The IST Major at Regent University has the following goals as student learning outcomes:
An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline and within the context of a Biblical worldview.
An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution and to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs, leading to the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment.
An understanding of Biblical worldview, of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities, and an ability to contribute to society by modeling ethical, responsible and Christianly behavior.
An ability to communicate effectively, in oral and written forms, with a range of audiences, and function effectively on teams, assuming a variety of roles in teams of diverse membership to accomplish a common goal.
An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems, and to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.
An ability to identify and manage information assurance and security risks, and integrate appropriate mitigation strategies in the administration and management of computing, communication, and organizational systems.
A demonstrated professionalism in their work and ability to grow professionally through continued learning and involvement in professional activities.