Academics | Faculties | FACULTY OF NATURAL & APPLIED SCIENCES | Department of Computer Science | Bachelor of Science in Business Computing | NDU

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The mission of the Business Computing Program is to educate students in the principles and practices of computing with focus on business knowledge and applications. Our program prepares students for careers and graduate studies in Business or IT related fields.


Program Educational Objectives

  1. 1.To prepare BC graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective professional contributors or leaders in the design, administration and management of information technology systems and databases;
  2. 2.To prepare BC graduates for professional careers in roles including, but not limited to: project managers, systems analysts, applications developers, webmasters, database administration and quality assurance;
  3. 3.To provide BC graduates with the communication and interpersonal skills to become effective team-oriented problem solvers as well as effective communicators with non-technical stakeholders;
  4. 4.To prepare BC graduates with the knowledge and skills to conduct advanced studies and research in software applications, information storage and retrieval, data mining, business administration and management;
  5. 5.To prepare BC graduates to identify and analyze legal, ethical and social concerns associated with the computing and business fields.


Program Learning Outcomes

All graduating BC majors shall:

  1. 1. Demonstrate a good practical background in computing, mathematics and statistics with a focus on business knowledge and applications;
  2. 2. Demonstrate proficiency in the principles of the software development lifecycle, using a range of problem-solving, programming, and software engineering techniques;
  3. 3. Demonstrate proficiency in the design and development of web applications;
  4. 4. Demonstrate programming competence using a modern programming language;
  5. 5. Demonstrate good knowledge of computer networking concepts;
  6. 6. Demonstrate a good practical background in accounting and economics;
  7. 7. Demonstrate good analysis, design and implementation skills of information systems;
  8. 8. Demonstrate proficiency in database management system and show experience creating database solutions;
  9. 9. Recognize the need for, and demonstrate an ability to engage in, continuing professional development;
  10. 10. Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences and to function effectively on multidisciplinary teams to accomplish a common goal;
  11. 11. Demonstrate their understanding of professional, ethical, legal and security issues and responsibilities;
  12. 12. Demonstrate their ability to engage in a graduate program in Business or IT related fields.

Graduation Requirements

To receive the degree of B.S. from the FNAS, a student must fulfill all requirements of the degree program, complete all required courses with a cumulative overall GPA of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0 in both the core and major requirements, and clear all accounts with the University. Candidates for degrees are reminded that grades of “I” assigned during the last semester to courses required for graduation will result in delaying their graduation.


Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Free Electives (6cr.)


Total 94 Credits
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