Computer Science Program Accreditation and Assessment
Program Mission Statement
To harbor a nurturing learning environment for students as well as provide a quality education via high-quality academic programs with both practical and theoretical backgrounds, hands-on research experience, and membership into relevant professional societies
The bachelor of science degree in computer science engineering is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
The Program Educational Objectives (PEO) of the Computer Science (CS) program at West Virginia University is to produce graduates who will apply their knowledge and skills to achieve success in their careers in industry, research, government service, or academia. It is expected that in the first five years after graduation our graduates will achieve success and proficiency in their profession, be recognized as leaders, and contribute to the betterment of society.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon graduation, all Bachelors of Science students in Computer Science will:
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.
Enrollment and Graduation Numbers
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