Bachelor of Science in Information Science Program Offered at Karatina University

Bachelors Degree 4 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Karatina University)

About Bachelor of Science in Information Science Bachelors Degree program.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences degree program at Karatina University emphasizes the design and development of information systems using a variety of technologies (web, server, desktop, mobile) to provide people with the data that they need for effective decision making.

This Information Science degree program immerses students in information science, information architecture, human factors in information seeking and use, information organization, storage and retrieval, and applications of the Internet. This IS program prepares graduates to be IT leaders in our increasingly digital culture and economy.

Potential career paths for our students include Database Developers/Administrators, Data Analysts, IT/Help Desk Specialists, Network Administrators, Systems Analysts/Solution Developers, Applications Developers, and Web Developers/Administrators.

Objectives of Bachelor of Science in Information Science

The Information Science degree program at Karatina University is designed to help its students achieve the following learning outcomes by the time they graduate from our program:

  1. Graduates can apply analytical, problem-solving and computer skills to the analysis and design of information systems.
  2. Graduates can apply the perspective of the user and organizational aspects to information systems and technology.
  3. Graduates are skilled in the management of information and understand how technology and information converge to serve the interests of individuals and society.
  4. Graduates are effective in a variety of roles in the IT field such as team members and leaders.
  5. Graduates are proficient in written and oral communication.
  6. Graduates are able to apply professional ethical standards in their work and to understand their importance.
  7. Graduates are ready for life-long learning to maintain their technological currency.

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Science in Information Science

The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences degree program at Karatina University are:

  • Minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE with a C (Plain) in Maths and English/Kiswahili OR
  • Diploma in Information Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution

About Karatina University

Karatina University is a Chartered public university in Kenya. Situated 15km North off Karatina town, the University aspires to be one of the leading institutions of higher learning in Kenya and beyond. We offer quality education that is in tandem with the needs and aspirations of the global village as ... read more