Advisory Board Mission and Objective

Mission

The CIDM Advisory Board is a collaboration between corporate representatives and WTAMU faculty, administration, alumni and students designed to provide mutual support to each other.  This collaboration should assist the faculty in developing, delivering and monitoring a high quality educational program so that WTAMU CIS graduates are equipped with the critical skill sets required by employers in the Texas Panhandle area as well as nationally and internationally.

Objectives

  • Conduct periodic reviews of the CIS curriculum
  • Exchange ideas with faculty on:
    • General industry trends
    • Information technology trends
    • Graduate/employee requirements for success as information system  professionals in the areas of:
      • Skills
      • Knowledge
      • Abilities
    • Recommend actions impacting future CIS program modifications in the areas of:
      • Overall curriculum design
      • Design of specific courses
      • Adoption or discontinuation of specific information system technologies, tools and methodologies
      • Program accreditation
      • Internships and employment opportunities
    • Participate with faculty in selected research and curricular development activities

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