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Information Systems Program

 1. Program Mission

Delivering high quality, accessible undergraduate information systems education to a diverse student population. The department prepares students to ana­lyze, design, develop and use business applications utilizing contemporary technology. Also, providing a balance between fundamental information systems concepts and the application of these concepts from a future-oriented perspective.
1.       To introduce students to relevant information technologies, teamwork, and decision making necessary for the integration of business processes using information technology.
2.       To provide students with understanding of the strategic use of information systems.
3.       To prepare students to use the systems development life cycle along with its tools, techniques, methodologies, and processes, to develop computer-based information systems that meet the needs of businesses and organizations.
4.       To equip students with the ability to analyze the motivations, architectures, and implementation of IS security policy technologies and practices.
5.       To provide students with web development and object-oriented programming skills to use in the development of solutions in business.
6.       To provide students with database skills used to perform data analysis, design, implementation, and administration.
7.       To equip students with a thorough understanding of the existing use of data communications networks and future developments in this area.
8.       To prepare students for the development of computer-based systems projects from the point of request through analysis, design, development, documentation, testing, and implementation.
After successfully completing Computer Science program, graduate should be:
Generally, in the computing and Information should be able to:
1.         Apply fundamental concepts; techniques and latest technologies of computing, algorithms; systems development and networking to different types of real-world problems.
2.         Able to evaluate systems requirements and user needs to develop integrated solutions.
3.         Participate in all work processes and products to assure quality, accuracy and completeness within ICT environment.
4.         Demonstrate professional responsibilities as well as ethical, societal and cultural concern with respect to ICT practices and usage.
5.         Able to think clearly and logically with deep analytical skills to solve real world problems.
6.         Contribute to the development and empowerment of his/her community.
7.         Demonstrate effective communication; leadership; business administration and entrepreneurial skills.
8.         Work collaboratively and engage in-group decision making within multi-disciplinary teams.
9.         Able to analyze quantitative and qualitative data including financial, industry and scientific data.
10.      Able to engage in life learning continuous professional development including post-graduate and research studies.
And specially, in the information systems program should be able to:
1.       Think and be creative through the programs offered and free studies included and provided students with research and debriefing skills enabling them to offer appropriate solutions in the field their specialty.
2.       Provide students with the basic skills to prepare presentations, negotiate and communicate so they can integrate different labor markets.
3.       Recognize problems that could be solved via Information Systems.‎
4.       Manage the storage and retrieval of digital data.‎
5.       Design, create, manipulate, and implement computer-based information systems.‎
6.       Familiarity with the ethical and legal standards and responsibilities of a profession