The Department of Computer Information Systems (CIS) is committed to providing its majors with a solid foundation in research and analyses; expertise in designing systems, as well as creating and protecting databases and networks.  The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems is a rigorous program that prepares its graduates for not only a professional career in the business world, but its graduates are also well equipped to tackle the academic challenges of graduate study.

Vision

To be recognized nationally and internationally as a leading academic program in the computer information systems domain. 

Mission

Provide quality education in Computer Information Systems that prepares students for the technical and management challenges of professional life to better serve local as well as national communities.

Graduate Attributes

PGA1: Ethically and socially responsible
PGA2: Critical thinker and problem solver
PGA3: Effective communicator and team player
PGA4: Lifelong learner
PGA5: Dependable Information Systems Practitioner

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems will demonstrate the following four career and professional accomplishments:

  1. Strong practitioners of computer information systems knowledge in diverse user environments.
  2. Valued contributors, applying the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct while working individually or within a team.
  3. Ambitious lifelong learners motivated to engage in professional growth and higher-level studies.
  4. Entrepreneurs and enthusiastic leaders of technology-based businesses.

Student Outcomes

  • Define fundamental concepts and theories from information systems and related fields.
  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the Program’s discipline.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the Program’s discipline.

Undergraduate Program

Published on: 09 May 2014
Last update on: 27 December 2022
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