About Information Systems Department
Information Systems department was founded in 2006 within the Faculty of Computers and Information Technology at Future University in Egypt with a main mandate of providing high-quality educational opportunities to students from all segments of Egyptian society as well as from other countries, and to contribute to Egypt’s development, culture, intellectual life, and services for Egypt and the region.
The mission of Information Systems department is to produce graduates who are technically competent, can communicate and work with others effectively, demonstrate responsible citizenship and an awareness of the global context of their work, and are leaders in the field. Information Systems department maintains high standards of academic achievement, professional behavior, and ethical conduct.
Information Systems Undergraduate Program & Degree
Information Systems department runs the Information Systems program, offering a Bachelor of Computers and Information Technology with a major in Information Systems.
Information Systems Educational Objectives
Graduates of the Information Systems program will be:
Valued professionals in IT industry capable of applying Information Systems principles and practices in a variety of environments and/or pursuing advanced degrees in Information Systems or related disciplines.
Ethically, legally, and socially responsible, and productive practitioners in IT and related fields.
Innovators, leaders, and lifelong learners able to respond to technological changes and challenges.
Information Systems Learning Outcomes
The program of Information Systems enables students to achieve the following outcomes, by the time of graduation:
Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.
System of Study
The system of a study is a credit Hour system. The total credit hour requirements of the bachelor’s degree are 133 credit hours. A regular student can achieve the 133 credit hour requirements in four academic years (8 semesters). A course of 3 credit hours is delivered as 2 hours theoretical lecture teaching and 2 hours practical/tutorial session (4 contact hours).
The curriculum of Information Systems program is structured to be consistent with the educational objectives of FCIT. The curriculum combines technical and professional requirements with general education requirements and electives to prepare students for a professional career and further study in the computing discipline associated with the program, and for functioning in modern society. The technical and professional requirements include two years of up-to-date coverage of basic and advanced topics in the computing discipline associated with each program. In addition, each program includes mathematics and physics appropriate to the discipline. The curriculum of each FCIT program divided into three components as shown in following table.