B.Sc. (Hons) in Information Technology
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology offers a curriculum that focuses on the courses with leading edge on current information and communication technology (ICT) practices. Graduates are ensured of the solid foundation in the discipline and the broad expertise on ICT as the overarching goal of the program in preparing students with the broad, integrated IT knowledge including communications, computer networking, the broad and integrated IT knowledge including communications, computer networking, computer-based systems, database management, software development, website development, digital media, and electronic publishing.
The B.Sc. IT curriculum is a well-crafted program that aims to prepare IT graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on appropriate professional positions in IT upon graduation and grow into leadership positions or pursue research or graduate studies in the field. Specifically, after graduation a student should be able to:Explain and apply appropriate information technologies and employ appropriate methodologies to help an individual or organization achieve its goals and objectives;Function as a user advocate;Manage the information technology resources of an individual or organization;Anticipate the changing direction of information technology and evaluate and communicate the likely utility of new technologies to an individual or organizations;Understand, and in some cases, contribute to the scientific, mathematical and theoretical foundations on which information technologies are built;Live and work as a contributing well-rounded member of the society.
The ten (10) semester’s program is design into a structure with students typically studying both the theoretical and practical courses. These courses are structured to develop students’ knowledge of the subject by laying the foundation of the theoretical knowledge required in the first four (4) semesters and improving this knowledge by providing of more practical skills approach, in the last six (6) semesters so as to follow the students of this program to focus on technical and managerial competencies.