About Department of Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at Bowie State University is a model of creative and technical leadership for our students, the University, and the overall community.
To serve the educational needs of the Baltimore-Washington area, in general, and of the southern Maryland region, in particular, by offering its citizens opportunities to seek and complete a high quality education in fields related to the science and application of computer and information technology.
- To prepare new generations of computer and information professionals, arming them with the quality education necessary for them to excel in the development and/or application of technology.
- To provide an academically rigorous environment by exposing students to outstanding teaching and quality programs, and by offering enriching experiences that help students to develop intellectually and professionally.
- To support the University's historic commitment to the African American community through programs that promote minority enrollment in computer science.
- To provide high-quality education for computer science students by promoting:
- quality instruction to prepare students for a career or further studies in computer science
- sound ethics and professionalism in the computer science discipline
- high academic standards and performance through student-faculty interaction and support
- To assist the University community in achieving excellence in computer and information technology and to ensure that all students learn to utilize computing resources in their disciplines of study.
- To constantly update the curriculum and upgrade the computer laboratories, incorporating new developments in this dynamic field.
- To establish and support cooperative partnerships with local government, business and educational institutions in order to:
- provide students with practical experiences, internship opportunities, and future career options
- encourage joint research projects
- serve the community at large
- To continue to expand research and development activities, thereby providing opportunities for students and faculty to solve problems of interest to the scientific community and society at large.