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Bachelor of Business Information Technology - BBIT program

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Bachelors Degree Program 4 Years

Course Details

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) program at JKUAT prepares candidates to become specialists in the information technology needs of the modern business.

This program at JKUAT is designed to meet the increasing demand in the market place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to harness and implement IT strategies taking advantage of emerging technologies.

Minimum Entry Requirements

To join the BBIT program at JKUAT the candidate should:

  • Be a holder of a KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+, minimum of C in mathematics and any group 1 unit and a C- in any group 2 or 3 unit Group 1 English/Kiswahili  Group 2 Chemistry/Physics, Biology Group 3 Geography, History, CRE.
  • Be a holder of  KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass and a minimum of credit pass in mathematics at KCE or
  • Be a holder of diploma in any relevant field from an institution recognized by the university senate or
  • Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the university senate as equivalent to the above where the candidate may be exempted from year one of study.

Course Objectives

The BBIT course at JKUAT equips graduates with both business management skills and skills in information technology. It combines the key aspects of Information Technology (covering areas such as software development, communications and networking, security, systems analysis, databases, etc.) with the key facets of business such as accounting, operations management, organization behavior, etc.

This combination of skills and knowledge prepares graduates to be immediately productive in the modern work environment.

Course Program

This BBIT degree course at JKUAT shall be offered in 8 academic semesters organized in four academic years.

There shall be an industrial attachment at the end of year three. The program will run for a maximum of eight semesters.

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