Objectives & Outcomes
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.C.S.)
|Department and Programs||Fndl||Bachelor's||Master's||Doctoral||Total|
|Department of Computer Science||253||130||68||43||494|
Academic Year 2015-2016
Degrees awarded: December 2015, May 2016, August 2016
|Department and Programs||Bachelor's||Master's||Doctoral||Total|
|Department of Computer Science||47||47||6||100|
Within a few years of graduation, our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science graduates are expected to:
- Practice in a computing-related profession and/or pursue advanced studies in computing or a related discipline,
- Function ethically as responsible professionals with the ability to progress within their organizations, and
- Pursue professional development through continuing education and/or participation in computing oriented events and organizations.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science graduates of Texas Tech University should attain the following student outcomes
- 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 tradeoffs involved in design choices.
- An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
The program must enable students to attain, by the time of graduation:
The Program Educational Objectives,Student Outcomes & Progam Outcomes are presented in the 2016-2017 course catalog on this page
the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is Accredited by the Computing Accredition commision of ABET http://www.abet.org