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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Science BS


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Introduction

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The educational objectives of the computer science undergraduate program are to produce graduates who:

  • Advance professionally as productive, practicing professionals in computer science and related careers through the continued development of their expertise and skills.
  • Further develop their knowledge, skill set, and career opportunities through graduate education and/or professional studies.
  • Function effectively as part of a team to succeed in their professional careers.

Measurable Outcomes

The BS-CS program must enable its students to attain, 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 trade-offs involved in design choices.
  • An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Major

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General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements


  1. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses applying to major requirements.
  2. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in all CSCI courses attempted.

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