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Program Objectives


The program recognizes three constituencies: 

1. Students enrolled in the Bachelor's degree program in Computer Science, University of Georgia;

 2. Students who have completed this degree and are now either pursuing graduate study or a career;

 3. Corporations, individuals, and commercial enterprises who hire graduates of the program.

Program Educational Objectives

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS-CS) degree has the following program educational objectives:

1. Graduates will be successfully employed in the computing profession or will be actively pursuing advanced degrees in computing or a related discipline.

2. Graduates will have a thorough grounding in the principles and practices of computing, and be properly prepared to engage in further learning.

3. Graduates will have an understanding of social and ethical issues relating to computer science and information technology, enabling them to be responsible members of their profession and informed citizens.

Student Outcomes (1 - 6)

Students who successfully meet the BS-CS program requirements will demonstrate the following student outcomes:

1. Analyze a complex computing problem and 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.

Policy and Procedure for the Periodic Review and Revision of Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes.

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