Computer Science Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Reformed Perspective: The student will articulate a Reformed Christian perspective of computing.
  2. Creativity: The student will innovatively employ computing concepts and technologies in ways that enhance cultural activity.
  3. Discernment/Analysis/Evaluation:
    a. Computer Science: The student will evaluate the effectiveness and utility of computer technologies using established theories and methodologies of computer science and mathematical algorithms.
    b. Computing: The student will evaluate computer technologies using established theories and methodologies of the computing profession and determine the appropriateness of applying these technologies to varying societal domains.
  4. Core Foundational Knowledge
    a. Computer Science: The student will demonstrate a mastery of programming, a familiarity with key fundamental theories and methodologies of computer science, and a familiarity with scholarly discourse in the field of computer science.
    b. Computing:  The student will demonstrate competency in programming and in key fundamental principles and practices of professional computing and will identify solutions to technological problems that arise using emerging technologies.
  5. Communication/Connections: The student will communicate effectively the ways that other liberal arts contexts can be enriched by and be enriching to the understanding and practice of computing.
  6. Vocation/Service/Application: The student will apply knowledge and skills of computing in a setting of service to God’s kingdom.