Graduates of the program will be employed in the computing-related professions, and will be engaged in learning, understanding, and applying new ideas and technologies as computing evolves and new applications emerge.
Graduates with an interest in, and aptitude for, advanced studies in computing will have completed, or be actively pursuing, graduate studies in computing or related fields.
Graduates will be informed and involved members of their communities, and responsible professionals.
Outcomes: Students in the BA CIS program will attain:
an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics including discrete mathematics;
an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a software system or component to solve problems either in computing or in related domains;
an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, 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;
a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning and continuing professional development;
a knowledge of contemporary issues;
an ability to explore the potential application of computing techniques to solve problems in other domains.