Program Objectives and Learning Outcomes of Computer Science Program

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are the goals that the department expects its alumni to achieve within a few years of graduation.

The Educational Objectives of the FSU Computer Science B.S. Program are:

Within a few years following graduation,

  • PEO1: Graduates have the ability to be employed in computer-related positions or in other degree-requiring professions.
  • PEO2: Graduates have the ability to pursue graduate studies.
  • PEO3: Graduates have the ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • PEO4: Graduates have the ability to be actively involved in social and professional service at local, national, and global levels.
  • PEO5: Graduates have the ability to 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.
Academic Year 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Enrollment 141 168 174 204 256
Number of Graduates 19 21 23 21 21