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Computer Studies Program Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

The Computer Studies Department functions within Kansas Wesleyan University’s mission which “is to promote and integrate academic excellence, spiritual development, personal well-being, and social responsibility”, while providing a vast array of excellent computer courses, to enhance the student’s education and prepare them for a career in programming, networking, web development, and computer forensics. The Computer Studies Department at Kansas Wesleyan University will challenge the student to develop a robust understanding of computers and their place in today’s society while fostering an ethical attitude with personal and professional development.

Program Goals

Students who complete the Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies should be able to:

  • Understand the major areas of computers and their application in today’s society
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills in conjunction with ethical and moral standards
  • Recognize and transfer computer concepts to solve broader societal issues
  • Identify a personal or societal need and then develop, implement, and evaluate the technical solution