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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program

Kirinyaga University College

Bachelors Degree Program 3 Years

Course Details

Course Overview

Competence in computer information technologies is just as crucial to the growth of industry as well as to our day-to-day lives; everything from multimedia and online entertainment, mobile communication, internet search engines for web-based trade and large Electronic Medical Records systems for the Health Care sector. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree programme at Kirinyaga University places emphasis on applied Information Technology with lab sessions, projects and individual assignments; these elements will form important parts of the programme.

The goal of this Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree programme is to train information technology experts with the ability to use and develop advanced technology, both independently and in a project team.

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from Kirinyaga University shall be able to engage in a broad range of activities, such as project management, software development, network administration, marketing and sales, both independently and in a project team.

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

The entry requiremets for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree at Kirinyaga Uninversity are:

Stage 1: Must have an aggregate grade of C+(plus) in KCSE (or equivalent examination) and a minimum grade of C in Mathematics and English.

Stage II: Diploma in Management and Information Technology or Diploma in Information Technology with credit or any other qualification recognized by the University senate.

Course Objectives

The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree at Kirinyaga Uninversity is to prepare graduates with the skills necessary to enter careers in the design, application, development, implementation, and support of computer systems. The course of study enables our graduates to pursue a successful careers in Information Technology and contribute decisively to the application, improvement, and development of technology by demonstrating their ability to:

  • Address and solve complex and broadly defined engineering problems related to their discipline and field of specialization
  • Work as team members, show leadership, and communicate technical concepts and ideas effectively
  • Manifest a high level of professional integrity, and make ethical decisions that will have a positive impact on the organization and society
  • Embrace and practice lifelong learning, continue personal growth, and professional self-improvement

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