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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

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ABET Logo - Computing Accreditation Commission

The bachelor of science degree in computer science engineering is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Program Assessment

Program Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives (PEO) of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.C.S.) 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 graduate study. It is expected that in the first five years after graduation our graduate will achieve success and proficiency in their profession, be recognized as leaders, and contribute to the well-being 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.