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DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIZATION

Program Goal:

The goal of this program is to produce diploma graduates to acquire adequate knowledge and skills to create, use, and support software applications and/or database systems intended for office and/or web-based line of business implementation. It will also prepare students for advanced/higher learning which focuses on information systems implementation in a business setting.

Program Objectives:

The Approved Information Systems Diploma Level program aims to:

  1. Train students to become Information Systems users and/or developers focusing on the nature and use of database driven, business-oriented information systems for Office and Web implementation and also on its structured and quality driven development processes.
  2. Develop students to become competent Database Designers, E-Commerce Website Developers, Web Developers, Graphics Designers, Business Software Users and Information Systems Personnel.
  3. Produce students who have the appropriate soft skills, such as, interpersonal, communication and team building skills to be able to deal with people in the workplace/organization.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Diploma level, graduates should be able to:

  1. Discuss key concepts pertaining to programs, information systems, programming and application development.
  2. Analyze problem domains with their corresponding technological components in the business organization.
  3. Compare and contrast different types of information system solutions and their applicability in different business organization settings.
  4. Discuss key business concepts and their implications to the information system development and implementation activities of an organization.
  5. Apply programming techniques and/or information system development models and methodologies in designing and developing programs and/or information system solutions.
  6. Develop information system solutions adhering to quality principles and best practices.
  7. Explore other areas that focus or relate to key information system components and/or technologies such as databases, networks, server side technologies, application frameworks, security and research.
  8. Communicate complex technical concepts through individual and/or team-oriented management model in ways that are appropriate to the requirements of the information technology client or group.

Diploma Level Graduate Skills Set:

  1. Generating reports, memos, database manipulation, office productivity, graphics design, and documentation.
  2. Using virtual collaboration tools and appropriate technologies in communications.
  3. Designing web applications with database connectivity using the latest tools and technologies.
  4. Analyzing and designing Information Systems using the latest tools and technologies.
  5. Aligning IT strategy with organizational strategy in order to enhance business processes with IT solutions.
  6. Managing organizational data, information, and infrastructure.
  7. Understanding a variety of technologies and their integration in order to create opportunities.
  8. Establish relationships with technology service providers. Some Job/Career Opportunities:

The Diploma Level graduates can land to the following job/career opportunities:

  1. Database Designers
  2. E-Commerce Website Developers
  3. Web Developers
  4. Graphics Designers
  5. Business Software Users
  6. Information Systems Personnel

BACHELOR IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIZATION

Program Goal:

The goal of this program is to produce highly-competent Information Systems graduates who are highly-capable to become managers, developers, analysts, administrators, and specialists in the chosen field of specialization. It will also prepare students for post-graduate learning which focuses on information systems implementation in a business setting.

Program Objectives:

The Approved Information Systems Bachelor Level program aims to:

  1. Train students to become Information Systems managers, developers, analysts, administrators, and specialists focusing on the nature and use of database-driven, business-oriented information systems.
  2. Develop students to become competent Application Developers, Database Administrators, Database Analysts, User Interface Designers, Business Process Analysts, IS Auditors, ERP Specialists, IT Architects, IT Security & Risk Managers, Network Administrators, Project Managers, IS Managers, and Technopreneurs.
  3. Produce students who have the appropriate soft skills, such as, interpersonal, communication and team building skills to be able to deal with people in the workplace/organization.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Bachelor level, graduates should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in modeling organizational processes and data.
  2. Demonstrate an excellent understanding on organizations, its levels, functions, roles, and performance.
  3. Develop information systems or IT solutions that enhance organizational performance.
  4. Demonstrate skill on managing projects, and integrating systems within and across organizations.
  5. Use techniques in data acquisition, information reuse, data transmission, and information storage with security and risk management, and control.
  6. Develop Information Systems or applications to help organizations achieve their goals.
  7. Solve problems with strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  8. Evaluate current ethical issues in the IS field using principles, standards, and techniques.
  9. Demonstrate proficiency in interpersonal communication and team skills.
  10. Demonstrate proficiency in research and competence in managing technology.

Bachelor Level Graduate Skills Set:

  1. Designing enterprise architectures or integrated systems.
  2. Designing secured Information Systems or data management technologies that can minimize organizational risks.
  3. Creating financial justification on IT projects.
  4. Designing IT solutions that provide a high-quality user experience.
  5. Managing Information Systems projects.
  6. Analyzing the risks associated with complex systems
  7. Analyzing the ethical and legal implications of complex situations related to IS.
  8. Develop innovative researches in the field of Information Systems.

Some Job/Career Opportunities:

The Bachelor Level graduates can land to the following job/career opportunities:

  1. Application Developers
  2. Database Administrators
  3. Database Analysts
  4. User Interface Designers
  5. Business Process Analysts
  6. IS Auditors
  7. ERP Specialists
  8. IT Architects
  9. IT Security & Risk Managers
  10. Network Administrators
  11. Project Managers
  12. IS Managers
  13. Technopreneurs

Course Structure

Diploma Year 1

S# Code Course Name Prerequisite Type Credit Theory Practical Total Hrs
Semester 1
1 ENTW1100 Technical Writing I FP Level 4 CR 2 2 0 2
2 ITIS101 Fundamentals of Information Technology FPIT0001 CR 2 0 4 4
3 ITIS102 Foundation of Information Systems None DR 3 5 0 5
4 BAMG1100 Introduction to Business None DR 3 2 2 4
5 ITDB101 Introduction to Database None DR 3 1 4 5
Semester 2
6 ENTW1200 Technical Writing II ENTW1100 CR 2 2 0 2
7 ITSE101 Programming I ITIS101 DR 3 1 4 5
8 ITIS103 Web Technologies None DR 3 1 4 5
9 ITIS104 Fundamentals of Multimedia None DR 2 0 4 4

10
BAMA1101 Business Mathematics MATH1102 OR MATH1103 DR 3 2 2 4
Summer
11 ITSE102 Introduction to Operating System ITSE101 DR 3 1 4 5
12 ITIS105 Computer Hardware and Network Essentials ITIS101 DR 3 1 4 5
total 32 18 32 50

MAJOR ELECTIVE AND COLLEGE ELECTIVE COURSES (THREE SEMESTERS PLAN)

Advance Diploma Major Electives

S# Code Course Name Prerequisite Credit Theory Practical Total Hrs
1 ITIS304 Technopreneurship BAMG2111 3 2 2 4
2 ITSE301 MobieApplication Development ITSE203 + ITIS103 3 1 4 5
3 ITSE205 Data Structures and Algorithms ITSE203 3 1 4 5
4 ITOB303 Data Warehouse Design ITOB101 3 2 2 4
5 ITSY 201 Fundamentals of Computer Security None 3 2 2 4