Department of Technology & Security

Accreditation

ABET Accreditation

Accreditation from the Accreditation Board of Engineering & Technology (ABET) provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates. ABET accredits programs, not institutions. It provides specialized accreditation for postsecondary programs within degree-granting institutions already recognized by national or regional institutional accreditation agencies or national education authorities worldwide.

Programs Currently Accredited

The BS in Computer Technology program in the Department of Technology & Security is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Program Educational Objectives

The Bachelor’s Degree recipients of the Computer Technology Program are expected to:

(1) Apply core technological principles of hardware and software to analyze and solve real-world problems.
(2) Communicate effectively orally and in writing, as an individual and as a member of a team.
(3) Become professionally employed and/or enrolled in professional development, including advanced graduate studies, in Computer Technology or a related area.

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computer Technology Program will, by the time of graduation, have the following knowledge, abilities, and appreciation of professional standards:

  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 judgements 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.
  6. Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats.

Enrollment and Graduation Rates

Enrollment data and graduation rate for undergraduate Computer Technology majors in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Undergraduate Enrollment Figures by Year

Fall 21: 360
Fall 20: 350
Fall 19: 340
Fall 18: 322
Fall 17: 261
Fall 16: 207

Undergraduate Degrees Awarded

FY 21: 58
FY 20: 47
FY 19: 48
FY 18: 36
FY 17: 24
FY 16: 38