Arc. Sanusi Waziri Gumau

HOD

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (formerly called Computer Centre) was established in September 1986 within the School of General Studies. On inception, the department was only a service department to other departments in computer-related courses, presently the department is under the School of Science and Technology.

The Department runs a National Diploma and Certificate programme in Computer Science as well as short time courses on computer-related fields of study.

It has staff strength of nineteen (19) academic staff, seven (7) non-academic staff and a Youth Corps member.

Headship

The Department has been headed at various times by the following:

  1. Mr. C.I. Okoye 1986 – 1993
  2. Mr. K.I. Larson (Ag) 1993 – 1993
  3. Mr. Ishaya Audu 1993 – 1994
  4. Mrs. Rakiya Mahdi 1994 – 2004
  5. Mal. Sani Usman 2004 – 2018
  6. Mal. Ahmed Maidorawa 2018 – Date

Programmes

Apart from being a service department to all the departments of the Polytechnic, the department currently runs ND and HND programmes leading to the award of Higher National Diploma and National Diploma certificates.  These programmes are designed to produce middle-level manpower computer professionals, capable of applying the use of computer in areas computing services and Information and Communication Technology.  The department also runs a certificate course in computer science and short computer appreciation programmes for non-computer professionals.  These are designed to enable interested candidates to be acquainted with practical knowledge of some basic computing, basic hardware maintenance, software development and its application.

Contact Information

computer@fptb.edu.ng

 

Courses

 

s/nProgramme of Study
1Higher National Diploma in Computer Science
2National Diploma in Computer Science
3Pre-HND Computer Science

Entry Requirements

 

TBD

Courses

 

Higher National Diploma in Computer Science - HND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 311OPERATING SYSTEM I3
2COM 312DATABASE DESIGN I3
3COM 313COMPUTER PROGRAMMING USING C++3
4COM 314COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE2
5OTM 315BUSINESS COMMUNICATION I2
6STA 314OPERATIONAL RESEARCH I3
7STA311STATISTICS THEORY I2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 321OPERATING SYSTEM II3
2COM 322DATABASE DESIGN II3
3COM 323ASSEMBLY LANGAUGE3
4COM 324INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING3
5COM 326INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN - COMPUTER INTERFACE (HCI)2
6EED 323ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT I2
7OTM 412BUSINESS COMMUNICATION II3
8STA321STATISTICAL THEORY II2

Higher National Diploma in Computer Science - HND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 412COMPUTER PROGRAMMING USING OO PASCAL3
2COM 413PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
3COM 414COMPILER CONSTRUCTION3
4COM 415DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKS3
5COM 416MULTIMEDIA3
6EED 413ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT II2
7STA 411OPERATION RESEARCH II3

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 422COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND ANIMATION3
2COM 423INTRODUCTION TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND EXPERT SYSTEMS3
3COM 424PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN IT3
4COM 425SEMINAR ON CURRENT TOPICS IN COMPUTING2
5COM 426SMALL BUSINESS STARTUP2
6COM 429PROJECT6

National Diploma in Computer Science - ND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 101INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS3
2COM 112INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL ELECTRONICS3
3COM 113INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING3
4GNS 103USE OF LIBRARY2
5GNS 127CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION I2
6MTH 113LOGIC & LINEAR ALGEBRA2
7MTH112FUNCTION AND GEOMETRY2
8OTM 101TECHNICAL ENGLISH I2
9STA 112ELEMENTARY PROB. THEORY3
10STA 114DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS I3

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 121SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE USING OO JAVA4
2COM 122INTRODUCTION TO INTERNET3
3COM 123COMPUTER APPLICATION PACKAGES I4
4COM 124DATA STRUCTURE AND ALGORITHM3
5COM 125INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEM ANALYSIS3
6COM 126PC UPGRADE AND MAINTENANCE4
7EED 126INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
8GNS 128CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION II2

National Diploma in Computer Science - ND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 211COMPUTER PROGRAMMING USING OO BASIC3
2COM 212INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEM PROGRAMMING3
3COM 213COMMERCIAL PROGRAMMING USING OO COBOL3
4COM 214FILE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT3
5COM 215COMPUTER PACKAGES II4
6COM 216COMPUTER SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING I3
7EED 216PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
8OTM 217TECHNICAL ENGLISH II2
9SWE 200SIWES4

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 221COMPUTER PROGRAMMING USING OO FORTRAN4
2COM 222SEMINAR ON COMPUTER AND SOCIETY2
3COM 223BASIC HARDWARE MAINTAINANCE3
4COM 224MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM3
5COM 225WEB TECHNOLOGY4
6COM 226COMPUTER SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING II3
7COM 229PROJECT3
8STA 226SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT I2

Pre-HND Computer Science - PREHND

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 211COMPUTER PROGRAMMING USING OO BASIC3
2COM 212INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEM PROGRAMMING3
3COM 213COMMERCIAL PROGRAMMING USING OO COBOL3
4COM 214FILE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT3
5COM 215COMPUTER PACKAGES II4
6COM 216COMPUTER SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING I3
7EED 216PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
8OTM 217TECHNICAL ENGLISH II2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1COM 221COMPUTER PROGRAMMING USING OO FORTRAN4
2COM 222SEMINAR ON COMPUTER AND SOCIETY2
3COM 223BASIC HARDWARE MAINTAINANCE3
4COM 224MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM3
5COM 225WEB TECHNOLOGY4
6COM 226COMPUTER SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING II3
7STA 226SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT I2