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Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology (MS IST) - Curriculum Map
Student Learning Outcomes
Professional Preparation Field Specific Knowledge and Experience
Ethical & Professional Judgment Interpersonal & Teamwork Skills, Principled Leadership Information Literacy and Computer Skills Creative and Critical Thinking Field Specific Knowledge and Experience Creation of Value Statistical Data Analysis Understanding of Cultural and Global Diversity Written Communication Oral Communication and Listening Skills Evaluation
Course # Course Title Credits
Foundation (3 courses)
BUS567 Behavioral Science for Management - Murphy 3 3 2 2 3   2 2 2
BUS581 Management Concepts for IT 3 1 2 3 2 3   2   2
BUS/IST 586 Information Systems and Business Strategy       2   2 2 1     1-2
Information Systems and Technology Core (4 courses selected from the following)
IST503 Project and Change Management 3     3 3 2   2 2 3 2
IST/BUS532 Distributed Systems and Applications 3   2 3 2-3   2  
IST/BUS534 Relational Technology 3               2 2
IST/BUS535 Information Security Management 3     2 3 2        
IST570 Emerging Technologies and Issues 3     2 2 2-3 2 2 2
IST/BUS583 Business Systems Development 3   2 3 2-3 2 2 2 2  
IST/BUS584 Data Communication and Networking 3     2 3 3     2  
                       
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Electives (2 courses)
BUS5XX Elective 1 3                  
BUS5XY Elective 2 3              
 
Information Systems and Technology Electives (3 courses)
This list is a sample of courses available. Course offerings differ term to term. Often these selections depend upon available "guest" lecturers and experts in interesting/emerging fields of technology.
IST501 Bioinformatics/Health Care Information 3   2     2     2   2  
IST502 IT Infrastructure 3       3 2-3         2  
IST582 Information Systems and Ethics 3     2 2 2       2 2 2
IST/BUS587 Management Concepts for eBusiness 3   3 2 2 2 2 2   2 2  
IST599 Integrated Project (contact Program Director) 3       3 3 2       3 2
IST582 Global Information Technology 3       2 2-3   2   3 2  
IST582 SAP for Managers 3         3         2  
IST/BUS582 Fundamentals of Web Development - Bradbury 3 2   3 3 3     3 2 2
BUS582 Green Business 3   2     2 2 2     2  
BUS582 Marketing for High-Tech Innovations 3         2-3 2 2     2  
Total Academic Credits Required for Completion of the Program 36
Levels of Assessment- Adapted from Bloom's Taxonomy
Definition:
1 Knowledge and Comprehension Knowledge of major ideas, grasp meaning, translate knowledge into new context, predict consequences
Ability to: define, describe, examine, label, summarize, interpret, predict, distinguish, discuss
2 Application and Analysis Use information, use methods, concepts and theories in new situations. Solve problems using required knowledge
Ability to: see patterns and recognition of hidden meanings; analyze, order, connect, explain, infer
3 Synthesis and Evaluation Use of old ideas to create new ones, generalize from given facts, relate knowledge from several areas, predict, conclude, assess value, verify value of evidence, make choices on reasoned and articulated argument
Ability to: integrate, modify, plan, create, design formulate, prepare, generalize, summarize, rewrite, assess, select, judge and explain, discriminate, support, effectively communicate conclusions and recommendations