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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Science (43-281) - Option 5 - Data Science, BS


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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

Program Educational Objectives - Within a few years of graduation, a graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create solutions to computing problems in industry, government or academia appropriate to their levels of professional experience.
  • Be capable of gauging the impact of computing on society, and possess knowledge of the ethical, social and professional responsibilities of their work.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to contribute to the benefit of teams.
  • Continue to update their professional knowledge and skills to adapt to innovation and change, and be successful in their professional work and/or graduate studies.

Additional, graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science will demonstrate the following specific student outcomes:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and 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.

 

Computer Science Major (Option 5: Data Science), BS (43-05281) (4 Year Guide)  

General Education Requirements: 35-44 Semester Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 12-18 Sem. Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Sem. Hours


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