Outcomes and Objectives

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Educational Objectives

The BSIT Program will enable its graduates to:

  1. Have the ability to hold progressively more responsible positions in the IT field, including positions that are supervisory or managerial in nature.
  2. Engage in life-long learning and professional development.
  3. Communicate effectively as an IT professional with users, peers, and higher management.
  4. Work effectively on teams, whether as a participant or as a leader.
  5. Demonstrate ethical behavior as an IT professional and sensitivity to the impact of technology on society.
  6. Pursue and successfully complete an advanced degree if desired.

Student Learning Outcomes

Each graduate of the program should be able to:

  • apply problem solving skills, core IT concepts, best practices and standards to information technologies;
  • identify and evaluate organizational requirements and current and emerging technologies;
  • select, design, integrate and administer IT-based solutions into the organizational environment;
  • communicate effectively, both in writing and in speaking;
  • demonstrate an ability to participate effectively in the planning and execution of team projects;
  • describe the impact of IT solutions in a global, societal, and ethical context;
  • describe the need for lifelong learning and some of the methods for engaging in it.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology

Educational Objectives

The BSIT Program will enable its graduates to:

  1. Have the ability to hold progressively more responsible positions in the IT field, including positions that are supervisory or managerial in nature.
  2. Engage in life-long learning and professional development.
  3. Communicate effectively as an IT professional with users, peers, and higher management.
  4. Work effectively on teams, whether as a participant or as a leader.
  5. Demonstrate ethical behavior as an IT professional and sensitivity to the impact of technology on society.
  6. Pursue and successfully complete an advanced degree if desired.

Student Learning Outcomes

Each graduate of the program should be able to:

  • apply problem solving skills, core IT concepts, best practices and standards to information technologies;
  • identify and evaluate organizational requirements and current and emerging technologies;
  • select, design, integrate and administer IT-based solutions into the organizational environment;
  • communicate effectively, both in writing and in speaking;
  • demonstrate an ability to participate effectively in the planning and execution of team projects;
  • describe the impact of IT solutions in a global, societal, and ethical context;
  • describe the need for lifelong learning and some of the methods for engaging in it.

Master of Science in Information Technology

Upon graduation, MSIT graduates should be able to:

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of all technical areas of information technology and an in-depth knowledge of at least one area below:

    • Data management
    • Information assurance and security
    • Network and communication
    • Servers and platforms
    • Software and web development

  • Synthesize and evaluate models for IT management

  • Manage the various aspects of an IT organization, using accepted standards and best practices where appropriate, including:

    • IT strategic planning
    • IT operations and systems planning and implementation
    • Legal and regulatory environment of IT
    • Functional requirements and their management
    • Business value attainment through information and communication technologies
    • Cost effective IT service delivery
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