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BSc Information Technology

The BSc in Information Technology is a three year programme based on the ACM/IEEErecommendations. The programme aims to address the needs of the Caribbean region and produce graduates who have been exposed to experiences that will prepare them to address the information processing requirements of organisations.


  1. Provide IT graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on appropriate professional positions in information technology upon graduation and grow into leadership positions or pursue research or graduate studies in the field
  2. Produce graduates who can become information technology professionals, able to work effectively at planning, implementing, configuring and maintaining an organisation’s computing infrastructure.

Programme Structure

The requirements for the B.Sc. in Information Technology are as summarized below.

Summary of Requirements 

  • A total of fifteen (15) Level I credits as outlined in the table below.
  • A minimum of forty-two (42) credits from Level 2 and 3 courses offered by the Department of Computing which MUST include those outlined in the table below
    • AND three (3) credits from a Level 2 or 3 course offers by the Department of Computing 
  • Plus eighteen (18) credits from any discipline; including Computing. 


Level Code Credits Title
  A B.Sc. in Information Technology requires a total of fifteen (15) Level I credit from:
I COMP1126 3 Introduction to Computing I
  COMP1127 3 Introduction to Computing II
  COMP1161 3 Object-Oriented Programming
  COMP1210 Mathematics for Computing
  COMP1220 3 Computing and Society 
  A B.Sc. in Information Technology requires a minimum of forty-two (42) credits from Computing Courses at Levels 2 and 3 and must include:
II COMP2140 3 Software Engineering
  COMP2190 3 Net-Centric Computing
  COMP2340 3 Computer Systems Organization
  COMP3161 3 Database Management Systems
  COMP3901 3 Capstone Project
  INFO2111 3 Data Structures
  INFO2101 3 Probability and Statistics for Computing
  INFO2180 3 Dynamic Web Development I
  INFO3106 3 Computer Systems Administration
  INFO3110 3 Information Systems
  INFO3155 3 Information Assurance and Security
  INFO3171 3 User Interface Design
  INFO3180 3 Dynamic Web Development II
AND three (3) credits from Levels 2 or 3 courses offered by the Department of Computing, plus eighteen (18) credits from any discipline including Computing.

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