Computer Science Mission Statement
This major combines professional preparation with a liberal education. A student completing this major is qualified for employment in business or industry in entry-level positions requiring application programming, working knowledge of computing systems, and use of commercial software packages. The student has the option of graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree or with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Additionally, graduates will possess a solid foundation for success in a graduate program in Computer Science.
Programmatic Learning Outcomes
1. Students will develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills and use these skills to solve complex computing problems.
2. Students will acquire a working knowledge of theoretical foundations of computer science.
3. Students will acquire both a working knowledge and a theoretical understanding of the professional practice and formal methodologies of development of software projects.
4. Students will acquire communication and interpersonal skills necessary to perform effectively in technical environments.
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