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Master of Science in Computer Science-Program Outcomes

Computer science students at the time of graduation are expected to:

  1. Possess an enhanced breadth of knowledge in computer science, combined with a depth of knowledge in critical core areas of computing.
  2. Possess the skills and knowledge for lifelong learning in computer science.
  3. Possess knowledge of the theoretical foundations of computing and have strong practical application experience.
  4. Possess and demonstrate oral and written communication skills.
  5. Understand and respect the professional standards of ethics expected of a computer scientist and be knowledgeable concerning the history of the computing field.
  6. Possess a knowledge of computer security and computer security management.
  7. Analyze and compare relative merits of alternative software design, algorithmic approaches and computer system organization, with respect to a variety of criteria relevant to the task (e. g. efficiency, scalability, security).
  8. Implement algorithms in multiple programming languages, on multiple hardware platforms and in multiple operating system environments.