Information Systems Program Goals

Group of Students Working on a PC with Instructor Providing GuidanceStudents who successfully complete this program should be able to:

  • Have a strong understanding of networking components and features, and includes information on network security, firewall technologies, and network management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of setup, configuration and troubleshooting of computers, servers, basic networks, and peripherals.
  • Create Windows and Linux networks, including setting up file servers and networking client computers.
  • Configure and administer database servers to support business environments.
  • Comprehend and resolve common desktop and network issues.
  • Demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving skills, with an ability to analyze the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society including ethical, legal and public policy issues.
  • Gain skills to communicate efficiently with technical and nontechnical people in the information technology field and effectively with clients, users, coworkers, and managers.
  • Identify and evaluate current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability to address the users’ needs and recognize the need for continued learning throughout their career.
  • Apply professional ethics and values in IT solutions.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills in IT solutions.