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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 a few years after graduation, graduates are expected to:

  • be knowledgeable in the fundamental principles of computer science and one or more advanced specialty areas. 
  • have practical experience with industry-standard tools, languages and systems.
  • have practical experience in developing and applying analytical problem solving skills and designing well-crafted software solutions.
  • be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • have the ability to maintain focus on a given task whether working individually or in a team.
  • be able to understand, articulate and deal with the ethical, societal, and global issues associated with the computing profession.
  • be able to recognize the need for lifelong learning and be able to adapt to rapid technological changes.

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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