Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

General

Program Description

Information Technology (IT) is becoming the cornerstone of any economy in the world. Since the spread of the Internet and communication applications in their diversified forms, IT became an integrated part of everyone's life in modern society. In the UAE, IT plays a major role in the development of society. Therefore, it is only natural to have the United Arab Emirates University offer a degree program in Information Technology with a strong IT foundation in addition to covering current IT trends such as Cloud Computing, The Internet of Things, Mobile/Web Development and Big Data/Data Analytics. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.

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Program Objectives

  • Attain leadership roles that promote the development of IT.
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of technical and ethical practice.
  • Apply skills and knowledge to contribute to the evolution of the IT sector to serve the community.
  • Acquire advanced competency levels in IT by engaging in continuous self-development, certification, and graduate studies.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem, and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems.
Last updated May 2020

About the School

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 13,900 students, with more than 900 faculty and 65,000 alumni holding key positions ... Read More

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 13,900 students, with more than 900 faculty and 65,000 alumni holding key positions in government, industry, commerce, and all business areas throughout the region. Read less