Department of Information Technology
Introduction

Introduction

Department of Information Technology has always played leading role in academic and extracurricular activities of the university. The department has well equipped laboratories with latest facilities with highly qualified and well trained and experienced, enthusiastic and devoted faculty members. The teaching has been carried out through multimedia along with different tactics like activities, group discussion etc.

Vision

To become a front-runner in preparing graduates to be efficient problem solvers, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs, and making them competent professionals by enabling them to take up any kind of challenges in Information Technology industry or research organizations they serve.

Mission

To create, share, and apply knowledge in Information Technology, including in interdisciplinary areas that extend the scope of Information Technology and benefit humanity; to educate students to be successful, ethical, and effective problem solvers and life-long learners who will contribute positively to the economic wellbeing of our region and nation and who are prepared to tackle complex 21st Century challenges facing the world.

Goals

To realize our vision we must achieve the following goals:

Undergraduate Program

The goals of our undergraduate programs are to :

(1) Teach students how to use computers effectively, creatively, and intelligently;

(2) Teach Information technology as a multifaceted, humanistic discipline of problem solving;

(3) Provide up-to-date curricula in the technical and scientific knowledge needed for the professional and academic goals of our students;

(4) Encourage and participate in interdisciplinary undergraduate educational opportunities at GCUH;

(5) Teach students how to acquire new knowledge, independently, in a world that changes with ever increasing rapidity;

(6) Provide students with experiential learning opportunities;

(7) Educate an increasing number of undergraduates in IT to meet the growing demands of the regional and national economy

Graduate Program

The goals of our MS and PhD graduate programs are to :

(1) Offer a high quality flexible graduate curriculum with an emphasis in Intelligent Systems;

(2) Encourage and participate in interdisciplinary graduate educational opportunities at GCUH

(3) Teach our students how to extend the frontiers of Information technology knowledge;

(4) Support high-quality faculty research programs;

Academic Programs Currently Offering

BS Information Technology (4 Years)

MS Information Technology (2 Years)

Proposed Academic Programs

PhD Program


Faculty Members
Prof. Dr. Imtiaz Brohi
Professor & Chairman
Dr. Sheeba Memon
Assistant Professor
Engr. Naeem Ahmed
Lecturer
Miss. Quratulain Laghari
Teaching Assistant
Mr. Shahzaib Raza
Lab Assistant
Activities

Curriculum

Semester - I (Credit Hours: 17)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-611 Programming Fundamentals Core 4 (3-3) None
IT-612 Application of Information & Communication Technologies General 3 (2-3) None
IS-601 Islamic Studies General 2 (2-0) None
MAT-609 Calculus and Analytic Geometry General 3 (3-0) None
- Functional English General 3 (3-0) None
BA-601 Introduction to Management General 2 (2-0) None
Total Credit Hours 17

Semester - II (Credit Hours: 18)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-621 Object Oriented Programming Core 4 (3-3) Programming Fundamentals
IT-622 Digital Logic Design General 3 (2-3) None
MAT-607 Multivariable Calculus Maths 3 (3-0) Calculus & Analytical
BA-604 Financial Accounting SS 3 (3-0) None
- Applied Physics General 3 (2-3) None
PAK-602 Ideology & Constitution of Pakistan General 2 (2-0) None
Total Credit Hours 18

Semester - III (Credit Hours: 18)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-631 Data Structures Core 4 (3-3) Object Oriented Programming
IT-632 Computer Organization & Assembly Language Core 3 (2-3) None
MAT-633 Software Engineering Core 3 (3-0) None
BA-634 Professional Practices General 2 (2-0) None
- Expository Writing General 3 (3-0) None
MAT-606 Linear Algebra Math 3 (3-0) Multivariable Calculus
Total Credit Hours 18

Semester - IV (Credit Hours: 19)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-641 Database Systems Core 4 (3-3) None
IT-642 Operating Systems Core 3 (2-3) None
MAT-643 Computer Networks Core 3 (2-3) None
IT-645 Web Technologies Domain Core 3 (2-3) Software Engineering
MAT-608 Probability & Statistics Maths 3 (3-0) None
MAT-611 Discrete Structures General 3 (3-0) Digital Logic Design
Total Credit Hours 19

Semester - V (Credit Hours: 18)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-651 Information Security Core 3 (2-3) None
IT-652 Analysis of Algorithms Core 3 (3-0) Object Oriented Programming
IT-653 Cyber Security Domain Core 3 (2-3) Computer Networks
IT-654 DB Administration & Management Domain Core 3 (3-0) Database Systems
IT-655 System & Network Administration Domain Core 3 (3-0) Computer Networks
IT-656 Computer Architecture Domain Elective 3 (2-3) Assembly Language
Total Credit Hours 18

Semester - VI (Credit Hours: 18)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-661 Artificial Intelligence Core 3 (2-3) None
IT-662 Information Technology Infrastructure Domain Core 3 (2-3) Applications of ICT
IT-663 Parallel & Distributed Computing Domain Core 3 (2-3) Operating Systems
IT-664 HCI & Computer Graphics Domain Core 3 (2-3) None
IT-665 Enterprise Systems Domain Core 3 (2-3) None
IT-666 Software Project Management Domain Elective 3 (2-3) None
Total Credit Hours 18

Semester - VII (Credit Hours: 13)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-671 Final Year Project-I Core 2 (0-6) None
IT-672 Cloud Computing Domain Elective 3 (2-3) Parallel & Distributed Computing
IT-673 Computer Graphics & Gaming Development Domain Elective 3 (2-3) None
- Technical & Business Writing English 3 (3-0) Expository Writing
BA-606 Entrepreneurship General 2 (2-0) None
Total Credit Hours 13

Semester - VIII (Credit Hours: 09)

Course ID Course Title Domain Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IT-681 Final Year Project-II Core 4 (0-12) Final Year Project-I
IT-682 Mobile Application Development Domain Elective 3 (2-3) None
- Civics & Community Engagements General 2 (2-0) None
Total Credit Hours 09