The aim of this programme is to give students a sound knowledge of information technology fundamentals and their applications. This programme was formerly known as Bachelor of Science in Informatics. The programme is available in the College of Natural and Applied Science (CoNAS) under the Department of Informatics and Information Technology (DIIT). It is delivered only on a full-time basis for a minimum duration of 3 years.
Successful students should be able to:
Computer science is none without you. You will be an engine for Modern Science and Technologies.
Graduates of this degree programme work as technicians, technologists, systems analysts and designers, systems developers, network administrators, database developers and administrators, IT researchers in IT field, trainers in IT field, data specialist, information officer, and instructional e-learning designer. Prospective employees include ICT companies, financial institutions, training institutions, and other private and public institutions.
Two principal passes (4 points) in Advanced Mathematics and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Geography or Computer Science. OR. Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Electronics or Telecommunication Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects and a mini- mum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level.
The aim of this programme is to give students a sound knowledge of information technology fundamentals and their applications.
Core courses: Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Basics in Digital Circuitry, Foundation of Analysis, Introduction to Microcomputers and Applications, Linear Algebra I, Numerical Analysis I
Elective courses: Communication Skills I, Organization of Information Communication Theory and Practice, Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues of Development
Core courses: Fundamentals of Computer Networks, Computer Architecture, Data Structures and Algorithm, Introductory Statistics, Discrete Mathematics, Communication Skills II Elective courses: Entrepreneurship in ICT I, Organizational Behavior, Social-cultural Implications of ICT, Information Communication Technology for Development, Linear Programming, Calculus of Functions of a Single Variable
Core course: Database Concepts and Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Geo-Informatics, Object Oriented Programming–I, Web Content Design and Management, Operating System
Elective courses: Communication Skills I, Computer Maintenance and Repair, Computer Graphics, Mathematical Logic and Formal Semantics, Mathematical Statistics
Core courses: Object Oriented Programming – II, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Information Storage and Retrieval, Knowledge Management, Managing Information and Systems, Operations Research
Elective courses: Introduction to Computer Simulation and Modeling, e-learning Design, Ordinary Differential Equations
Core courses: Web Programming, Software Engineering and Project Management, Database Implementation and Management, Network Design and Administration, Information Architecture, Research Project I: Research Methods and Proposal Development
Elective courses: Knowledge-Based and Expert Systems, Mobile Application Development, Numerical Analysis II
Core courses: IT Security, Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Systems, Management of Telecommunications and Computer Networks, Professional Skills for IT Practitioners, Research Project II
Elective courses: Records and Archives Management, Decision Support Systems, Entrepreneurship in ICT – II, Functional Analysis.