Goals and Mission of the Department

The Department of Computer Science strives to offer quality undergraduate and graduate courses and programs in computer science. Consistent with these objectives are the high priorities the Department places on quality research and effective teaching. The Department seeks to attract highly qualified students as majors to both its undergraduate and graduate programs.

Faculty quality is of utmost importance for strong academic programs. The Department believes that combining scientific research with teaching raises the quality of teaching. In order to best serve its students and the University, the Department strives to attract and nurture faculty of high caliber in research and teaching. In order to attract such faculty the Department strives to maintain a productive research climate in which innovative and effective teaching flourishes.