BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


BIT at YCI prepares you for a career working with computers and information, where you’ll apply technical skills to solve problems, support innovation, and improve communication between people.

Objectives:

Build IT human resource capacity in both the public and private sectors.

Develop professionals with theoretical and practical skills in the Information Technology (IT) sector;

Strengthen capacity and institutional building in the IT discipline in tertiary institutions, private and public sectors.

Period = 3 years

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

UCE and UACE Certificates with 2 Principle passes, or

Diploma from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning in a relevant discipline.

Foreign Applicants;

Prospective applicants whose final high school grades are in percentages and average points system e.g. Sudan, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia and others must have their grades first equated or standardized by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) before admission to YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Kenyan applicants for degree programmes should hold either;

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders must have a minimum Grade of C+ and above, OR

The Kenyan Advanced Certificate of Education “GCE or A-levels” applicants must have at least 2 principal passes or its equivalent.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Year 1: SEMESTER I

Name CU
ICT11050 Information and Communication Technology   4
BIT1102 Computer Literacy   4
ECV1103 Ethics and Christian Values   3
BIT1104 Management Information Systems   4
BCS1101 Business Communication Skills   3

Year 1: Semester II

ETR1205 Entrepreneurship   3
ACC1203 Financial Accounting   4
BIT1201 Database Management Systems   4
BIT1206 Computer networks and data communication   4
BIT1202 System analysis and design   4
BIT1204 Internet technology and web systems   4

Year 2: Semester I

BIT2101 Information systems project Management   4
BIT2105 Introduction to programming   4
BIT2102 Intelligent Systems   4
BIT2103 Enterprise data management   4
BIT2104 Information storage and retrieval   4

Year 2: Semester II

RMD2203 Research Methodology   3
BIT2201 Systems dynamics and simulation   4
POM2205 Principles of Management   3
BIT2204 Business process modeling   4
BIT2202 Data mining and &data warehousing   4

Year 3: Semester I

BIT3101 Enterprise Architecture    3
BIT3102 Operating systems    4
BIT3103 IT Project Management & Development     4
BIT3104 Strategic management of Information Systems     4
RPT3105 Research Report      4

Year 3 Semester II

BIT3203 Logic, probability and statistics     4
BIT3201 Security in information systems     4
BIT3202 Computer Repair and Maintenance     3
BIT3205 Knowledge based systems     3
BIT3204 Mathematics for Information Systems     4