Baylor University
Computer Science
School of Engineering and Computer Science

Objectives & Outcomes
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Computer Science Program Objectives and Student Outcomes

Computer Science Program Educational Objectives

  1. To prepare students with a broad-based technical education in computer science.
  2. To stimulate students to think clearly, be creative, and communicate effectively.
  3. To instill a sense of professional ethics and civic responsibility.
  4. To prepare students for employment in organizations that will utilize their computing skills or to continue their education.

Expected Student Outcomes

In support of the program objectives, graduates of the program will be able to demonstrate:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  • an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  • recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  • an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

Degrees Awarded, 2012-13

Program       Degree      Total

 CSI               BSCS         18

Current Enrollment, 2013-14

Program       Degree      Total

 CSI               BSCS         202