The Department of Computer and Information Sciences offers a major leading to a B.S. degree in computer science. The aims of the department in training majors are:
- Technical Competency Graduates will be able to apply their technical knowledge and skills to develop and implement computer solutions to achieve goals important to the industry, civilian or military components of government, or the research area in which they work. They will understand the capabilities and potentials of hardware and software, the relevance of theory, and the importance of networks, information security, information organization, information design and human computer interactions.
- Professionalism Graduates will have professional and ethical attitudes that foster immediate employment and for developing careers in both the civilian workplace and for military duty. These include a desire for continuing intellectual and professional growth as well as an awareness of ethics and the impact of computers on society.
- Communication and Interpersonal Skills Graduates will have communicative skills to function effectively in the civilian or military workplace and in society at large. They will have experience and expertise in working in teams and be able to provide leadership in their workplace organizations.
Each new cadet is assigned a departmental advisor who provides the necessary guidance and support throughout the Cadetship.
- Analyze a complex computing problem and 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 discipline.
- Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.
The computer science curriculum was revised effective the class of 2022. Please note all descriptions to assure correct offerings are scheduled based on matriculation program.
Major in Computer and Information Sciences
Minor in Computer and Information Sciences
CoursesCOMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Department Head: Colonel Eltoweissy
Requirements for a degree in computer and information sciences are specified in Computer Science, B.S.