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Objectives & Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.C.S.)

 

Program Educational Objectives

Enrollment

Fall 2016

Department and Programs Fndl Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Total
Department of Computer Science 253 130 68 43 494
Computer Science 253 130 50 43 476
Software Engineering   18   18

 

Degrees Awarded

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
Computer Science 47 41 6 94
Software Engineering   6   6

Within a few years of graduation, our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science graduates are expected to:

Student Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science graduates of Texas Tech University should attain the following student outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  2. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  3. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  4. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  8. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  10. 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.
  11. An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Program Outcomes

The program must enable students to attain, by the time of graduation:

  • 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.
  • Accreditation

    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

    Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET