TLC 2200 • 678-839-6485
A. Abunawass (Chair), A. Remshagen
L. Baumstark, S. Benzel, M. Orsega, L. Yang, D. Yoder
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.