Information Systems Technologies
Master of Science
The graduate student who successfully completes the Information Systems Technologies program will be expected to:
I. Oral Communication
- Speak with confidence, clarity, and conciseness.
- Research, prepare, and deliver professional presentations.
- Write clearly, concisely and appropriately using correct English grammar, punctuation, usage, mechanics, sentence structure, and vocabulary.
- Utilize appropriate APA format for scholarly writings.
II. Disciplined Inquiry
- Utilize quantitative, qualitative and scientific reasoning to solve problems.
- Exercise critical thinking strategies, including reasoning, problem solving, analysis and evaluation.
- Define a problem or issue and develop questions and methods to address the problem or issue and/or to create new knowledge.
III. Information Literacy
- Access and use information effectively, efficiently, and appropriately.
- Evaluate the quality of sources and content.
- Use technology to effectively locate and communicate information.
- Demonstrate knowledge and application of prescribed ethical code(s) and/or behaviors promoted by the profession.
V. Integration Component
- Identify systemic interrelationships.
- Apply a Systems Thinking Approach to identify benefits, disadvantages, and synergies of an Information System.
VI. Business Application
- Synthesize creative solutions recognizing the interdependence of various components in an organizational system.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply various models concerning planning, organizing, controlling, and actuating an informational environment within a modern organization.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2012-2013 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2012 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.