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The Tandy School of Computer Science features the following student outcomes for all computer science students to achieve by graduation:

(A) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
(B) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
(C) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
(D) An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
(E) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
(F) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
(G) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
(H) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
(I) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
(J) An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
(K) An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Computer science students have excelled in the ACM Annual Programming Competition, won regional awards in the Governor’s Cup and received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

Computer science students participate in local chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery and SIGGRAPH, a special interest group on graphics.

Undergraduate students participate in service learning projects for the Tulsa community. These projects include software and robotics applications and benefit local organizations such as the Little Light House, the Salvation Army Angel Tree, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra and Toys for Tots.

3rd Annual Heartland Gaming Expo
April 10-12, 2015
Cox Convention Center, Tulsa
The goal of this annual event is to showcase and promote the creation and development of computer games in the central region of the United States. The expo is designed to bring together students, educators and practitioners for a weekend filled with engaging interaction and friendly competition to accentuate all aspects of game creation. Learn more at