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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science (B.S.)


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Student Learning Outcomes for Computer Science:

Students will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline, including common data structures and basic algorithms.

  • Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.

  • Explain computer hardware ranging from the basic logic gates and combinational logic circuits through high level computer organization.

  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program, including operating systems and database systems, to meet desired needs.

  • Function effectively on teams and use software engineering principles to accomplish a common goal.

  • Communicate effectively with a broad range of audiences.

  • Explain the local and global impact of computing and the associated professional, ethical, legal, security and social responsibilities.

  • Engage in continuing professional development.

  • Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice, including theory and design of computer languages and their translation into machine operations, programming paradigms including procedural, object oriented and parallel programming, and hardware and software elements of data communications and computer networking.

  • Explain processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment.

 

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