The Department of Information Technology aims to produce graduates that are expected to become globally competent and competitive, innovative, socially and ethically responsible computing professionals and capable of contributing to the country’s local, regional and national development goals.

The department also envisions to incorporate some unique traits for graduates who shall play the role of supporting the economic growth especially of Mindanao, as well as foster peace and development in the area considering that information systems and technology play a vital role in the affairs of government, business, industry, education, and all other sectors of society in general.

The IT department aims to give students a better understanding of the information literacy fundamentals and tools needed for them to be self-reliant and prepared in the evolving information and knowledge-based society. As a CHED Center of Development, the department is currently providing students with analytical, interpersonal and technical skills that are essential to solve real-life problems.

IT Department Programs

Bachelor of Science in

Information Technology

Develop software applications in desktop, web, mobile and various platforms. Identify and implement methods and practices to manage data infrastructure in IT. Learn how to design, implement, and evaluate computer-based systems and processes to meet information technology-based needs.

The program aspires for students to develop software applications in desktop, web, mobile and various platforms, as well as identify and implement methods and practices to manage data infrastructure in IT. It also covers designing, implementing, and evaluating computer-based systems and processes to meet information technology-based needs of industries.

Program Objectives

The graduates of the programs should be able to:
  • Apply knowledge of computing, science and mathematics and appropriate to the discipline
  • Understand the best practices and standards and their applications
  • Analyze complex problems, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems
  • Design, implement, and evaluate computer-based systems, processes, components, or programs to meet desired needs and requirements under various constraint
  • Integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment effectively
  • Apply knowledge through the use of current techniques, skills, tools and practices necessary to the IT profession
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a development team recognizing the different roles within the team to accomplish a common goal
  • Assist in the creation of an effective IT project plan
  • Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex activities through logical writing, presentations, and clear instructions
  • Analyze the local and global impact of computing information technology on individuals, organizations, and society
  • Understand professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities in the utilization of information technology

Information Technology Majors

Database Systems

Course Overview

The Database Systems track provides students the theories and technologies associated with the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of small, medium, and large data repositories and data warehouses.

Objectives
  • To produce graduates who have a clear understanding of the theoretical and managerial aspects in handling large databases
  • To develop graduates who are well-versed in the technologies associated with the security of large enterprise databases
  • To produce graduates who can be competent database designers, managers, and administrators
  • To produce graduates who are updated with the current trends in databases and who can handle the rigors of pursuing graduate works in Information Technology

Career Possibilities

  • Database Administrator
  • Web / Desktop / Mobile Developer
  • IT Consultant
  • Information Technology Instructor
  • Systems Analyst
  • Test Engineer
  • Entrepreneur in IT Industry
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Software Developer
  • Systems Software Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Data Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Specialist

Network Systems

Course Overview

The Network Systems track aims for students to become the architects of the networked economy, enabling everyday experiences on the global human network. With the ever-increasing demand for their skills, networking students have the chance to dream about business-critical industries ranging from medicine and finance to entertainment and aerospace which open doors to rewarding careers and opportunities for economic advancement and local community development.

Objectives
  • Teach students how to create an efficient and expandable enterprise network as well as install, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot network infrastructure equipment and manipulate and optimize routing updates between protocols
  • Equip students the necessary skills to secure and manage enterprise-class network services for teleworkers and branch sites, secure and expand the reach of an enterprise network, and strategies used to mitigate network attacks
  • Allow students to design and implement an industrial strength network supporting a broad range of corporate services on data, image, and sound communications supporting mobile services
  • Train students to gain skills necessary for quality client services

Career Possibilities

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Information Technology Instructor
  • Test Engineer
  • Information Security Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Entrepreneur in IT Industry

Information System

Program Objectives

The graduates of the programs should be able to:
  • Apply knowledge of business processes, computing, mathematics and social sciences appropriate to the field of Information Systems
  • Analyze a problem, identify and define the computing requirements with respect to organizational factors appropriate to its solution and plan strategies for their solution
  • Evaluate information systems in terms of general quality attributes and possible trade-offs presented within the given requirement
  • Design, implement, and evaluate information systems, processes, components, or programs and to source cost-benefit efficient alternatives to meet desired needs, goals and constraints
  • Use knowledge and understanding of enterprises in modeling and design of information systems
  • Deploy and use effectively skills, tools and techniques necessary for information systems practice
  • Function effectively on teams(recognizing the different roles within a team and different ways of organizing teams) to accomplish a common goal
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences; Communication skills include technical writing, presentation and negotiation, and numeracy
  • Recognize the legal, social, ethical and professional issues involved in the exploitation of computer technology and be guided by the adoption of appropriate professional, ethical and legal practices both in the local and global community
  • Recognize the need for and engage in an independent and life-long learning, planning self-learning and improving performance as the foundation for on-going professional development
  • Recognize the role of information systems in diverse settings including organizations and other social systems
  • Use knowledge of information processing for decision-making in various contexts and environment
Bachelor of Science in

Information System

Understand and analyze information systems in the context of business applications and apply skills in a various range of settings. Learn the concept of using IT to model and solve problems in the evolving information-driven landscape.

Course Overview

The field of Information Systems is an area of concentration in the computing discipline that complements both Computer Science and Information Technology. Of prime importance is its utility in the conceptualization, design, development and evaluation of the technical systems used in the society.

Information Systems is concerned with the use of information technology and its effects in the different processes or systems in various organizations. The Information Systems program targets to empower students into associating information with business strategies and appropriate technologies for the benefit of a particular organization or business industry.

Career Possibilities

Primary
Job Roles
  • Organization Process Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Solution Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • IS Project Management Associate
  • Change Management Specialist
Secondary
Job Roles
  • Applications Developer
  • End-user Trainer
  • Documentation Specialist
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • IS Auditor