The mission of the Computer Science-Information Technology program is to
educate students in the principles and practices of Information Technology preparing
them for lifetime of learning and careers in software and system design, development,
integration, administration, and research.
Program Educational Objectives
The graduates of the program will:
- 1.Lead successful professional careers as leaders or members of teams involved in the design, development, administration, and management of information technology systems.
- 2.Pursue advanced study and conduct research in IT related disciplines.
- 3.Have the interpersonal skills needed for effective team-oriented problem-solving.
- 4.Communicate clearly with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- 5.Identify, analyze and address legal, ethical, social, and security concerns associated with the IT field.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon graduation, students will be able to:
- 1.Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- 2.Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- 3.Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- 4.Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- 5.Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- 6.Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems.