Programme Summary Information technology (IT) is a fast-growing field which is dynamically changing. The Associate of Science Degree in IT offers a fundamental understanding of Computer Science and Information Technology. Students will gain an understanding of computer troubleshooting, computer mathematics, website development, networking and security and database design.
The emphasis of this program is on how specific computer applications solve business issues. The courses in this programme expose students to problems that may be expected on the job. Students are introduced to data analytics using different programming languages and current visualization tools, which are in demand in the workplace.
Students are expected to:
Analyze and design secure solutions in Information Technology.
Dynamically adapt to professional development.
Increased workplace contribution while professionally advancing with new technology.
Upon successful completion of the program students should be able to:
Design and analyze IT-related problems and identify solutions.
Using tools to communicate professionally.
Engage in team activities and work effectively as a team member or leader.
Identify user needs when creating and implementing an information system.
Use a systematic approach to secure and administer an information system to meet the user’s goal
With an ASc. in IT degree, graduates can choose from various career options and apply for programming, web development, data analysis and other entry-level positions. Graduates in the ASc in Information Technology programme will learn the essential skills necessary to pursue careers in the following areas:
The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) is registered with and recognized by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) as a University College with the authority to offer academic degrees up to the Masters level. The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean has also been granted institutional accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica, effective November 11, 2019. Students who successfully complete a UCC academic degree are assured of graduating from an excellent academic programme, provided by an institutionally accredited institution, which will be accepted anywhere in the world.