This page quotes ABET's Computing Accreditation Commission's 2008-2009 Criteria for Accrediting Computing Programs (page 18, and page 20) for reference in describing this course's outcomes.
"The program enables students to achieve the following attributes by the time of graduation:"
(a) "An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;"
(b) "An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;"
(c) "An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs;"
(d) "An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal;"
(e) "An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities;"
(f) "An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;"
(g) "An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society;"
(h) "Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development;"
(i) "An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice."
(j) "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 tradeoffs involved in design choices;"
(k) "An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity."
Last modified Sunday, May 18, 2008.
This web page is for the Fall 2011 offering of COP 4020 at the University of Central Florida. The details of this course are subject to change as experience dictates. You will be informed of any changes. Please direct any comments or questions to Gary T. Leavens at firstname.lastname@example.org. Some of the policies and web pages for this course are quoted or adapted from other courses I have taught, in partciular, Com S 342.