ABET Accreditation

Howard University’s Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

The Computer Science Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

I. Howard University Computer Science graduates will utilize their knowledge, problem-solving, and communication skills in professional careers in government agencies and the private sector.

II. Howard University Computer Science graduates will conceptualize, analyze, design, implement, and evaluate a computational solution to a real life problem using appropriate tools independently and as members or leaders of multidisciplinary teams.

III. Howard University Computer Science graduates will have earned or will be pursuing graduate and professional degrees and/or professional development opportunities, including those required to pursue and maintain professional certifications.

Undergraduate Program Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computer Science Program at Howard University have the ability to:

1. Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions

2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline

3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts

4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles

5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline; and

6. Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Computer science undergraduate program enrollment and degree data, 2015 to 2020

News

Recent Computer Science Ph.D. Graduates Join Industry as Outstanding Researchers

Fri, November 20, 2020

Recent Computer Science Ph.D. graduates Abdulhamid Adebayo (far right) and Ronald Doku (second to the right) joined tech giants IBM Research and Oracle as researchers in cybersecurity and data science. Dr. Adebayo joined IBM Research as Hybrid Cloud Security Researcher and Dr. Doku joined Oracle, Inc. as Data Scientist. Both were graduate research assistants and advisees of Danda B. Rawat, Ph.D., Computer Science Professor and Director of Howard University’s Data Science & Cybersecurity Center (DSC2). Read More >>

Electrical Engineering Lecturer Fadel Lashhab Receives 2020 IEEE IEMTRONICS Best Paper Award

Fri, October 23, 2020

Electrical Engineering Lecturer Fadel Lashhab, Ph.D. recently received the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), International IoT, Electronics and Mechatronics (IEMTRONICS) Best Paper Award in the Mechatronics track for his paper titled “Estimation of Dynamic Laplacian Eigenvalues in Dynamic Consensus Networks”. Read More >>

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