Bachelor of Science in Computer Science-Program Outcomes

UT Tyler Department of Computer Science

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

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;
  2. an ability to identify and 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 common goals;
  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 mathematics 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; and
  11. an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.