UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Systems

The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and Systems (BS ITS)'s Program Goals (PG) aspire to (1) provide a program of courses and field experiences that lead to a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Systems, providing students with both practical and theoretical knowledge required to have a career in the information technology and systems function of the organization (SLO 1, 2, 3, 4). (2) present a curriculum to prepare graduates who understand business process and how data and information technology systems support these processes (SLO 1, 2). (3) develop graduates who can utilize critical thinking skills to identify and analyze system requirements that will be used in the development or selection of organizational-wide information systems and support managerial decision making (SLO 3, 4).

  • Problem Solving: Ability to solve organization technical problems through critical and analytical thinking. (PG 1,3)
  • Coding: Creative coding skills aligned to solve business problems and/or create opportunities. (PG 1, 3)
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Ability to work on a project team with people from different backgrounds, cultures, and ideas. (PG 3)
  • Project Management and Software Development: Ability to apply software development methodologies (planning, analysis, design, and implementation) and project management practices (initiating, planning, execution) to an IT/IS project. (PG 3)
  • Communication: Competency in the area of interpersonal oral and written communications, can articulate ideas to others, and convey technical matters clearly to others. (PG 1, 2)
  • Digital Technology: Adaptable to new and emerging technologies and can leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems. (PG 1, 2, 3)