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Computer Science Learning Outcomes

Saint Xavier University is dedicated to providing top-quality education that is intentionally designed to develop your skills and expertise as you prepare for the next step in your education or career. The learning outcomes reflect the specific competencies that you will gain from our Computer Science program, while the curriculum map portrays how these competencies will shape and prepare you for the real world.

Students who major in Computer Science should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how computers work
  • Design and maintain relational databases
  • Write a program to solve a moderately complex problem
  • Implement an algorithm using appropriate data structures
  • Integrate knowledge in designing and building a medium-sized project
  • Explain the larger social and ethical context of computing