Computer Information Systems

The program in computer information systems strikes a balance between knowledge in computer science and business. In addition to taking courses in computer science, students also take courses in business administration and English for enhancing communication skills and knowledge required in a business environment. 

Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will design, configure, and support infrastructure components using best practices and standards that securely communicate locally and globally.

1.1 Using best practices in network design, students can securely configure network devices across LANS and WANS.

1.2 Students are able to create security boundaries for end-to-end communication of devices.

 2. Students will be able to recognize security risks within an environment.

2.1 Students should be able to discover and categorize security risks. (Malicious software, physical security, user education).

2.2 Students should be able to develop a risk management analysis.

3. Students will be able to practice high moral and ethical standards when using and designing an information systems environment.

3.1 Students can categorize security actors and their roles.

3.2 Students are knowledgeable of the laws and rules that govern data at rest and in transit.

4. Students will be able to function effectively as a member or leader of a team and work effectively, both orally and in written communications.

4.1 Students are able to write project documents and present an information system project.

4.2 Students should be able to work effectively on a project as part of a team.

5. Students will be capable of designing and implementing information systems.

5.1 Students should be able to identify the requirements needed for an information system.

5.2 Students should be able to design and implement an information system.