The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). It is the first Computer Science Undergraduate Program accredited in Nebraska.
BSCS Program Educational Objectives
Within a few years of graduation, graduates of the computer science program are expected to:
- Attain a successful professional career in computer science or in related fields.
- Design and implement solutions which fully integrate stakeholder needs, ethical decision making, empathy, and technical excellence.
- Push the boundaries of technological innovation.
- Be recognized as emerging leaders within their teams and organizations.
- Integrate multiple perspectives and be inclusive in their understanding of complex topics.
- Acquire the capacity to serve in the role of a mentor.
- Continue to advance their technical knowledge and skills through formal and informal education.
- Grow and adapt in a rapidly changing technological landscape.
- Be competitive in the workplace of the future.
BSCS Student Outcomes
Graduates of the program will have an ability 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.