Departments and Majors
Computer Science & Information Systems - Learning Goals
CS Program Learning Goals (ABET Program Outcomes)
Students graduating from the CS program are expected to achieve each of the following ten CS Program Learning Goals:
CS Goal 1 (ABET outcome f): An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences.
CS Goal 2 (ABET outcome d): An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
CS Goal 3 (ABET outcome e): An understanding of Professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
CS Goal 4 (ABET outcome g): An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
CS Goal 5 (ABET outcome 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.
CS Goal 6 (ABET outcome a): An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
CS Goal 7 (ABET outcome b): An ability to analyze a problems, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
CS Goal 8 (ABET outcome c): An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
CS Goal 9 (ABET outcome i): An ability to use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice.
CS Goal 10 (ABET outcome h): Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continued professional development.
CS Goal 11 (ABET outcome k): An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.