Course  Name:  Information Technology

Credit Hours:   5.0    Simulation:   48 hours    Demonstration:   Practical Project

Prerequisites or Co-requisites:  Student must have a working knowledge of computer

Course Description: This course introduces students to the steps necessary to analyze a problem in information technology, identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution, with a focus on how to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs. Students  will learn to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society. This course leads students to recognize the need for continuing professional development and imparts an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues, and responsibilities in information technology. Students write and present thereby building their ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, and work in teams learning to function effectively together to accomplish a common goal. 

Learning Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to :

  1. Know about Information Technology as a profession.
  2. Have a working knowledge of Operating systems and Hardware as well as the interactions between the duo.
  3. Have a working knowledge of web design and be able to demonstrate same with a live project.
  4. Have a remarkable knowledge of Information Security as it affects Islam as a religion.
  5. Have an idea of how Information Technology is being used as a means of propaganda against Islam and how to address same.

Course Material: The resources for this course include pdf files, power point presentations, Web session with instructor,Audio and Video files. As a key requirement for certification, students will be required to demonstrate their skill during practical sessions either via physical or e-presence