Information Systems

    Program Mission Statement

    To produce specialists in integrating information systems solutions with administrative operations, who can serve business organizations with their requirements of information technologies, enable them to accomplish their mission-critical goals, and support them in the process of decision-making.

    Program Educational Objectives (IS)

    Graduates of the Information Systems Program are expected to:
    1. make a substantial technical contribution to the economic growth and welfare of the organizations they are part of, through their knowledge of Information Systems,
    2. be capable of identifying and analyzing a problem requiring an Information Systems based solution, in various application environments and of designing, implementing and evaluating a solution using state of the art tools and techniques,
    3. be consensually recognized as ethical, professional, and responsible Information Systems practitioners by their peers and superiors
    4. demonstrate adequate communication and problem solving skills, in their professional practice of Information Systems, and an ability to effectively work in a team to achieve a common goal.

    Student Outcomes

    The IS program addresses these specific outcomes:
    1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;
    2. An ability to analyze a problem, identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
    3. An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet the desired needs;
    4. An ability to work effectively within teams to accomplish a common goal;
    5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities;
    6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
    7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society;
    8. An ability to engage in continuing professional development;
    9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice;
    10. An ability to understand the processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment.

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