business students, information technology, interpersonal skills, survey


Three hundred and two (302) business students were administered a survey designed to evaluate the importance that BCIS majors and other business majors placed on certain technical and interpersonal skills desired for IT hires. Student results were compared to industry desires from a previous study. Results indicated substantial agreement between BCIS majors and industry ratings. Results also indicated substantial correspondence between ratings of importance of certain technical skills by BCIS students and other business majors.

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