Program Objectives: Within 3 to 5 years after graduation, graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program at CSU are expected to achieve the following:
- Apply their knowledge and skills to succeed in a computer-related career and/or obtain an advanced degree.
- Exhibit effective communication skills, both oral and written.
- Practice their profession ethically and recognize societal and global needs from a Christian worldview perspective.
- Pursue lifelong learning, leading and serving to include participation in professional organizations.
Student Outcomes: Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program, graduates
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics 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.
* BS Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.