Computer Science Mission & Goals

The Department of Computer Science is located in D. Keith Allison Hall. It is the home of two computer labs, four classrooms, and faculty offices. Our purpose is to promote computer science, information technology, and to ensure that every Methodist University student acquires the necessary computer skills to succeed in his or her chosen field. We offer a Bachelor of Science or Associate of Science in Computer Science (CSC) and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology (CIT) with two concentrations. We also offer two minors, Computer Science and Computer Information Technology.

Our committed faculty welcome you and are ready to work with you to achieve your academic goals at Methodist University.

Mission

The mission of the department is to provide an engaging learning environment and quality curricula for our students to attain the skills and knowledge in the field of computing and information technology, and empower them to become successful problem solvers, lifelong learners, and competent professionals in the field.

Goals

  1. Graduates who major in Computer Science (CSC) will be prepared to pursue successful careers in computing or a related field.
  2. Graduates with majors in Computer Science (CSC) will be prepared to pursue advanced degrees in graduate school.
  3. Students who complete the introductory course (CSC 1000) in Computer Science will be able to function as computer literate individuals.
  4. Graduates with majors in Computer Information Technology (CIT) will be prepared to pursue successful careers in computing or a related field.