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ABET Accreditation

Computer Science Accreditation

The B.S. in Computer Science at UWF is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology and is among the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States.

Computer Science Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Computer Science program at UWF will be known for their accomplishments in the early stage of their careers and they should:

  • Develop computerized solutions to important problems either individually or through interdisciplinary teams within a global and societal context.
  • Professionally and ethically, engage in technical or business activity through computer science ability, communication skills, and knowledge.
  • Engage in continuing professional growth through post-graduate education, continuing education, or professional activity.
  • Contribute to the economic development of the Northwest Florida region and the state of Florida.

Initially approved in 2017

Computer Science Student Learning Outcomes

The faculty has adopted the following Student Learning Outcomes for the Computer Science program:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply the principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline.
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Initially approved in 2015

Computer Science Enrollment and Degree Data
Academic YearEnrollment (Fall Semester)Degrees Awarded
2022-2023 308 16
2021-2022 278 26
2020-2021 240 17
2019-2020 179 10
2018-2019 113 2
2017-2018 184 17
2016-2017 188 13
2015-2016 169 21
2014-2015 184 17
2013-2014 175 24