The mission of the Department of Computer Information Systems is to produce graduates who are academically prepared to enter the information systems profession, dedicated to the principles of lifelong learning, able to recognize the need to use information technology resources in a socially responsible manner, and committed to consistently using information systems in an ethically responsible manner.
The department is dedicated to the follow student outcomes:
- 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, implement, 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 and responsibilities
- 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.