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Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

 

Program Educational Objectives

PEO 1.   To provide graduates with a solid foundation in computer science, mathematics, and basic sciences, which will allow them to successfully pursue graduate studies in computer science, or other related degrees.

PEO 2.   To provide graduates with a solid foundation in computer science, mathematics, and basic sciences, which will allow them to successfully compete for quality jobs in all functions of computer science employment, ranging from software developer to customer support.

PEO 3.   To equip graduates with life-long learning skills, which will allow them to successfully adapt to the evolving technologies throughout their professional careers.

PEO 4.   To equip graduates with communication skills, which will allow them to collaborate effectively with other members of a team for the development of large computer and software systems.

PEO 5.   To provide graduates with the broad education necessary to understand the impact of computer technology in a global and societal context.


Student Outcomes

SO 1.  Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

SO 2.  Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.

SO 3.  Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

SO 4.  Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

SO 5.  Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.

SO 6.  Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.