Vision

he Program provides students with a technological and business knowledge to develop and integrate effective IS solutions that support management decision making and organizational strategies. The Program prepares graduates for a variety of IS careers in business, government, and non-profit organizations.

Mission

IS program provides and equips students with all the knowledge and skills in information technology applications, computer technology applications, media network, corporation strategy, corporation executive support.  The program prepares graduates with all that is required for successful careers such as program system analysts, program applications developers, networks specialists, data base executives, information centre consultants, data analysts.  Our graduates will found job opportunities in both government and private sector firms.

Program Objectives

  1. Our graduates demonstrate knowledge of underlying infrastructure of information systems.
  2. Our graduates apply networking concepts to solve organizational problems.
  3. Our graduates analyze business problems using foundational knowledge from the fields of economics, accounting, business law, and statistics.
  4. Our graduates acquire knowledge of operational management to support organizations.
  5. Our graduates develop software’s by using different principles and practices of software design and development.
  6. Our graduates show awareness of social and work ethics.
  7. Our graduates show good command of language in general and specific contexts relating to the discipline.

Structure of the Information System Study Plan

Diploma in Information Systems (2 years)

Number of credit hours required for obtaining a Diploma in Computer Science is 60 hours on intense study. A Postsecondary School Diploma is designed to give students practical "hands-on" experience as well as theoretical knowledge in their chosen field. A diploma will take at least four semesters (two years) to complete and will usually include a work placement.

Advanced Diploma in Information Systems (3 years)

Number of credit hours required for obtaining a Diploma in Computer Science is 90 hours on intense study. As juniors, students take courses in combinatorial algorithms; systems analysis and design, introduction to software engineering, database management systems and program design techniques, along with a course in business data communication and networking.

Bachelor Degree in Information Systems (4 years)

Number of credit hours required for obtaining a Diploma in Computer Science is 120 hours on intense study. This IS program is typical four year program for Bachelor of Science degree in information systems at Buraimi College. The program is designed to prepare students to assume positions in the government and private sectors, computer industry or education. It also offers them opportunities for further higher degree studies.

Job Opportunities

Information Systems career opportunities are available in a variety of industries, such as: Consulting, Banking, Entertainment, Health   Media, Education, Software Publishing, etc. The I.S academic program helps to prepare graduates to assume such positions as:

  1.  Systems analyst
  2.  Application program developer
  3.  Database Administrator
  4.  Network specialist
  5.  Information centre consultant
  6. Data Analyst

Bachelor Degree (123 Credits)

College General Requirements (Compulsory) 18 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

 

1

BCGE 001

Arabic Language

3

 

 

2

BCGE 002

Islamic Culture

3

 

 

3

BCGE 003

Omani Society

3

 

 

4

COMP 100

Computers: Their Impact and use

3

ــ

 

5

ENGL 002

General English

3

ــ

 

6

BCGE 004

Study Skills

3

ــ

 

7

BCGE009

Entrepreneurship

3

ــ

 

8

IC3

IC3

0

 

 

Total

                         21

Department Requirements (Compulsory) 24 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

COMP 112

Algorithms and Programming(1)

3

ــ

2

COMP 113

Algorithms and Programming(2)

3

Comp112

3

MATH 152

Mathematical Analysis(1)

3

ــ

4

ENGL 001

English for Information Technology

3

ENGL002

5

COMP 182

Data Structure and Program Design

3

COMP 113

6

COMP 123

Computer Architecture & Assembly Language

3

COMP 112

7

BCCS 490

Senior Project

3

Department Approval

8

COMP 241

Introduction to Database

3

IS 431

Total

24

Major Requirements (Compulsory) 69 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

ACC 220

Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

MATH152

2

BCIS 350

E-Commerce

3

COMP270

3

BLAW 280

Business law - 1

3

 

4

COMP 424

Computer System Security

3

IS435

5

PHIL 230

Symbolic Logic

3

MATH152

6

SOM 120

Basic Business Statistics

3

MATH152

7

SOM 306

Operations Management

3

SOM120

8

SOM 485

Decision Support System

3

SOM120

9

IS 497

Selected Topics In Information

3

IS431

10

ACC 300

Computer Application in Accounting

3

ACC220

11

IS 211

Introduction to Information System

3

COMP 112

12

COMP 270

Business Programming

3

COMP 241

13

IS 311

Information Technology in Business

3

IS211

14

COMP 380

Introduction to Software Engineering

3

COMP270

15

IS 431

System Analysis and Design

3

 COMP113

16

IS 435

Communication And Networking

3

COMP123

17

IS 441

Database Management System

3

COMP270

18

IS 450

Business Expert System

3

IS431

19

SOM 466

Project Management

3

SOM 306

20

BCGE 006

Research Methodology

3

BCGE004

21

COMP 106

Visual Basic

3

COMP112

22

ECON 160

Microeconomics Principles

3

 

23

COMP 242

Introduction to Web Development

3

COMP113

Total

    69

Major Requirements (Elective) Select 9 Cr (Information System)

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

IS 457

Advanced Telecommunication and Network

3

IS435

2

COMP 467

Multimedia System Design

3

COMP242

3

COMP 485

Human Computer Interaction

3

COMP380

4

COMP 413

Object-Oriented Software Development

3

IS 441 or COMP380

5

COMP 431

Computer Modeling and Simulation

3

IS 431 or COMP182

6

BCIS 340

Programming with Java

3

COMP 182

7

COMP 310

Automata, Languages and Computation

3

PHIL 230

8

BCCS 479

Neural networks

3

 IS441

9

COMP 480

Software system development - Project

3

COMP 380

10

BCIS411

Knowledge Management

3

IS211 or IS311

11

BCSE324

XML Programming

3

COMP 242

12

COMP450

Computer Ethics

3

COMP 380

13

COMP469

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

3

COMP 380

14

IS206

Advanced Visual Programming

3

COMP106

15

BCSE224

Web Page Design

3

COMP242

 

    45

Advanced Diploma Degree (96 Credits)

College General Requirements (Compulsory) 18 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

BCGE 001

Arabic Language

3

 

2

BCGE 002

Islamic culture

3

 

3

COMP 100

Computers: Their  Impact and use

3

ــ

4

ENGL 002

General English

3

ــ

5

BCGE 004

Study Skills

3

ــ

6

BCGE009

Entrepreneurship

3

ــ

7

IC3

IC3

0

 

Total

18

Department Requirements (Compulsory) 21 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

COMP 112

Algorithms and Programming(1)

3

ــ

2

COMP 113

Algorithms and Programming (2)

3

Comp112

3

MATH 152

Mathematical Analysis (1)

3

ــ

4

ENGL 001

English for Information Technology

3

ENGL002

5

COMP 182

Data Structure And Program Design

3

COMP 113

6

COMP 123

Computer Architecture & Assembly Language

3

COMP 112

7

COMP 241

Introduction to Database

3

IS 431

Total

21

Major Requirements (Compulsory)  48 Cr

SN

Course Number

  1. Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

ACC 220

Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

MATH152

2

COMP 270

Business Programming

3

COMP 241

3

PHIL 230

Symbolic Logic

3

MATH152

4

SOM 120

Basic Business Statistics

3

MATH152

5

COMP 380

Introduction to Software Engineering

3

COMP 270

6

IS 211

Introduction to Information System

3

COMP 112

7

ACC300

Computer Application In Accounting

3

ACC220

8

IS 311

Information Technology in Business

3

IS211

9

COMP 380

Introduction to Software Engineering

3

COMP270

10

IS 431

System Analysis and Design

3

 COMP113

11

IS 435

Communication And Network

3

COMP123

12

IS 441

Database Management System

3

COMP270

13

BCGE 006

Research Methodology

3

BCGE004

14

COMP106

Visual Basic

3

COMP112

15

ECON 160

Microeconomics Principles

3

 

16

COMP 242

Introduction to Web Development

3

COMP113

Total

    48

Major Requirements (Elective) Select 6 Cr (Computer Science)

SN

Course Number

Course Title 

Credit Hours 

Prerequisites

1

COMP224

Web Development and User Interface Design

3

COMP 242

2

COMP 535

Parallel and Distributed Computing

3

IS435S

3

COMP479

Neural Networks

3

COMP113

4

COMP 413

Object-Oriented Software Development

3

COMP182

5

COMP 485

Human-Computer Interaction

3

IS431

6

COMP 420

Advanced Operating System Concepts

3

COMP322

7

COMP 430

Language design and Compiler

3

COMP113

8

COMP 480

Software System Development Project

3

IS431

9

COMP 431

Computer Modeling and Simulation

3

COMP182

10

  COMP 340

Programming with Java

3

COMP182

11

IS 457

Advanced Telecommunication & networking

3

IS 435

12

COMP 411

Knowledge Management

3

IS431

13

COMP 324

XML Programming

3

COMP242

14

COMP206

Advanced Visual Programming

3

COMP106

Elective requirements (select 3 Credit Hours):

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

BCSE 340

Programming With Java

3

COMP 182

2

IS 457

Advanced Telecommunication and Networking

3

IS435

3

COMP 467

Multimedia System Design

3

COMP380

4

COMP 485

Human Computer Interaction

3

COMP282

5

COMP 413

Object-Oriented Software Development

3

IS 441 or COMP 380

6

COMP 310

Automata, Language and Computation

3

PHIL 230

7

COMP 431

Computer Modeling and Simulation

3

IS 431 or COMP 182

8

BCIS 411

Knowledge Management

3

IS211 or IS311

9

BCSE324

XML Programming

3

COMP 242

10

COMP450

Computer Ethics

3

COMP 270

11

COMP469

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

3

PHIL 230

12

BCCS479

Neural Network

3

IS441

13

BCSE224

Web Page Design

3

COMP 242

14

COMP 480

Software System Development – Project

3

COMP380

15

COMP485

Human-Computer Interaction

3

COMP282

                                              Total

    45

Diploma Degree (66 Credits)

College General Requirements (Compulsory) 12 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

 

1

BCGE 001

Arabic Language

3

 

 

2

BCGE 002

Islamic culture

3

 

 

3

COMP 100

Computers: Their Impact and use

3

ــ

 

4

ENGL 002

General English

3

ــ

 

5

BCGE009

Entrepreneurship

3

ــ

 

6

IC3

IC3

0

 

 

Total

15

 Department Requirements (Compulsory) 21 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

COMP 112

Algorithms and Programming(1)

3

ــ

2

COMP 113

Algorithms and Programming(2)

3

Comp112

3

MATH 152

Mathematical Analysis(1)

3

ــ

4

ENGL 001

English for Information Technology

3

ENGL002

5

COMP 182

Data Structure And Program Design

3

COMP 113

6

COMP 123

Computer Architecture & Assembly Language

3

COMP 112

7

COMP 241

Introduction To Database

3

IS 431

Total

21

Major Requirements (Compulsory) 27 Cr

SN

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisite

1

BCSE006

Research Methodology

3

BCGE004

2

PHIL 230

Symbolic Logic

3

MATH152

3

IS 431

System Analysis and Design

3

COMP123

4

IS 211

Introduction to Information System

3

COMP 112

5

IS 311

Information Technology in Business

3

IS211

6

COMP106

Visual Basic

3

COMP112

7

ECON 160

Microeconomics Principles

3

 

8

IS 435

Communication & Networking

3

COMP 123

9

COMP 242

Introduction to Web Development

3

COMP 113

Total

    27