As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Oakton Community College is dedicated, first, to excellence in teaching and learning. They challenge their students to experience the hard work and satisfaction of learning that leads to intellectual growth and support them academically, emotionally and socially. They expect their students to assume responsibility for their own learning, to exercise leadership and to apply ethical principles in their academic, work and personal lives. They provide education and training for and throughout a lifetime. They seek to improve and expand the services they offer in support of the people in the communities they serve. They promote a caring community of staff and faculty members, students, administrators and trustees who, in keeping with their values, work together to fulfill their mission.
Oberlin College, an independent coeducational institution, holds a distinguished place among American colleges and universities. Oberlin was the first college to grant undergraduate degrees to women and, historically, was a leader in the education of African Americans. The Oberlin community is known for its academic and musical excellence and its commitment to social engagement and diversity.
The college uniquely combines an outstanding professional school of music with a leading undergraduate college of arts and sciences. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music provides flexible programs to prepare students as professional musicians and teachers of music. Deeply committed to academic excellence, the College of Arts and Sciences offers a rich and balanced curriculum in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Within that framework the college expects that students will work closely with the faculty to design an educational program appropriate to their own particular interests, needs, and long-term goals.
At Occidental, the study of Computer Science emphasizes an understanding not only of the process of computing but also of the promise and limitations of computers within an intellectual, societal, and ethical framework. A minor in Computer Science can help prepare students for a variety of opportunities for subsequent employment or graduate work. Moreover, the minor can provide students with models of problem solving and theoretical constructs that can shed light on human intelligence and the workings of the mind.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering will impact the information age as a national leader in computing research and education. They will prepare computing graduates who are highly sought after, productive, and well-respected for their work, and who contribute to new developments in computing. They will give students in other disciplines an appropriate foundation in computing for their education, research, and experiences after graduation, consistent with computing's increasingly fundamental role in society. In their areas of research focus, they will contribute key ideas to the development of the computing basis of the information age, advancing the state of the art for the benefit of society, the State of Ohio, and The Ohio State University.
The Computer Science Department is located in the College of Arts and Sciences. The department offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees. The Department has an exceptional faculty that does research in many forefront areas of computer science including artificial Intelligence, databases and bioinformatics, computer architecture, gaming, graphics, machine vision, operating systems, networks, cryptography and security, software engineering, programming languages, quantum computing, theoretical computer science, and scientific computing. There is also research in the social aspects of computing and learning communities. They have programs in Stillwater and also in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the OSU-Tulsa campus. Most of the courses in Tulsa are taught in the evening to accommodate those who work.
The mission of the Department of Computer Science is to teach and conduct research in computer science and to provide service to Old Dominion University, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the United States of America, and the international community. Pursuant to this mission, the faculty of the Department of Computer Science:
offers programs of study that produce graduates with Bachelor of Science(B.S.), Master of Science(M.S.),Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) degrees in computer science, and a Master's degree in computer engineering.
conducts research in computer science and publishes results of that research in the open scientifc and engineering literature,
teaches courses in computer science required by students seeking degrees in other departments and disciplines within Old Dominion University,
participates in the governance of the Department of Computer Science, the College of Sciences, and Old Dominion University, and
takes part in the work of professional societies and peer review panels.
Olin College prepares students to become exemplary engineering innovators who recognize needs, design solutions and engage in creative enterprises for the good of the world. Olin is dedicated to continual discovery and development of effective learning approaches and environments, and to co-developing educational transformation with collaborators around the globe.
Orange Coast College, located in Costa Mesa just minutes from Southern California’s beautiful beaches, was founded in 1948 with an opening day enrollment of 500 students. In the years since, it has grown into one of the nation’s largest -- and finest -- community colleges, enrolling more than 25,000 students each semester. Featuring exceptional facilities and the latest in computer and high-tech equipment, OCC offers more than 130 academic and career programs, including one of the nation’s largest and most acclaimed public nautical programs. Nearly half the students on campus are enrolled in one of OCC's career and technical programs.
Oregon Institute of Technology, a member of the Oregon University System, offers innovative and rigorous applied degree programs in the areas of engineering, engineering technologies, health technologies, management, and the arts and sciences. To foster student and graduate success, the university provides an intimate, hands-on learning environment, focusing on application of theory to practice. Oregon Tech offers statewide educational opportunities for the emerging needs of Oregon’s citizens and provides information and technical expertise to state, national and international constituents.