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About CIS & BSAN

CIS Program Student Outcomes

Program student outcomes represent what graduates of the undergraduate computer information system (CIS) program should know or be able to do by the time they graduate.

Students in the CIS program will achieve the following objectives:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in Application Development

    a. Demonstrate proficiency in the programming of object-oriented, GUI, event-driven, database-enabled applications in at least two modern programming languages.

    b. Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate systems analysis and design tools and techniques. Students will understand the concept of systems life cycle and the importance of involving users in systems design.

    c. Demonstrate the ability to understand and improve business processes.

    d. Demonstrate understanding of database concepts, and proficiency in developing effective data models, designing and implementing relational databases, and manipulating data using SQL.

    e. Demonstrate the ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution


  2. Demonstrate proficiency in Architecture, Networking, Security

    a. Demonstrate an understanding of the physical architecture of an organization and be able to model the architecture.

    b. Be able to do a risk assessment, map the security controls of an organization, and apply the principles of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (C.I.A).

    c. Demonstrate proficiency in understanding technical, business, and security fundamentals of telecommunications and computing networks.


  3. Demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts of Business Intelligence

    a. Create advanced queries and apply data visualization techniques.

    b. Integrate data from multiple data sources, identify and reconcile data quality issues.


  4. Demonstrate proficiency in Business and Interpersonal Skills

    a. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to serve as a liaison between the technical and business groups

    b. Be able to work effectively in groups.

    c. Demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

    d. Demonstrate an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society

    e. Demonstrate engagement in the profession