Accreditation

The Department of Computer Engineering And Computer Science is part of the J.B. Speed School of Engineering. The Speed School comes under the University of Louisville. Our Department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) degrees. The baccalaureate program in Computer Engineering and Computer Science consists of a four-calendar-year integrated sequence of academic course work and cooperative experience.

The Bachelor of Science and the Master of Engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The Bachelor of Science in computer science program is also accredited by the Computer Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the CECS Department is to prepare students to enter the computer science and engineering profession or to pursue advanced graduate study with specialty in the areas of computer engineering and computer science.

Objectives and Outcomes

Bachelor of Science Program in Computer Engineering and Computer Science

BS Program Educational Objectives

  1. Succeed as computer science and computer engineering professionals in industrial, academic, or government entities, or are successful in pursuing professional/graduate studies.
  2. Engage in life-long learning necessary for their professional development.
  3. Are involved in their communities in addressing social, ethical, and professional issues in contemporary computer science and engineering practice.

BS Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  4. An ability to function on multidisiplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate and solve problems in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of computer engineering and computer science in a global and societal context.
  9. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  10. Knowledge of contemporary issues in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern tools for the practice of computer engineering and computer science.

Master of Engineering Program in Computer Engineering and Computer Science

MENG Program Educational Objectives

  1. Succeed at advanced levels as computer science and computer engineering professionals in industrial, academic, or government entities, or are successful in pursuing further professional/graduate studies.
  2. Engage in life-long learning necessary for their professional development.
  3. Lead their communities in addressing social, ethical, and professional issues in contemporary computer science and engineering practice.

MENG Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve problems in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of computer engineering and computer science in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  10. Knowledge of contemporary issues in the field of computer engineering and computer science.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and engineering tools for the practice of computer engineering and computer science.
  12. An advanced level of analysis, knowledge of current topics and competence in performing independent research.

 

Specific enrollment and degree data available on Facts & Figures page.