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Associate in Computer Technology (ACT)

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Associate in Computer Technology (ACT)

About the Program

Jumpstart a career in the field of computer technology with the two-year Associate in Computer Technology program. Learn the fundamental competencies in the design and development of information systems, database management systems, and systems analysis & design. ACT graduates may choose to continue their studies in the related fields of computer science or information technology.

  • Analyze a problem, identify, and define the computing requirements with respect to organizational factors appropriate to its solution and plan strategies for their solution.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate computer-based systems, process, components, or programs to meet desired needs and requirements under various constraints.
  • Deploy and use effectively skills, tools, and techniques necessary for information systems practice.
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences. Communication skills includes technical writing, presentation and negotiation.
  • Recognize the need for and engage in an independent and life-long learning, planning self learning and improving performances as the foundation for ongoing professional development.
  • Computer Programmer
  • Systems Integration Personnel
  • IT Audit Personnel
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Quality Assurance Specialist

 

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Program Curriculum

FIRST YEAR - FIRST TERM UNITS            PRE-REQUISITE(S)
Introduction to Computing 3    
Computer Programming 1 3    
Euthenics 1 1    
Filipino 1: Istruktura ng Wikang Filipino 3    
Mathematics in the Modern World 3    
National Service Training Program 1 3    
Physical Education 1 2    
Understanding the Self 3    
Principles of Communication 3    
TOTAL 24    
 
FIRST YEAR - SECOND TERM UNITS   PRE-REQUISITE(S)
Computer Programming 2 3   Computer Programming 1; Integrative Programming 1
Discrete Structures 1 (Discrete Mathematics) 3    
Filipino 2: Introduksyon sa Pamamahayag 3   Filipino 1: Istruktura ng Wikang Filipino
National Service Training Program 2 3    
Physical Education 2 2   Physical Education 1
Purposive Communication 1 3    
Science, Technology, and Society 3    
Network Technology 1 3    
Integrative Programming 1 3   Computer Programming 2
TOTAL 26    

SECOND YEAR - FIRST TERM UNITS            PRE-REQUISITE(S)
Application Development and Emerging Technologies 3   Computer Programming 2 
Data Structures and Algorithms 3   Computer Programming 2
Rizal's Life and Works 3    
Physical Education 3 2   Physical Education 1
IT Service Management 3   Introduction to Computing 
Platform Technology 1 (Operating Systems) 3    
Systems Analysis and Design 1 3    
Professional Issues in Information Systems and Technology 3   Computer Programming 2
TOTAL 23    
 
SECOND YEAR - SECOND TERM UNITS   PRE-REQUISITE(S)
Information Management 3   Data Structures and Algorithms
Fundamentals of Mobile Programming 3   Application Development and Emerging Technologies
Fundamentals of Web Programming 3   Application Development and Emerging Technologies
Euthenics 2 2   Euthenics 1
Ethics 3    
Physical Education 4 2   Physical Education 1
Human-Computer Interaction 3   Introduction to Computing
Information Assurance and Security (Data Privacy) 3   Data Structures and Algorithms
Management Information Systems 3    
Technopreneurship 3    
TOTAL 27    

 

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