BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

I. Program Educational Objectives
Three to five years after graduation, the BS in Computer Science alumni shall:

  1. be employed in the field of computing;
  2. possess globally competitive skills;
  3. demonstrate personal dignity and integrity; and
  4. engage in community development or nation-building.

II. Student Outcomes
By the time of graduation, the students will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, knowledge of a computing specialization, and mathematics, science, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements;
  2. Identify, analyze, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems and requirements reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines;
  3. An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the trade-offs involved in design choices;
  4. Knowledge and understanding of information security issues in relation to the design, development, and use of information systems;
  5. Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations to accomplish a common goal;
  6. Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings;
  7. Function effectively as a member or leader of a development team recognizing the different roles within a team to accomplish a common goal;
  8. Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions;
  9. An ability to recognize the legal, social, ethical, and professional issues involved in the utilization of computer technology and be guided by the adoption of appropriate professional ethical and legal practices; 
  10. Recognize the need and have the ability to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional; and
  11. Preserve and promote Filipino historical and cultural heritage.