Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
Graduates of the Program in Computer Science at Gonzaga University develop engineered solutions that are well-conceived and carefully implemented to meet public and private sector needs.
- Contribute effectively to organizations as leaders and/or team members.
- Foster personal and organizational success in a dynamic, globalized professional environment.
- Improve society by applying Jesuit, humanistic values to their professional and civic responsibilities.
- Have the ability to earn professional credentials and advanced degrees in computer science.
- Contribute to the development of the next generation of information technology either through research or through practice in a corporate setting.
- Bring a critical intelligence, formed through the University's commitment to liberal humanistic learning, to the development of information technology.
Graduates of the Computer Science 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.