DepartmentBusiness Information Technology
Program Title /concentration (If any)Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Information Technology
Total Credit Hours needed for completion of the program126 Credit Hours
Award (S) Granted On Completion Of The ProgramBachelor of Business Administration in Business Information Technology

Accredited from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

Program Mission

The mission of the BBA in BIT is to provide students with sound foundation in information technology (IT) principles and practice. The emphasis is on applications of information technology rather than the computer itself. Students earning a BBA major in Business Information Technology understand web and application development in the context of the business environment. Graduates have capabilities in systems analysis and design, database management, and IT project management. The program of study includes general business courses, and business topics are integrated into many Information System courses. 

Programs goals

  • Provide the student with the knowledge and skills needed to assume a leadership role in the advancement of the IT business management profession.
  • Promote within the student the appreciation of the concept of life-long learning that help them to keep informed of new concepts and developments, in the techniques and tools of IT in Business.
  • Help the student acquire the theoretical knowledge, applicable skills, and the attitude necessary to use business-related technology under appropriate circumstances.
  • Instill within the student the desire and appreciation of working with diverse groups of colleagues to identify business problems and then develop unified productive solutions.

Core Program learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental business principles and practices that enables firms to operate in both domestic and global environments.
  • Understand human behavior in organizations, including the ability to lead and work in a team setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze complex, unstructured qualitative and quantitative business problems, using appropriate tools and technology.
  • Employ critical thinking and analytical skills to solve business problems in a real-world context and make effective business decisions.
  • Develop a business model with a sustainable competitive advantage and an appropriate strategic plan.
  • Conduct basic research using scholarly sources to acquire new knowledge in the business domain.

Major Program learning outcomes

  • Apply the emerging technologies to the business environment.
  • Utilize information technology skills & tools to support decision making in business.
  • Understand and use basic information technology tools & techniques to build business information systems.
  • Solve business problems and enhance productivity using information technology tools and techniques in the proper way.
  • Use knowledge of information systems to formulate, solve, and discuss business problems that require analysis.
  • Understand and apply the fundamental knowledge and skills required to manage E- business systems and their environment.
  • Assess different business Intelligence models and select the appropriate one in a certain situation.

Bachelor of Business Administration Concentration in Information Technology (2018/2019)- Study Plan

Semester 1CHSemester 2CH
ENG 100English I3GEN 102Islamic Culture3
MTH 100College Mathematics3ENG 104English II3
GEN 104Man & Environment3ENG 103Study Skills3
BIT 100Introduction to Information Technology Skills3ACC 106Accounting Principles I3
BUS 100Introduction to Management3BUS 201Microeconomics3
BIT 203Management Information Systems3
ACC 200Accounting Principle II3BUS 306Quantitative Business Analysis3
ENG 200Business Communications3GEN 201General Psychology3
MKT 200Introduction to Marketing3BUS 301Macroeconomics3
MTH  203Business Statistics3HRM201Introduction to Human Resource Management3
BIT 201Introduction to Computer  Programing3BIT 207Introduction to web development3
BUS 203Organizational Behavior3BIT 205Object Oriented Programming3
Total18 Total18
GEN 302,,,  Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship3BUS 409Strategic Management3
BUS 302E-Business3BIT 407Object oriented system analysis and design3
BUS 309Operations Management3BIT 413Data communication and networking3
BIT 305Database Management Systems3BIT 422Advanced Database Management Systems3
BUS307Research Method3GEN 301Professional Ethics3
BAF 301Introduction to Financial Management3 
Major Elective3BIT 405Business intelligence3
BIT 430Information Security3BUS 417 International Business Management3
BIT 417Advanced Web Development3BIT 415Graduation Project3
Free Elective3Major Elective3

Bachelor Degree in General Requirements

Students applying for admission to all ECT academic programs must be graduates with a UAE Secondary School Certificate, or it’s equivalent, as stated in the admission requirements set in the Ministerial Decrees No. 200/year 2004 and No 133/year 2005.

A) Secondary School Certificate: A certified UAE general secondary school certificate, with a minimum score of 60% or its equivalent is required for admission, according to the regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. However, students with scores of less than 60% can study in the Foundation program and should pass 5 courses namely, Arabic Language, IT, Mathematics, Study Skills, and English Communication, along with a TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent before they study academic courses. Students with Industrial, Applied Technology, Commercial, and Agricultural Secondary School Certificates and with a minimum score of 65% can be admitted to ECT programs that are closely related to their fields of study and have to fulfill all other admission requirements. However, students with these certificates and with scores less than 65% can be admitted in the Foundation Program.

B) Proficiency in English: An adequate level of English language proficiency is required for admission. Applicants are required to present one of the following certificates of proficiency:

  • For English programs: (Diploma & Bachelor)
    1. Valid certified TOEFL results equivalent to 500 (173CBT, a 61 iBT) or above
    2. Valid certified IELTS results band 5.0
    3. Valid certified PTE A score of (36-41) is equivalent to an IELTS score of 5.0, and a PTE A score of (44) is equivalent to TOEFL 500 (173CBT, a 61 iBT). Otherwise, they may undertake a course of remedial or intensive English but must achieve the required score before they can proceed into their academic programs.
  • For the Arabic program “Mass Communication and Public Relations,” students should submit a TOEFL certificate with a score of 450 or equivalent. A student with a score of 400 can study the first year program but needs to obtain a 450 score before proceeding to the second year.
  • For Foundation Certificate Program Students who are admitted in the Foundation Program at ECT and wish to pursue their higher education also at ECT and have successfully completed the requirements of the (FP) should meet the English proficiency requirement.
  • Students who can’t provide proof of English proficiency upon admission will be required to undertake a course of remedial or intensive English provided by the ECT

Employability Scope

Throughout your Bachelor Degree Programs, you will receive career guidance from our expert staff and Students Affairs Dept. You will gain valuable new skills which prepare you for work, graduate entry into management training programs, or further study.

Professional Occupations

Professional occupations for which graduates are prepared in the program:

  • Application Developer
  • Application Support
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Manager
  • Client Services Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Analyst
  • Information Resource Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Programmer/Analyst

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