Informatics encourages and facilitates the process of collecting, cultivating, and organizing information digitally so that it can be better utilized by the community, businesses, organizations, and individuals. Informatics aims at improving the human experience by bridging the digital divide to bring people, information, and technology together so that technology can be put to work for solving complex problems facing humanity today. In accomplishing this mission, the Informatics department is committed to providing its students an opportunity to practice teamwork, leadership and technological project management skills while mastering the following (21st Century skills):

  1. Information and Media Literacy Skills
  2. Communication Skills
  3. Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking
  4. Problem Identification, Formulation & Solution
  5. Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity
  6. Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills
  7. Self-Direction
  8. Accountability and Adaptability
  9. Social and Ethical Responsibility

Students who successfully complete the Informatics program will have a sound understanding of Informatics and will wield a broad range of informatics skills to approach and synthesize information and develop creative Informatics solutions. The students will also be conversant in both oral and written forms of interdisciplinary communication to facilitate the application of theory and methods to the sociotechnical problems facing society today.

VISITING SCIENTISTS

NATURAL SCIENCES CONTACT INFORMATION