Programs

Information & Communication Tech (A.A)

Associate of Sciences – Information and Communication Technology

Aims to give students the opportunity to explore a broad range of aspects of ICT, and to graduate them with knowledge and skills in a variety of key areas of ICT for a lifelong career. The degree offers units across the complete spectrum of ICT, ranging from non-technical areas such as the nature of information and organisational needs for ICT, through the hardware, software, network and creative technologies which are used to satisfy these needs, to the communication, design, and development skills needed to create, and implement ICT components.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidate MUST have Five (5) subjects at CXC General Proficiency including Mathematics, English and Information Technology.

AWARDS OF DEGREES, DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES

CFBC DIPLOMA

Students are required to pass all three modules of EACH course taken. A minimum of two 2-Unit courses must be taken in order to qualify for CFBC certification.

CAPE CERTIFICATE

A single Certificate is provided for each examination sitting. Note well: CAPE certification does not qualify students for CFBC graduation.

CAPE DIPLOMA

To qualify for the CAPE Diploma, six CAPE Units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including Caribbean Studies. Units for the CAPE Diploma are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.

CAPE ASSOCIATE DEGREE

To qualify for the CAPE Associate Degree, at least eight units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including the General Education (Compulsory) courses—Integrated Mathematics, Communication Studies and Caribbean Studies. Units for the Associate Degree are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.


General Education Requirements

Communication Studies Caribbean Studies Integrated Maths
COMM1001 Module 1 - Gathering and Processing Information
COMM1002 Module 2 - Language and Community
COMM1003 Module 3 - Speaking and Writing
CCST1181 Module 1 - Caribbean Society and Culture
CCST1182 Module 2 - Issues in Caribbean Development
CCST1183 Module 3 - Investigating Issues in the Caribbean
CMTH1331 Module 1 - Foundations of Mathematics
CMTH1332 Module 2 - Statistics
CMTH1333 Module 3 - Calculus

Core Courses
Computer Science Unit 1
COMP1051 Module 1 - Computer Architecture and Organisation
COMP1052 Module 2 – Problem-Solving with Computers
COMP1053 Module 3 - Programming

Computer Science Unit 2
COMP2051 Module 1 - Data Structures
COMP2052 Module 2 - Software Engineering
COMP2053 Module 3 - Operating Systems and Computer Networks

Information Technology Unit 1
IFTH1201 Module 1 - Fundamentals of Information Technology
IFTH1202 Module 2 - Information Technology Systems
IFTH1203 Module 3 - Information and Problem-Solving

Information Technology Unit 2
IFTH2201 Module 1 - Information Management
IFTH2202 Module 2 - Use of Information Technology Tools
IFTH2203 Module 3 - Social, Organizational and Personal Issues


Electives
Choose one Unit from any other CAPE® syllabus