BS in Computing

General

Program Description

BS in Computing

SZABIST offers a four year (eight semesters) BS (Computing) degree with majors in Information Technology. The BS Program is essentially an evening program and consists of 48 courses with a total of 144 credit hours, Internship and the passing of the comprehensive exam. The maximum time limit to complete the BS degree is seven years.

First semester

  • Calculus and Analytical Geometry
  • Physics-I
  • English Composition and Comprehension
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Islamiat and Pakistan Studies / Humanities
  • Programming Fundamentals

Second semester

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Technical and Business Writing
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Core
  • University Elective

Third semester

  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Digital Logic and Computer Architecture
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Core
  • University Elective
  • University Elective

Fourth semester

  • Operating Systems
  • Database Systems
  • Linear Algebra and Applications
  • Core
  • Core
  • University Elective

Fifth semester

  • Computer Networks and Data Communication
  • Software Engineering – I
  • Core
  • Elective
  • University Elective
  • University Elective

Sixth semester

  • Software Engineering – II
  • Core
  • Core
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • University Elective

Seventh semester

  • Senior Design Project - I
  • Professional Practices
  • Core
  • Core
  • Elective
  • Elective

Eighth Semester

  • Research Report
  • Senior Design Project – II
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • University Elective
  • University Elective

All courses may not necessarily be offered every year. Alternate courses may be substituted as and when needed.

The full-time academic load is six courses. All students are required to register for a full load in the first semester.

Internship

The Internship is scheduled for summer at the end of the third year. At the end of the six-week Internship, all students are required to submit a comprehensive report, giving details of their experience and learning.

Comprehensive Examination

The Comprehensive Examination must be passed by all BS candidates.

All courses may not necessarily be offered every year. Alternate courses may be substituted as and when needed.

Last updated Feb 2018

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