Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (BSIT)
College of Information Technology

Program Objectives & Outcomes

OBJECTIVES

  • To provide students with critical competences and cutting-edge skills of core information technologies of human computer interaction, information management, programming, networking, and web systems and technologies.
  • To enable students to critically analyze, identify, and solve real-world problems; to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs; to manage information; to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.
  • To instill in students a keen appreciation of, and to demonstrate, professionalism and ethical behavior, including responsible teamwork, creativity and communication skills with professional attitudes, and to prepare them for the complex actual work environment and for life-long learning.

 

OUTCOMES

A. Knowledge and Understanding

A1: Concepts and Theories: Demonstrate critical knowledge and understanding of mathematics and current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies of human computer interaction, information management, programming, networking, and web systems and technologies.

A2: Contemporary Trends, Problems and Research: Be cognizant of up-to-date trends, problems, research issues, and methods in information technology.

A3: Professional Responsibility: Demonstrate an understanding of best practices and standards of information technology and their application.

B. Subject-specific skills

B1: Problem Solving: An ability to critically analyze and identify user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.

B2: Modeling and Design: An ability to model, design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.

B3: Application of Methods and Tools: An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

C. Critical-Thinking Skills

C1: Analytic: Critically analyze the complexity of real problems, evaluate the possible alternative computable solutions and analyze their performance and impact on individuals, organizations, and society.

C2: Synthetic: Demonstrate the ability to integrate existing and new technologies into unified computer systems and effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.

C3: Creative: Innovate and apply new alternative methods to solve IT and real world problems.

D. General and Transferable Skills (other skills relevant to employability and personal development)

D1: Communication: Express and communicate ideas effectively, in written and oral form.

D2: Teamwork and Leadership: An ability to function effectively on teams, as member or leader with decision making responsibilities, to accomplish a common goal.

D3: Organizational and Developmental Skills: Demonstrate an ability to manage learning tasks independently and professionally with a view to inculcating skills for self-development and life-long learning in order to effectively prioritize, plan, manage and allocate appropriate resources to implement tasks.

D4: Ethical and Social Responsibility: Demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.

This program achieved full confidence by QQA

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Study Plan

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FIRST YEAR (32 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ARAB 101COMPOSITION FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ARABIC IInfo303
ENGL 101ACADEMIC ENGLISH IInfo303(ENGL 052 & ENGL 055) or passing placement test
ITCS 101INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS & ITInfo223
MATH 101CALCULUS IInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
HUMR 101HUMAN RIGHTS PRINCIPLESInfo202
PHYS 131GENERAL PHYSICSInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER16217

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ENGL 102ACADEMIC ENGLISH IIInfo303ENGL 101
HIST 121MODERN HISTORY OF BAHRAINInfo303
ITCS 122INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUESInfo223ITCS 101
MATH 102CALCULUS IIInfo303MATH 101
STAT 101INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICSInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER14215

SECOND YEAR (33 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ENGL 201ACADEMIC ENGLISH IIIInfo303ENGL 102
MATH 202CALCULUS IIIInfo303MATH 102
ITCS 201OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IInfo223ITCS 122
XXXX XXXFREE ELECTIVE IInfo303
ITCS 209DISCRETE STRUCTURESInfo303MATH 102
ITMS 205INTERNET APPLICATIONS AND SERVICESInfo223ITCS 101
TOTAL PER SEMESTER16418

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ENGL 202ACADEMIC ENGLISH IVInfo303ENGL 201
ITCS 221OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING IIInfo223ITCS 201
ITCS 214COMPUTER SYSTEMSInfo303ITCS 101
ITCS 222VISUAL PROGRAMMINGInfo223ITCS 122
ITCS 224DATA STRUCTURESInfo223ITCS 201
TOTAL PER SEMESTER12615

THIRD YEAR (39 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 303DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF ALGORITHMSInfo233ITCS 224 & ITCS209
ITCS 313SOFTWARE ENGINEERING IInfo223ITCS 201
ITCS 323DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN & APPLICATIONInfo223ITCS 222
ITMS 302HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION (HCI)Info223ITCS 222
HU/SS XXXHUMANITIES/ SOCIAL SCIENCESInfo303
TOTAL PER SEMESTER11915

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ETHC 392ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN IT AND COMPUTER ENGINEERINGInfo303Completion of at least 66 credits
ITCS 327SOFTWARE ENGINEERING IIInfo303ITCS 313
ECTE 329COMPUTER NETWORKSInfo223ITCS 214
ITCS 333INTRODUCTION TO SQL (ODbA – 1)Info223ITCS 323
ITCS/ITMS 3XXMAJOR ELECTIVE IInfo223
XXXX XXXFREE ELECTIVE IIInfo303
TOTAL PER SEMESTER15618

SUMMER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
INTR* 441BSIT InternshipInfo006Completion of at least 90 credit hours with CGPA ≥2.00
TOTAL PER SEMESTER006

FOURTH YEAR (30 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 404INFORMATION SECURITY ENGINEERINGInfo223ITCS 327
ITCS 401SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENTInfo223ITCS 327
ITCS 409OPERATING SYSTEMSInfo303ITCS 214 or ECCE 303
IERM 498RESEARCH METHODS IN IT AND ENGINEERINGInfo303Completion of at least 90 Credits
ITMA 401E-COMMERCEInfo303ITCS 101
TOTAL PER SEMESTER13415

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 499MAJOR PROJECTInfo063ETHC 392 & IERM 498
ITCS 425WEB ENGINEERINGInfo223ITMS 205 & ITCS 327
ITCS 413INTELLIGENT SYSTEMSInfo223ITCS 303
ITCS 4XXMAJOR ELECTIVE IIInfo223
ITCS 427MOBILE COMPUTINGInfo223ITCS 221 & ECTE 329
TOTAL PER SEMESTER81415
* Students are required to register for INTR 441. In special cases however; students have the choice to register in any two major elective courses.

LIST OF MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ITCS 334INTRODUCTION TO PL/SQL (ODbA – 2)Info223ITCS 333
ITCS 433DATABASE ADMINISTRATION I (ODBA – 3)Info223ITCS 334
ITCS 434DATABASE ADMINISTRATION II (ODBA – 4):Info223ITCS 433
ITCS 341SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION IInfo223ITCS 214
ITCS 441SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION IIInfo223ITCS 341
ITCS 422DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMSInfo223ITCS 409
ITMS 351GRAPHICS & MULTIMEDIAInfo223ITMS 205
TOTAL PER SEMESTER141421

Employablity

Communication:

Express and communicate ideas effectively, in written and oral form.

Teamwork and Leadership:

An ability to function effectively on teams, as member or leader with decision making responsibilities, to accomplish a common goal.

Organisational and Developmental Skills:

Demonstrate an ability to manage learning tasks independently and professionally with a view to inculcating skills for self-development and life-long learning in order to effectively prioritise, plan, manage and allocate appropriate resources to implement  tasks.

Ethical and Social Responsibility:

Demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.

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Fast Facts

Qualification: Bachelors in Information Technology

Type: Undergraduate

Duration: 4 years

Qualification name: Information Technology

College: College of Information Technology

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Fees

Bachelor’s Degree fees

The estimated duration for completion of a Bachelors Degree at Ahlia University is 4 years. This is structured around 134 credit-hours covering 45 courses.

The duration of study for each course is fifteen weeks, covering approximately 45 study hours.

Application Fee BD 20
Registration Fee BD 200
Placement Tests Fee (if applicable) BD 40
Orientation Courses (if applicable) BD 1,200
First Year Courses – 12 courses (BD 300 Per Course) BD 3,600
Second Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 330 Per Course) BD 3,630
Third Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 360 Per Course) BD 3,960
Fourth Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 390 Per Course) BD 4,290
TOTAL BD 16,940

Please note that the fees listed above do not include the cost of text books required to complete the program.

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Course Syllabus

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