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The bachelor’s degree program in Computer Science has been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

Computing Accreditation Commission

Vision Statement

To sustain the computer science program as a viable, valuable and self-determining entity within the Texas A&M University System and to meet the needs of the students and the industries served.

Mission Statement

The mission of the computer science program is to prepare intellectual, professional and ethical graduates, capable of meeting challenges in the field of computer science.

Program Educational Objectives

The Computer Science Program has adopted the following set of educational objectives. These objectives describe the general professional accomplishments that we aim for our graduates to achieve within a few years of graduation.

  1. Graduates who choose to enter the workforce will become productive and valuable professionals in their fields.
  2. Graduates who choose to pursue advanced degrees will be able to gain admission to graduate programs and will become successful graduate students.
  3. Graduates will understand the importance of life-long learning to adapt to new technologies, tools and methodologies with the ability to respond to a changing world.

Student Outcomes

The Computer Science Program has adopted the following set of program outcomes. These outcomes describe specific abilities and characteristics that we want our graduates to have at the time of graduation.

  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 variey of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilites and make informed judgements 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.

Bachelor of Science Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Fall Semester Undergraduate Enrollment Bachelor Degrees Awarded
2018-19 905 227
2017-18 784 196
2016-17 735 159
2015-16 647 120
2014-15 639 102