Produce graduates who possess the right combination of knowledge and practical hands-on expertise to take care of both an organization’s information technology infrastructure and the people who use it.
IT specialists assume responsibility for selecting hardware and software products appropriate for an organization, integrating those products with organizational needs and infrastructure, and installing, customizing and maintaining those applications for the organization’s computer users. Examples of these responsibilities include the installation of networks; network administration and security; the design of web pages; the development of multimedia resources; the installation of communication components; the oversight of email products; and the planning and management of the technology life-cycle by which an organization’s technology is maintained, upgraded, and replaced.
The program aims at producing graduates with practical skills to:
- Participate in a professional manner in the development of modern information technology products and services.
- Specify, design and implement computer based elements of computer systems which are technically and economically acceptable.
- Plan and monitor small information technology projects and understand the control aspects of such undertakings.
- Develop skills and abilities in an independent professional manner with a view to managing their own professional business in information technology such as e-commerce.
While the overall objective is to teach the students a balanced blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, the course empathizes a hands-on and skills building approach in order to turn out career ready graduates. Given the infancy of the computer industry in the country, the industry has not yet matured and built a capacity capable of providing proper on the job training for graduates. It is paramount that the students learn the essential practical skills to enable them to take a leading role, if called on, upon graduation.
BSc (Honors) Information Technology
- Network Management and Design
- Business Computing
Settana Mohammed Abduallh