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About the Department

Mission

The mission of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering is to support both educational and research programs to respond to the pressing computing and information technology needs of society. The department strives to instill excellence in scholarship and educate a diverse group on the theoretical, technical, social and ethical facets of the field. We cultivate diverse and strong research programs with significant impacts on our society, economy and environment. Finally, we serve the state, country and its public and private sectors through active engagement, outreach and direct services.

CS Educational Program and Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives of the Computer Science program describe our graduates expected accomplishments during the first few years following graduation from the program. The Computer Science undergraduate program educational objectives are that our alumni/ae:

  • practice as computing professionals (appropriate to the description of the Computer Science program described above), conducting research and/or leading, designing, developing, or maintaining projects in various technical areas;
  • apply the ethical and social aspects of modern computing technology to the design, development, and usage of computing artifacts; and,
  • enhance their skills and embrace new computing technologies through self-directed professional development and post-graduate training or education.

For further information on the CS Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes, see here.

CSE Educational Program and Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives of the Computer Science and Engineering program describe our graduates expected accomplishments during the first few years following graduation from the program. The Computer Science and Engineering undergraduate program educational objectives are that our alumni/ae:

  • practice as computing professionals (appropriate to the description of the Computer Science and Engineering program described above), conducting research and/or leading, designing, developing, or maintaining projects in various technical areas;
  • apply the ethical and social aspects of modern computing technology to the design, development, and usage of computing artifacts; and,
  • enhance their skills and embrace new computing technologies through self-directed professional development and post-graduate training or education.

For further information on the CSE Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes, see here.

CE Educational Program and Educational Objectives

This program produces graduates with skills in designing computer hardware and peripherals, and emphasizes the electrical characteristics of the computer itself. It is focused primarily on designing the computer hardware, associated core software structures and their interfaces.· Focus areas include real-time computing systems, communication and computing networks, and VLSI design/fabrication. Students in the program get a strong grounding in both computer science and electrical engineering.

The Computer Engineering undergraduate Program Educational Objectives are that our alumni/ae:

  • make technical contributions to design, development, and manufacturing in their practice of computer engineering (corresponding to the description of the Computer Engineering program given above).
  • advance in their professional career.
  • engage in professional development or post-graduate education to pursue flexible career paths amid future technological changes.

For further information on the CE Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes, see here.