Objectives and Outcomes

ABET Information

For Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Program
Program Educational Objectives
  1. Graduates with a BS in Computer Science will continue to seek knowledge, adapt to changes in technology, and thrive in an increasingly global society.
  2. Graduates with a BS in Computer Science will engage in successful careers in industry, academia, and public service, providing technical leadership for their business, profession, and community.
  3. Graduates with a BS in Computer Science will have a positive image of the Computer Science Department and Texas State University.
  4. Graduates with a BS in Computer Science will understand the values and requirements of responsible professionals including the necessity of ethical behavior, the impact of computing technologies on society, and the need for professional relationships.

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the program will have the ability to:

  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.

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data
BS Enrollment BS Graduation
Academic TermStudents Academic YearGraduates
Fall 20181027
Fall 2017897
Fall 2016786
Fall 2015707
Fall 2014578
Fall 2013445 2012-201362
Fall 2012373 2011-201258
Fall 2011343 2010-201163
Fall 2010395 2009-201039
Fall 2009358 2008-200939
Fall 2008317
Fall 2007310