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Computer Science BS Program

Students will possess the necessary background in the principles and practice of computer science
... to pursue advanced study in computing or participate in modern software development.
Student Learning Outcome
Mapping
Apply the theory and principles of computer science
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
Demonstrate fluency in high­level programming languages, environments, and tools for computing
RIT Essential Outcomes: 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of computer organization, operating systems, and networks
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking
Demonstrate advanced knowledge of a selected area within the computer science discipline
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
Students will possess effective communication and teamwork skills that contribute to successful collaboration with colleagues and clients
Student Learning Outcome
Mapping
Apply computing skills and work effectively in teams in industry or research
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Prepare technical documents and make effective oral presentations
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Students will possess the ability to work as ethical and responsible members of the computing profession and society
Student Learning Outcome
Mapping
Comprehend and analyze both legal and ethical issues involving the use of computing in society
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning

Computer Science MS Program

Maintain the technical skills necessary to be successful practitioners in the discipline
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge across the discipline
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative
Literacies
Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in a selected area in the discipline
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
Possess the skills necessary for successful professional collaborations
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Communicate effectively in a professional environment
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Comprehend and analyze ethical issues related to the use of computing in society
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning
Act as ethical practitioners of the discipline
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Comprehend and analyze both legal and ethical issues involving the use of computing in society RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning

Computing and Information Technologies BS Program

Computing and Information Technologies Student Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Communicate effectively (verbally ­ one to one and one to many in written form), at all levels of an organization
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
 
2. Analyze customer needs and provide corresponding solutions to meet those needs at any level in an organization
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
3. Explain the impact of change and how to effect change RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
4. Demonstrate knowledge and application of protocols RIT Essential Outcomes: 5. Integrative Literacies
5. Gain experience with issues associated with working in teams and identify approaches to resolve those issues
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5d. Communication Literacy
6. Analyze and manage security risk from the individual desktop to the enterprise RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
7. Describe ethical and professional issues and their impact on individuals and the organization RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning
8. Program effectively within the students specialty area RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
9. Develop a skill for continuous learning about technology and recognize the need for continuous learning RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5e. Technical Literacy
10. Demonstrate competence through selection, hands­on design, implementation, and administration of networks, workstations, servers, programming and website implementation.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies

Computing and Information Sciences PhD Program

1. Ability to describe and explain the general literature of the discipline of computing and information sciences
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Conduct literature review, explain prior theoretical and practical work in a field.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5a. Scientific Literacy
2. Ability to apply knowledge from the literature of their area of specialization
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Create projects and design research components
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5b. Computational or Digital Literacy
3. Ability to critically evaluate existing research, to propose new viable research directions and to perform original work
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Create projects and design research components
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5a. Scientific Literacy
4. Ability to explain technical material via written reports and oral presentations
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Publish research work in a high-quality forum
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5a. Scientific Literacy

Computing Security BS Program

Student Learning Outcomes of BS Computing Security Program
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Program securely, accessing data and hardware to solve security and forensic problems
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
2. Identify requirements from users & communicate with users, peers and management to meet those requirements
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5d. Communication Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy
3. Configure and secure computers and network services and perform technical audits to assert control effectiveness
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5b. Computational or Digital Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy
4. Analyze malicious software and identify evidence of such software
 RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5b. Computational or Digital Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy
5. Analyze, defend against, and respond to computer and network attacks
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5b. Computational or Digital Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy
6. Discover, collect, preserve, analyze and present digital forensic evidence
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5b. Computational or Digital Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy
7. Assess the ethical ramifications of working in the security field
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
8. Work effectively in team environments to accomplish a goal
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5d. Communication Literacy
9. Explain current and future expectations of a Security professional RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5d. Communication Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy

Computing Security MS Program

Employable in professional positions in information assurance and/or computer forensics domain, or pursue an advanced degree
Graduates will be employable in professional positions in either the public or private sector in the information assurance and/or computer forensics domain, or pursue an advanced degree.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Describe technologies emerging in the field of computing security and their impact on large organizations
 RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5d. Communication Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy
Interface and communicate effectively at all levels of an organization
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5d. Communication Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy
Design and write effective security policies that meet the operational and business goals of an organization RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies, 5d. Communication Literacy, 5e. Technical Literacy

Game Design and Development BS Program

Game Design and Development 
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Identify, analyze, and resolve game design problems using industry­-established game design and gameplay concepts
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning
2.Apply knowledge of programming, math, physics, and game design to the field of game design and development RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
3.Integrate game design and technology concepts in the practice of game creation No Mapping
4. Identify and solve production pipeline issues related to the game design and development process
No Mapping
5. Apply technology to develop media­centric experiences No Mapping
6. Identify, critique & apply knowledge of media theory, mediated communication & aesthetics towards the construction of media­centric apps
No Mapping
7. Identify critical legal and ethical challenges in the design and production of games
No Mapping
8. Effectively communicate technical and design concepts through writing, speech, and formal presentation
No Mapping
9. Effectively participate and contribute to multidisciplinary design and development teams
No Mapping

Game Design and Development MS Program

A. Combine concepts in essential knowledge domains such as game development processes, game design, as well as gameplay and prototyping
...as well as gameplay and prototyping, towards the realization of game design and development applications or related media­centric works.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Apply knowledge of game design, game development processes, gameplay theory and prototyping to the field.
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A  and  B.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative
Literacies
2. Identify, analyze, and resolve game design problems
using industry established game design and gameplay
concepts
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A,  C,  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical
Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
3. Integrate emerging design and technology concepts in the practice of game creation
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A,  C,  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
4. Apply core industry processes in the construction of game systems and entertainment technology applications
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A  and  B.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative
Literacies
B. Work productively as game application developers, game designers, simulation and visualization application developers
...  and/or  process  tool  developers  within  the  games  industry  or  a  related  media­centric  discipline.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Apply knowledge of game design, game development processes, gameplay theory and prototyping to the field
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A  and  B.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
2. Integrate emerging design and technology concepts in the practice of game creation
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A,  B,  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
3. Apply current technology in a media­centric context
Maps  to  Program  Goals  B  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
4. Apply core industry processes in the construction of game systems and entertainment technology applications
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A  and  B.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
C. Effectively communicate within the profession as well as recognize & interpret technical, social, cultural, ethical, & global indicators
... within the field.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Identify, analyze, and resolve game design problems using industry established game design and gameplay concepts
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A,  C,  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
2. Identify critical legal and ethical challenges in the design and production of games
Maps  to  Program  Goal  C.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning
3. Demonstrate how design and development applies to both a local and global industrial practice and research
Maps  to  Program  Goal  C.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness

4. Effectively communicate technical and design concepts through writing, speech, and formal presentation
Maps  to  Program  Goals  C  and  D.

RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking
D. Work effectively in multidisciplinary concept design and/or software development teams
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Identify, analyze, and resolve game design problems using industry established game design and gameplay concepts
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A,  C,  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
 
2. Integrate emerging design and technology concepts in the practice of game creation
Maps  to  Program  Goals  A,  B,  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
3. Apply current technology in a media­centric context
Maps  to  Program  Goals  B  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
4. Effectively communicate technical and design concepts through writing, speech, and formal presentation
Maps  to  Program  Goals  C  and  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking
5. Effectively participate and contribute to multidisciplinary design and development teams
Maps  to  Program  Goal  D.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
E. Engage in applied and integrative research related to game design, game technology, or media­centric application development
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Conduct applied and integrative research in the field of game design and development.
Maps  to  Program  Goal  E.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking

Human­ Computer Interaction MS Program

Explain the conceptual & methodological frameworks of HCI & HCI research, particularly human cognition as it applies to information systems
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Select and use appropriate cognitive theories and techniques to explain and describe user behavior and model user requirements
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
Integrate HCI principles and user­centered methodologies for the design, implementation, and evaluation of products
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Create prototypes based on user requirements, can perform formative and summative evaluations, and make design recommendations
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Integrate the subject matter of an application domain with HCI principles and practices
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Students can describe the domain terminology, list the problems and issues, and demonstrate technical skills within an application area
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Synthesize HCI research and practice to solve a real world problem
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Students can integrate knowledge from several areas to develop research hypotheses & verify value of evidence to draw conclusions
...or to use new technologies and approaches to implement solutions.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking

Information Sciences and Technologies MS Program

1. Engage with IST academic or professional communities and contribute to the knowledge bases of the field
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Demonstrate academic writing skills
Students will write a literature review that is potentially publishable, reviewing  theories,  models,  or  professional  practice  in  IT.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5.Integrative Literacies
2. Apply specialized analytical and technical skills to a domain of work
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Utilize advanced applied skills in an IT concentration area
Students  can  demonstrate  advanced  applied  skills  in  an  IT concentration  area
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
3. Design information services to enhance value of information
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Convey, order, analyze and display complex information using technological means
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
4. Explore and extend creative uses of emerging information technologies
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Develop innovative technology approaches or solve problems in a new way
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies

Networking and Systems Administration MS Program

Graduates will be employable in networking, security, or systems administration professional positions in both the private & public sectors
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Describe technologies emerging in the field of networking and system administration and their impact on large organizations
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Be a key contributing member in the development, management, or research of the computing infrastructure of an enterprise
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Describe and implement technologies important to the management and deployment of large scale computing environments
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Interface and communicate effectively at all levels of an organization RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Design and write effective computer and network policies that meet the operational and business goals of their organizations
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies

New Media Interactive Development BS Program

New Media Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
1. Apply knowledge of technology, math, programming, and media design to the field of new media interactive development
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
2. Apply technology to develop media­centric experiences
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking
3. Idenitify, critique, and apply knowledge of media theory, mediated communication and aesthetics to the construction of media centric apps
No Mapping
4. Identify critical legal and ethical challenges in the design and production of media­centric creations
No Mapping
5. Effectively communicate technical & design concepts through writing, speech, & formal presentations
No Mapping
6. Effectively participate and contribute to multidisciplinary design and development teams
No Mapping

Software Engineering BS Program

1. Ability to design, synthesize, and analyze, software systems of increasing size and complexity
...  at  various  abstraction  levels,  from  the  individual  component  to  the  entire  system  architecture.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Engineering Foundations
An  ability  to  apply  knowledge  of  mathematics,  science,  and engineering.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (a),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
 
Design
An  ability  to  design  a  system,  component,  or  process  to  meet desired  needs  within  realistic  constraints  such  as  economic, environmental,  social,  political,  ethical,  health  and  safety, manufacturability,  and sustainability.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (c),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
 
 
Problem Solving
An  ability  to  identify,  formulate,  and  solve  engineering  problems.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (e),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Broad Education
The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (h),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Modern Tools
An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (k),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
2. Ability to define, assess, and tailor software quality practices, and software processes and methodologies
... for  appropriate  application  on  software  development  projects  in  a  variety  of  domain  areas.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Engineering Foundations
An  ability  to  apply  knowledge  of  mathematics,  science,  and engineering.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (a),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Experimentation
An  ability  to  design  and  conduct  experiments,  as  well  as  to  analyze and  interpret  data.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (b),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Multidisciplinary Teamwork
An  ability  to  function  on  multidisciplinary  teams.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (d),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness
Problem Solving
An  ability  to  identify,  formulate,  and  solve  engineering  problems.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (e),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Professional Responsibility
An  understanding  of  professional  and  ethical  responsibility.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (f),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness
Communication
An  ability  to  communicate  effectively.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (g),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Broad Education
The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (h),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Modern Tools
An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
ABET­ 2011­2012 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs: Element (k),
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
3. Ability to be an effective member of a multi­disciplinary software­intensive product development team
...  with  an  awareness  of  individual  professional  and  ethical  responsibilities.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Experimentation
An  ability  to  design  and  conduct  experiments,  as  well  as  to  analyze and  interpret  data.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Design
An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Multidisciplinary Teamwork
An  ability  to  function  on  multidisciplinary  teams.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness
Professional Responsibility
An  understanding  of  professional  and  ethical  responsibility.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness
Communication
An  ability  to  communicate  effectively.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Contemporary Issues
A  knowledge  of  contemporary  issues.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
4. Ability to communicate, to varied stakeholder audiences, technical concepts in a complete, concise, and correct manner
...in  a  format  appropriate  for  the  audience.
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Multidisciplinary Teamwork
An  ability  to  function  on  multidisciplinary  teams.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness
Communication
An  ability  to  communicate  effectively.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
5. Ability pursue life­long learning
... through graduate education, participation in professional activities, or the acquisition of new technical proficiencies, or managerial and leadership skills
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Life-­Long Learning
A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life­long learning.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning
Contemporary Issues
A  knowledge  of  contemporary  issues.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies

Software Engineering MS Program

To produce graduates with a depth of knowledge in a specialty area of software engineering
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Develop and deliver precise, concise, and complete technical materials for the various stakeholders of a software development
... undertaking both orally and in writing.
 
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Select and apply adequate software methods and tools as they apply to the qualitative and structural features of a software product RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Demonstrate the ability to apply their knowledge to practical problems in the discipline RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
To produce graduates who are prepared to assume mid­level technical positions in industry
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge across the discipline
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Develop and deliver precise, concise, and complete technical materials for the various stakeholders of a software development
... undertaking both orally and in writing.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Apply accepted software engineering processes and frameworks to the development of software products
... as they relate to analysis and specification of software requirements, software architecture and design, software construction, and verification and validation of software systems.
No Mapping
To enhance the reputation of RIT as an institute for excellence in software engineering education
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge across the discipline
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 5. Integrative Literacies
Select and apply adequate software methods and tools as they apply to the qualitative and structural features of a software product
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Select and apply adequate methodologies and tools to the qualitative and structural features of a software development organization
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
To produce graduates with the ability to perform independent research
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Develop and deliver precise, concise, and complete technical materials for the various stakeholders of a software development
... undertaking both orally and in writing.
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Demonstrate the ability to apply their knowledge to practical problems in the discipline No Mapping
Apply accepted software engineering processes and frameworks to the development of software products
... as they relate to analysis and specification of software requirements, software architecture and design, software construction, and verification and validation of software systems.
No Mapping

Web and Mobile Computing BS Program

Analyze and architect effective, user­centric solutions within information intensive environments
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Analyze and design integrated information systems
 
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Design and evaluate domain­sensitive end user experiences
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Create user-­friendly components with user­-centered design methods
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 3. Global Interconnectedness, 5. Integrative Literacies
Develop and deploy n­tier, integrated, user­centric computing systems
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Create and deploy complex information systems
RIT Essential Outcomes: 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies
Apply the practices of informatics for knowledge discovery and analysis
Student Learning Outcome Mapping
Design and create systems using informatics techniques including information visualization
RIT Essential Outcomes: 1. Critical Thinking, 2. Ethical Reasoning, 4. Creative and Innovative Thinking, 5. Integrative Literacies