Transition Plan for Information Technology Programmes 2019/2020

 

Registration for the 2019/2020 Academic Year

 

Applicability

This transition plan applies to students who registered in one of our Information Technology degree programmes prior to the 2016/2017 academic year. Students who registered in the 2016/2017 academic year or afterwards should follow the course requirements of their respective degree programmes.

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Level 1 Courses

All the old Level 1 courses have been phased out. If you still require one of the old Level 1 courses listed on the left-hand side of Table 1, you should register for the equivalent new Level 1 course listed on the right-hand side, in the semester it is offered.

 

Old Level 1 Course Equivalent New Level 1 Course
Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title Semester
INFO 1500   Introduction to Information Technology Concepts INFO 1600 Introduction to Information Technology Concepts 1
INFO 1501   Introduction to WWW Programming INFO 1601 Introduction to WWW Programming 2
INFO 1502   Introduction to Problem Solving COMP 1602 Computer Programming II 2
INFO 1503   Introduction to Mathematics for Critical Thinking COMP 1604 Mathematics for Computing 2
INFO 1504   Introduction to Programming Fundamentals I COMP 1601 Computer Programming I 1
INFO 1505   Introduction to Computer Systems COMP 1600 Introduction to Computing Concepts 1
INFO 1506   Introduction to Information and Data Management ESST 2003 Data Management for Environmental Sciences 1
INFO 1507   Introduction to Business Principles MGMT 1001 Introduction to Management 1
 

 

Table 1: Equivalent New Level 1 Courses Corresponding to Phased Out Level 1 Courses

Level 2 Courses

All the old Level 2 4-credit courses have been phased out. If you still require one of the old Level 2 courses listed on the left-hand side of Table 2, you should register for the equivalent new 3-credit course listed on the right-hand side, in the semester it is offered.

You should note that the equivalent courses are all 3 credits so you will have to register for one or more additional courses to make up the credit requirements for your degree. The additional courses should be COMP or INFO courses (Level 2 or Level 3).

 

Old Level 2 4-Credit Course Equivalent New 3-Credit Course
Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title Semester
INFO 2400   Information Systems Development INFO 2600 Information Systems Development 2
INFO 2405   Discrete Mathematics MATH 2250 Industrial Statistics 1
INFO 2410   Fundamental Data Structures COMP 2611 Data Structures 1
INFO 2415   Enterprise Database Systems COMP 2605 Enterprise Database Systems 1
INFO 2420   Programming Fundamentals II COMP 2603 Object-Oriented Programming I 2
INFO 2425   Computer Architecture COMP 2601 Computer Architecture 1
INFO 2500   Networking Technologies Fundamentals INFO 2601 Networking Technologies Fundamentals 1
 

 

Table 2: Equivalent New 3-Credit Courses Corresponding to Phased Out Level 2 Courses

Level 3 Courses

All the old Level 3 4-credit courses have been phased out. If you still require one of the old Level 3 courses listed on the left-hand side of Table 3, you should register for the equivalent new 3-credit course listed on the right-hand side, in the semester it is offered.

You should note that the equivalent courses are all 3 credits so you will have to register for one or more additional courses to make up the credit requirements for your degree. The additional courses should be COMP or INFO courses (Level 2 or Level 3).

 

Old Level 3 4-Credit Course Equivalent New 3-Credit Course
Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title Semester
INFO 3400   Fundamentals of Operating Systems INFO 2603 Platform Technologies I 1
INFO 3410   Web Systems and Technologies INFO 2602 Web Programming and Technologies I 2
INFO 3415   Information Assurance and Security INFO 2604 Information Systems Security 2
INFO 3440   Software Engineering COMP 2606 Software Engineering I 2
INFO 3490   Project INFO 3604 Project 2
 

Table 3: Equivalent New 3-Credit Courses Corresponding to Phased Out Level 3 Courses

 

 

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