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  Dec 07, 2022
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Information Systems, MSIS

The expected Program Learning Outcomes for this major are:

  • Apply:
    • advanced analytical thinking skills to decompose organizational problems, projects, computer code, etc., into component parts.
    • critical thinking skills to analyze and evaluate trade-offs in order make appropriate purchase/development decisions in regard to organizational information systems.
    • ethical principles to business decision when dealing with sensitive corporate data.
  • Demonstrate:
    • creativity in project management, and in the development of solutions such as web page construction.
    • critical thinking skills while presenting coherent reasons for adopting a position and debunk faulty reasoning regarding a proposal or assertion in relations to data based decisions.
    • effective collaboration skills and use of collaborative tools.
    • effective leadership skills in project teams.
    • effective verbal communication skills in presenting succinct, clear rationale for positions held in both impromptu and prepared situations.
    • effective written communication skills in the preparation of research papers, position papers, system investment proposals, user manuals, strategic plans, etc….
    • the ability to design and implement information systems solutions to business problems…
    • the ability to evaluate and Identify opportunities for IT-enabled organizational improvements.
  • Develop and design solutions using technical skills within a chosen domain/specialization.