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COMPUTE​R SCIENCE

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

Computer Science Program Educational Outomes

Students in Computer Science at UTB will possess by the time of graduation:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline
  2. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  3. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  4. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  8. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

Computer Science Program Educational Objectives​

Graduates in Computer Science at UTB will:

  1. [ Knowledge ] Be well prepared for a professional career or graduate studies in computer science.
  2. [ Application ] Be able to apply computer science principles to real-world problems.
  3. [ Organizational ] Have the skills to work effectively within an organization.
  4. [ Ethical ] Understand ethical, professional, and social issues related to the practice of their profession.
Computer Scientists possess strong foundations in computer architecture and algorithms allowing them to apply innovative computing technology to automate processes and to solve problems effectively and efficiently. Areas of application include the design, implementation, research, and study of computing fields such as computer information systems, networking, databases, computer security, web development, software development, and computer graphics. Employment opportunities include positions in software development and research, database systems, networking and data communications. Graduates of this program are prepared for graduate studies in computer science at master and decorate levels. The Bachelor of Science in computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Career Pathways

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services. (CareerTech.org) ​
  • Network Systems
  • Data Communications​
  • Database Systems
  • Web Communications
  • Programming, Software Development & Research
Financial Aid

The Computer and Information Science programs at UTB provide financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students through student assistantships.​

Student Assistants are expected to assist faculty in teaching, contribute to research projects and help with the maintenance of CIS labs and offices as appropriate. The purpose of these assistantships is to support students financially so that they can focus on their study while at the same time obtain valuable working experience in an academic setting.​ 

The deadline to apply for any sort of financial assistance from the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences for CS and CIS programs (undergraduate and graduate levels) are as follows:

  • Spring Semester - 5pm on the first Monday on or after Oct 1st.
  • Summer Semester - 5pm on the first Monday on or after Feb 1st.
  • Fall Semester - 5pm on the first Monday on or after June 1st.

The application, with all required documents listed, needs to be submitted by 5:00 pm in person at LHSB 2.720 or emailed to rocio.gutierrez@utb.edu in order to be considered. 

For those currently working or receiving aid from us, you need only email your intention to continue with us, another application is not required.​​


Student Assistants Application​

CSMT Talent and Incentive Scholarship


Program Enrollment


Year​ Active students in the Program​ ​Admitted Students ​Graduates
2013

131 131 2
Total Graduates​ 2

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Contact Us


Pricilla Blanco
Academic Dept. Liaison
Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone(956) 882-6605
Fax:(956) 882-6604​​

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