Bachelor of Arts in Information Systems Technology

Mission statement

The mission of the computer science Bachelor of Arts in Information Systems Technology Program is to provide students with a solid foundation in both computer and information systems and business administration. Through the use of state of the art software and hardware students will learn to develop their programming skills in order to allow them to apply these learned techniques to analyze an information technology problem, evaluate possible solutions, and create a solution as part of an organizational development team. The program prepares students for careers in information system development, system organization, information system security, data base systems and analytics, and organizational analysis. Upon graduation a student is prepared for a career in information technology applications in business, industry, government, academics and the local community. In addition it provides students with opportunities to interact with professional institutions and exhibit the highest ethical standards in the practice of their profession.

Program learning objectives

  1. Students will learn to develop their programming skills in order to allow them to apply these learned techniques to analyze an information technology problem, evaluate possible solutions, and create a solution as part of an organizational development team.
  2. Students will have lifelong learning skills, which will allow them to successfully adapt to evolving technologies throughout their professional careers.
  3. Students are sufficiently prepared for employment and will have significant experiences with complex software development for real-world problems.
  4. Students will have sufficient teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills to enable them to work with others effectively in their professional careers.
  5. Students can function ethically and responsibly, and are conscious of ethical, social, global, legal, security and professional issues related to computing.

Educational outreach

Wayne State students pursuing a Bachelor's of Arts in Information Systems Technology in Computer Science may have the option of taking classes at the Schoolcraft Center or Macomb's ATEC building.