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Computer Science

The mission of the Computer Science program is to educate majors in the principles and practices of computer science, preparing them for graduate school, for careers in software development and computing systems technology, and a lifetime of learning.

The Computer Science undergraduate program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.
Abet

The objectives of the CS Program at UCF are that:

  1. CS graduates participate as effective and productive team members or leaders in the development of computer and software systems covering a broad range of fields including engineering, scientific, and enterprise applications.
  2. CS graduates demonstrate the knowledge and skills to do advanced studies and research in computer science and related engineering and scientific disciplines.
Students

All graduating CS majors shall:

  1. analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions
  2. design and implement a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline
  3. evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline
  4. communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  5. recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles
  6. function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline
  7. apply computer science theory to produce computing-based solutions
  8. apply software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions


Academic Year Academic Plan Fall Enrollment Degrees Awarded
Summer, Fall, Spring
2019-20 Computer Science BS 2537 318
2018-19 Computer Science BS 2280 325
2017-18 Computer Science BS 2099 275
2016-17 Computer Science BS 1852 187
2015-16 Computer Science BS 1612 189
2014-15 Computer Science BS 1337 165
2013-14 Computer Science BS 1170 157
2012-13 Computer Science BS 1029 106
2011-12 Computer Science BS 875 112
2010-11 Computer Science BS 721 91

Current Year data reflects Final Fall Headcount and Summer/Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Degrees.


Academic Year Fall Enrollment Degrees Awarded
Summer, Fall, Spring
2019-20 161 66
2018-19 145 73
2017-18 117 64
2016-17 99 58
2015-16 98 63
2014-15 90 41
2013-14 66 39
2012-13 60 46
2011-12 58 22
2010-11 62 32

Current Year data reflects Final Fall Headcount and Summer/Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Degrees.


Academic Year Fall Enrollment Degrees Awarded
Summer, Fall, Spring
2019-20 196 29
2018-19 174 21
2017-18 168 18
2016-17 154 10
2015-16 140 9
2014-15 125 13
2013-14 113 6
2012-13 117 11
2011-12 114 16
2010-11 102 13

Current Year data reflects Final Fall Headcount and Summer/Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Degrees.

 

Data Analytics

Academic Year Fall Enrollment Degrees Awarded
Summer, Fall, Spring
2019-20 73 35
2018-19 50 18
2017-18 33 12
2016-17 15

Current Year data reflects Final Fall Headcount and Summer/Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Degrees.

 

Digital Forensics


Academic Year Fall Enrollment Degrees Awarded
Summer, Fall, Spring
2019-20 108 39
2018-19 115 38
2017-18 99 32
2016-17 92 33
2015-16 80 34
2014-15 99 33
2013-14 110 36
2012-13 116 40
2011-12 135 43
2010-11 118 27

Current Year data reflects Final Fall Headcount and Summer/Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Degrees.