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Program Educational Objectives

As defined by ABET, program educational objectives are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years of graduation. The Computer Science Department at Utah State University has the following program educational objectives. The computer science program of study is designed to provide undergraduates with the knowledge, skills, and tools to reach these educational objectives.

Utah State University Computer Science graduates will demonstrate their successes as contributing professionals in diverse career paths:

  1. by applying the principles of computer science and adapting emerging technologies to analyze and solve real world problems;
  2. by being effective communicators and team members; and
  3. by being active in their profession and participating in continuing education opportunities to foster personal and organizational growth.