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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


The rapid spread of computers and computer-based technology over the past two decades has generated a need for skilled, highly trained workers proficient in the design and development of hardware and software systems. This professional group is widely referred to as Computer Scientist or Information Systems Analysts. Many organizations employ them as Manager of Information Systems or CIS Manager. Computer specialists are members of the fastest growing and most diverse profession. The Information Technology program is designed to meet the increasing demand for technology expertise in consulting, customer relations, marketing, sales, information science and general management. The program requires learners to complete a minimum of 139 credit hours. Learners must satisfy the General Education requirements by completing 42 credits hours of college-level course work that includes social science courses to help them develop the critical thinking skills necessary to fill responsible engineering and management positions. The remaining 97 credit hour are earned from the core, university orientation and concentration courses. A full-time student will take an average of one and a half month to complete 3 credits.


Learner’s can begin their course of study when they are ready and within defined parameters progress at your own pace. Learners may take more than one course at a time, however it is recommend that you do not, at least until you become entirely comfortable with your study system. The distance learning element of the program guarantees that learning takes place without any sort of disruption to learner careers.

Program Learning Outcome

Upon graduation, learners are expected to demonstrate the following skill set; 

  • Familiarity with a broad range of information technologies and how they are used;
  • An understanding of frameworks and planning techniques for the strategic management of information systems in organisations;
  • The ability to critically evaluate and apply appropriate strategies and techniques to the development of information technologies.

Admission Requirements

Entry Qualification an Associate Degree or its equivalent.

Degree Requirements

  • Successful completion of 139 credits hours;
  • Student must satisfy a minimum of 70 credit  hours with PUT;
  • Maintain a 2.0 grade point average


General Education 42 Credit Hours  
BS Information Technology - Core Courses    
ORI1101   Orientation 1 Credit Hours  
IT1101 Computer Essentials 3 Credit Hours
ASIT1201   Operating Systems & Computer Architecture 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT2102   Fundamentals of Software Development 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT2101   Introduction to Networking 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT1101   Information Systems Management 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT2102   Introduction to Databases 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT1102   Introduction to C Programming 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT1103   Fundamentals of Web Design and Development 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT2103   System Analysis & Design 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT1104   Computing & IT in the Workplace 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT1105   Object Oriented Development with Java 3 Credit Hours  
ASIT1106   System Development Methods 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT3201   Professional & Enterprise Development 3 Credit Hours  
BSBA3101   Principles of Management 3 Credit Hours  
BSEE3102   Digital Electronics I 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT3202   Creativity & Innovation 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT3103   Mobile & Wireless Technology 3 Credit Hours  
BSEE3204   Digital Electronics II 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT3205   Web Applications 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT3106   Integrated Business Processes with SAP ERP Systems 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT3107   Human-Computer Interaction 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT3108   Investigations in Information Technology 3 Credit Hours  
BSEE3109   Entrepreneurship 3 Credit Hours  
BSEE3111   Digital Circuit Lab 3 Credit Hours  

BS Information Techonology - Elective Courses - Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours

BSIT3231   Cloud Infrastructure & Services 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT4311   Investigations in Information Technology 3 Credit Hours  
BSEE3112   Fundamentals of Microprocessor 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT4313   Computer Systems Management 3 Credit Hours  
BSIT4314   Enterprise Systems OR System & Network Administration 3 Credit Hours  
BSEE3115   Design Project 6 Credit Hours  
BSIT4315   Probability & Statistical Modelling OR System Programming & Computer Control 3 Credit Hours  
BSEE4111   Microcontrollers 3 Credit Hours  
    Total Credit Hours 139 Credit Hours  


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