Diploma in business administration and computer information systems (Double Major)


ECT started its current academic program in 1995 as a two-year Diploma in Business Administration and Computer information Systems. By offering a Double Major Diploma in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems, ECT combined business administration with computer knowledge in response to today’s local and global market demand for hybrid individuals who can not only understand the business processes well, but also utilize information technology strategically to gain a competitive edge in the most modern, fast changing and hi-tech business operational environment. ECT as a recognized higher education institution in the UAE offers its own degree (two-year Diploma in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems (Double Major) and has its full control over its curriculum and academic program.

Acquired Skills
• Fundamentals of database management
• Modern principles in programming and computer languages
• Latest technologies in computer networking
• Website development
• Fundamentals of information systems
• Information technology in management


Diploma in business administration and computer information systems

Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

DepartmentBusiness Information Technology
Program Title /concentration (If any)Diploma in business administration and computer information systems (Double Major)
Total Credit Hours needed for completion of the program75 credit hours
Award (S) Granted On Completion Of The ProgramDiploma in business administration and computer information systems (Double Major)
  • To provide Students with high quality education in the discipline of business administration and computer information systems.
  • To equip students with skills, knowledge and technical capabilities to build a career in the business administration and computer information systems.
  • To equip the student with an understanding of key issues in business administration and computer information systems.
  • To provide the potential employers of ECT graduates (having earned 2-year ECT diploma in BACIS) with entry-level professionals in business administration and computer information systems.
  • To demonstrate to students how academic students relate to the world of business administration and computer information systems.
  • To prepare students to become active members of local and international professional communities.
  • To enable students to pursue further studies at other institutions of higher education.
  • Solve business problems in organizations by applying basic business management concepts.
  • Identify entrepreneurial and business opportunities, and evaluate the potential of their success.
  • Develop financial statements of business organizations.
  • Design a customer focused approach for effective promotion of commodities and services.
  • Understand Information Technology Concepts to solve business problems in organizations using Information Technologies.
  • Develop web-based solutions for IT related problems.
  • Experiment with computer based systems using appropriate software development techniques.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mathematics and management information systems and their application to business contexts.
  • Take responsibility to solve a wide range of work related problems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in teams using interpersonal skills.

    Employability Scope
    Throughout your Diploma Programs, you will receive career guidance from our expert staff and Student Affairs Dept. You will gain valuable new skills which prepare you for work, graduate entry into management training programs, or further study.

    Professional Occupations.
    Professional occupations for which graduates are prepared in the program:

  • System Analyst
  • Website Developer
  • Network Supervisor
  • Transaction Officer
  • Administration Supervisor
  • Administrator
  • Computer Programmer

Diploma in Business and Computer Information Systems (2016/2017) – Study Plan

Semester 1CHSemester 2CH
SSR 101Study Skills3ACC 100Accounting Theory & Applications I3
ISC 100Islamic Culture3ECO 201Microeconomics3
CIS 100Information Technology Skills3CIS 102Introduction to Computer Programming3
MTH 100College Mathematics3CIS 109Data Communications and Networking3
MAN 101Business Organization and Management3ENG 102Communication3
Total15 Total15
STA 201Business Statistics3CIS 203Introduction to Web Development3
BAF 201Introduction to Financial Management3CIS 205Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design3
CIS 105Object Oriented Programming3MKT 201Marketing3
ECO 202Macroeconomics3MAN 202Organizational Behavior3
CIS 202Relational Database3NSC 201Natural Science3
Total15 Total15
PHI 200Professional Ethics3
CIS 204Advanced Web Development3
CIS 206Management Information Systems3
MAN 201Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management3
Elective Course3
Dr. Walaa Saber Ismail MahmoudAssistant Professor
Dr. Bilel ElayebAssistant Professor
Dr. Myriam Bounhas ElayebAssistant Professor
Ms. Asal Mustaffa Mousa Abu AlhaijaSenior Lecturer
Mr. Nabil MorriSenior Lecturer
Mr. Shady Mohammed Soliman HamoudaLecturer
Mr. Raed Hisham Taleb SugyyarLecturer

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Documents Required

To apply for any program offered by ECT prospective students must submit:

  • Fill out the Admission form and accept the system and laws in E.C.T.
  • Original High School Certificate attested from the Ministry of education in U.A.E.
  • Seven different subjects from O, AS or A Levels with a minimum grade C & above.
  • Passing IESOL, TOEFL, IELTS, or EmSat if applicable.
  • Passport copy.
  • 2 photographs.
  • Emirates ID.