- Develop a functional understanding of the principle and theory of data structures.
- Acquire relevant technical knowledge in order to build: Gantt charts, context diagrams, data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, HIPO diagrams, ER diagrams, and structure charts.
- Integrate a working knowledge of database applications using a relational database management system such as Microsoft Access.
- Demonstrate college-level learning from experience via Kolb Model.
- Differentiate data link-layer protocols (Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, etc.) form the upper-layer protocols, including protocol suites (TCP/IP), Apple Talk, ISX/SPX, etc.
- The MIS/CIS Program is specifically designed for the student with a professional background in information technology.
- The accelerated program pace enables students to attend school one evening a week over a 15-month period, allowing students to more easily balance the demands of school, work, and family.
- Program content emphasizes professional application, so what students learn in the classroom has direct bearing on their work environment.
- Classes are taught in a cohort format, allowing working professionals to stay together throughout the duration of the program. The diversity of this group in terms of technical specialization and industry knowledge provides a rich learning environment.
- The MIS/CIS Program offers a unique opportunity for working adults who already possess a minimum of two years of experience in the field of MIS or CIS, to further enhance their technical skills and conveniently complete a bachelor's degree.
- Professors are specialists in the field.
- Curriculum is updated frequently to keep current with new trends.
Note: This information is current for the 2013–14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.