Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is the study of the use of computers and computer software to plan, install, customize, operate, manage, administer, and maintain information technology infrastructure. The program also deals with the study of design, development and implementation of solutions that integrate information technology to businesses and organizations. It aims to prepare students to be IT professionals, well-versed in IT infrastructure development and administration as well as expert on systems design and development for implementation in an organization.

Vision

The Information Technology Department aims to be the catalyst for the delivery of industry-based solutions and internationally-recognized IT education through its innovative specializations.

Mission

The Information Technology Department is committed to provide industry- based information technology solutions, international academic linkages, researches, and IT certified professionals.

Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program are:

  1. Engaged in further professional development and are interested in or aptitude for advanced studies or trainings in computing.
  2. Entrepreneurs or are employed in computing industries, organizing and managing team-based projects leading to successful and sustainable computing systems solutions.
  3. Responsible computing professionals actively participating in community groups that make a significant impact in addressing current and future societal challenges.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply computing knowledge appropriate to the discipline
  2. Analyze a complex problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate computer-based systems or applications to meet desired needs and requirements
  4. Function effectively both as a member and a leader of a development team recognizing the different roles to accomplish a common goal
  5. Understand professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities in the utilization of information technology
  6. Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities through logical writing and presentations
  7. Analyze local and global impacts of computing information technology on individuals, organizations, and society
  8. Recognize the need for and engage in planning self-learning and improving performance as a foundation for continuing professional development
  9. Apply knowledge through the use of current techniques and tools necessary for the IT profession
  10. Use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies; human computer interaction, information management, programming, networking and web systems and technologies
  11. Identify and analyze user needs, applying them in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems
  12. Integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment effectively
  13. Understand the application of best practices and standards
  14. Assist in the creation of an effective IT project plan
  15. Demonstrate understanding and proficiency of IT specialization

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Web and Mobile Applications

Students taking up BSIT with specialization in Web and Mobile Applications are introduced to different techniques of technology assimilation and deployment in the real-world environment. They will design, employ, and deploy the needs of information resources to support an organization. By specializing in Web and Mobile Applications, they will gain a broad foundation in user interaction and global communication as well as digital technologies using state of the art computer system focused on the development of mobile web.

Educational Outcomes:

  • Develop skills in creating web and mobile applications while maintaining a competitive edge in the industry
  • Implement solutions to common business, scientific, and computing problems and deploy them in a mobile web platform
  • Work with database management systems software and determine ways to effectively implement data and file organization, storage, and retrieval
  • Analyze user’s needs through designing, creating, and modifying general computer applications software or specialized utility programs to meet individual needs of an organization
  • Design, implement, and maintain network infrastructure of an organization

Career Opportunities:

  • Mobile Applications Developer/li>
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Computer Graphics Designer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Analyst / Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • QA Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer/Network Specialist
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Web Interactive Designer

Service Management and Business Analytics

By specializing on Service Management and Business Analytics, students are expected to develop skills that are essential for future business leadership and educational success. This specialization track uses an integrated approach and takes into consideration the interrelationship among the functional areas of business, notably in information and communication technology as well as sensitivity to the economic, social, technological, legal and international environment in which businesses must operate. By specializing in Service Management and Business Analytics, the program develops students’ skills and knowledge in the application of data and information that can be used by the industry for operational optimization, effective decision-making, and competitive advantages.

Educational Outcomes:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Operation of database, networks and multimedia systems
  • Software integration, testing and documentation
  • Systems Management and Administration
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Information abstraction, representation and organization
  • Information management and system development
  • Computing tools in knowledge application
  • In-depth understanding of business processes
  • Good Communication Skills (Oral and Written)
  • Development of Feasibility Study and Business Research and Plan

Career Opportunities:

  • Applications Developer
  • Business Process Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Developer
  • Report Developer
  • Entrepreneur in IT industry
  • IT Instructor
  • Information Security Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Web Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Junior Data Analyst
  • System Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Desktop Support Engineers
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Assistants

Animation and Game Development

Program Objectives:

By specializing in Animation and Game Design, students will be introduced to different theories and practices in gaming environment and 3D animation. They will also unleash their potentials as future game programmers and designers. Students will also obtain skills and knowledge in game conceptualization, mechanics, story, interactivity, design, and 3D animation. The discipline is geared towards game studies, game genres, and software package that delivers game across different platforms.

Educational Outcomes:

  • Gain knowledge and skills in game criticism and analysis
  • Create visually rich content for virtual media
  • Acquire skills in the web and interactive media
  • Plan, create, and deliver an intelligent production solution
  • Understand the abilities of game in dynamic systems
  • Design, build, and create game environment
  • Gain knowledge and apply game design essentials, computer graphics, programming languages, 3D and 2D modeling in developing the game
  • Gain knowledge and skills in 3D animation

Career Opportunities:

  • 3D model builder
  • 2D conceptual artist
  • 2D texture artist
  • D cut scene artist
  • 3D character builder
  • 3D character animator
  • Level builder
  • Art Director
  • Art Technician
  • Game Programmer
  • Game Designer
  • Game Graphic Artist
  • Producer
  • Game Journalist
  • Game Technology Educator
  • Web Designer
  • Web Programmer
  • 2D Animator
  • 3D Animator

Digital Arts

By specializing in Digital Arts, students will obtain a foundation in print, web, interactive, and mobile design. The focus is in producing a creative environment that will expand students’ creative capacity across media platforms. This specialization will enhance students’ mastery of user interaction, design, application, and other digital experience from prototype-making to the final output.

Educational Outcomes:

  • Create visually rich content for virtual media
  • Develop skills in maintaining web media with competitive edge
  • Acquire skills in web and interactive media
  • Develop skills in print and graphic design and apply it on multiple platforms
  • Implement solutions to most common business challenges using object-oriented programming languages
  • Work with database management systems and find the most compelling solutions
  • Analyze user’s needs and solve them through streamline collaboration and brilliant creativity
  • Refine skills in design and accomplish core tasks on different types and multimedia workflows
  • Plan, create, and deliver an intelligent production solution

Career Opportunities:

  • Web Designer / Web Developer
  • Computer Graphics Designer
  • Print / Desktop Publisher
  • Multimedia Designer / Developer
  • 2D / 3D Designer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Analyst / Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • QA Specialist
  • Network Administrator / Network Engineer
  • Entrepreneur in IT Industry
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Photographer
  • 2D Animator
  • 2D Illustrator