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Information Technology Program Objectives

Information Technology Program Educational Objectives

Students who have earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology from Tulane University are expected to achieve the following program educational outcomes a few years after graduation:

  1. Contribute to the success of organizations and communities through adopting a lifelong process of research, adaptation, and implementation of technology.
  2. Serve as thought leaders and catalysts for change in the IT industry for the betterment of communities and organizations while acting ethically and with integrity.
  3. Apply cybersecurity concepts to technology pursuits in order to help secure people’s privacy, liberty and better their way of life.

Information Technology Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program students should be able to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing- based systems.
  7. Use systemic approaches to select, develop, apply, integrate, and administer secure computing technologies to accomplish user goals