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B.S.I.S. Career Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The primary objective of the B.S.I.S. program is to prepare students for entry level employment in biomedical engineering related fields. The program aims to provide training for the following O*NET SOC Occupation*: 15-1152.00 Computer Network Support Specialist. It may also provide training for the following additional O*NET SOC Occupations*: 11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Manager, 15-1122.00 Information Security Analysts, 15-1199.02 Computer Systems Engineers/Architects, and 15-1142.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators.

Examples of tasks commonly associated with such occupations as specified on the O*NET website include:

  • Configure security settings or access permissions for groups or individuals.
  • Identify the causes of networking problems, using diagnostic testing software and equipment.
  • Configure wide area network (WAN) or local area network (LAN) routers or related equipment.
  • Evaluate local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) performance data to ensure sufficient availability or speed, to identify network problems, or for recovery purposes.
  • Analyze and report computer network security breaches or attempted breaches.
  • Install network software, including security or firewall software.

* O*NET is a taxonomy of hundreds of occupations and an online resource for occupational information. It is being developed under the sponsorship of the US Department of Labor. To learn more, visit www.onetcenter.org. SCIT does not make any promise, guarantee or representation whatsoever to any student or graduate that he or she will obtain employment.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of the program include:

  • An ability to analyze a problem, and to identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the discipline.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences about technical information.
  • An ability to make informed judgements in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, manage risk, and produce deliverables.
  • An ability to support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.