CSUEB Computer Science Department Vision, Mission, and Values


To become a leading computer science program in teaching, research and service that advances the economic strength of our region, state, nation and beyond


As an instructional and small research-oriented department, we are committed to the promotion of excellence in education. Our mission is (1) to teach students the most important skills that are required by the industry, (2) to educate students as unique individuals equipped with quality and depth of information in the diverse fields of Computer Science empowered by inspiring intellectual curiosity, critical thinking and creativity (3) to prepare them for full and ethical participation in a diverse, multi-cultural society and encourage them to be lifelong learners who will contribute positively to the economic well-being of our region and nation (4) to prepare them to tackle complex 21st Century challenges facing the world.


Being Committed to Excellence

We are ambitious in our pursuit of excellence. We look for opportunities to improve, refining our approach and enhancing the outcomes for our students.  We work to reach the highest point of achievement.

Being Committed to Equity and Access

We believe every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, identity, family income, neighborhood, or where they are from.

Being Committed to Transparency

We communicate openly and candidly. We welcome honest dialogue, even about sensitive or controversial topics. We avoid anything artificial and false.

Being Committed to Thoughtfulness

We are considered in our own views, initiating discussion and debate and treating those who disagree with dignity and respect.

Being Committed to Diversity, Social justice

We strive for a diverse population with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We embrace the complexity of the world, seeking to understand the diverse cultures all around.