Bachelor Of Science In Computer Science, Bachelors Degree Program.

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Course Type: Bachelors Degree

Duration: 4 YEARS

Study Method: Fulltime

Fee: Kshs Kshs Kshs 72,200

Intake Date: May & October

Overview:

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science aims to
develop a student to be versatile and competent in all
aspects of Computer systems and applications including:

■Products and networks;
■Process and data analysis techniques;
■Software applications
■Software engineering; and
■Programming for both business and scientific applications.

In order to achieve this, students at KWUST undergo a
vigorous programme of education and training covering
theoretical, practical and work-based experience through
practical attachments.

Course Details:

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science aims to
develop a student to be versatile and competent in all
aspects of Computer systems and applications including:

■Products and networks;
■Process and data analysis techniques;
■Software applications
■Software engineering; and
■Programming for both business and scientific applications.

In order to achieve this, students at KWUST undergo a
vigorous programme of education and training covering
theoretical, practical and work-based experience through
practical attachments.

Course Entry Requirements:

To be admitted to The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a candidate must

•Have obtained at the K.C.S.E. level, a minimum mean grade of C+. In addition to this, the candidate must have passed with a minimum grade of C in Mathematics and English.
•Applicant must have covered Physics or Physical Science in Secondary School.
•A minimum of two principal passes one of which must be Mathematics at Advanced Level Certificate from a recognised institution.
•Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an Institution recognised by the university.
•A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.7 after undertaking Pre-University programme from a recognized institution.
Have any relevant qualification equivalent to the above.

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Course Objective

Through this course the graduant will be equipped with
strong scientific and analytical background of how to solve
real world computing problems as well as basic research
capacity, which is very important for further development
of the filed in the country and elsewhere. To emphasize
the practicability of this course the student is to
complete a Computer Science project that is supervised and
assessed by the department.
Upon completion of the prescribed programme for the Bachelor
of Science in Computer Science, the graduate will have
knowledge to be able to demonstrate a high level of
competence in the following:

i) ability to use of a general computer desktop products
and networks to support personal and group work.
ii) demonstrate an understanding of process and data
analysis techniquies and their places of Software
application.
iii) ability to implement reliable software solutions
and pproduce technical documentation.
iv) ability to select and apply software engineering
paradigm in appropriate situations.
v) Demonstrate an understanding of how to design and imple
ment programming language.
vi)ability in use of various programming languages for
the application to problems related in both business
and scientific areas.
vii) the ability to design and implement non-trivial
network solutions.
viii)Exceptional abilities in selected specialist areas
of computing.

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Course Programme

Year 1
Semester 1

Communication Skills
Foundation Mathematics
Fundamentals of Computing
Introduction to Programming
Physics 1
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Calculus 1

Semester 2

Culture,Sex and Gender
Object Oriented Programming1
Introduction to Computer Organization
Discrete Mathematics
Linear Algebra 1
Calculus 2
Physics 2

Semester 3

Community Service


Year 2
Semester 1

Development Studies
Object Oriented Programming 2
Data Communications and Networks
Introduction to Operating Systems
Electronics
Data Structures And Algorithms
Probability and Statistics 1

Semester 2

Public Image and Relations
Systems Analysis and Design
Digital Logic and Design
Introduction to Database Systems
Computer Programming Languages
Internet Application Programming
Probability and Statisiics 2

Semester 3

Internship 1


Year 3
Semester 1

Foundations of Software Engineering
Numerical Analysis 1
Advanced Operating Systems
Multimedia Systems
Programming Paradigms
Computer Architcture

Electives

OperationsResearch 1
Analysis of Algorithms and complexity


Semester 2

Introduction to Financial Management
Computing Proffessional Ethics
Object Oriented Analysis and design
Formal Languages and Automata Theory
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Graphics

Electives

Scientific Computing
Seminar Topics in Computer Science
Microprocessor Programming

Semester 3

Internship2


Year 4
Semester 1

Research Methodology
Computer systems Project(6 credit hours)
Human Computer Interface
Advanced Computer Networks
Advanced Database Systems
Advanced Software Engineering

Electives

Simulation anfd Modelling
Knowledge Based Systems

Semester 2

Strategic Management
Management of information Systems
Transaction Processing and Distributed Systems
Security and Cryptography
Compiler Construction

Electives

Neural Networks
Parallel Systems