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B.S. in Computer Science

The Computer Science degree is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Graduates of the program will be prepared to apply their knowledge within field settings and to pursue graduate studies in computer science.

Program Educational Objectives

Recipients of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science:

  1. Will apply theoretical principles and practical tools through programming and other techniques to analyze and solve real-world problems.
  2. Will communicate effectively orally and in writing, as an individual and as a member of a team.
  3. Will become professionally employed and/or enrolled in advanced graduate studies in Computer Science.

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computer Science Program will, by the time of graduation, have the following knowledge, abilities, and appreciation of professional standards.

  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.

Annual Student Enrollment

Fall 2010 - 92

Fall 2011 - 84

Fall 2012 - 87

Fall 2013 - 91

Fall 2014 - 113

Fall 2015 - 115

Data source: BSU Fact Book Fall 2015

Annual Degrees Granted

Fiscal Year 2010 - 11

Fiscal Year 2011 - 6

Fiscal Year 2012 - 6

Fiscal Year 2013 - 10

Fiscal Year 2014 - 11

Fiscal Year 2015 - 9

Data source: BSU Fact Book Fall 2015


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