Outcome Objectives of the Computer Information Systems Program      

Upon completion of this program, it is expected that students will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of computer information systems theory and research and be able to integrate this knowledge in a variety of commercial, business, and other settings;

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of object-oriented database technology, from basic object stores to fully operational systems;

  3. Understand and be able to analyze the important issues with respect to the societal impact of advanced and emerging computer information technologies;

  4. Demonstrate the ability to use a variety of computer applications, including telecommunications, word processing, desktop publishing, graphics, spreadsheet and database programs to process information;

  5. Be able to use simulation applications to formulate questions and to critically investigate and solve problems; and

  6. Demonstrate the capability to critically and reflectively engage ethical issues in computer information systems, particularly questions of social responsibility and professional decision-making.;