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SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

INTRODUCTION

Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) conducts undergraduate programs leading to the award of Bachelor of Science in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Mathematics, Computer Science & Information Systems, Software Engineering and Geology. These courses are equipped to meet the needs of dynamic local, regional, national and global level industries. A student studying at SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SSIT) will be exposed to different subjects of Sciences, Mathematics and Information Technology which will help him to be a good professional.

RATIONALE

Higher education is a fundamental vehicle for economic and social development and Nigeria is no exception. It is meant to help the country buildup capacity to develop and manage its resources, alleviate poverty and close the educational gap as well as economic and political gap with the developed world. Nigeria has got independence in October 1960 therefore, it need well educated workforce.

With increasing globalization, information and knowledge based economy are key to creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship which can sustain social development. It will help to increase national competitiveness. University education in Nigeria will provide much needed man power to accelerate the socio economic development. Therefor it creates an opportunity to Skyline University Nigeria to provide an atmosphere of academic freedom and culture and research which can provide a platform for providing liberal education which makes young people better prepared.

The university is conscious of importance of Science and technology for the development of the nation. Therefore it is introduces a series of science subjects which can be useful to create new body on knowledge for various industries. Our effort to be to foster the pragmatic industry and government.

GOALS

To improve and develop scientific temper through effective communication, problem solving, decision making, computing and numerical capabilities.

To equip students with Life Skills and professional acumen that will help them to understand the dynamics and relevance of the science for the benefit of the society.

To stimulate higher order thinking skills among students; required to specialize in their respective areas of study in science and Information Technology.

To develop competitive skills and competencies of students through meaningful industry interaction, thereby improving their employability.

To provide a conducive value based learning environment to the students during their study and inculcate a habit of application of science for continuous growth and development and industry and society.

OBJECTIVES

Demonstrate an understanding of various concepts of different subjects in the area Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physic Science, Mathematics & Computer Science and Geology.

Explain relationship between industry and business, work culture, values and ethics for the benefit of the community.

Demonstrate application of skills in communication, numerical ability, computing ability to solve societal requirements.

Demonstrate capacity for critical enquiry, logical thinking, and use analytical skills to solve problems of industry and society.

Synthesize theory and practice within the sphere of their respective subject for its effective application for industry.

CURRICULUM

SUN ensures that the SSIT curriculum is distinctive and superior in nature. It significantly extends the knowledge and nurtures intellectual maturity to probe into the depths of knowledge and to specialize in skills with a sense of creative independence. The student is thus enabled to accomplish the goals as anticipated in the program and transfer them to the professional areas. SUN endeavors that all SSIT programs are linked to industry / organision through SIWES and Project works.

The SSIT programs are carefully planned and directly related and appropriate to the mission and purposes of the institution as well as the goals and objectives of the respective degree programs. As for as Program instruction is concerned, SUN adequately supports and critically evaluates experimental and teaching methods to improve instruction, ensures that each student enrolled in the course receives a Course Delivery Package (CDP) on the first day of the class that includes the following:

  • Syllabus
  • Credit hours
  • Pre Requisites
  • Course description
  • Learning outcomes
  • Course contents
  • Academic strategies
  • Course policies
  • Class Schedule
  • Additional Reading
  • Mode, Nature and Scope of Assessment
  • Information on core text book

Moreover, SUN uses regular evaluation of all courses; instructional pedagogy and feedback through a well-developed Institutional Effectiveness System.

Curriculum Recuirements

The curriculum provides the student with General Studies, Core, Required, Electives and Specialization courses in their respective Undergraduate programs. All students perusing undergraduate must complete all 132 credits to graduate.

 

No. of Credits

No. of Courses

General Education

18

09

Core Courses, Required Courses, Elective, Project Work & Specialization

108

36

SIWES

06

01

Total Requirements

132

46

*Note: General Studies (GST) courses are for 2 credit each course. Core Courses, Required Courses, Elective, Project Work & Specialization are for 3 credits each. Where SIWES (Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme) is for 6 credits.

GENERAL STUDIES (GST) COURSES

INTRODUCTION

The general studies program at the undergraduate level is designed to develop a well-rounded personality. General Studies Programme (GST) are the programs students from every school are expected to take. All students are expected to sit and pass all stipulated GST courses.

These courses aim at improving communication & interpersonal skills along with instilling in students lifelong learning attitude. An all-inclusive knowledge base that is provided to the students encompassing science, computing, humanities, and culture through these courses.

GOALS

To improve communication skills in English language.

To have the knowledge and skills in French language.

To have an awareness of the Nigerian and African Culture.

To prepare the students to be good leaders and happy citizens of the society.

To develop evaluation skills by using quantitative procedures for logical thinking in business environment.

To produce a well-rounded morally and intellectually capable graduates with vision and entrepreneurial skills in an environment of peace and social cohesiveness.

To develop an understanding of cultural diversity, social responsibility and ethical values from African perspectives.

To enable students to use Information Systems tools in business applications.

To develop well-rounded personalities in students enabling them to pursue excellence in career.

OBJECTIVES

Acquisition, development and inculcation of proper value-orientation for the survival of the individual and society.

The development of intellectual capacities of individuals to understand, appreciate and promote peaceful co-existence.

Production of graduates with broad knowledge of the Nigerian Nation and people with a view to inculcate the mutual understanding and patriotism.

Exposing graduates of Skyline University to the rudiments of ICT for computer literacy and ability to live usefully in this ICT- driven age.

Preparing students for a post university life with opportunities for job creation and entrepreneurial skills.

Production of graduates capable of communicating effectively (both oral and written).