The Information Management Department was founded in 2002, aiming to nurture future professionals in information management, and help them be versatilely educated in information systems so as to make their learning meet requirements of being professionals in this domain. In fact, an information industry needs well-educated professionals, not only engineers but also managers. Our department is helpful in business society of Taiwan, particularly in this quick advanced era of information and networking technologies in the 21st Century.
Our education goal is to nurture and shape students into professionals.
Accordingly our education process can be classified into the following stages:
Career options of our students
Since our curriculum emphasizes both information technology and management science in addition to the combination logic and application, therefore a student, whether choosing to seek employment or to pursue further education, has adequate knowledge and ability to face future challenges. The two aspects, pursuing further education, and employment, are stated below:
To receive a Bachelor's degree from this university, a student is required to complete a minimum of 128 credits, which contain 14 credits of basic requirements, and 14 credits of the courses covering at least 3 areas from four, including Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Sciences.
Among the 128 credits, at least 25 credits of elective education courses from the Department of Information Management are necessary. In addition, each student has to join our e-business group or Internet security group and take at least 12 credits of the group.
To receive a Master's degree from this department, a student is required to complete a minimum of 34 credits, including 13 credits of required courses and 21 credits of elective courses all from Department of Information Management. If a student would like enroll other related master courses from other departments or schools, he/she must be agreed by his/her advisors or chairperson of this department, and 6 credits are the upper limit.
Students entering this department in or after 2009 should submit their papers rewritten from their theses to a conference or journal and be accepted before they can apply for oral examination.