Computer Science

This department began in 2008, it has a staff of seven members including two lab attendants. It has three intakes, the January, May and September intake.All intakes are for both diploma and certificate,the total enrollment is now 232 for certificate and 143 for diploma. The January and May intakes are morning session while the September intakes are afternoon and Evening.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To nature I.T experts
  • To create employment opportunities in ICT related fields

PROSPECTS:
Increase on the enrollment to meet the job requirement in the community
New programs are yet to be introduced like software engineering/development, database management systems.

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

CERTIFICATE COMPUTER SCIENCE-CSC

YEAR 1 : QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Communication Skills

COM110

3

 

 

Intro to Data Communication & Networks

CSC111

4

 

 

Fundamentals Of Information Technology

CSC112

4

 

 

Computer Applications 1

CSC113

5

 

 

YEAR 1 : QUARTER 2

Fundamentals Of Accounting

ACC120

3

 

 

Computer Repair & Maintenance

CSC121

3

 

 

Computer Applications 11

CSC123

3

 

 

YEAR 1 : QUARTER 3

Introduction to Operating System

CSC131

4

 

 

Introduction to Computer Mathematics

CSC132

3

 

 

Fundamentals of A+

CSC133

4

 

 

YEAR 2 : QUARTER 1

Principles of Network Administration & Configuration

CSC211

5

 

 

Computer Systems Project

CSC212

5

 

 

Industrial Training

CSC213

4

 

 

Desktop Publishing

CSC214

3

 

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE DIPLOMA CSD

YEAR 1 : QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Communication Skills

COM110

3

 

 

Information Technology

CSD111

3

 

 

Computer Literacy I

CSD112

3

 

 

Economics

ECO230

4

 

 

YEAR 1 : QUARTER 2

Financial Accounting

ACD100

3

 

 

Computer Repair & Maintenance

CSD121

3

 

 

Business System Analysis

CSD122

3

 

 

Computer Literacy II

CSD123

3

 

 

YEAR 1 : QUARTER 3

Fundamentals of Programing Techniques

CSD131

4

 

 

Fundamentals of Operating System

CSD132

4

 

 

Computer Mathematics

CSD133

3

 

 

Multimedia Systems

CSD134

3

 

 

Fundamentals Of Networking Technologies

CSD136

4

 

 

YEAR 2 : QUARTER 1

Fundamentals Of Networking Technologies

CSD136

4

 

 

Enterprise Networking

CSD211

3

 

 

Management Of Information  Systems

CSD212

3

 

 

Research Methodology

REM210

3

 

 

YEAR 2 : QUARTER 2

Website Development

CSD221

4

 

 

Database Design & Development

CSD222

4

 

 

Visual Basic Programming

CSD223

4

 

 

Research Project

REP220

3

 

 

YEAR 2 : QUARTER 3

Multimedia Systems

CSD134

 3

 

 

Computer Systems Project

CSD231

 4

 

 

Computerized Accounting

CSD232

 4

 

 

Internship

CSD233

 4

 

 

Data Structures

CSD234

 3

 

 

Computer Architecture

CSD235

 3

 

 

For Inquiries about the department, contact the Head Of Department by E-Mail at: computer@yci.ac.ug

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME
BIT BACHELORS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
CSD DIPLOMA COMPUTER SCIENCE
CSC CERTIFICATE COMPUTER SCIENCE
SHORT COURSES SHORT COURSES
WEB DESIGNING GRAPHICS
MULTI MEDIA NETWORKING
COMPUTER REPAIR & MANTAINENANCE  COMPUTER APPLICATION

Entry requirements for certificate:

At least a good “O” level certificate with atleast (5) five passes including English and Mathematics. 

Duration 1 1/2 year

Entry Requirements for Diploma
At least 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes at “A” level.

Or a professional certificate from a relevant field of study from a recognized institution plus a good

“O” level with at least (5) five passes including English and Maths.
Duration 2 years

Entry requirements for Bachelors

Two principle passes