About the Program
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is a four year degree program. The program includes the study of the utilization of both hardware and software technologies involving planning, installing, customizing, operating, innovating, managing and administering, and maintaining information technology infrastructure that provides computing solutions to address the needs of an organization.
The program instills to students the USTP graduate attributes that will prepare them to address various user needs involving but not limited to the selection, development, application, innovation, integration and management of computing technologies within an organization in local and/or global community. It gives emphasis on three identified area of specialization namely Network Design and administration, Database and Information System, and Computer Vision and Image processing.
The program teaches the students to work collaboratively among members of the team to analyze complex problems by applying analytical and quantitative reasoning; and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
To apply appropriate knowledge of computing science and mathematics in solving computing problems and integrates best practices and standards in solving computing problems by evaluating applications.
To communicate effectively with users to identify their needs and apply critical and creative thinking skills to do analysis and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.
Help students to creatively design, implement and evaluate using different computer-based systems, processes, components, or programs to meet desired needs and requirements under various constraints and properly integrate IT-based solutions using various methods, policies and processes into the user environment effectively.
Program Educational Objectives
Three to five years after graduation, BSIT graduates shall:
1. Graduates are proficient in the IT field and able to engage constantly in technological and professional advancement by pursuing a higher academic level and practicing quality improvement in their career and personal lives.
2. Graduates are competent in generating new ideas and innovations in Information Technology with more emphasis on technopreneurship, management, IT solutions and the likes through research collaborations.
3. Graduates are practicing professionals in the field of Information Technology who can contribute significantly to human development, socio-economic transformation, and patriotic initiatives.