Aims and Objectives




The general aims of the  program is to equip graduates with the theories and practices of modern information systems and services at the national, regional and international levels The program enables students to gain an understanding and knowledge of important facets of information systems, information system design and information system organization and management. Computer-based information systems have become a critical part of the products, services, operations, and management of organizations. The effective and efficient use of information and communications technologies is an important element in achieving competitive advantage for business organizations and excellence in service for government and non-profit organizations. The information technology/information systems strategy is an integral part of organizational strategy. Information systems support management processes at all levels – operational, tactical, and strategic management. Information systems are vital to problem identification, analysis, and decision making. The importance of information technology and information systems to organizations and the need for well-educated professionals in the field is the basis for a strong link between educational programs and the professional community of IS practitioners.


Learning outcomes


Students that have completed the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  • Able to analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Able to design, implement and evaluate computer-based systems, processes and programs to meet the desired ends
  • Demonstrate effectiveness in teamwork to accomplish common goals
  • Able to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,
  • Able to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society,
  • Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development,
  • Able to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice