This program BSc Computer Science degree program at Egerton University has been reviewed with the intention of making the program competitive while maintaining the high standard of the program. With the Courses offered, the graduates will become highly competitive in the job market and at the same time prepare them in becoming independent in making choices of career and self employment. Students are trained not only in the technical areas of specialization but also in personal development, communication skills and entrepreneurship.
The primary aim of this Computer Science degree program at Egerton University is to provide a sound training in computing and its general application areas. It is intended that upon completion of the programme the graduate should:
To be eligible for admission to the BSc (Computer Science) programme at Egerton University, the applicant must meet the Minimum University general admission criteria.
Candidates must have passed the K.C.S.E., or equivalent examination with the following minimum grades to be considered:
Holder of a diploma with credits passes and above in Computer science or equivalent from institutions recognized by Egerton University.
Students admitted with Diploma in Computer science may transfer credits according to Egerton University regulations.
Mininum Entry Requirements for Bachelor's Degree
The entry requirements set out below are only minimum, and they in no way entitle an applicant to a place in the University. Applicants must:
Meet additional entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department, Faculty, School or Institute.
To be admitted for a PRE-SERVICE DEGREE PROGRAM, a prospective candidate must have all the requirements set up by the joint Admission Board (JAB), with a prospective IN-SERVICE student must have completed a diplomaprogram in the relevant field and graduated with at least a CREDIT.
A student is required to register for at least 18 CF‘s and at most 21 CF‘s in each of the eight semesters of study.
In the first and second years of study in computer science, the student studies a mixture of compulsory computer science Courses together with selected Courses in mathematics and physics.
In the first year of study, the student is required to take four of the University common CORE Courses. These Courses are intended to introduce the student to the basics of computer science as well as to provide the student with a sound grounding in areas of mathematics and physics that are important to the study of computer science.
In the third year of study the student is able to tackle more advanced Courses in Computer Science. There will be optional Courses offered in THIRD year semester 1 that would cover contemporary topics in computer science. This will enable the student to be up to date with the technological changes in the discipline areas. In the fourth year of study the student must select one Course from a list of available optional Courses.