Accreditation Information

The Computer Science and Information Technology degrees are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.  

 

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  1. Graduates will be competent professionals, able to:

    1. Employ a pallet of multiple hardware platforms and software development environments, integrated with the appropriate theoretical constructs, to develop practical solutions to technological problems,

    2. Deploy those solutions, and

    3. Provide for their maintenance and administration.

  2. Graduates will be able to effectively integrate research methods, appropriate theory, mathematics, and computational technology to analyze and solve problems encountered in the development of technological solutions.

  3. Graduates will be able to assimilate new methodologies and advances in computer technology in an ever-evolving discipline.

  4. Graduates will be effective in the elicitation of requirements for a software specification, and the written and oral communication of results to technical and non-technical colleagues and clients.

  5. Graduates will be able to work independently and in collaboration with colleagues.

  6. Graduates will be able to integrate the ethical standards of the profession and their professional knowledge and skills to contribute to society.

 


Student Outcomes

BS-Computer Science

  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

 

BS-Information Tech:

  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 use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies

  11. An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems

  12. An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment

  13. An understanding of best practices and standards and their application

  14. An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan

 


 

Enrollment and Degree Conferred

Yearly Enrollment Degree Conferred
CS    ITEC Total   CS   ITEC

Total

2019 434 312 746 33 24 57
2018 308 263 571 38 25 63
2017 270 207 477 50 15 65
2016 208 158 366 31 9 40
2015 161 132 293 30 3 33
2014 156 117 273 33   33
2013 138 147 285 45   45

 

Related Links

 

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)