. Be proficient in an application area of computing and be able to explain the importance of maintaining professional development.

Annual Enrollment and Graduation Data
Computer Science Undergraduate FTE Enrollment

2015-16
  Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Total
Course - Level of Instruction FTE FTE FTE  
Undergraduate - Lower 194.3 195.1 37.2 426.6
Undergraduate Upper 96.4 90.7 18.6 205.7
Grand Total 290.7 285.8 55.8 632.3
2016-17
  Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Total
Course - Level of Instruction FTE FTE FTE  
Undergraduate - Lower 189.8 180.3 42.8 412.9
Undergraduate Upper 106.9 114.5 27.3 248.7
Grand Total 296.7 294.8 70.1 661.6
2017-18
  Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Total
Course - Level of Instruction FTE FTE FTE  
Undergraduate - Lower 182.9 174.5 47.2 404.6
Undergraduate Upper 132.5 121.1 29.6 283.2
Grand Total 315.5 295.5 76.8 687.8

Degrees Conferred in CS

2015-16
    Degree & Certificate Count
Academic Study - Department Academic Study - Academic Plan 12
Computer Science Computer Science BA 71
Computer Science Computer Science BS 83
2016-17
    Degree & Certificate Count
Academic Study - Department Academic Study - Academic Plan 9
Computer Science Computer Science BA 61
Computer Science Computer Science BS 70
2017-18
    Degree & Certificate Count
Academic Study - Department Academic Study - Academic Plan 23
Computer Science Computer Science BA 73
Computer Science Computer Science BS 96