Computer Science

Mission Statement

Image of CIS Classroom with Mr. Bradley presentingThe Department of Computer Science is a community of scholars dedicated to excellence through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. The department offers curricula leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees, and considers the use of experiential education essential for effective learning.

The department seeks to enrich the learning environment by encouraging student involvement in research and through the active professional development of its faculty. The department is committed to preparing students for graduate studies, careers in the knowledge-based economy and independent learning. The department embraces the university's values of diversity, global perspectives, and community engagement.