NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

This is a two academic year course supervised by National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in which at the end a student is awarded the National Diploma in Computer Science. 

Admission in to this course is through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (UTME) examination. 

The main objective of the course is to inculcate into the students the fundamentals of Computer professional use and development. 

Course Structure:

The course in line with NBTE tenets is divided into four semesters and in two years.  The outline course structure is as follows: 

Year 1 - Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

COM101

Introduction to Computing

COM112

Introduction to Digital Electronics

COM113

Introduction to Programming

STA111

Descriptive Statistics

STA112

Elementary Probability Theory

MTH111

Logic and Linear Algebra

MTH112

Functions and Geometry

OTM112

Technical English 1

GNS127

Citizenship Education 1

Year 1 - Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

COM121

Scientific Programming Language Using OO Java

COM122

Introduction to internet

COM123

Computer Application Packages 1

COM124

Data Structure and Algorithms

COM125

Introduction to System Analysis

COM126

PC Upgrade and maintenance

GNS128

Citizenship Education II

Year 2 - Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

COM211

Computer Programming using OO Java

COM212

Introduction to Systems Programming

COM213

Commercial Programming Language VB.NET         

COM214

File Organization and Management

COM215

Computer Packages II

COM216

Computer Systems Troubleshooting 1

OTM217

Technical English  II

Year 2 - Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

COM221

Computer programming using Java

COM222

Seminar on Computer and Society

COM223

Basic Hardware Maintenance

COM224

Management Information System

COM225

Web Technology

COM226

Computer Systems Troubleshooting II

COM229

Project

STA226

Small Business Start up