Student Learning Outcomes

To function effectively as IS professionals, graduates must achieve proficiency in each of the following areas:

  • Technology

  • Information Systems

  • Analytical and Critical Thinking

  • Interpersonal, Communication, and Team Skills

  • Business Environment

The general learning outcomes in each area are summarized below.

In the area of technology, the graduate will be able to:

  • Design and develop desktop and web-based applications using modern programming tools, techniques, and architectures.

  • Design and develop internet-based systems using sound web design principles and multi-tiered architectures

  • Model, design, and develop database systems, including administrative processes and procedures for database management.

  • Develop and configure safe and secure systems infrastructures that incorporate hardware, telecommunications, systems software, operating system, and systems configuration components.

The program seeks to develop a deeper understanding of the role of information systems within organizations, and the processes that support technology-enabled business development.  The graduate will be able to:

  • Perform all facets of a modern systems analysis and design methodology, including systems implementation.

  • Plan, schedule and coordinate all tasks and activities involved in IT project management.