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Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS)

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS)

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 60 months
The College of Computing and Informatics' Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) prepares students to apply information technology for the benefit of individuals and organizations. Students develop the skills and knowledge to design, develops, and manages leading-edge information systems. Since many Information Systems students choose careers in business organizations, a minor in business is built in to the degree requirements. The Information Systems curriculum prepares students for a wide range of information technology applications. Students learn how to determine client needs, design appropriate solutions, specify data architectures, and improve usability of systems. The core courses in the program address topics including fundamentals of programming, system design, database management systems, networking, security and privacy, and social implications of information technology. These courses provide a foundation for more advanced courses in technical areas of interest to each student. The technical courses are supplemented by course in business, behavioral sciences, natural science, mathematics, and humanities to provide balance and useful supplemental materials for information systems careers. Program Educational Objectives: Within three to five years of graduating, alumni of the program are expected to achieve one or more of the following milestones: Be valued contributors to private or public organizations as demonstrated by promotions, increased responsibility, or other professional recognition Contribute to professional knowledge as demonstrated by published papers, technical reports, patents, or conference presentations Succeed in continuing professional development as demonstrated by completion of graduate studies or professional certifications Demonstrate commitment and leadership within their profession and community as demonstrated by professional and community activity or contributions towards society's greater good and prosperity STUDENT OUTCOMES The program enables students to attain, by the time of graduation: An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution An ability to design, implements, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice. An understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment