Department of Computer Science

Course Description

National Diploma Computer Science, ND (CSC)

1. Mode of study : Full-time/Part-time

2. Timetable : Day/Evening-Weekend

3. Duration : 4 Semesters (Full Time), 6 Semesters (Part Time)

Entry Requirements: Five SSCE/GCE/WASC Credits obtained at not more than two sittings to include

Physics, English Language and Mathematics and any two of: Statistics, Geography, Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Economics/ Commerce, Biology/Agricultural Science, Government/History, Food and Nutrition, Computer Science

JAMB Subjects are: 1. English Language, 2. Mathematics, 3. Physics, 4. Chemistry

Course Objectives

The programme for the National Diploma in Computer Science is designed to provide training in the theory and application of

computer science and provides a wide spectrum of application areas for the students. The Objectives of the course therefore are as follows:

1. To produce Computer Science graduates whom are academically equipped to take advance courses in Computer Science and / or related areas, thus stimulating development and research in these areas and also who are capable of applying computer science and information technology in solving problems arising in industries, business, commerce, education, medicine, government and the society in general.

2. To provide suitable service course for specialists in other disciplines to enable these specialists increase their competence, skill and level of proficiency on their various work fields. To make the students understand the IT tools as the modern development in information technology.

Course Units

Course Course Title L P CHW CH Prerequisite
Code
COM 101 Introduction to computing 2 2 4 60 None
COM 112 Introduction to Digital 2 2 4 60 None
Electronics
COM 113 Introduction to Programming 2 2 4 60 None
STA 111 Descriptive Statistics I 1 2 3 45 None
STA 112 Elementary Probability Theory 2 1 3 45 None
MTH 111 Logic and Linear Algebra 1 1 2 30 None
MTH 112 Functions and Geometry 2 1 3 45 None
OTM 112 Technical English I 2 2 4 30 None
GNS 111 Citizenship Education I 2 0 2 30 None
Total 16 13 29 405
L P CHW CH Prerequisite
2 3 5 75 COM 113
2 3 5 75 COM 101
2 3 5 90 COM 113
2 1 3 45 COM 101
2 4 6 90 COM 123
1 4 5 75 None
2 1 3 45 OTM 112
13 19 32 480
Course Course Title L P CHW CH Prerequisite
Code
COM 221 Computer Programming Using 2 4 6 90 COM 113,
OO FORTRAN COM 101
COM 222 Seminar on Computer and Society 2 2 30 None
COM 223 Basic Hardware Maintenance 2 3 5 75 COM 112
COM 224 Management Information system 2 2 4 45 COM 101, 103
COM 225 Web Technology 2 4 6 90 COM 122
COM 226 Computer Systems 1 4 5 75 COM 216
Troubleshooting II
STA 226 Small Business Start Up 2 1 2 30 None
COM 229 Project 4 4 60 COM 123
Total 13 22 35 480

Engr. AYANGBEKUN Oluwafemi J.
MSc, BTech, COREN, MNSE, MNCS, AMCPN, MIRDI

HOD – Computer Science

Director of Academic Planning

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