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Accreditation Information

Institutional Accreditation

Clemson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS-CS) degree is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. For more information on accreditation and why it matters, please visit ABET's website.

Program Educational Objectives (BS-CS Program)

  • PEO-1. Graduates will be employed in the computing profession and will be engaged in learning, understanding, and applying new ideas and technologies as the computing field evolves.
  • PEO-2. Graduates with an interest in, and aptitude for, advanced studies will have completed or be actively pursuing graduate studies.

Student Outcomes (BS-CS Program)

  • SO-1. Graduates will be able to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates the comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
  • SO-2. Graduates will be able to analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • SO-3. Graduates will be able to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems that function in accordance with specifications.
  • SO-4. Graduates will be able to express ideas effectively in oral and written communications.
  • SO-5. Graduates will be able to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • SO-6. Graduates will be able to understand professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.

Graduation and Enrollment Information (BS-CS Program)

In accordance to ABET's Accreditation and Procedural Manual, Section II.6.b., the School of Computing provides annual student enrollment and graduation data for the BS-CS program at Clemson University.