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Accreditation

The B.S. Computer Science undergraduate program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. 

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and university programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET accreditation, which is achieved through a peer review process, provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which the program prepares its students.

Program Enrollment 

Full-time undergraduate enrollment as of September 10, 2020 = 106

Degrees awarded for the academic year 2019-20 (Dec and May) = 11

The Mission Statement of the Computer Science Department

The Computer Science Department strives for excellence in giving our students knowledge through comprehensive educational programs, research, dissemination through scholarly publications, and service to profession, the community, the state, and the nation.

Program Educational Objectives

The Computer Science Department has adopted the following Program Educational Objectives:

Within a few years after their graduation, graduates of the Manhattan College Computer Science Program will:

  1. Have professional careers in industry, government, academia or entrepreneurship or will be engaged in advanced studies.
  2. Demonstrate effective teamwork or leadership, with integrity and ethical considerations in their work.
  3. Continue to enhance their knowledge and adapt to changes in technology as well as a varied and globalized society.

Program Learning Outcomes

The Computer Science Department has adopted the following Program Learning Outcomes 

and performs assessment based on these outcomes starting from the 2018/2019 academic year:

Graduates of the program will have an 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.