Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Department of Computer Science is teaching undergraduate and graduate students of the College of Charleston. The department aims to provide students with the necessary conceptual tools for life-long learning through exposure to a well-designed, up-to-date curriculum.

Emphasis is placed on merging a strong theoretical foundation in the various sub-fields of computer science with a familiarity with current methodologies and tools. The department actively supports faculty development in teaching and scholarship. This support allows computer science faculty to keep current while contributing to the discipline. It also provides for the incorporation of state-of-the-art advances in the classroom and curriculum.