Computer Science Department

Information Technology Student Outcomes

All students in the Information Technology major will be measured against the following student outcomes.  Assessment and evaluation of these outcomes will follow a graduation class, beginning with the Class of '10, followed by the Class of '13, etc.

General Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
  3. An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs;
  4. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal;
  5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities;
  6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society;
  8. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development;
  9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice;

Specific IT Student Outcomes

  • (IT-j) An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies
  • (IT-k) An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems
  • (IT-l) An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment
  • (IT-m) An understanding of best practices and standards and their application
  • (IT-n) An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan

Student Outcomes vs SIT Course Matrix

P = Professional, E = ethical, L=legal, SE = security, S = social
I = individuals, O = organizations, SO = society

  Required Courses
IC210 IC211 IC220 IC221 IC312 IC322 IT350 IT360 IC411 IT430 IC470 IC480
e P   SE   L E     S  
f              W
g I     O   O  SO     I SO
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