Catalog 2023-2024 
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Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, BS

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Start Term: Winter 2024

The Bachelor of Science Computer Science program prepares students to begin a career in software development and related occupations. The program focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Instruction includes the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

Following the ABET Criteria for Accrediting Computing Programs, Bachelor of Science Computer Science graduates will:

  • analyze complex computing problems and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions
  • apply knowledge and skills acquired in the program to design, implement, test, evaluate and present a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline
  • communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  • recognize professional responsibilities and make informed and equitable judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles
  • function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline including responding to feedback, handling ambiguity, and communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions
  • demonstrate communication, critical thinking, cultural humility, information literacy, and teamwork skills
  • meet Humanities Natural Science Quantitative Reasoning Social Science , and Written Communication  general education distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any additional coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Technical Electives - 15 Credits

Total Program Credits: 180

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