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

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Associate Professor Danda Rawat to Lead Cybersecurity Partnership on $3M NNSA Grant

Tue, March 3, 2020

Howard University is the recipient of a three-year, $3 million grant from the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration, alongside two partnering minority-serving institutions, for The Partnership for Proactive Cybersecurity Training, a cybersecurity research project based on human biological system-enabled machine learning models. Read More >>

Martin Conquers Hackathons with Accessibility Software

Wed, February 12, 2020

Computer Engineering Freshman Devin C. Martin recently conquered at two hackathons: HackHarvard at Harvard University and HackDuke – Code for Good at Duke University. Martin came in third place for Hack Harvard, which had over 400 international participants from across five continents. For HackDuke, Martin placed first among over 300 participants from the nation's top engineering schools, such as the Georgia Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, and Yale University. The participants for each hackathon included both undergraduate and graduate students. Read More >>

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