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2006 Alumni Survey

Results of the survey conducted in January through March of 2006. There were 88 responses.

Responces to General Information

How would you rate the overall education you received in your major?
1
0
13
47
25
0
Poor
 
Average
 
Excellent
NA

If you have worked in the Computing field, how would you rank your academic preparation for your career?
1
1
12
38
28
5
Poor
 
Average
 
Excellent
NA

If you completed graduate study in a related field, how would you rank your preparation for graduate work?
0
1
6
12
12
46
Poor
 
Average
 
Excellent
NA

How would you rate the overall quality of teaching in the Department?
0
1
15
48
21
0
Poor
 
Average
 
Excellent
NA

How would you rate the overall quality of teaching at the University?
0
0
17
51
17
0
Poor
 
Average
 
Excellent
NA

Regarding the balance in the department's computing environment and experience with both Open Source and Proprietary (Microsoft, IBM etc.) software experiences. What should we use in the future?
0
13
57
11
0
0
Exclusively Proprietary
 
Even Balance
 
Exclusively OpenSource
No Opinion

Given your experience, for each of the topics listed below indicate the importance you believe we should give to the topic.

Discrete mathematical structures
7
26
38
12
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Programming fundamentals
1
1
10
72
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Algorithms and complexity
2
3
36
43
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Architecture and organization
2
5
28
48
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Theory of computing/formal languages
4
20
41
19
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Operating systems
3
10
42
29
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Data communications
3
3
34
42
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Web Programming
4
7
24
48
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Network and computer security
3
1
30
49
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Programming languages theory
4
18
46
15
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Human-computer interaction/graphics
14
15
37
18
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Artificial intelligence
13
38
29
4
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Database and information management
1
2
18
63
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Social and professional issues
7
17
42
18
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Software engineering
7
3
39
35
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Numerical methods
15
28
37
3
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Business organization concepts
7
16
32
29
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Business management concepts
8
14
34
27
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Professional communication/writing/presentation
2
1
27
53
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Semester long development of a major project
2
4
20
58
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Information systems development concepts/tools
7
3
43
31
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Risk management
6
8
50
20
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Project management
5
5
33
40
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Information systems analysis
6
6
41
30
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Information systems design
5
4
44
31
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Information systems implementation and testing
5
4
42
32
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Information systems operation and maintenance
9
6
43
26
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Software development using formal methods
5
7
46
24
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Software testing and metrics
6
3
41
32
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important

Internships
13
8
21
41
No Opinion
Not Important
Important
Very Important