King Abdullah II School of Information Technology - The University of Jordan -

Program Specifications

Bachelor of Computer Information Systems / Program Overview

Ø Background to the program and subject area:
Computer Information Systems (CIS) is one of the most important fields in information and computer technology. CIS is considered a bridge between computer science specializations and organizational and administrative fields, whereby a student gains knowledge and acquires skills necessary to analyzing, designing, developing and operating information systems and utilizing them in any type of public or private organizations. CIS Department offers a broad variety of interesting courses, from general overview to special skills, from business applications to programming tools, from productivity software to cutting edge developing environments.
Ø Vision statements of the program:
The program aims to positively serve and supply local communities with it skills in order to increase job opportunities in the field, and graduate top quality graduates.
Ø Mission statements of the program:
In compliance with the main directions of our vision, the faculty addresses the following
four categories:
1) Employment
a) To become the main provider of IT professionals in Jordan and the region
b) To provide continuous learning to our graduates
c) To encourage IT innovations and startup businesses.
2) Education
a) To provide high education levels ill the different fields of information
b) To provide high quality Curriculum that meets the market demands and industry
dynamic requirements
c) To boost advanced academic skills such as the critical thinking, analysis and
3) Research
a) To improve research skills of both faculty and students
b) To encourage the establishment of various research groups in the "main IT
c) To increase the visibility of research outcomes in the national and international
d) To increase participation in research events locally and internationally
e) To encourage cooperation with recognized research parties. 
4) Social
a) To facilitate and encourage student's social activities
b) To involve local Society in planning and choosing future directions Via
constructive feedback.
c) To establish the concept of voluntary work and serving society by: both faculty and students.
Ø Program Aims:
The educational objectives of the Computer Information Systems program align with the University of Jordan Mission, where the CIS department seeks to keep its programs up to date and produce graduates who will be productive by enabling them to function effectively in the private and public sectors. The CIS program also provides students with both theoretical and practical foundations needed to be successful and to embrace and excel at lifelong learning. The four main components in the university's mission are education, research, lifelong learning and quality improvement.