The Liberal Arts Computer Science (LACS) Consortium is a group of computer scientists who work to model, advance, and sustain the study of computer science in liberal arts colleges throughout the nation.

As a group, we actively engage in curriculum development, scholarly research, and other projects that seek to advance high-quality undergraduate computer science education. For more detailed information about our origins, see our History page.

Begun in 1984 by 9 computer scientists, LACS soon grew to 18 members, which is our approximate size today. To learn more about us and our work, see our Who We Are and What We Do pages. To send us feedback or make inquiries about upcoming LACS activities, please use the Contact Us page.

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LACS and CC 2001

In June, 2007, the ACM Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (ACM JERIC, Vol 7, No 2) published model curriculum that interpreted CC2001 for liberal arts schools. The paper from JERIC is linked below:

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Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC), Volume 7,  Issue 2  (June 2007), Article No. 2,  2007.

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