Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) - (IS Department):
The Program Educational Outcomes for the Information Systems program offered by the Department of Information Systems at Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, University of Jeddah are given below.
Within a few years of graduation, our graduates will be able to:
1. Apply their academic and practical skills independently and as well as part of a team, create startups, and hold academic and managerial positions in leading companies.
2. Continue their pursuit of knowledge and self-improvement through higher education, research, technical trainings and memberships in professional societies.
3. Create value not only for their employers but also for the society by utilizing their professional abilities in the areas of information systems.
Student Outcomes of Information Systems Program:
For the Bachelor in Information Systems degree program at Faculty of Computing and Information Technology (FCIT), University of Jeddah (UJ) we have adopted the ABET Computer Accreditation Commission’s (CAC) general Student Outcomes (SOs) Criteria from “a-i” and the program specific Student Outcome “j”. These outcomes were acknowledged by academic assessment unit (AAU) and all faculty members. The agreed upon SOs for the IS program are given below:
a. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline.
b. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
c. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
d. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
e. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
f. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
g. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
h. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
i. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
j. An understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment. [IS]