# Learning Outcomes: Mathematics & Computer Science, BSLAS

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Mathematics & Computer Science

By the time of graduation, students will have:

**Computer Science:**

- 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

**Mathematics:**

- An ability to construct proofs and recognize when proofs are complete
- An ability to use theorems in order to solve problems
- Technical proficiency in calculus and linear algebra