Program Educational Objectives
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BIT) degree has the following Program Educational Objectives:
- Graduates will be successful in their technical careers and will become leaders in information technology or related fields.
- Graduates will pursue advanced study in post-graduate education in information technology or related fields.
- Graduates will be effective communicators on technical issues and their social impact, and will become responsible and ethical professionals to society.
- Graduates will be life-long learners who are always prepared to tackle challenges of the future.
At graduation, a BIT degree graduate at MUST should be able to:
- Apply fundamental knowledge of mathematics, algorithmic principles, computer theory, and principles of computing systems in the modeling and design of computer-based systems that demonstrate an understanding of tradeoffs involved in design choices.
- Analyze a problem, specify the requirements appropriate to its computing solution, design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program that satisfies the requirements.
- Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
- Use current skills, techniques, and tools necessary for computing practice.
- Function effectively as a member of a team to accomplish a common goal.
- Understand professional, ethical, legal, social, and security issues and responsibilities.
- Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
- Write effectively.
- Give effective oral presentations.
- Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development.