The School of Education, Social Sciences and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology With Education(BITED)

Course over view

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology Degree that also allows candidates to gain skill and knowledge in a wide area of Information Technology.


The course of study of the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology with Education degree shall be completed in a period of:
(i) Four (4) years for Full-Time ,Part-Time and Long Distance Students.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirement: Five (5) “O” level credits or better which must include English Language and Mathematics.

Course Structure

First Year
First Semester
  1. BBA120 Business Mathematics
  2. BIT101 Introduction to Business Information Systems
  3. ECF100 Principles of Economics
  4. ED101 Growth and Development of Education in Zambia
  5. HRM100 Management Theory and Practice
  6. HRM110 Introduction to Psychology
Second Semester
  1. AFIN102 Financial Accounting
  2. BBA140 Business Environment
  3. BBA141 Communication Skills
  4. BBA170 Business Law
  5. BIT107 Operating Systems
  6. BIT112 Introduction to Programming
  7. ED180 Information and Technology Teaching Methods
Second Year
First Semester
  1. BBA240 Quantitative Methods
  2. BIT210 Introduction to Systems Architecture
  3. BIT211 Advanced Programming
  4. BIT221 Data and Information Management
  5. BSM210 Principles of Marketing
  6. ED210 Educational and Occupational Guidance and Counselling
Second Semester
  1. AFIN209 Corporate Finance and Financial Modeling
  2. BBA260 Research Methods in Business and Social Science
  3. BIT220 Electronic Business
  4. ECF110 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  5. ED220 Principles of Curriculum Development and Teaching
  6. HRM220 Human Resources Management and Development
Third Year
First Semester
  1. BBA360 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  2. BIT302 Decision Support Systems
  3. BIT321 Database systems Management
  4. BIT323 Introduction to Business Systems Analysis
  5. BIT331 Network and Telecommunications Management
Second Semester
  1. BIT324 Systems Design and Implementation
  2. BIT332 Systems Administration
  3. BIT344 Introduction to Business Web Application Development
  4. BIT352 Data mining and Data warehousing
  5. BIT354 Multimedia Systems and Applications
  6. ED300 Theory and Practice of Education
Fourth Year
First Semester
  1. BIT401 Enterprise Information Systems
  2. BIT432 Industrial Attachment
  3. BIT441 Information Systems Project Management
  4. L470 Information Technology Law
Second Semester
  1. BIT402 IS Project/Research
  2. BIT442 Information Systems and Society
  3. BIT446 Strategic Information Systems and Business Policy