Program Mission and Educational Objectives

B.S. in Computer Science Program Mission

The mission of the Computer Science Program is to develop the skills and analytical abilities of its students, helping them become highly professional computer scientists capable of actively contributing to their communities and committed to lifelong learning, development, and success. Constant striving toward excellence in teaching and quality undergraduate research results in sustaining our renowned academic environment.

The mission of the Computer Science Program can be summarized as follows:

  1. Developing highly professional computer scientists capable of actively contributing to their communities.
  2. Supporting the commitment of students to lifelong learning, development, and success.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the UHV Computer Science Program will:

  • PEO 1. Be effective in the design of computing solutions and the practical application of computing principles
  • PEO 2. Effectively lead, work, and communicate in cross functional teams
  • PEO 3. Conduct themselves with high standards of ethics
  • PEO 4. Be successfully employed in a computing or related field, or accepted into a graduate program
  • PEO 5. Expand their knowledge and capabilities through continuing education or other lifelong learning experiences

 

Student Outcomes

  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

Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic YearAcademic YearNumber of students Graduated
2019-2020 257 26
2018-2019 223 19
2017-2018 195 16
2016-2017 174 30
2015-2016 157 27