Department of Information Technology

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

Vision

To be the leading academic department in the region, involved in the latest scientific innovations and providing industry with highly qualified graduates.

Moreover, to provide the Kurdistan Region with research and expertise to address its future development. The mission of the Information Technology Department is to offer student-centered degree programs that prepare students for highly rewarding careers in the technology sector. We seek to empower their contribution to growth in the Kurdistan Region and beyond through excellence in teaching, scholarship and community service.

Mission

To be leading academic department in the region by paying more attention to scientific innovations and to provide the labor sectors with highly qualified graduates.

Moreover, to provide the Kurdistan Region with research that is concerned with developing the practical sides of life. 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 the Kurdistan and regional growth through excellence in teaching, and to meet the development needs of the country and the region through faculty scholarship and community service.

Objective

The B.Sc IT 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 IT program is specially designed to provide the IT graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to suceed in workplace in advanced studies. The following program outcomes describe competencies and skills that B.Sc. IT students will acquire by the time of graduation. B.Sc. IT graduates are expected to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate their success as IT 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 responsiblities.
  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 responsibilties.
  9. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  10. Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  11. Recognize of the need for and an ability to engage in continiung 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 take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.
  15. Effectively integrate IT-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 Description

  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

First Year – 1st Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Programming Fundamentals I 101
—– 2 2 Discrete Structure 102
2 2 3 Logic Design I 103
—– 2 2 Calculus I 104
2 2 3 Computer Skills I 105
—— 2 2 Kurdology 106
—— 2 2 General English I 107
—- 2 2 Academic Debate 108
6 16 19 Total  

 

First Year – 2nd Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Programming Fundamentals II 201
2 2 3 Logic Design II  202
2 2 3 Computer Architecture  203
—– 2 2 Calculus II  204
2 2 3 Computer Skills II  205
—– 2 2 Mathematics for Computing  206
—— 2 2 General English II  207
8 14 18 Total  

 

Second Year – 3rd Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Object Oriented Programming I  301
2 2 3 Computer Organization  302
2 2 3 Data Structure & Algorithms I  303
2 2 3 Web Design I  304
2 2 Computational Theory  305
2 2 System Analysis & Design I  306
2 2 English Communication I  307
2 2 3 Database Fundamentals I  308
10 16 21 Total  

  

Second Year – 4th Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Object Oriented Programming II  401
2 2 3 Microprocessor  402
2 2 3 Data Structure & Algorithms II  403
2 2 3 Numerical Analysis  404
2 2 3 Web Design II  405
—- 2 2 System Analysis and Design II  406
—- 2 2 English Communication II  407
2 2 3 Database Fundamentals II  408
12 16 22 Total  

 

Third Year – 5th Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Data Communication IT501
2 2 3 Visual Programming (C#) IT502
2 2 3 Human & Computer Interaction IT503
2 2 3 Advanced Database IT504
—- 2 2 English Communication I IT505
2 2 3 Advanced Web Programming IT506
2 2 3 Cryptography and Data security IT507
2 2 Research Methods I IT508
12 17 22 Total  

 

Third Year – 6th Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Networking IT601
2 2 3 E-System Applications IT602
2 2 3 Distributed Database IT603
—- 2 2 English Communication II IT604
2 2 3 Image Processing IT605
2 2 3            Operating systems IT606
2 2 Research Methods II IT607
10 14 19 Total  

  

Fourth Year – 7th Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Mobile Programming I IT701
2 2 3 Network design & Security IT702
2 2 3 Practical IT Programming (python) I IT703
2 2 3 Big Data I IT704
2 2 3 Artificial Intelligence IT705
—- 2 2 English Communication I IT706
2 2 Final Year Projects I IT707
10 14 19 Total  

  

Fourth Year – 8th Semester
Hours/Week Units Module Code
Practical Theoretical
2 2 3 Mobile Programming II IT801
2 2 3 Network Management IT802
2 2 3 Big Data II IT803
2 2 3 Practical IT Programming (python) II IT804
2 2 3 Biometrics & Forensics IT805
—- 2 2 English Communication II IT806
—- 2 2 Final Year Projects II IT807
10 14 19 Total