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A. Abunawass (Chair)
L. Baumstark, W. Jin, W. Lloyd, A. Remshagen, L. Yang, D. Yoder
J. Church, M. Orsega
The Department of Computer Science provides educational excellence through friendly, collegial teaching in a student-centered environment. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program that is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The goals of the Department of Computer Science are to provide a comprehensive degree program to prepare students for work or graduate study; to offer non-majors an introduction to computing theory, practices, and applications; to encourage faculty and student research; and to foster interaction and cooperation among faculty within the department as well as with other departments. The goals of the Computer Science program are to provide a core body of knowledge in computer science; advanced topics in computer science that provide breadth of knowledge and build on the core; mathematical foundations of Computer Science, including differential and integral calculus, discrete mathematics, linear algebra, and probability and statistics; application of the scientific method in a laboratory science; foundation of knowledge and skills reflecting West Georgia's general education goals; and oral and written communication skills. Students majoring in Computer Science learn the skills needed to pursue exciting and rewarding careers on the forefront of computing and information technology including: Web and multimedia design and development, software engineering, network, operating systems and data-base development, and administration, intelligent systems, and programming. The undergraduate program also provides an excellent basis for graduate education in computer science and other disciplines.