Courses Catalogue

Fundamentals To Information Technology

COURSE CODE: ITE 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Information Technology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Course Description:

This course is an introductory course in information technology. It provides an overview of the major topics and expectations of an information technology graduate. It builds a foundation of digital literacy skills that are necessary for a technologically driven society.

Course Objective:

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Relate the academic discipline of Information technology with other computing disciplines.

2. Describe the major areas or topics that comprise the IT discipline.

 3. Describe ICTs including their components, the environment and the people involved.

 4. Explain the impact of Information technology on individuals, organizations, and society. 

5. Use common ICTs like using computers, telephones, televisions, radios e.t.c

Course Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Differentiate between the academic discipline of Information technology and other related computing disciplines.

 2. Explain the major areas or topics that comprise the IT discipline

3. Explain ICTs including their components, the environment and the people involved.

4. Understand the impact of Information technology on individuals, organizations, and society.

5. Demonstrate an ability to use of common ICTs like using computers, telephones, televisions, radios e.t.c.