Department of Information Technology

Head of Department: Dr. Firas and Almukhtar

The B.Sc Information Technology program provides undergraduates with the broad technical education necessary for careers in the public and private sectors.

 Vision

The vision of the department is to be the leading academic department in the region, involved in the latest scientific innovations and providing the industry with highly qualified graduates. Moreover, to provide the Kurdistan Region with research and expertise to address its future development. service.

 Mission

The mission of the Information Technology Department is to offer student-centric degree programs that prepare students for highly rewarding careers in the technology sector and empower their contribution to Kurdistan and regional growth through excellence in teaching and meet the development needs of the country and the region through faculty scholarship and community service.

 Objective

The B.Sc Information Technology program provides undergraduates with the Broad technical education necessary for productive employment in the public or private sector, and it will develop them to understand the fundamentals and current issues important for future learning. The Information Technology program is specially designed to provide the Information Technology graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the workplace in advanced studies. The following program outcomes describe competencies and skills that B.Sc. Information Technology students will acquire by the time of graduation.

B.Sc. IT graduates are expected to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate their success as Information Technology professionals with a good set of technical, problem solving, and leadership accomplishments.
  2. Participate in life-long learning activities such as training, continuing education, or graduate studies.
  3. Contribute to the development and the growth of local and global communities and uphold their ethical, social, and professional responsibilities.
  4. Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  5. Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  6. Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  7. Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities.
  9. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  10. Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  11. Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  12. Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for Computing practice.
  13. Use and apply current technical concepts and practice in the core information technologies (of human computer interaction, information management, programming, networking, and web systems and technologies).
  14. Identify and analyze user needs and consider them in the selection, creation, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems.
  15. Effectively integrate Information Technology-based solutions into the user environment.
  16. Demonstrate an understanding of best practices and standards and their application.
  17. Assist in the creation of an effective project plan.

 Job Prospects

  1. Systems analysts and system support/configuration staff in high-tech telecommunication companies.
  2. Software/hardware developers/designers in multinational mobile communication companies such as Nokia and Sony Ericsson.
  3. E-business solution developers/designers at Internet companies.
  4. Software/hardware designers for financial institutions.

 

Curriculum

 

Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
UGI One 1 IT1101 Programming Fundamentals I 6  
2 IT1102 Discrete Structure 5  
3 IT1103 Logic Design 6  
4 IR1104 Academic Debate 4  
5 EN1106 General English I 5  
6 IR1105 Kurdish / Kurdology 4  
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
Two 1 IT1201 Programming Fundamentals II 6  
2 IT1202 IT Workshop 6  
3 IT1203 Computer Organization 5  
4 IT1204 Calculus 3  
5 IT1206 Computer Skills 5  
6 EN2106 General English II 5  
      30  
 
Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
             
UGII Three 1 IT2301 Object Oriented Programming  (Using Java) 6  
2 IT2302 Computer Architecture 4  
3 IT2303 Data Structure & Algorithms I 5  
4 IT2304 Web Programming Fundamentals (Using XHTML CSS , Bootstrap ) 5  
5 EN2107 English Communication 5  
6 IT2306 Database Fundamentals 5  
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
Four 1 IT2401 Microprocessor 5  
2 IT2402 Data Structure & Algorithms II 6  
3 IT2403 Numerical Analysis 4  
4 IT2404 Web Scripting Language  (JavaScript, jQuery ajax, json) 5  
5 EN2407 Professional Writing 5  
6 IT2406 Visual Programming (C#) 5  
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Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
UGIII Five 1 IT3501 Data Communication and Networking 5  
2 IT3502 Software Engineering & Analysis 5  
3 EN3507 Bussiness Communication 5  
4 IT3504 Information Security 5  
5 IT3505 Advanced Databases 5  
6 IT3506 Elective 5  
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
Six 1 IT3601 CCNA 5  
2 IT3602 Elective 5  
3 IT3603 Software Testing Methodology 5  
4 IT3604 Image Processing 5  
5 IT3605 Operating Systems 5  
6 IT3606 Research Methodology 5  
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Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
UGIV Seven 1 IT4701 Mobile Programming 5  
2 IT4702 Network Management 5  
3 IT4703 Web based applications 5  
4 IT4704 Elective 5  
5 IT4705 Professional Ethics 4  
6 IT4706 Cloud Computing 6  
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
Eight 1 IT4801 Management and Entrepreneurship for IT Industry 5  
2 IT4802 CCNP 5  
3 IT4803 Big Data 5  
4 IT4804 Elective 5  
6 IT4806 Final Year Project 10  
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