BSc Computer Information
The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology – Computer Information Systems is closely aligned to the Oracle Academy curriculum because the College is a member of the Oracle Academy. Oracle is the world leader in database technology and business intelligence, and is the second largest information technology company in the world. This programme is designed for individuals seeking a career in information technology, with an emphasis on software engineering, database programming, problem analysis and solution design. Students enrolled in this programme have access to Oracle’s advanced computer science courses, curriculum and teaching aids, which have all been designed to the highest international standards. Students who are successful in this programme will have acquired the competencies to complete the Oracle Certified Associate OCA, and Oracle Certified Professional OCP examinations.
Five (5) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A and mathematics, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.
*Grade 3 accepted if attained in June 1998 or beyond
Applicants who possess CAPE or A’Level qualiﬁcations may be considered for advanced standing (the award of credits towards your degree programme).
4 Years (FT)
5-6 Years (PT)
SEPTEMBER OR JANUARY
|COURSES IN THE MAJOR||CORE CURRICULUM COURSES|
|CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.||CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.|
|ITEC 120||Introduction to Computer Hardware||3||WRIT 117||Fundamentals of Writing||3|
|ITEC 122||Introduction to Operating Systems||3||COMM 118||Communication in the Workplace||3|
|ITEC 133||Programming I||3||LIBS 130||Fundamental Research Skills||3|
|ITEC 229||Human and Computer Interface Design||3||MATH 117||College Algebra||3|
|ITEC 240||Web Page Design||3||Students are required to complete eighteen (18) credits taken from the list below|
|ITEC 250||Computer Networks, Architecture and Protocol||3||ENVH 102||World Issues in Public Health||1|
|ITEC 260||Information Security Standards and Control||3||ENVH 121||Environmental Issues and Sustainability||1|
|ITEC 270||Database Design I||3||HIST 210||History of Trinidad and Tobago||3|
|Total Credits in the Major Area of Study||24||RELI 205||Comparative Religion||3|
|SPECIALIZATION COURSES||SCIE 121||Foundations of Natural Sciences||3|
|ITEC 140||Commercial and Industrial Information Systems||3||SCIE 201||Contemporary Issues in Science||1|
|ITEC 225||Systems Analysis||3||SPAN 100||Introduction to Spanish||3|
|ITEC 228||Systems Design||3||ARTS 120||Survey of Art History||1|
|ITEC 235||Object Oriented Programming I||3||CLTR 120||Introduction to the Culture of Trinidad and Tobago||1|
|ITEC 236||Object Oriented Programming II||3||MUSC 120||Introduction to the Study of Music||1|
|ITEC 292||Data Structures||3||Total Core Curriculum Courses||30|
|ITEC 371||Database Design II||3||SUPPORT COURSE|
|ITEC 372||Database Programming with SQL||3||BUSI 120||Business Orientation||1|
|ITEC 374||Database Administration I||3||MATH 118||Pre-Calculus||3|
|ITEC 375||Microcomputer Applications in Business||3||Total Support Course Credits||4|
|ITEC 376||Building Internet Ready Applications I||3||FREE ELECTIVE COURSES|
|ITEC 472||Database Programming with PL/SQL||3||Twelve (12) credits chosen from courses offered by the College|
|ITEC 474||Database Administration II||3||Total Credits from Free Elective Courses||12|
|ITEC 476||Building Internet Ready Applications II||3|
|ITEC 478||SQL Server Administration||3|
|ITEC 124||Operating Systems Platform||3|
|ITEC 444 / 455 / 499||Internship / Practicum / Senior Project – Information Technology||3|
|Total Credits in CIS Specialization||51|
The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.
Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.
All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.
The College accepts the following methods of payment:
Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt
Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.
The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.
Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)
The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:
Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: email@example.com
To be awarded the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Computer Information Systems degree, students must successfully complete 121 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:
|Core courses in information technology major||24 credits|
|Required courses in area of specialization (Computer Information Systems)||51 credits|
|Total required courses in major area of study||75 credits|
|Core curriculum courses||30 credits|
|Support courses||4 credits|
|Free elective courses||12 credits|
|Total credits required for graduation||121 credits|
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