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Department of Computing

College of Business and Technology

Accreditation
Institutional Accreditation with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, or http://www.sacscoc.org, for questions about the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.

Program Accreditation with ABET

ABET CAC LogoOur three Bachelor of Science concentrations (Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology) are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET. 

ETSU Department of Computing Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

ETSU Department of Computing Educational Objectives

The ETSU Department of Computing seeks to produce well-prepared computing graduates who in their careers:

  • Exhibit high standards of responsibility and ethics,
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and other stakeholders,
  • Keep current in their fields of expertise, and
  • Apply computing knowledge to real-world problems.

ETSU Department of Computing General Student Outcomes

  1. Each graduate will have the ability to perform well as part of an organization.
    1. Each graduate will possess good oral communication skills.
    2. Each graduate will possess good written communication skills.
    3. Each graduate will have the ability to perform as an integral part of a team.
  2. Each graduate will have the ability to perform well as a part of society.
    1. Each graduate will have the ability to recognize, discuss and answer questions about a broad range of social, ethical, legal, global and professional issues in the computing field.
    2. Each graduate will be prepared with the skills necessary to become life-long learners.
  3. Each graduate will possess core knowledge of computer fundamentals.
    1. Each graduate will understand and apply database management systems.
    2. Each graduate will understand computer networks and networking.
  4. Each graduate will possess problem solving skills.
    1. Each graduate will have knowledge of the theory and application of discrete math.
    2. Each graduate, given an end-user problem statement, will have the ability to completely and accurately identify the requirements, resources and approaches needed to implement a solution.
  5. Each graduate will possess the ability to create computer-based solutions.
    1. Each graduate will understand the software life cycle.
    2. Each graduate will understand how security issues impact his or her solutions.
    3. Each graduate will have the ability to use classic and current tools to implement a solution to a given problem. This includes knowledge of two programming languages and mastery of at least one.

Computer Science-Specific Student Outcomes

  1. Each graduate of the Computer Science Concentration will have the ability to apply his or her knowledge of the theoretical basis of computation, computer architecture, and systems software in the design of systems and applications.
  2. Each graduate of the Computer Science Concentration will have the ability to develop software systems by using established principles and techniques for systems analysis, design and implementation.

Information Systems-Specific Student Outcomes

  1. Each graduate of the Information Systems Concentration will have the ability to analyze and apply computing resources and techniques within a business context.
  2. Each graduate of the Information Systems Concentration will have the ability to develop, deliver, and maintain applications within an information systems environment.

Information Technology-Specific Student Outcomes

  1. Each graduate of the Information Technology Concentration will have the ability to plan and implement web applications that conform to industrial standards using current tools and technologies.
    1. Each graduate will have the ability to design, implement and manage a secure server side web application with broad user interface capabilities.
    2. Each graduate will have the ability to plan and create successful web applications congruent with the needs of the target audience and the objectives of the client.
  2. Each graduate of the Information Technology Concentration will have the ability to design, implement, and administer heterogeneous networks, clients and servers  using current tools, utilities and scripting languages that conform to industrial protocols and security standards.
  3. Each graduate of the Information Technology Concentration will have the ability to integrate human computer interaction (HCI) techniques to applications with a solid understanding of HCI’s critical role in software engineering.
Department Enrollment and Graduation Information
Computer Science
 Academic Year UG Students GR Students B.S. Graduates M.S. Graduates
2016-2017 168 24    
2015-2016 185 27 28 11
2014-2015 148 24 25 6
2013-2014 141 21 27 7
2012-2013 132 20 26 8

 

Information Systems
Academic Year UG Students B.S. Graduates
2016-2017 38  
2015-2016 34 13
2014-2015 32 7
2013-2014 24 8
2012-2013 29 10

 

Information Technology
Academic Year UG Students GR Students B.S. Graduates M.S. Graduates
2016-2017 175 15    
2015-2016 162 10 24 7
2014-2015 132 15 29 6
2013-2014 120 17 29 9
2012-2013 123 26 37 11

 

Undeclared Concentration
Academic Year UG Students GR Students
2016-2017 35 2
2015-2016 34 4
2014-2015 52 2
2013-2014 87 1
2012-2013 101  
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