ABET Accreditation

Accreditation, Objectives, and Outcomes


The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Educational Objectives

Within five years of graduation, graduates of the program will:

  1. Apply scientific and engineering methodologies to the analysis of problems and the design, implementation and evaluation of computer-based solutions.

  2. Utilize their breadth and depth of theoretical computer science and mathematics to adapt to emerging technologies and the ever changing needs of industry or the cutting edge of computer science research.

  3. Exploit their awareness of persistent concepts in computer science to understand and be able to effectively utilize current platforms, tools and industry standards.

  4. Make effective use of oral and written communications in their interactions with clients, colleagues, management and subordinates.

  5. Display competence and efficiency when working on individual or team projects.

  6. Give appropriate consideration to the professional, ethical, legal, security and social impacts of computer technology as it pertains to their current position.

  7. Continue to enhance their technical skills and their development as computing professionals through life-long learning.

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the program will have an ability to:

  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.

Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

Computer Science Program
Year Pre-Majors Majors Graduates
440 460 128
321 459 151


327 411 123



428 128


302 407 125


300 388 134


306 431 154


345 349 101


305 260 73


228 246 86


107 243 54


26 266 37