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Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering


The computer science undergraduate program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.

ABET accreditation

Program Educational Objectives 

The program educational objectives state that, within three to five years after graduation, graduates are expected to:

  • Be employed in professional practice in which they apply principles of computer science to solve complex problems.
  • Consistently communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and with persons from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.
  • Consider the ethical, societal, and global impacts of computing in decision making.
  • Actively pursue professional development through training programs, graduate-level education, or active membership in professional societies.

Student Outcomes 

By the time of graduation, students in the Computer Science program will attain an ability to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions. 
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline
  6. Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions. 



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School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

214 Bobby Chain Technology Center (TEC) 
118 College Dr. #5106
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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