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With the world becoming a "global village" in terms of ease and rapidness of communication, the discipline of business information technology (BIT) is increasingly gaining more momentum in this digital era and is playing a constructive role in advancing the society's welfare. The BIT department strives to supply the IT sector with competent software professionals with a particular emphasis on business applications. Driven by our moral responsibility towards our society in promoting scholarship and in educating the next generation of IT specialists, the mission of the department is to provide high-quality academic programs that can deal with the rapid technological advancements. BIT graduates should be able to take the advantage of computer capabilities in developing reliable, sustainable and ethical technological solutions that can contribute in solving real-world complex business and economical problems.

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Becoming one of the leading and premier business information technology institutions that provide quality education and promote world-class research.
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The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of Business Information Technology (BIT) plays a critical role in assuring that the graduates of BIT at UJ are highly qualified with the principles of technology in business and well trained with a wide range of transferable skills in (BIT) disciplines including independent learners and team workers enabling them to be effective in the public and private sectors to meet the needs of Jordanian and the region in the several fields of (BIT). The (PEOs) of BIT are :

       Meeting the international/local market requirements by producing graduates characterized by high qualifications, advanced training, independent learners, and capable of teamwork in any of the BIT disciplines.

       Fulfilling the need for professional instructors, lecturers, researchers and developers in Business Information Technology by delivering research-capable graduates, capable of pursuing their graduate studies.

       Maintaining the relationship with different local/international institutes through different professional activities, i.e. lecturers, seminars, conferences, among other possible forms of collaboration.

       Introducing different work-related concepts for our graduates, e.g. different job titles related to courses, core courses related to a specific job, major skills required to apply for a certain position, etc., enabling them to succeed in their job appointments.

       Developing a comprehensive, clear, and rigorous admission procedures for admitting students to the department on competitive basis

       Concentrating on serving all regions in Jordan by admitting students from all around the country, while admitting students from different neighboring countries as well, including people with disabilities, with an equal opportunity admission between both genders The BIT program Student Outcomes represent what we expect our graduates to achieve at the end of their study.

These include wide range of characteristics and are organized as follow:

A.     Knowledge and Understanding: Student gain knowledge and understanding of:

1.     The evolution of information business technology disciplines, techniques, challenges, and best practices currently available for dealing with them.

2.     How to apply the essential mathematics relevant to business information technology.

3.     Main principles related to the business information technology, such as design methodologies, choice algorithm, programming languages and practice, tools and packages.

4.     Professional responsibility including social, environmental, moral and ethical issues involved in the sustainable exploitation of computer technology.

B.     Intellectual Analytical and Cognitive Skills: Student gain the following intellectual abilities:

1.     To practice problem identification and analysis, design development, and construction of business technology.

2.     An ability analyze the extent to which a computer-based system meets the criteria defined for its current use and future development

3.     An ability to design E-business applications by using appropriate design tools.

C.     Subject/ Specific/ Practical Skills: Student gain subject-specific skills in the following:

1.     An ability to apply computer skills in various business application areas like government, commerce, and industry.

2.     Deploy effectively the tools used for the construction and documentation of software, in order to solve practical problems

3.     Plan and undertake a major individual projects.

4.     Design and implement web sites to serve useful E-Business applications.

D.    Creativity /Transferable Key Skills: Student gain transferable skills in the following:

1.     Use Information Technology skills and display mature computer literacy.

2.     Strike the balance between self-reliance and seeking help when necessary in new and challenging applications.

3.     Show personal commitment and responsibility by working to multiple deadlines in complex applications.

4.     Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, about business and computing issues.

5.     Demonstrate significantly enhanced group working abilities.

6.      Managing your own continuous learning and development including training, time management


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The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department is committed to Serving students and society through distinctive education, creative research, and to participate in the fulfillment of the society needs.
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The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department aspires to become well recognized in the area of computer information systems education and research at the national, regional and international levels.
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The undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Computer Information Systems department are listed below

1-     Providing the society with qualified and well-trained graduates with a wide range of transferable skills in computing, system development and performing research, enabling them to function effectively in the public and private sectors to meet the needs of Jordan and the region in the several fields of computer information systems.

2-      Enable graduates to demonstrate the ability to understand and apply ethical and security considerations to problems in an information systems environment.

3-      Enable graduates to demonstrate professional leadership skills through effective written, visual and oral communication skills.

4-      Producing graduates who are able to contribute effectively as members of systems development teams. (collaboration)

5-      Qualify graduates to recognize the need to pursue continued learning through their professional careers.


The Student Outcomes (SOs) of the CIS program at the University of Jordan are as follows:

       Knowledge and Understanding:

o Demonstrating the skills in the areas of computing theory and its applications in various fields of life.

o Possessing research skills that would qualify them to do scientific research and pursue higher studies locally or internationally.

o Understanding and accommodating the theoretical and applied skills required in the labor market.

o Understanding and analyzing the social impacts of information systems on world communities and realizing the responsibilities they have towards their organizations and societies.

       Intellectual Analytical and Cognitive Skills:

o Demonstrating high logical, mathematical, programming, and analytical skills.

o Be able to apply a systematic and scientific approach to define problems, understand inputs, gather and analyze system requirements, design, implement, test, and evaluate information systems that meet user requirements.

o Demonstrating adequate oral, vision and written expertise, good interpersonal communication skills, and professional practices.

       Subject/ Specific/ Practical Skills:

o Demonstrating their ability of having the sufficient programming skills.

o Fulfilling and passing the graduation project requirements.

o Maintaining technical competency in the face of rapid changes in the field of Information Technology. And having the willingness and motivation to learn and improve their skills and knowledge to attain ongoing professional development and to keep up to date with IT sector development and labor market demands.

       Creativity /Transferable Key Skills:

o Being able to practice IT professions ethically and professionally, and with full awareness and commitment to legal, security, ethical and social issues and standards.

o Being able to involve in any system development project including system evaluation, support, delivery and management, with the willingness to learn new skills, and to improve knowledge.

o Being able to collaborate effectively with colleagues and respect team work in any academic, technical, or working environment.


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