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The Computer Science Department provides undergraduate education in computer science which features current and emerging technologies and experiential learning. The quality programs prepare students to contribute to the computing profession upon graduation, provide a basis for continued study, graduate study, and growth in their fields.  The Computer Science Program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Computer Science Program Educational Objectives

Through their careers in computing or a related profession, Pacific graduates are expected to demonstrate the following within a few years of earning their Bachelor of Science in Computer Science:

  • Graduates will employ design skills and technical knowledge that contributes to building or utilizing computing systems in a variety of professional careers.
  • Graduates will work effectively in team environments, utilize communication skills, and grow and adapt to a world of evolving technology.

Computer Science Program Student Outcomes

Students who complete the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science will have acquired the ability to:

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

Computer Science Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
Fall 2018 205 --
2017-2018 166 32
2016-2017 149 30
2015-2016 155 47
2014-2015 151 25
2013-2014 144 37

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