Program Objectives and Learning Outcomes of Computer Science Program

Computer Science B.S. Program Learning Outcomes

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are the goals that the department has for its alumni.

The Educational Objectives of the FSU Computer Science Program are:

  • PEO1: Graduates will be employed in computer-related positions or in other degree-requiring professions.
  • PEO2: Graduates will pursue graduate studies.
  • PEO3: Graduates will engage in life-long learning.
  • PEO4: Graduates will be actively involved in social and professional service at local, national, and global levels.
  • PEO5: Graduates will assume professional leadership roles.

The Computer Science B.S. program learning outcomes

The Computer Science B.S. program enables students to achieve by the time of graduation the following learning outcomes:

  • An ability to analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions;
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline;
  • An ability to communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts;
  • An ability to recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles;
  • An ability to function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline; and
  • An ability to apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

The program annual student enrollment and graduation data

Semester Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018
Enrollment 87 97 102 113 138 140 141 127 130 126

Academic Year 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Number of Graduates 12 7 18 17 24