Program learning outcomes

Bachelor of Science Degree
After completing the Informatics program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree,
the student is expected to demonstrate the following outcomes:
1) An understanding of fundamental information systems vocabulary, concepts, and
skills and be able to apply that knowledge to the identified problem.
2) Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to analyze a problem, and identify and
define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution while exercising a
conscious process of critical reflection and learning.
3) An ability to make appropriate design choices regarding properties of business
processes such as cost, value creation, performance, reliability, scalability, and
flexibility, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process,
component, or program to meet desired needs and enhance organizational
performance and supports an organization’s strategic objectives.
4) An understanding of the individual and group dynamics of project teams, factors
related to effective teamwork, how to collaborate effectively in a group, and the
ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
5) An understanding of social and other external impacts along with relevant legal,
regulatory, ethical and professional issues to be able to recognize and analyze
ethical problems in organizational situations and select and defend a course of
6) An ability to effectively communicate complex information system and business
concepts orally and in writing with technical, business and user/customer
7) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals,
organizations, and society requiring persistence, curiosity, creativity, risk taking,
and a tolerance of these abilities in others.
8) Recognition of the need for and an ability through research in informatics literature
to engage in continuing professional development and life-long learning in the
9) An awareness that includes practice in the application of appropriate technology to
address contemporary societal issues, business acumen, internship work
experience and knowledge of at least one application area.