Mission statement of the Institute of Statistics and Computer Information Systems
“For the College of Business Administration Student, to Promote student learning in the areas of Statistics, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods through teaching, research, community service; and, particularly, through the offering of majors in Statistics and Computer Information Systems. To develop their intellectual curiosity, lifelong learning, ethical values, technological skills, as well as critical and analytical thinking, within the business environment. To facilitate work experiences that will foster the exchange of ideas for the benefit of society.”
CIS Program mission statement
“To form professionals that can effectively implement and manage information systems and technologies in organizations, both at the local and the global level.”
Program Educational Objectives:
- To actively participate in any stage of the Systems Development Life Cycle.
- To apply technological, analytical, and critical thinking skills in the solution of problems related to information systems in organizations.
- To take into consideration the context in which information systems operate when implementing and managing these systems.
- To maintain the professional expertise by updating her/his knowledge in technology and information systems.
- To perform professional functions showing respect and appreciation for ethical values, interpersonal relationships, communication, and teamwork.
- To analyze an operation within an organization, identify problems and make recommendations to solve these problems.
- To select or design a system to solve the problems identified in an operation.
- To plan and supervise the implementation of a system that solves the problems identified in an operation.
- To use current techniques, skills, tools and best practices to design, implement and manage information systems.
- To understand the impact that organizational, local and global environments have in the implementation and management of information systems.
- To value the protections of information systems resources in an organization, and to identify ways in which this protection can be achieved.
- To be aware of the high level of change in the Information Systems field, and the need to use different mechanisms to update his knowledge.
- To recognize the importance of ethical values and interpersonal relationships in an information system professional.
- To communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- To function effectively in teams seeking to accomplish a common goal.