Computer Information Systems at Aquinas College

Student Learning Outcomes

Department/Program Mission Statement

To prepare students for careers in information technology, working with information technology departments, and for careers as teachers in secondary education.

Students earning a CIS or MIS Major will: 

  • Demonstrate mastery of fundamental programming constructs (e.g. basic computation, simple I/O, standard sequence, selection, and iterative structures; functions/methods)
  • Exhibit a basic understanding of IT infrastructure (e.g. networks, operating systems, standard components, security/client configuration)
  • Accurately design a relational data model and administer its implementation (e.g. normalization, physical design, structured query language)
  • Successfully apply knowledge of data structures, logic algorithms, and analysis techniques to solve business and information problems.