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Information Technology & Data Science

This program was formerly called Information Sciences.

Programmatic Outcomes

  1. Graduates will be qualified for entry-level information-related positions in either the private or public sector or for graduate-level training in information sciences or related fields (e.g., communication, management of information systems).
  2. Students will show commitment to breadth and innovation as problem-solving strategies and incorporate the ethical dimension that is an inherent part of using technology and/or information; of particular note is the emphasis on audience analysis strategies and in the ethical dimension on issues relating to gender and ethnicity.
  3. Students will show at least an adequate command of various information skills: computer; visual; information search; interpersonal and written; packaging and presentation; evaluation for relevance, currency, accuracy, validity, source credibility, and limitations; and problem solving.
  4. Students will show knowledge of fundamental concepts in the following fields: communication; discrete mathematics; language structure; information processing; information/data storage, access, and retrieval; computer software design; management and organizational communication; information technologies; the information society, including issues of audience diversity; and information regulation and control.

Assessment Plan

Annual Reports

Curriculum Map:
Most Recent Program Review 2017-18