ABET Accreditation

The CIS BBA program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Annual Student Data

Spring 2016 CIS majors: 547

Spring/Summer 2016 CIS graduates: 112

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates will have the ability to:

  1. Analyze a problem and identify the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
  2. Apply sound analysis and design methodologies toward creating technological solutions for the enhancement and improvement of business processes;
  3. Implement system solutions using state-of-the-art software development, database, telecommunications and security technologies in a global business environment;
  4. Assess security threats risks to technology assets and suggest security controls to prevent, detect and repair the security threats.
  5. Communicate effectively, in both oral and written form, in order to serve as liaisons between business-oriented end users and technically-oriented computing specialists;
  6. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams with the ability to manage themselves and their colleagues;
  7. Develop self-directed, lifelong engagement in the profession and professional development.
Student Outcomes

Students graduating with a BBA in Computer Information Systems will achieve the following Student Outcomes (SOs):

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in Application Development
    1. Design and create GUI application programs that interact with a database in at least two modern object-oriented programming languages.
    2. Analyze, select and apply the appropriate systems analysis and design tools and techniques to various IS problem scenarios.
    3. Explain the concept of systems life cycle and the importance of involving users in systems design.
    4. Diagram and improve business processes.
    5. Explain database concepts, design effective relational data models, and implement these models using SQL and a modern database environment.
    6. Analyze an IS problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in Architecture, Networking, Security
    1. Categorize and model the physical architecture of an organization.
    2. Assess organizational risks using the principles of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability and map security controls to those risks.
    3. Explain the technical, business, and security fundamentals of telecommunications and computing networks.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts of Business Intelligence
    1. Create advanced queries and apply data visualization techniques to enhance business decisions.
    2. Integrate data from multiple data sources into a modern database or data warehouse.
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in Business and Interpersonal Skills
    1. Write professional systems development reports for a business and technical audience.
    2. Deliver professional systems development presentations.
    3. Work effectively in groups.
    4. Recognize and explain the importance of various professional, ethical, legal, security and social responsibility issue within the IS field.
    5. Analyze and explain the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society.
    6. Engage in the IS profession.

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