Computer Science Accreditation

The LSU Division of Computer Science and Engineering is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Program Educational Objectives

Consistent with LSU’s mission, computer science graduates will:

  • Apply and continuously acquire knowledge, both theoretical and applied, related to core and emerging areas of computer science.
  • Solve diverse, novel and unique problems using computing methodologies and software engineering processes.
  • Work productively as computer professionals (in traditional careers, graduate school, or academia) by demonstrating effective use of oral and written communication, working competently as a member of a team, and adhering to ethical standards in the profession.

Program Student Outcomes

The computer science program produces graduates who are prepared to enter the professional practice of computer science with an ability to:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment* Awarded Degrees
2021-2022 790** TBA
2020-2021 793 98
2019-2020 685 122
2018-2019 605 110
2017-2018 592 94
2016-2017 579 82

*Enrollment counts include students who have declared this program as their major and are enrolled in the University Center for Freshman Year (UCFY), University Center for Advising and Counseling (UCAC), or College of Engineering.

**Number is preliminary.