Program Educational Objectives
As can be demonstrated in the years following graduation:
- Our graduates have professional careers in industry or academia or are engaged in advanced studies.
- Our graduates adapt to changes in technology as well as to the needs of society.
- Our graduates continue to seek knowledge to thrive in an increasingly globalized society.
- Our graduates are successful team members or team leaders.
- Our graduates conduct themselves with integrity and incorporate proper ethical considerations in their work.
- An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline. In particular, students should be able to apply this knowledge in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in the modeling, design and development of software systems of various scales and complexity.
- 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.