Available Bachelor of Science Degree Programs:
- Computer Science (CPSC)
- Computer Security (CPSE)
ESU Computer Science Program Objectives
By 3-5 years after graduation, most graduates of the Computer Science program will:
- Be employed in a computing-related field or be pursuing graduate studies;
- Have advanced their skills and knowledge since completing the program.
ESU Computer Science Student Outcomes
The program enables students to achieve, by the time of graduation, the ability to:
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to 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’s discipline.
- Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.
ESU Computer Security Program Outcomes
The program enables students to achieve, by the time of graduation:
- An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
- An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing and security requirements appropriate to its solution
- An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
- An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
- An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
- Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
- An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computer security practice.
- An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer security theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the trade offs involved in design choices especially security and availability.
- An ability to apply security design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
Degrees Awarded - Academic Year (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring)
|Number CPSC Awarded*||41||33||27|
|Number CPSE Awarded*||26||20||21|
|Total Student Headcount||50||38||39|
* includes students awarded both CPSC & CPSE degrees
Numbers in parentheses () reflect awards as of the state reporting date.
Primary Majors - Fall Freeze Data
|BS Degree Program||Fall 2019||Fall 2020||Fall 2021|