Bachelor of Science in Information and Communications Technology

Program Description

This is a single degree leading to an AUPP Bachelor of Science in Information and Communications Technology. The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) program is designed to develop graduates with the ability to manage and lead the computer-based information systems. The program aligns the capabilities of information technology to business analysis and communications. Students are encouraged to sharpen their skills in Network Infrastructure and Security, Telecom, Data Science, Software Engineering, and Management Information System.

Students enhance their critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills with knowledge of management principles. The program is a balance of technology, management, communications, and the liberal arts.

Career Opportunities

Students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, real-life experience, and skills to be entrepreneurs in today’s influential industries including Telecommunications, Network, and IT. Graduates are well-prepared to enter technology related careers, such as, network designer and administrator, core network engineer, radio engineer, system administrator, cyber security engineer/administrator, software developer, database administrator, web designer/developer, mobile develop, IT project manager, and Data scientist.

Bachelor of Science, Information and Communications Technology

Program Structure Required Total Credits (123)
General Education                                  31
Core Major                                  62
Specialization Electives

Note: Students will choose one of the following specializations

Specialization 1: 30
Specialization 2: 30
Specialization 3: 30
Specialization 4: 30

General Education Courses (Required 31 credits)

Core Major (Required 62 Credits)

Specialization Electives (Required 30 Credits)

Student can choose one of the following skills:

SPECIALIZATION 1: Network Infrastructure and Security 27
METHODOLOGY NS1 Network Design 3
METHODOLOGY NS2 Cyber Security Essential 2
METHODOLOGY NS3 Network Administration with Linux 3
TECHNOLOGY NS4 Switching, Routing and Wireless Essential 4
TECHNOLOGY NS5 Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation 4
METHODOLOGY NS7 Network Security 4
TECHNOLOGY NS8 IP Core Network and Solution 3
FUNDAMENTAL TC2 Analog Electronic 3
FUNDAMENTAL TC3 Digital Electronic 3
FUNDAMENTAL TC4 Introduction to Telecom 3
METHODOLOGY TC5 Analog Communication 3
METHODOLOGY TC6 Digital Communication 3
METHODOLOGY TC7 Optical communication 3
METHODOLOGY TC8 Mobile Telecommunication 3
TECHNOLOGY TC9 Sensor/IoT Network 3
METHODOLOGY TC10 Data Communication/Intelligent Network 3
SPECIALIZATION 3: Software and Data Engineering 30
TECHNOLOGY SE1 Mobile app cross-platform development with Flutter 1 3
TECHNOLOGY SE2 Mobile app cross-platform development with Flutter 2 3
METHODOLOGY SE4 Software Requirements, Analysis & Design 3
METHODOLOGY SE5 Software Testing and Quality Insurance 3
METHODOLOGY SE6 Software Project Management 3
METHODOLOGY SE7 Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science 3
METHODOLOGY SE8 Introduction to Machine Learning 3
METHODOLOGY SE9 Introduction to AI 3
TECHNOLOGY SE10 Data Analytic and Visualization 3
SPECIALIZATION 4: Management Information System 23
METHODOLOGY MIS1 Management of Information Systems 3
ACTIVITY MIS2 Management of Information Systems Lab 1
METHODOLOGY MIS3 Project Management (ITM) 3
METHODOLOGY MIS4 Operation Management 3
METHODOLOGY MIS5 Knowledge Management System 3
METHODOLOGY MIS6 Microeconomics and business finance 3
TECHNOLOGY MIS7 e-Commerce and e-Communication 3
METHODOLOGY MIS 8 Business Analysis and IT Strategy 4