The Bachelor of Science program in Information Systems and Technologies (CTIS) has the following vision, mission, objectives, and outcomes:


Our vision is to make the CTIS program one of the leading four-year education programs which brings in individuals to the information systems industry by means of their predominantly applied education.


The program’s mission is to prepare the students for a promising career in the dynamic and fast developing field of information systems and to bring them up as individuals, competing in technical respects, having high self-confidence, apting to team work, and being experts in human relations.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

Graduates of the program are expected to attain or achieve one or more of the following program educational objectives within a few years of graduation:

PEO1: CTIS graduates will be distinguished in their careers as prominent information systems leaders, experts, and entrepreneurs.

PEO2: CTIS graduates will efficiently and effectively apply their technical and business knowledge in information systems development via strong teamwork and communication skills with high level of ethical standards and social obligations in their professions.

PEO3: CTIS graduates will value the importance of continuous learning and improvement of their knowledge and applied skills through active engagement in professional activities and trainings in order to assess and evaluate emerging information systems technologies and trends.

(CTIS: Bilkent University, Information Systems and Technologies)

Student Outcomes

In light of the mission statement and program educational objectives (PEO) given above, the graduates of the program will have the following abilities:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline.
  6. Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.
  7. Take advantage of the campus life where students are engaged in diversity, creativity and commitment outside coursework through artistic, cultural, sportive and intellectual activities.