Bachelor of Information Technology

Starz College of Science and Technology

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The College Program

The National Commission on Higher Education has accredited Starz as a tertiary level institution and licensed to offer Undergraduate programs in Liberia. The College currently offers four unique major study areas, namely; a Bachelor of Information Technology with an emphasis in Networks & System Administration, Bachelor of Engineering with an emphasis in Telecommunications, a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Management Information Systems, and a Bachelor of Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast & Media Studies, respectively. These disciplines comprise of a full Eight academic semesters programs.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for enrollment at the Starz College of Science and Technology:

  • Candidate must be at least a high school graduate or above
  • Candidate must hold a valid WAEC certificate or result
  • Candidate must have interest in IT
  • College will authenticate the accuracy of the data given
  • Candidate must register and successfully complete Starz Entrance and Placement exam
  • Candidate must be enrolled or has graduated from an institute of higher learning to obtain a direct transfer into the program. (No Entrance and Placement Exam needed)

Application procedure for freshman students

  1. Register for entrance and placement examination and pick up an Application package
  2. Fill application form and submit with the following requirements:
  • One passport size picture
  • Package application in manila and hanging folders and submit before exam date
  • After exam’s result is released, candidates are required to submit the following documents: High School Diploma, Transcript, WAEC certificate, two letters of recommendation, Auto-biography (hand written), and Health Certificate from a hospital

Transfer Procedure & Requirements for current university students and graduates

Please submit the following items and documents to be considered for enrollment:

  • Provide original transcript from current university or university attended
  • One passport size picture
  • Submit all documents in a long manila and hanging folders
  • Two letters of recommendation. One from the high school, college or vocational training institution you last attended and the other from a guardian or relation.
  • Short essay: Maximum words count: 350-500 words auto-biography
  • Return application portfolio to: Admissions Office, Starz Campus, Airfield Sinkor, (Opposite Shark’s Business Center), P.O.Box 1040, Monrovia, Liberia

Financial Information and Semester Timeline

Please refer to the Admissions Office for financial information on the following:

  • Entrance Registration
  • Transfer fees
  • Credit hours charge
  • ID Card
  • ICT Resources Fee
  • Catalogue
  • Registration fee per semester
  • e-Library
  • T-Shirt

How to Earn a Degree (Degree Type: Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), concentration in Systems Administration)

  • Complete 133 credits in total to earn a Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Complete 66 credits in total to earn an Associate of Information Technology
  • Complete one International Certification Exam before end of fourth semester

Additional benefits

  • Earn three (3) certifications: A+, N+ & MCSE
  • Enjoy advisory and free training with our Career Development Center
  • Register for all Certification Exams with PearsonVUE Testing Center at Starz
  • Enjoy free on-campus health clinic for students
  • Enjoy free on-campus e-Library for student research purposes

 

Course study guide for program


Year 1

First Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits17
ENGL 101Freshman English I3
FO 100Freshman Orientation - STEP1
FREN 101French Grammar I3
INFO 101Computer Introduction3
MATH 107Pre-Calculus4
PHYS 101Applied Physics3
Second Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits16
ENGL 102Freshman English II3
MATH 108Math for Decision-Making4
FREN 102French Grammar II3
GEOG 101Global Issues in Technology3
ART 277Introduction to Digital Media I3

Year 2

First Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits17
ART 205Digital Media II3
ENGL 201Sophomore English I3
INF0 278Operating Systems3
INFO 201Computer Concepts & Hardware4
MATH 203Calculus for Business Students4
Second Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits15
ENGL 202Sophomore English II3
NET 207Introduction to Networking3
BEN 201Ethics / Morals and Customer Relation3
ENGR 286Introduction to Database3
ENT 266Leadership3

Year 3

First semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits19
ENGR 368Data Base II3
BIS 100Introduction to Business3
INFO 301Computer Programming Concept3
INFO 306Web Design & Management3
INFO 307Communication System/labs4
RSR 300Research Methods3
Second semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits16
INFO 341Cloud Technology3
INFO 343Enterprise Resource Planning4
INFO 344IT & Risk Management3
INFO 355e-Information Technology3
TMS 377Technology Service Management3

Year 4

First semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits16
INFO 400Cyber & Virtual Concept3
INFO 465Network Information Security3
MNGT 480Project Management3
INFO 411Computer Network I MCSA 20084
INFO 483Technical Report Writing3
Second semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total Credits17
INFO 412Computer Network II -Switching and Routing4
INFO 491IT Capstone/Research Final Project4
INFO 421Internship6
MIS 478Management Information System3