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Bachelor of Technology in Business Information Technology B.Tech. (BIT)

The Bachelor of Technology in Business Information Technology degree prepares candidates to meet the increasing demand for IT professionals in the modern business environment with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to harness and implement IT strategies, taking advantage of emerging technologies. The program prepares students for the job market through thorough knowledge of Information Technology with an understanding and appreciation of how business is organized and managed.

Entry Requirements

Applicants shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Technology in Business Information Technology degree in the School of Business and Management Studies in the following categories:

KCSE Applicants

The basic admission requirement shall be the minimum entry requirements set for entry into the public universities, which is at least a mean grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

In addition, applicants are expected to have obtained at least a grade C in each of the cluster subjects in the following cluster of subjects in KCSE examinations:

Cluster Subjects

Mathematics A

Physics

2nd Group II / Any Group III

Any Group II / Any Group III / Any Group IV / Any Group V

KCSE Subject Grouping

Group I: English, Kiswahili, Mathematics

Group II: Biology, Physics, Chemistry

Group III: History and Government, Geography, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education, Hindu Religious Education

Group IV: Home Science, Art and Design, Agriculture, Aviation Technology, Computer Studies

Group V: French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies

A-Levels or Equivalent

Applicants should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes and a subsidiary pass in the General Paper at A-level and have passed with a credit in Mathematics and Physics at O-levels.

Diploma in Technology, Business Information Technology (Dip.Tech. BIT)

Applicants with a Diploma in Technology (Dip.Tech.) in Business Information Technology of The Technical University of Kenya or an equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

Higher Diploma (H.Dip) or Equivalent

Applicants with Higher/advanced diploma in Information Technology/Computer Science from KPUC or a recognized examining body.

Summary of the Programme of Study

Year I

Semester I

UCCC1101

Communication Skills

 

 

UCCC1102

Critical & Creative Thinking

 

 

ABMI 1111

Introduction to Business Studies

 

 

ABMI 1121

ICT Concepts

 

 

ABMI 1122

Basic Mathematics

 

 

ABMI 1123

Environmental Studies

 

 

ABMI 1151

Introduction to Microeconomics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

UCCC1201

Health Education

 

 

UCCC1203

Society & Culture

 

 

ABMI 1211

Business Management

 

 

ABMI 1221

Computer Applications

 

 

ABMI 1222

Business Mathematics

 

 

ABMI 1223

Principles of Computer Programming

 

 

ABMI 1251

Introduction to Macroeconomics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Total (Year 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year II

Semester I

ABMI 2111

OrganizationTheory and Behaviour

 

 

ABMI 2121

Discrete Mathematics

 

ABMI 2122

Computer System Architecture

 

 

ABMI 2123

Principles of Operating Systems

 

 

ABMI 2124

Probability and Statistics I

 

 

ABMI 2125

Systems Analysis and Design

 

 

ABMI 2131

Fundamentals of Accounting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

ABMI 2211

Principles of Management

 

 

ABMI 2221

Database Systems

 

 

ABMI 2222

Production and Operations Management

 

 

ABMI 2223

Probability and Statistics II

 

 

ABMI 2224

Business Finance

 

 

ABMI 2225

Numerical Methods

 

 

ABMI 2226

Object Oriented Programming Concepts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Total (Year 2)

Year III

Semester I

ABMI 3111

Entrepreneurship Development

 

 

ABMI 3121

Advanced Database Systems

 

 

ABMI 3122

Software Engineering

 

 

ABMI 3123

Applied Object-Oriented Programming

 

 

ABMI 3124

Data Communication and Network s

 

 

ABMI 3125

Business Information Systems

 

 

ABMI 3131

Cost Accounting

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

ABMI 3211

Business Planning

 

 

ABMI 3221

Advanced Networking Concepts

 

 

ABMI 3222

Business Process Modeling and Simulation

 

 

ABMI 3223

Visual Programming

 

 

ABMI 3224

IT Project Management

 

 

ABMI 3225

Human Computer Interaction

 

 

ABMI 3226

Research Methods

 

 

 

 

 

Semester III

 

 

 

ABMI 3300

Industry Based learning 1

 

 

 

 

 

 Total (Year 3)

Year IV

Semester I

ABMI 4111

Principles of Marketing

 

 

ABMI 4121

Foundations of Artificial Intelligence

 

 

ABMI 4322

Information System Audit

 

 

ABMI 4123

Business Ethics and Governance

 

 

ABMI 4124

Application Programming for Internet

 

 

ABMI 4125

Research Project A

 

 

ABMI 4161

Legal aspects of IT and Business

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

ABMI 4211

Human Resource Management

 

 

ABMI 4221

Information Systems Security

 

 

ABMI 4222

Distributed Systems

 

 

ABMI 4223

Ethical and Societal Impacts of IT

 

 

ABMI 4224

E- Business

 

 

ABMI 4225

Technology and Innovation Management

 

 

ABMI 4226

Research Project B

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester III

ABMI 4300

Industry Based Learning 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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