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Computer Science Department

Data Science Student Outcomes

All students in the Data Science program will be measured against the following student outcomes.  Assessment and evaluation of these outcomes will follow a graduation class, beginning with the Class of '25.

General Student Outcomes

Graduates of the program will have an ability to: 

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions. 
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
Specific DS Student Outcomes
DS-6. Apply theory, techniques and tools throughout the data analysis lifecycle and employ the resulting knowledge to satisfy stakeholders' needs.

Student Outcomes vs SDS Course Matrix
Required Courses
 # SD211 SD212 SM263 SD311 SM317 SD321 SD312 SD322 SD411 SD475
3             Oral   Written Written Oral
4 Indiv Soc  Org  Org Indiv; Soc   

 Student Outcome 4: Indiv = individuals, Org = organizations, Soc = society

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