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/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223Programming Fundamentals I101
—–22Discrete Structure102
223Logic Design I103
—–22Calculus I104
223Computer Skills I105
——22Kurdology106
——22General English I107
—-22Academic Debate 108
61619Total 

 

First Year – 2nd Semester
Hours/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223Programming Fundamentals II201
223Logic Design II 202
223Computer Architecture 203
—–22Calculus II 204
223Computer Skills II 205
—–22Mathematics for Computing 206
——22General English II 207
81418Total 

 

Second Year – 3rd Semester
Hours/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223Object Oriented Programming I 301
223Computer Organization 302
223Data Structure & Algorithms I 303
223Web Design I 304
22Computational Theory  305
22System Analysis & Design I 306
22English Communication I 307
223Database Fundamentals I 308
101621Total 

  

Second Year – 4th Semester
Hours/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223Object Oriented Programming II 401
223Microprocessor 402
223Data Structure & Algorithms II 403
223Numerical Analysis 404
223Web Design II  405
—-22System Analysis and Design II 406
—-22English Communication II 407
223Database Fundamentals II 408
121622Total 

 

Third Year – 5th Semester
Hours/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223Data CommunicationIT501
223Visual Programming (C#)IT502
223Human & Computer InteractionIT503
223Advanced DatabaseIT504
—-22English Communication I IT505
223Advanced Web ProgrammingIT506
223Cryptography and Data security IT507
22Research Methods IIT508
121722Total 

 

Third Year – 6th Semester
Hours/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223NetworkingIT601
223E-System ApplicationsIT602
223Distributed DatabaseIT603
—-22English Communication IIIT604
223Image ProcessingIT605
223           Operating systemsIT606
22Research Methods IIIT607
101419Total 

  

Fourth Year – 7th Semester
Hours/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223Mobile Programming IIT701
223Network design & Security IT702
223Practical IT Programming (python) IIT703
223Big Data IIT704
223Artificial IntelligenceIT705
—-22English Communication IIT706
22Final Year Projects IIT707
101419Total 

  

Fourth Year – 8th Semester
Hours/WeekUnitsModuleCode
PracticalTheoretical
223Mobile Programming IIIT801
223Network ManagementIT802
223Big Data IIIT803
223Practical IT Programming (python) IIIT804
223Biometrics & ForensicsIT805
—-22English Communication IIIT806
—-22Final Year Projects IIIT807
101419Total