Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has developed the following student 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:

SO1. An ability to identify and analyze constraints and trade offs for a specific problem.

SO2. 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.

SO3. An ability to assess solutions in light of societal and ethical issues and understand the impacts of those solutions on the world.

SO4. An ability to effectively communicate their solutions and impacts to the appropriate audience.

SO5. 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:

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

(d) An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

(g) An ability to communicate effectively.

(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues.

(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

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