Our mission is to prepare computing professionals for success and leadership in the conception, design, implementation, and operation of complex real-world systems, and to expand knowledge and understanding of computing through research, scholarship, and service.
We intend to continually improve our integrated academic programs, the goals of which are:
- To educate learners with a deep working knowledge of technical fundamentals.
- To provide scholars with the ability to communicate the importance and strategic value of their work.
- To develop leaders with confident personal and professional skills.
Although not a collaborator of the CDIO Initiative, we subscribe to their principles.
Quality Enhancement Plan
To partially satisfy our mission and meet our goals, we have formulated an educational plan that contains several parts:
- Objectives expected to be achieved by our alumni within a few years after graduation.
- Outcomes that describe characteristics of students at the time of graduation.
- Curriculum and extracurricular activities to implement the plan.
- An assessment process used to evaluate if our objectives and outcomes are being met.
Research and Scholarship
To partially satisfy our mission and meet our goals, we have formulated a research plan that contains several parts:
- Objectives expected to be achieved within a few years.
- Outcomes that describe research characteristics that can be continually measured to determine if we are moving toward our objectives.
- Research groups and activities to implement the plan.
- An assessment process to evaluate if our objectives and outcomes are being met.
Enrollment and Graduation Data
Annual student enrollment and graduation data for the B.S. in Computer Science/B.S. in Software Engineering programs is provided by Florida Tech's Office of Institutional Research.
The Department's Constituents
We recognize the following groups as stake-holders, or constituents, in the success and development of the department and its educational and research programs.
- Students enrolled in our various degree programs;
- Students who have graduated from our degree programs;
- Employers of our current and former students;
We seek to serve these constituents and rely on them for guidance in determining and evaluating our objectives and outcomes.