Program Educational Outcomes of the Information Technology Program:
The Program Educational Outcomes for the Information Technology program offered by Department of Information Technology 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. Become managers, consultants and entrepreneurs that provide sound leadership in global and local Information Technology (IT) industries.
2. Contribute towards academia, industry and innovation by pursuing higher education and research in IT domain.
3. Enhance economic growth and welfare of Saudi society by contributing professionally and by creating job opportunities, while following best ethical and professional practices.
Student Outcomes of Information Technology Program:
For the Bachelors in Information Technology degree program we have adopted the ABET Computer Accreditation Commission’s (CAC) general Student Outcomes (SOs) criteria from a-i and the program specific Student Outcomes j, k, l, m, n as required by the program criteria. These outcomes were agreed upon in a joint meeting of department academic committee and academic assessment unit, which had all the faculty attending. The agreed upon SOs of the IT 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 ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies of human computer interaction, information management, programming, networking, and web systems and technologies. [IT]
k. An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems. [IT]
l. An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment. [IT]
m. An understanding of best practices and standards and their application. [IT]
n. An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan. [IT]