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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems (B.S.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Information Systems:

Students will be able to:

  • Apply a strong knowledge related to computing, business, and mathematics in managerial decision making.

  • Analyze practical problems, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to their solution.

  • Design, implement, and evaluate computer-based systems, processes, components, or programs that should meet established national and international standards and specific requirements.

  • Communicate effectively with a broad range of people representing different audiences involved in the IS development or implementation processes by using appropriate electronic software products for presentations, data processing, data visualization, and groupware software.

  • Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.

  • Choose appropriate hardware and software for specific applications.

  • Quickly adapt to new software products and recently developed hardware.

  • Develop information systems within a specific application environment by implementing appropriate software engineering methodologies.

  • Work effectively as a member of a team to accomplish a common goal.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional, ethical, legal, security, social, and moral issues and responsibilities.

  • Be engaged in professional development activities.

Suggested first year courses:


CS 121 and CS 122 are prerequisites to upper-level courses in Computer Science and must be taken before upper-level courses can be attempted. Placement above CS 121/CS 122 for incoming students is done either by AP exam credit or through discussion with the course instructor and the department chair.

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