Learning Outcomes: Computer Science + Chemistry, BSLAS
Learning Outcomes for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences Major in Computer Science and Chemistry
By the time of graduation, students will have:
- An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
- An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
- An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
- An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
- An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
- A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
- An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
- An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the trade-offs involved in design choices
- An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity
- A thorough knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure, chemical dynamics and the chemical and physical properties of substances.
- An exposure to the sub-fields of chemistry, including analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry.
- The ability to read, evaluate, interpret, and present (via oral and written communication) numerical, chemical and general scientific information and literature.
- The ability to carry out experiments, use appropriate experimental apparatus effectively, and demonstrate proper laboratory safety skills.