The Department offers 9 credit courses of computer science for undergraduate students and 9 credit courses for postgraduate students.
Faculty of Agriculture
CST 101 Fundamental of Computer Science (4.5 Cr): This course is designed for undergraduate students
CST 405 Information and Communication Technology (4.5 Cr): This course is designed for undergraduate students
Faculty of Fisheries
CST 131 Fundamental of Computer Science (4.5 Cr): This course is designed for undergraduate students
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
CST 131 Computer Application (1.5 Cr.)
Faculty of Agriculture Economics and Rural Development
Fundamentals of Computer Science (4.5 Cr.)
Introduction to Computer, Characteristics of computer, Computer generations, Classification of computer, Basic operation of computer, Block diagram of a computer, Central processing unit or Microprocessor or Processor, Computer memory or storage, Data and data representation, The computer coding system, Sequential access devices, Direct / random access devices, Magnetic tape, Magnetic disk, Basic principles of operation, Types of magnetic disks, Floppy disks, Hard disks , Optical disks, Data, Information, Data processing, Data storage hierarchy, Understanding files, Basic elements of a communication system, Data transmission modes, Data transmission Speed, Network, Network structure or topology, Wireless network, Operating system, Functions of an operating system, Types of operating systems, Introduction to programming language, Introduction to software, Relationship between hardware and software, Application of computer in agriculture.
Management Information System (4.5 Cr.)
Data and information for economic management, Information system and information system management, Principles of management Information system (MIS), Manual and computerized MIS, Information system development and management cycle, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Recourse Management (ERM), Risk assessment and analysis of MIS, Business data communication, System development life cycle, Database design, Agricultural database design, Agricultural database management system, Database management system, Relational database management system, Behavioral and economic aspect of DBMS., Structure query language, Query processing and optimization techniques for management information system.
Agricultural Information System (4.5 Cr.)
Data and information for agricultural information systems (AIS), Information resource management, Communication concept and theory, Agricultural information and communication products, Services & systems, Managing agricultural communication process, Agricultural information access, Agricultural information dissemination process, Digital archiving, Role of social media for agricultural technology adoption, ICT enabled agricultural tools (Field Server, Agricultural information and communication technology), ICT for agricultural development, Rural communication system, Decision support system, Use of GIS and Remote Sensing (RS) for economical analysis of agricultural development, Precision farming. Coordinate system, Attribute and spatial data, Spatial data representation, GIS for agricultural information management.
E-Commerce and Management (4.5 Cr.)
E-commerce principles, System model and infrastructure, Types of EC systems, E-commerce advantages and disadvantages, Difference between e-commerce and e-business, Legal, ethical and compliance issues in e-commerce, Customer-focused EC, Web technologies for customer-focused e-commerce, Security technologies of e-commerce, Payment technologies for e-commerce, E-brokers, E-marketing, E-services, E-auction, Digital advertising, Introduction to Business2Business (B2B) and Business2Customer (B2C), Impact of B2B and B2C of EC to contemporary business activities, Key technologies for business focused EC systems, Applications of business focused EC such as e-supply chain management, E-logistics and e-procurement, Virtual marketplace (VMP), Online store considerations choosing an online storefront solution, Requirements for stock, Shipping and accounting, Secure online Payments, Planning for successful and profitable e-commerce ,Web Content Strategy and customer experience, Web content and information architecture, Marketing and customers, Principles of marketing, Mobile commerce and marketing, The art of effective messaging, Digital marketing strategy, Social Media for e-commerce.
The following courses are offered by the department of Computer Science and Information Technology for postgraduate students
1. CIT 510: Principle of Computer Science – 3 credit hours
2. CIT 515: Data Analasis by Microcomputer – 3 credit hours
3. CIT 516: Agricultural Information and Communication Technology – 3 credit hours