Bachelor of Science in Information Systems - Project Management

Program Mission
The mission of the Information Systems program is to provide quality education in the field of Information Systems based on internationally recognized standards for undergraduate programs; produce Information Systems professionals who can manage computer and communications technologies and information resources within organizations in the UAE and Gulf region; and prepare individuals for lifelong learning and research.
Program Goals
The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program has the following goals:
  • Provide students with up-to-date coverage of both core and specialized knowledge of IS methodologies and practices in order to get entry-level positions in organizations or pursue postgraduate studies and research.
  • Provide cutting-edge technical skills in order to propose IT solutions that meet market and societal needs in enhancing organizational competiveness and improving decision taking processes.
  • Expose students of the program to ethical and professional principles within an IT environment.
  • Enhance students’ communication and leadership skills.
Program Outcomes
There are nine Learning Outcomes related to the Information Systems major and one learning outcome associated to each concentration.
Graduates will be able to: IS1. Use general education knowledge of diverse fields particularly the business domain in understanding and building IS applications. IS2. Apply knowledge of core concepts, techniques and practices to IS applications. IS3. Use analytical and critical thinking skills to solve IS problems. IS4. Address information requirements and provide solutions that reflect current business needs and changes. IS5. Select and adopt emerging technologies for computerized business information systems. IS6. Manage information systems components to maintain business sustainability. IS7. Make decisions and conduct social responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner. IS8. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. IS9. Function independently and as an effective member or a leader of a team. Concentration in Project Management IS-PM. Use and apply Project Management theories and practices in IS environment.
Career Opportunities
Information system graduates are required to meet the demands of various stakeholders including industry, commerce, education, health, and government. Some graduates are employed in companies and research organizations, others in resource centers in schools, colleges and universities. There are opportunities in finance, in computing and telecommunications industries, as well as in the medical sector.
Required Credit Hours: minimum 123 hours