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, 2013 to 2018


Meet Karsh STEM Scholar Naomi Rankin

Wed, January 22, 2020

A native of the Southwest, Computer Science Sophomore Naomi Rankin always appreciated living in Albuquerque, New Mexico from her early years. It was in elementary school that Rankin began taking STEM classes. From this young age Rankin began to realize she was different from her peers, being the only student of color in her STEM classes. Read More >>

Professor Charles Kim Receives 2019 VIP Consortium Award

Thu, December 5, 2019

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Charles Kim received the 2019 VIP Consortium Outstanding Research and Dissemination Award for the Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) program at Howard University (VIP@Howard) for his “creation and leadership of the VIP site at Howard University, his introduction of VIP members of a consortium of HBCUs, and for very thought-provoking papers on VIP”. Dr. Kim currently serves as the VIP@Howard coordinator. Read More >>


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