Mathematics and Computer Science at The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Program Outcomes

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has developed the following program outcomes for our students.

Computer Science
Upon graduation from the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, graduates will have:

PO1. An ability to identify and analyze constraints and trade offs for a specific problem.

PO2. An ability to apply appropriate algorithms, design and development principles, and mathematical theory to correctly model, design, and implement solutions to problems using current techniques, skills, and tools.

PO3. An ability to assess solutions in light of societal and ethical issues and understand the impacts of those solutions on the world.

PO4. An ability to effectively communicate their solutions and impacts to the appropriate audience.

PO5. An ability to work effectively in a team setting.

Software Engineering
Upon graduation from the Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering program at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, graduates will have:

PO1.An ability to apply an engineering approach to the development of software systems by analyzing, designing, implementing, verifying, validating and maintaining software systems.

PO2.An ability to exhibit technical competency as well as leadership and communication skills
necessary to analyze, design, verify, validate, implement and maintain software systems.

PO3. An ability to apply appropriate algorithms, design and development principles, and
mathematical theory to correctly model, design, and implement solutions to problems using
current techniques, skills, and tools.

PO4.An ability to demonstrate the necessary communication skills to elicit, analyze and specify
software requirements and to create well-written software documentation.

PO5. An ability to demonstrate the necessary organizational and business skills to work effectively in
a team setting and to be able to predict the time and cost needed to create and to maintain
software systems.

PO6.An ability to apply appropriate codes of ethics and professional conduct to the solution of software engineering problems.

PO7.An ability to demonstrate an awareness of their professional and social responsibility as software engineers by participation in professional activities, continued learning, and application
of their knowledge for the good of society.

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