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 EnrollmentBS Graduation
Academic TermStudentsAcademic YearGraduates
Fall 201810272017-2018163
Fall 20178972016-2017136
Fall 20167862015-2016104
Fall 20157072014-201594
Fall 20145782013-201460
Fall 20134452012-201362
Fall 20123732011-201258
Fall 20113432010-201163
Fall 20103952009-201039
Fall 20093582008-200939
Fall 20083172007-200853
Fall 20073102006-200735