Academic Programs

BS Informatics


The BS Informatics is designed around set of core courses that introduce the fundamentals of informatics, software and social analysis of computerization. Diverse specializations such as healthcare, transportation, governance, social media and security, etc., are offered. The major is inherently interdisciplinary, with courses ranging from sociology and psychology to management and public health, depending on the specialization chosen. The informatics major combines fundamental and practical computing knowledge with a choice of cognate areas like creative design practices, app development, ethnography, information management, business IT and other topics, providing students with the necessary background and specialized skills to work at the interface of computing and another discipline. To fulfill requirements for the informatics major, students combine informatics coursework that provides a strong foundation in computing with coursework in one of several cognate disciplines. This approach yields a wide variety of multidimensional programs well suited to the educational and economic needs of the 21st century. This program is a unique undergraduate degree program designed to prepare students to be agents of change in the undergoing transition to a completely new networking paradigm that is emerging from competing technologies, standards and business models.

Career Opportunities

Successful graduates of the Informatics program have the knowledge and skills needed for a broad range of jobs both in the industry and academia. Depending on the area of specialization, the graduates of this program may play a variety of roles such as user experience designer, information architect, network manager, information security professional, e-commerce specialist, bioinformatics, business technology analyst, database developer/manager, digital artist, multimedia specialist, software developer, system administrator, web designer and educationists.

A Prospective Applicant must have:

a) Intermediate with Mathematics securing minimum 50% marks.

b) In case of A Level, American High School Diploma or any other equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalence certificate from IBCC is mandatory.

c) 50% passing marks in NAT/Admission Test are required for admission.

d) In case the foreign diploma/transcript is in any language other than English or Urdu, an officially translated copy of the diploma/transcript is mandatory.
e) An officially translated copy is the one verified by the degree awarding institution, respective foreign ministry or an authorized public notary.

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