Structure and Degree Requirements for Graduation

In order for AUCA student to graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Information Technology (Major: Information Management), he/she should complete the requirements as outlined in the above table and as described below.

General Education Courses

For the general education courses, check the section of general education requirements for more details.

Core (Professional) Courses

For the core (professional courses) in Education, check the section of core (professional) requirements for more details.

Major Information Management
Minor Not Applicable

Summary of Courses

Rubrics Credits
General Education 33
Core (Professional) Courses in Information Management 75
Major or Concentration 30

General Education Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits  
ENGL 100 English Level 0  
MATH 100 Math Level (Pre-calculus I) 0  
EDPC 215 Human Developmental Psychology 3  
ACCT 112 Principles of Accounting I 3  
EDRM 113 Study and Research Methods 2  
ENGL 114 English Grammar 3  
RELB 116 Introduction to Bible Study 2  
STAT 122 Descriptive Statistics 3  
ENGL 128 English Writing Skills 3  
INSY  116 Micro Computer Application 3  
RELT 123 Bible Doctrines 3  
ENGL 219 English Speaking Skills 2  
HELT 213 Health Principles 2  
RELT 221 Philosophy, Science and Religion 2  
ENGL 227 English Phonology 3  
FDNT 234 Nutrition 2  
Total   33  


Part II of Major Courses in Information Management

(Note: Part I is Made of the Core Courses of Information Technology)

Course Code Course Title Credit
ACCT 126 Principles of Accounting II 3
ACCT 215 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 224 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT 313 Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 312 Advanced Accounting I 3
BSAD 413 Financial Management 3
MGMT 321 Change and Innovation Management 3
BSAD 415 Production and Operations Management 3
BSAD 423 Strategic Management 3
MGMT 127 Principles of management 3
TOTAL     30

Career Opportunities The students of this faculty are prepared to work with databases of different types and sizes. The person who completes this programme will be able to:

  1. Understand and find solutions to the needs of management science
  2. Manage staff and accounts/ Manage databases of different sizes
  3. Administer the networks of different types

Core (Professional) courses in Information Management, Networks and Communication &  Software Engineering. (NB: These core courses are also part  (Part I) of the major  in Information Management)

Course      Code Course Title Credits
MATH 111 Applied Mathematics 3
STAT 225 Probability and Statistics 2
INSY 212 Database Management Systems 3
INSY 117 Introduction to Information Mgt. 3
INSY 314 Database Development PL/SQL 4
INSY 223 Programming With C 4
INSY 412 Design Methodology of Information Systems 4
INSY 214 Computer Maintenance 4
INSY 216 Algorithms 4
INSY 323 Object Oriented Programming in C + + 5
INSY 311 Data Structures 5
INSY 411 Computer Networks 4
INSY 324 Java Programming 4
INSY 423 Dot Net 4
INSY 413 Web Technologies and Internet 4
INSY 422 Internship (Industrial Attachment) 4
INSY 421 Research Project (Memoire) 6
INSY 322 Operating System 4
MATH 127 Digital Computer Fundamentals 4
INSY 321 Software Engineering 3
TOTAL     78

ACCT 125 Principles of Accounting II 3 credits As a continuation of fundamental of accounting I the course deals with partnership and corporate forms of business ownerships and the accounting associated with such ownership. An introduction of the basic accounting concepts and principles in the area of Managerial Accounting. The course also covers manufacturing accounting systems, standard costing, and the mechanism of planning, controlling, and decision making related to capital investments. Prerequisite: ACCT 112. ACCT 214 Intermediate Accounting I 3 credits This course is a review of the basic accounting concepts and principles with the objective of acquiring broader perspective in the area of financial statement preparation, current assets and their related revenue accounts. The course includes accounting concepts and principles in the area of non-current assets, current and non-current liabilities, stockholders equity and the related revenue and expense accounts and also the statement of changes in financial position. Prerequisite: ACCT 125. ACCT 224 Intermediate Accounting II 3 credits As a continuation of Intermediate Accounting I, this course deals with a study of accounting concepts and principles in miscellaneous topics such as accounting for pension and post retirement benefits. Also covered in this course are accounting changes and error analysis, basic financial analysis and full disclosures in financial statements. Prerequisite: ACCT 214. ACCT 324 Cost Accounting 3 credits This course is a study of cost determination, accumulation, and allocation procedures. The course covers the area of job order costing and process costing. It also covers standard costs, transfer pricing, differential cost and revenue analysis. Prerequisite: ACCT 313. ACCT 312 Advanced Accounting I 3 credits This course deals with advanced financial accounting theory with problems in consolidation and mergers. Inter-company transfer of assets, debt and security transactions, and consolidated financial statements are 252 also studied in this course. The equity method of accounting for investments in the securities of subsidiary companies together with the various patterns of equity ownership are emphasized. Prerequisite: ACCT 224.

BSAD 324 Financial Management 3 credits This course aims to develop knowledge and thorough understanding in the field of financial management practices to assess the benefits of various sources of financing and investment opportunities and the application of technical accounting manager in planning and control business. It contains mainly the implementation of the standard cost method, preparation of budgets and their use for monitoring and evaluating the performance of an organization, explaining the role and purpose of financial management and evaluation of management of working capital, the study of sources of funding, evaluating investments using the appropriate methods. Prerequisite: ACCT 214. MGMT 323 Change and Innovation Management 3 credits This course focuses on how to lead a change management and stimulating creativity and innovation within the team. It also deals with how to inspire others and become a role model for innovation and how to maintain a competitive advantage in the business world. Prerequisite: MGMT 224. BSAD 415 Production and Operation Management 3 credits Analysis of problems and issues faced by production/operations managers in manufacturing, merchandising, and service businesses. Concepts and techniques covered include: scheduling, quality control, plant layout, facility location, line balancing, queue analysis, production and inventory controls, forecasting, decision theories and linear Programming. Prerequisite: BSAD 314. BSAD 423 Strategic Management 3 credits The course aims to teach student the process of specifying the organization’s mission, vision and objectives, developing policies and plans, often in terms of projects and programmes, which are designed to achieve these objectives, and then allocating resources to implement the policies and plans, projects and programmes. Prerequisite: BSAD 324. MGMT 124 Principles of Management 3 credits Study of different phases of the development of enterprises; study of the management process: planning, organization leading, controlling and the prospects for the future management and decision-making process.