BS in Computer Science Mission, Objectives and Learning Outcomes
The mission of the Computer Science program is to provide students with the ability to integrate the theory and practice of computing in the representation, processing, and use of information while upholding tradition of the liberal arts education.
Within few years after graduation, the following set of educational objectives describe what the LAU Computer Science graduates are expected to attain:
- Be successful professionals and recognized leaders in computer science or in related fields.
- Pursue graduate studies.
- Embrace human differences, social justice, ethical and environmentally-safe practices inherent in the discipline of computing.
Students will be able to:
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.