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ABET Computing Accreditation Commission

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Computer Science Program Mission

The mission of the Computer Science Program is to develop the skills and analytical abilities of its students, helping them become highly professional computer scientists capable of actively contributing to their communities and committed to lifelong learning, development, and success. Constant striving toward excellence in teaching and quality undergraduate research results in sustaining our renowned academic environment.

The mission of the Computer Science Program can be summarized as follows:

  1. Developing highly professional computer scientists capable of actively contributing to their communities.
  2. Supporting the commitment of students to lifelong learning, development, and success.
  3. Sustaining a renowned academic environment striving to achieve excellence in teaching and quality undergraduate research.
Gohel Hardik
Core students

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the UHV Computer Science Program will have:

  1. Be effective in the design of computing solutions and the practical application of computing principles.
  2. Effectively lead, work, and communicate in cross functional teams.
  3. Conduct themselves with high standards of ethics.
  4. Be successfully employed in a computing or related field or accepted into a graduate program.
  5. Expand their knowledge and capabilities through continuing education or other lifelong learning experiences.

Student Outcomes

The program enables students to achieve the following by 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 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. 
Darinae Dixon, Class of 2022

Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Enrolled in Fall Enrolled in Year Enrolled in Fall without Freshmen Enrolled in Year without Freshmen
2021-22 294 369 255 319
2020-21 306 357 259 314
2019-20 257 300 204 259
2018-19 223 267 154 209
2017-18 195 236 124 178
2016-17 174 208 124 161
2015-16 157 187 123 156

 

Academic Year Number of Students Graduated
2021-2022 35
2020-2021 33
2019-2020 26
2018-2019 19
2017-2018 16
2016-2017 30
2015-2016 27