Student Learning Outcomes
Informatics is an applied, professional computing discipline. It responds to society's need to solve increasingly complex problems in all fields of human endeavor by acquiring, managing and interpreting data. Informatics studies the ways in which people, information and digital technologies interact.
Nearly all fields benefit from the rapidly evolving fields of computing and information science. Informatics graduates solve problems through the application of computing or computation in the sciences, business, the humanities and the arts.
Computing and information technology are evolving rapidly. The student learning outcomes articulated here are central to educating Informatics graduates who possess both the technological and human-centered design skills necessary to develop and deploy useful digital tools that acquire and manage data for informed decision-making. They incorporate intellectual and ethical standards that every School of Informatics graduate should attain.