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

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 >>

Professor Danda Rawat to Launch HU Center of Excellence with $7.5M DoD Award

Mon, October 19, 2020

Howard University’s College of Engineering and Architecture has received a five-year $7.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to create a Center of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, known as CoE-AIML. The project is led by Danda B. Rawat, Ph.D., professor of Computer Science and director of Howard’s Data Science & Cybersecurity Center (DSC2).Read More >>

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