We at the Department of Computer Science strive to offer a competitive curriculum. We are committed to training well-versed, competent computer scientists and software engineers prepared for employment at national, regional, and local levels in technology and information firms. Our program adheres to the standards set forth by ABET who is responsible for all nationally accredited computer science programs. The department's goal is to supply the greater New Orleans area with qualified software engineers, computer security experts, bioinformaticians, and game developers. To achieve this we provide a complete and thorough foundation in the fields of computer sciences along with practical applications of those concepts with an emphasis on design patterns and algorithm design, principles in software engineering, an understanding of computer architecture, and a proficiency in high-level programming languages.