Computer Science, Ph.D. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major Computer Science
Degree Ph.D.
Date Revised February 10, 2022

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Establish proficiency in developing research level computer models and tools..
  2. Evaluate fundamental and recent scientific work in a major field of specialization as well as other advanced topics.
  3. Create scientific knowledge that advances their field of specialization.
  4. Disseminate their scientific knowledge to the scientific community (e.g. through presentations and manuscripts) as well as lay-audiences.
  5. Analyze scholarly work in computer science and provide critical feedback to revise it, within both intra- and inter-professional teams.

Methods of Assessment

  • Post-Degree Feedback: Employers (1-5)
  • Post-Degree Feedback: Students (1-5)
  • Presentation or Publication of Scholarly Work (1-5)
  • Master’s Thesis Defense (1-5)
  • Dissertation Proposal Defense (1-5)
  • Dissertation Defense (1-5)
  • Student Success in Program (1-3)

Last Updated

AAE updated October 2022

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