BS in Computer Science Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives:

Graduates of the BS in Computer Science are expected to:

  1. Create and collaborate in emergent computing technologies leading to innovative solutions for industry and academia.
  2. Use current computing technologies and methods for the design and implementation of solutions in industry.
  3. Practice continuous learning to maintain and achieve professional and personal excellence.
  4. As a computing professional, collaborate effectively on domestic and global projects and programs.
  5. Maintain the highest standards of personal integrity, behavior, ethical and professional conduct.

Approved in April 2019

Student Learning Outcomes:

The B.S. in Computer Science program enables students to attain, by the time of graduation:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline
  2. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  3. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  4. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  8. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  10. 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 tradeoffs involved in design choices.
  11. An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

* Adopted from the ABET Criteria for Accrediting Computing Programs, 2017-2018

More information on the BS in Computer Science at Pace University.


Fall 2019

Degrees Conferred
AY 2018 - 2019

New York City









Data source: OPAIR, Factbook

December 19, 2019