Texas Tech University

Objectives & Outcomes


The Computer Science BS program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and Program Criteria for the Computer Science Program Criteria.

Program Educational Objectives

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

  • Practice in a computing-related profession and/or pursue advanced studies.
  • Function as responsible professionals with the ability to progress within their organizations.
  • Continue professional development through education, training, and/or participation in computing-oriented events and organizations.

Student Outcomes

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

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

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.

3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

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

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

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


Fall 2022

Department and Programs Fndl Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Total
Computer Science 608 316 484 58 1,466
Software Engineering     15   15
Software & Security Engineer     7   7

Degrees Awarded (Academic Year)

year Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Total
2022 152 44 8 204
2021 167 54 10 231
2020 119 29 7 155
2019 113 24 5 142
2018 68 25 3 96

Computer Science BS

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