Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management

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Program Duration

Location

Credit Hours

Cost Per Credit Hour

9 Semesters (On Average)

Abu Dhabi or Dubai

120

AED 2,500

Students interested in the B.Sc. in Information Systems and Technology Management degree can select from three concentrations offered by the Information Systems and Technology Management (ISTM) Department:

Business Intelligence (BI): This concentration prepares students to analyze and leverage data to gain insights and inform decision-making. Students also learn how to discover hidden knowledge and patterns of behavior useful for improving business practice and competitiveness.

Management of Information Systems (MIS): This concentration prepares students for management roles associated with IT within organizations. Students learn how systems of technology, people, and processes can be designed and managed to provide strategic benefits.

Enterprise Systems (ES): This concentration prepares students for professional roles involving IT that span entire enterprises and geographically dispersed organizations. Students learn how business processes can be linked using IT both within and across organizations operating in a global environment.

The objectives of the information science and technology program are to produce graduates who will:
  1. Become successful information systems specialists distinguished locally and internationally.
  2. Be effective communicators, team players, project oriented and community engaged IS professionals with excellent work ethics.
  3. Adopt sound digital skills based on considerable hands-on experience with modern and emerging technologies and systems.
  4. Apply the best professional practices to identify, recommend and manage the implementation and integration of new applications into existing human/computer systems.

Department Chair: Dr. Munir Majdalawieh

Accreditation

All our programs are accredited by the UAE Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), and our Bachelor of Science program in Information Systems and Technology Management is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. In addition, CTI has been ranked by QS as one of the 351-400 top colleges in the field of computer science and information systems in 2023. This ranking places CTI in the top 20 colleges in the Arab region and the top 3 in the nation.

CAA   ABET

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.

Curriculum Structure

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management
(Concentration in Business Intelligence)

Starting Fall 2024

Credit Hours
Year 1 S1 ZU General Education Block
First Semester
15
15
S2 ZU General Education Block
Second Semester
15
15
Year 2 S3 MTH215
Computing Foundations
3
INS260
Management of Information Systems
3
SEC235
Information Security Foundations
3
MTH213
Business Statistics
3
ENG240
English
Composition III
3
15
S4 ACC202
Financial Accounting
3
SWE225
Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving
3
INS211
Business Data Modeling Lab
3
INS311
IT Architecture & Infrastructure
3
CIT365
Database Systems
3
MGT209
Introduction to Management
3
16
Year 3 S5 CIT285
Technical Communication
3
OPR300
Operations Management
3
SWE320
Object Oriented Programming
3
SWE321
Object Oriented Programming Lab
1
MKT210
Introduction to Marketing
3
CIT470
Applied Database Systems
3
16
S6 INS377
IT Project Management
3
CIT460
Systems Analysis & Design
3
CIT461
Systems Analysis and Design Lab
1
CIT466
Data Analytics
3
INS467
Data Warehousing
3
INS469
Data Warehousing
1
14
Internship Semester CIT490
Internship
3
3
Year 4 S7 CIT480
IT Entrepreneurship
3
HRM301
Human Resource Management
3
ARA345
Advanced Arabic Skills
3
INS476
Data Science
3
INS477
Data Science Lab
1
13
S8 CIT499
Senior Project
3
MKT433
Digital Marketing and Commerce
3
INS474
Applied Artificial Intelligence
3
INS475
Applied Artificial Intelligence Lab
1
Elective
3
13

Total Credit Hours

120

GenEd
Core
Concentration
Elective

The Fall 2021 plan can be found here.



Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management
(Concentration in Management of Information Systems)

Starting Fall 2024

Credit Hours
Year 1 S1 ZU General Education Block
First Semester
15
15
S2 ZU General Education Block
Second Semester
15
15
Year 2 S3 MTH215
Computing Foundations
3
INS260
Management of Information Systems
3
SEC235
Information Security Foundations
3
MTH213
Business Statistics
3
ENG240
English
Composition III
3
15
S4 ACC202
Financial Accounting
3
SWE225
Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving
3
INS211
Business Data Modeling Lab
3
INS311
IT Architecture & Infrastructure
3
CIT365
Database Systems
3
MGT209
Introduction to Management
3
16
Year 3 S5 CIT285
Technical Communication
3
OPR300
Operations Management
3
SWE320
Object Oriented Programming
3
SWE321
Object Oriented Programming Lab
1
INS361
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
3
INS363
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Lab
1
16
S6 INS377
IT Project Management
3
CIT460
Systems Analysis & Design
3
CIT461
Systems Analysis and Design Lab
1
CIT466
Data Analytics
3
INS369
Business Process Management
3
INS368
Business Process Management Lab
1
14
Internship Semester CIT490
Internship
3
3
Year 4 S7 CIT480
IT Entrepreneurship
3
HRM301
Human Resource Management
3
ARA345
Advanced Arabic Skills
3
INS410
IT Audit and Control
3
INS425
Electronic Commerce
3
INS426
Electronic Commerce Lab
1
13
S8 CIT499
Senior Project
3
INS468
IT Strategy and Governance
3
INS465
Knowledge Management
3
Elective
3
13

Total Credit Hours

120

GenEd
Core
Concentration
Elective

The Fall 2021 plan can be found here.


Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management
(Concentration in Enterprise Systems)

Starting Fall 2024

Credit Hours
Year 1 S1 ZU General Education Block
First Semester
15
15
S2 ZU General Education Block
Second Semester
15
15
Year 2 S3 MTH215
Computing Foundations
3
INS260
Management of Information Systems
3
SEC235
Information Security Foundations
3
MTH213
Business Statistics
3
ENG240
English
Composition III
3
15
S4 ACC202
Financial Accounting
3
SWE225
Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving
3
INS211
Business Data Modeling Lab
3
INS311
IT Architecture & Infrastructure
3
CIT365
Database Systems
3
MGT209
Introduction to Management
3
16
Year 3 S5 CIT285
Technical Communication
3
OPR300
Operations Management
3
SWE320
Object Oriented Programming
3
SWE321
Object Oriented Programming Lab
1
INS361
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
3
INS363
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Lab
1
16
S6 INS377
IT Project Management
3
CIT460
Systems Analysis & Design
3
CIT461
Systems Analysis and Design Lab
1
CIT466
Data Analytics
3
INS369
Business Process Management
3
INS368
Business Process Management Lab
1
14
Internship Semester CIT490
Internship
3
3
Year 4 S7 CIT480
IT Entrepreneurship
3
HRM301
Human Resource Management
3
ARA345
Advanced Arabic Skills
3
INS362
IT in Logistics and Supply Chain
3
INS463
Enterprise Systems Development & Integration
3
INS464
Enterprise Systems Development & Integration Lab
1
13
S8 CIT499
Senior Project
3
INS468
IT Strategy and Governance
3
INS492
Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise
3
Elective
3
13

Total Credit Hours

120

GenEd
Core
Concentration
Elective

The Fall 2021 plan can be found here.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete 120 Credit Hours (CHs) in their selected programs, including 30 CHs of General Education courses, 66 CHs of core program courses, 21 CHs in concentration courses, and 3 CHs of elective courses. As part of the core program requirements, students will crown their accomplishments in their programs with a Senior Project and a practical semester-long Internship.

Faculty

The B.Sc. in Information Systems and Technology Management program is supported by a diverse group of faculty with expertise spanning the spectrum of knowledge areas that the students are introduced to in the program. Meet our Information Systems and Technology Management (ISTM) faculty in the Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses.

Program Cost

Program cost is detailed on the Undergraduate Tuition Fee and Scholarship page.