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Objectives and Outcomes

Educational Objectives

Program Educational Objectives are statements that describe the expected accomplishments and professional status of graduates 3-5 years beyond the baccalaureate degree. The School of Information Technology at Illinois State University is dedicated to graduating people who will:

  • Be successfully employed in an Information Systems related field or accepted into a graduate program
  • Engage in professional development through continuing education, certifications, professional organizations, or experience
  • Live and work as contributing, well-rounded members of society

Student Outcomes

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline.
  • Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.

Progress Tracking

Progress Tracking
Year 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Enrollment on Fall Census Day 284 315 216 163 150 115
Undergraduate Degrees Conferred 60 66 61 56 26 no data