Computer Science Degree Program

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The Computer Science program at Grambling State University is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET), Complying with APPM Section II.A.6. The Computer Science program was first accredited in 1997 by Computer Science Accreditation Commission (CSAC) of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board, Inc. (CSAB) (

The Department of Computer Science & Digital Technologies has developed the following program educational objectives and student outcomes for all graduates of Computer Science program.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Pursue a productive career in any computer-related field
  • Pursue graduate studies in Computer Science and related areas
  • Adapt to technology advances by embracing life-long learning and continued professional development through participation in computer oriented workshops and events
  • Make well-rounded decisions when faced with social, ethical, and legal issues inherent to the computing field.
  • Develop innovative ideas for solving emerging real world problems in any computer-based field using hardware and software.

Student Outcomes

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Enrollment in Computer Science and Graduates

Year 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Enrollment 66 68 95 92 83
Graduates 9 6 6 5 9


Contact Information:

Dr. Bharat Rawal, Department Head

Dr. Bharat Rawal
Department Head
Department of Computer Science & Digital Technologies
College of Arts & Sciences, 403 Main Street - Box 4257
Grambling, Louisiana 71245
Phone: (318) 274-2421, Fax: (318) 274-3230

Advisory Board Members
Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies
Grambling State University


Ms. Valinda Scarbro Kennedy; IBM Academic Specialty Programs Manager (IBM.COM)
Mr. Shivaji Sengupta, CEO, NXTKey Corporation (
Mr. Jean Meslie , CEO TechnoGems  (
Mr. Lax Chepuri , CEO, TechnoGen Inc (
Dr. Alex Peter, CTO, Exclipse  (


Dr.  Jun-Ing Ker, Professor; Louisiana Tech University
Dr. Soundararajan, Professor; Ezekiel Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Leonardo Bobadilla Professor; Florida International University
Dr. Yenumula B Reddy, Professor Retired; Grambling State University


Mr. Garrett Valenzuela Riely, Student; Grambling State University
Ms. Nubia Mclaughlin,   Student; Grambling State University