Program Learning Outcomes — BS in Information Science and Data Analytics


Upon completion of the BS in Information Science and Data Analytics program, students will be able to:

A. Apply information and data science concepts and methods by thinking critically and creatively to conceptualize and solve real world problems;

B. Demonstrate an understanding of the data lifecycle, including data curation and stewardship. distributed computing, and the data pipeline ecosystem;

C. Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility in data ownership, security, sensitivity of data, and consequences and privacy concerns of data analysis;

D. Demonstrate an ability to identify user-centric information and data needs of diverse populations and to interpret data findings effectively to diverse audiences, orally, visually, and in written formats;

E. Demonstrate an understanding of how people from diverse backgrounds and cultures interact with technology and with each other in technological contexts; and how to plan strategically for emerging technologies and the changing technological landscape.