College of Information and Communications Technology

CICT.

In today’s modern society, there are very little aspects that are not touched by technology in some way. Technology today drives development and growth, which is why the College of Information and Communications Technology has designed its student programs in partnership with business and industry leaders to determine the relevant skills needed to develop students into dependable information technology professionals.

The College of Information and Communications Technology (CICT) is an IBM Center of Excellence in Region IV – A. It is built around faculty members who are certified Microsoft Office Specialists, as well as an educational partner of Allied Telesis. The college opens diverse avenues for a dynamic career in information technology through offering programs designed in cooperation with business and industry leaders to determine exactly which skills are needed to develop students as successful graduates


VISION

The College of Information and Communications Technology envisions to be recognized as one of the top providers of world class IT professionals within the next five years.

MISSION

The College of Information and Communications Technology commits itself to providing the highest quality education and meet the challenges of internationalization through an excellent system of mentoring and means of developing lifelong learners.

OBJECTIVES

The college aims to: - Offer high quality ICT programs adhering to industry standards and in accordance with Commission on Higher Education (CHED) requirements;
- Utilize appropriate academic tools needed to implement the college’s educational agenda gearing toward enhanced student and faculty performance;
- Use qualitative and quantitative information for setting the faculty achievable targets and in improving the quality of educational process;
- Enforce a research environment that keeps the faculty updated with advanced technological knowledge;
- Ensure that graduates are equipped to join the national and international workforce.
- Produce graduates with sound moral and spiritual foundations aspiring towards community service and gender equality
- Conserve our cultural heritage and strengthen local knowledge through IT innovations

COLLEGE ATTRIBUTES

C – Catalysts of Change
I –  Integrator of Information
C – Competitive Problem Solver
T – Technologically and Technically Competent

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science VMPEO This program aims to produce graduates that are skilled in the implementation of information and computing solutions, and development applications using different programming languages applying various computing theories.

Vision

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science envisions itself in to be the top provider of logically and technically sound graduates that will act as innovators and problem solvers of the local and global IT –Hub within the next 5 years

Mission

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program empowers students by letting them discover the basic concepts of the theory of computing and stimulating learning geared towards new discoveries and innovations through research thus producing logical minded graduates that will serve as architects of change in the ever evolving world of IT Profession.

Program Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the BSCS program, the graduates shall: - Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, knowledge of a computing specialization, and mathematics, science, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements.

- Identify, analyze, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems and requirements reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences and relevant domain disciplines.

- An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithm principles and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of tradeoffs involved in design choices.

- Knowledge and understanding of information security issues in relation to the design, development and use of information systems.

- Design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

- Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern computing tools to complex computing activities; with an understanding of the limitations to accomplish a common goal.

- Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.

- Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations and give and understand clear instructions.

- An ability to recognize the legal, social, ethical and professional issues involved in the utilization of computer technology and be guided by the adoption of appropriate professional, ethical and legal practices.

- Recognize the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional.


Bachelor of Science In Information Technology VMPEO This program produces graduates who can excellently study and create designs and implement solutions that integrate information technology with business processes. This program equips the students with in-depth knowledge of systems related to technology and information.

Vision

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology envisions itself to be a center of development that will satisfy both local and international demand for skilled and technically competent IT practitioners within the next 5 years.

Mission

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology aims to produce individuals primed to be distinguished world-class systems and applications developers specializing in information, web or mobile systems, ready to face the challenges and ever-growing demands of internationalization.

Program Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the BSIT program, the graduates shall: - Apply knowledge of computing, science, and mathematics appropriate to the discipline

- Understand 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 constraints.

- Integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment effectively.

- Apply knowledge through the use of current techniques, skills, tools and practices necessary for the IT profession.

- Function effectively as a member or leader of a development team recognizing the different roles within a 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 computing 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.

- Recognize the need for and engage in planning self-learning and improving performance as a foundation for continuing professional development


Bachelor of Science in Information System VMPEO This program aims to produce graduates who are well versed in computer software and knowledgeable in planning, installing, customizing, operating, managing, administering, and maintaining information technology infrastructures. Students are exposed to adjacent technologies, making them excellent prospects for the technological needs of various industries.

Vision

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program envisions itself to be in the forefront of producing graduates that will empower business with technology in local and global environment within the next 5 years.

Mission

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems seeks to inculcate in the students the combination of sound computing skills and robust business/management foundations to prepare them as future IS professionals, coping with the demands of the ever-growing international workforce.

Program Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the BSIS program, the graduates shall: - Apply knowledge of business processes, computing, mathematics and social sciences appropriate to 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 presents 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 the 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.


Bachelor of Library and Information Science VMPEO The program is the study of the development, deployment and management of information resources in print, non-print, electronic and digital formats and services. Graduates of this program are being prepared to apply information technology to basic library operations and functions. Moreover, they are trained to harness a range of bibliographical and online tools to support teaching, research and other services. The program prepares students to their unique role in gathering, organizing and coordinating access to the best information sources for the knowledge-based organization they belong, as well as in implementing standards for the ethical and appropriate use of information.

Vision

We envision BLIS program as a vehicle in making University of Batangas a premier school of library and information science within the region, producing competent and skilled information professionals within the next 5 years.

Mission

The Bachelor of Library and Information Science program prepares students to assume professional and leadership roles in the dynamic and evolving library and information environment, and to develop 21 st century leaders who organize, manage and facilitate the effective use of information technology tools and concepts in order to contribute to the well- being of the community and society.

Program Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the BLIS program, the graduates shall: - Select, evaluate, organize and disseminate print, multimedia, electronic and digital information resources

- Effectively communicate orally and in writing, at the same time, use a variety of communication method in a manner that best enables the message to be understood

- Demonstrate logical and systematic approaches to the accomplishment of tasks

- Formulate objectives, policies and processes as well as design and manage resources in anticipation of future educational or organizational changes

- Recognize, analyze and constructively solve problems, provide appropriate direction and assistance and overcome barriers when necessary

- Identify users’ needs and wants through reference interviews, customer surveys, complaint logs and other means in order to evaluate the effectiveness of current services and improve these and other practices

- Work well in groups and seek ways to build team efforts to solve problems and achieve common goals

- Understand library’s automation systems and the use of computer hardware, software and peripherals including online collaboration tools (the Internet, the worldwide web, and social networking sites)

- Develop information technology solutions (e.g., library automation system, Website, e- mail system, etc.)

- Conduct significant research projects that will benefit the library and the organization

- Evaluate and debate information policy (e.g., copyright law, plagiarism, cybercrimes, etc.) and ethical issues applicable in local, national or global context

- Participate in continuing education activities organized by library associations and other entities
Associate in Computer Technology VMPEO This is a two-year ladderized program for BSCS, BSIT, and BSIS.It aims to equip students with the foundation to enter and pursue a career in information technology.

Vision

The Associate in Computer Technology diploma program foresee itself to be in the forefront of meeting the local and global demand for highly skilled and certified graduates that will empower the business and corporate technical support environment within the next 5 years

Mission

The Associate in Computer Technology diploma program equips students core skills and knowledge necessary for them to thrive as pivotal assets in the in the business, corporate and technical support environment.

Program Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the ACT program, the graduates shall - Apply knowledge of computing, science, and mathematics appropriate to the discipline

- Understand 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.

- Integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment effectively.

- Apply knowledge through the use of current techniques, skills, tools and practices necessary for the IT profession.

- Function effectively as a member or leader of a development team recognizing the different roles within a team to accomplish a common goal.

- Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities through logical writing, presentations, and clear instructions.

- Understand professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities in the utilization of information technology.

- Recognize the need for and engage in planning self-learning and improving performance as a foundation for continuing professional development