HCT - Dubai Women's College
Information Technology (Networking)
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology (BASIT) programme prepares students to meet the needs of the workforce for knowledgeable and skilled IT professionals who are able to apply ethical values to complex and unpredictable problems and to plan, design, implement, evaluate, and manage IT solutions. The programme provides students with the broad technical education necessary for productive employment in the public or private sector, and it allows them to develop an understanding of fundamentals and current issues important for future development. Students also develop professional work competencies to complement their technical skills and apply high-level special administrative responsibilities. The programme is structured as a set of core, elective, general education, and major courses. In the core courses, students will acquire the core knowledge, skills, and competencies needed for IT. Through the major courses, students will develop up-to-date knowledge and skills, in this fast-growing field, that meet the industry requirement.
This major is designed to produce graduates who can design, configure, implement, and troubleshoot converged campus and enterprise networks. The major provides knowledge and skills to work at all levels of local and enterprise networks: edge technologies such as switched, wireless, and mobile networks; LAN, WAN, and core routing technologies; network security; and server administration. Graduates of this major will be able to work as network engineers, network architects, infrastructure designers, project managers, and consultants.
Required Credit Hours: minimum 123 hours