Bachelor of Arts Majors

The Bachelor of Arts is a three-year programme comprising twenty-four courses; of which eight courses are at 100 level, eight courses at 200 level, and eight courses at 300 level. The disciplines permitted as a major for the Bachelor of Arts degree in 2021 are:

Computing Science
Special Admission Requirements:
a) achieved 50% or equivalent in Mathematics from a Senate recognised Year 13/Form 7 or equivalent
examination, or
b) completed USP Foundation Programme with at least C in the courses MAF11 and MAF12 and a pass in
CSF12.

Programme Requirements: Students are required to take UU100A – Information Literacy component of
UU100 – Communications and Information Literacy course before progressing to
2nd year of studies. UU100A is a five week fully online course offered free of
charge during the semesters and also through winter and summer schools.

Courses for a Single Major: MA111, MA161, CS111, CS112, UU114, CS211, CS214, (IS222 or CS215), UU200,
UU204, CS311, (IS314 or CS317 or CS350), CS310, CS324, (IS328 or IS333 or
CS351).

Courses for a Double Major: MA111, MA161, CS111, CS112, UU114, CS211, CS214, IS222 or CS215, UU200,
UU204, CS311, either IS314 or CS317 or CS350, CS310 or CS324, either IS328 or
IS333 or CS351.

Courses for a Minor: CS111, CS112, CS211, and either IS222 or CS215, either CS310 or CS311 or CS317
or CS324 or IS328.

Information Systems
Special admission requirements:

To be admitted to an Information Systems major from a Senate recognised Year 13/Form 7 or equivalent
examination, a person shall have achieved 50% or equivalent in Mathematics in that examination.

Programme Requirements: Students are required to take the UU100A – Information Literacy component of
the UU100 – Communications and Information Literacy course before
progressing to 2nd year of studies. UU100A is fully online and offered free of
charge.

There are two streams for the Information Systems programme with the following structures:
Data Analytics:
Courses for a Single Major: IS121, IS122, ST130, MA111, UU114, IS202, IS222, IS221, IS226, UU200, UU204,
IS302, IS333, IS322, IS351.
Courses for a Double Major: IS121, IS122, ST130, MA111, UU114, IS202, IS222, plus one from (IS221, IS226),
UU200, UU204, IS302, IS333, plus one from (IS322,IS351).
Courses for a Minor: IS121, IS122, ST130, IS202, IS302.
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Business Information Systems:
Courses for a Single Major: IS121, IS122, ST130, MA111, UU114, IS221, IS222, IS226, UU200, UU204, IS333,
IS322, IS314, IS351
Courses for a Double Major: IS121, IS122, ST130, UU114, IS221, IS222, IS226, UU200, UU204, IS322, IS333,
plus one from (IS314; IS351)
Courses for a Minor: IS121, IS122, IS221, IS222, IS322

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