1. Introduction

Computer Science, as a source of knowledge of how computers and computer systems are designed and programmed, have profound effect on every aspect of a society. The need for Computer Science education is, therefore, overwhelming. Computer Science should be recognized as a tool and means to comprehend the social, economic and cultural environments of currently forming the information society and go hand in hand with the global advances on computer-based systems.

Recognizing the potential of computer science for all-round national development programs of the country, Admas University has been contributing a lot by producing skilled professionals and technicians for the last decade. Admas has committed itself to further fill the national economy’s demand of computer professionals, and as a result, it has launched Faculty of Informatics, among others, since January 2008. Currently the Faculty of Informatics is running BSc programs in Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Office Administration and Technology Systems (OATS).

The primary focus of the BSC program in Computer Science is on current issues, techniques, technologies of computing and application of the computer science in private, commercial and public sector organizations. The dynamism of Computer Science calls for a continuous effort to review the BSC program in Computer Science. That is why the University College, through its Department of Computer Science, has presented this revised curriculum.

 

The degree program in Computer Science is initiated by the demand for the professionals in the national and international market and the relevance of the program for the country’s overall development endeavor.

2. Objective of the program

The objectives of the BSc in Computer Science program are to:

·  enable prospective graduates to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the growing needs for trained man power in computer science in East Africa;

·  provide, in accordance with the needs trained manpower, a broad based education in computer science that exposes students to the areas of software engineering, computer architecture, theoretical computer science, systems, computer communications and database management system;

 

·    produce a high quality computer science graduates with an entrepreneurial and problem solving mind set up.

3. Admission requirement

The University , in general, admits students based on the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education (MOE) for the degree program. Students transferred from accredited programs of other higher institutions are eligible for admission on the basis of accreditation and re accreditation guidelines of the MOE. Admission for degree programs on advanced standing basis is applicable to students graduated with at least Level 3 competence certificate, entrance exam, and 1 years of service or with degree from accredited institution of higher education based on Exemption Policy of the University College that goes in line with the guideline of the MOE.

4.Duration of the Program

The normal duration of the BSc degree will be 8 semesters (4 years) for day mode and 15 semesters (5 years) for evening mode. No candidate should be expected to complete the program in less than the stated period except he/she is exempted from some courses as per the Exemption Policy of the University College.

 

A total of 144 credit hours of course work and graduate project over the period mentioned above is normally regarded as a full load for a regular student.

 

4.List of Courses

The program included within eight semesters consists of 108 credit hours core (major) courses, 8 credit hours common courses, 25 credit hours of supportive courses, and 3 credit hours of an elective course. The total credit hour a student has to take to graduate is a 144. If a course has lab, 1 credit hour in lab is equivalent to 3 hours of actual laboratory exercise.

The lists of courses in each category are presented in the following tables.

15.1. Major Courses

Course Code

Major Course Title

CrHr

LectHr

LabHr

Prerequisite

CS 201

Introduction to Computer Science

3

2

3

-

CS 211

Logic for Computer Science

3

3

 

-

CS 212

Structured Programming I

3

2

3

CS 201

CS 221

Data Communication and Networking

3

3

 

-

CS 222

Computer Organization and Architecture

3

3

 

CS 211

CS 232

Fundamentals of Database Systems

4

2

6

CS 201

CS 311

Structured Programming II

3

2

3

CS 212

CS 312

Microprocessor and Digital Logic

3

3

 

CS 321

CS 321

Assembly Language Programming

3

2

3

CS 222

CS 322

Data Structures and Algorithms

4

2

6

CS 212

CS 331

Rapid Application Development

4

2

6

CS 212

CS 332

System & Network Administration

3

2

3

CS 221

CS 341

Internet Programming I

3

2

3

CS 221

CS 342

Object-oriented Programming using Java

4

2

6

CS 212

CS 352

Operating Systems

4

2

6

CS 321

CS 411

Formal Language Theory

3

3

 

CS 211, CS311

CS 412

Advanced Object Oriented Programming

4

2

6

CS 342

CS 421

Internet Programming II

4

2

6

CS 341

CS 422

Artificial Intelligence

4

2

6

CS332, CS211

CS 431

Software Engineering 

4

4

 

CS 342

CS 432

Computer Security and Privacy

4

2

6

CS 332

CS 441

Advanced Database Management Systems

4

2

6

CS 232

CS 442

Software Project Management

4

4

 

CS 431

CS 511

Computer Graphics

4

2

6

CS 322

CS 512

Wireless communication

3

2

3

CS 332

CS 521

Compiler Design

4

2

6

CS 411

CS 522

Seminar in Computer Science

2

2

 

-

CS 542

E-business

3

2

3

CS 421

CS 531

Industrial Project I

3

3

 

CS471, CS432, CS331

CS 532

Industrial Project II

3

3

 

CS 531

CS 541

Contemporary Issues in Computer Science

2

2

 

 -

CS 551

Theory of Algorithms

3

3

 

CS 322

 

Total Major Courses

108

76

96

 

15.2. Elective Courses

Course Code

Elective Course Title

Credit Hours

CS 433

User Interface Programming

3

CS 413

Data Mining and Warehousing

3

CS 423

Semantic Web Technology

3

CS 443

Information Retrieval

3

 

An Elective Course

3

15.3. Supportive courses

Course Code

Supportive Course Title

Credit Hours

Math. 201

Introduction to Calculus

4

Acct 201

Principles of Accounting  

3

Math 212

Discrete Mathematics and Combinatory

3

Mgt 201

Introduction to Management 

3

Math. 411

Numerical Methods

3

Mgt. 421

Entrepreneurship and SBM

3

Math.202

Linear Algebra

3

Stat 201

 Basic Statistics

3

 

Related Courses Total

25

15.4. Common Courses

 

Course Code

Common Course Title

Credit Hours

Eng 201

Sophomore English

3

Psy 201

General Psychology

2

Civ. 201

Civics & Ethical Education

3

 

Common Courses Total

8

 

1.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

Through this programs, the department has the objective of producing:

· professionals who are capable of market planning, organizing, directing and controlling activities of private, public, non-government and government organizations;

·professionals who can competently manage marketing, finance operations, human resource, materials, information resources etc.;

· professionals who are responsive and effective in working with and through others as well as capable of making and implementing decisions;

·  professionals capable of searching and developing opportunities as well as tackling problems;

·   professionals who are able to face the challenges of today's and tomorrow’s highly complex and competitive environment.

2.  ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

· The University College, in general, admits students based on the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education (MOE) for higher education institution entrance.

·  Students transferred from accredited degree programs of other higher education institutions are eligible for admission on the basis of accreditation and reaccreditation guidelines of the MOE.

·  Students from diploma and TVET background are eligible for admission when they fulfill HE entrance as well as rules and regulations set by MOE

· The University may use entrance examination as a screening method when the number of applicants exceeds the available spaces.

·  The University gives priority for female and applicants with special needs.

 

3.     LIST OF COURSES

Major Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisites

Mkt 201

Principle of Marketing

3

No prerequisite

Mkt 202

International Marketing 

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 212

Administrative & Business Communication

3

Mgt 201

Mkt 311

Business Law

3

No prerequisite

Mkt 301

Product Planning and Development

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 302

Pricing Policy and Strategy

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 461

E-commerce/Digital Marketing

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 312

Customer Behavior

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 321

Materials Management

3

Mgt 201

Mkt 322

Marketing Research Method

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 312

Service Marketing

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 342

Customer relationship Management

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 341

Import and Export Policy Procedure

3

Mkt 202

Mkt 442

Seminar in Marketing

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 401

Promotion Management

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 441

Distribution Management

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 411

Sales Management

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 412

Advertising

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 421

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

3

No prerequisite

Mkt 422

Agricultural Marketing

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 431

Marketing Information System

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 432

Industrial Marketing

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 402

Retail Management

3

Mkt 402

Mkt 451

Brand Management

3

Mkt 301

Mkt 452

Strategic Marketing Management

3

Mkt 201

Mkt 462

Research Project in Marketing

3

Mkt 322

 

Total

78

 


Related Courses

 

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisites

Mgt 201

Introduction to Management

3

No prerequisite

Mgt 211

Mathematics for Management

3

No prerequisite

Mgt 212

Statistics for management

3

Mgt 211

Mgt 331

Risk Management and Insurance

3

 Mgt 212

Acct 201

Principles of Accounting I

3

No prerequisite

Acct 202

Principles of Accounting II

3

Acct201

Econ 201

Microeconomics I

2

No prerequisite

Econ 202

Microeconomics II

2

Econ 201

Total

22

 

 

 

Common Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisites

Eng 201

Sophomore English

3

No prerequisite

Psy 201

General Psychology

2

No prerequisite

Civ 202

Civics and ethical education

3

No prerequisite

ICT 201

Basic Computer Skills 

2+3lab

No prerequisite

Total

10+3 lab

 

 1.     OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The objectives of the program are to:

1.      respond to the needs of the country for higher-level accountants, auditors and financial managers;

2.      spot and resolve practical organizational problems and enhancing the standards of the profession by actively involving instructors and students in applied research;

3.      support the efforts of organizations in designing and/or improving their accounting and internal control systems and in upgrading the skills and knowledge of their employees by conducting short-term training  and giving consultation services;

4.       enable students to be equipped with the relevant analytical and critical thinking, oral and written communication skills which are relevant to their field of study;

5.      expose students with new developments in Information Technology relevant to prospective position they are expected to assume in the world of work in the area of accounting, auditing and finance;

6.       help students become responsible citizens of the nation committed to all sorts of efforts meant for enhancing the economic welfare of the country, Ethiopia;

7.       ensure the curriculum meets the requirements of stakeholders and maintains its international standards of the field, and contributes for the development of the profession;

8.      promote faculty’s competency through professional development schemes so as to help them compound their service to the community

2.     ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The University, in general, admits students based on the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education (MoE) for the degree program. Students transferred from accredited programs of other higher institutions are eligible for admission on the basis of accreditation and reaccreditation guidelines of the MoE. Admission for degree programs on advanced standing basis is applicable based on rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education (MoE) as well as the Exemption Policy of the University that goes in line with the guideline of the MoE.

3.  LIST OF COURSES

Major Courses:

Course code

Course title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

Acct 201

Principles of Accounting I

3

-

Acct 202

Principle of Accounting II

3

Acct 201

Acct 212

Basic Computer skills

3+lab

-

Acct 301

Financial Accounting I

4

Acct 202

Acct 302

Financial Accounting II

4

Acct 301

Acct 311

Cost & Management Accounting I

3

Acct 202

Acct 312

Cost & Management Accounting II

3

Acct 311

Acct 321

Financial Management I

3

Acct 202

Acct 322

Financial Management II

3

Acct 321

Acct 331

Financial Markets and Institutions

3

Acct 302

Acct 332

Operations Research

4

-

Acct 341

Risk Management &  Insurance

3

-

Acct 342

Business Research Methods

3

-

Acct 401

Advanced Accounting I

3

Acct 302

Acct 402

Advanced Accounting II

3

Acct 401

Acct 411

Auditing I

3

Acct 302

Acct 412

Auditing II

3

Acct 411

Acct 421

Public Finance & Taxation

3

Acct 302

Acct 422

Project Analysis and Evaluation

3

Acct 321

Acct 431

Seminar in Accounting

3

Acct 302

Acct 432

Government and NFP Accounting

4

Acct 302

Acct 441

Accounting Information System

3

Acct 302

Acct 442

Computerized Accounting

3+lab

Acct 201, Acct 212

Acct 451

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

3

-

Acct 452

Research project

3

Acct 342

                                                     Total

79+2 Lab

 

 

 

 

Related Courses

Course code

Course title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

Mgt 201

Introduction to Management

3

-

Mgt 202

Administrative & Business communication

3

-

Mgt 211

Business Law

3

-

Mgt 212

Mathematics for Management

3

Mgt 201

Mgt 221

Statistics for Management

3

Mgt 212

Mgt  402

Operations Management

3

-

Mkt 201

Principles of  Marketing

3

-

                                                                     Total

21

 

 

Common Courses

Course code

Course title

Cr.hrs.

Prerequisite

Eng 201

Sophomore English

3

 

Psy 201

General Psychology

2

 

Econ. 201

Microeconomics I

2

 

Econ. 202

Microeconomics II

2

Econ. 201

Civ. 201

Civics & Ethical Education

3

 

                     Total

12

 

 

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