DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER HARDWARE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The department offers the following programmes:
(i) National Innovation Diploma (NID) in Computer Hardware Engineering Technology,
(ii) Cetifcae in Computer Repairs and Maintenance,
(iii) Certificate in VSAT Installation, and CCTV Design & Installation.

Objectives of the programme:
A product of National Diploma programme in Computer Hardware Engineering Technology should be able to:
(i) Operate and maintain basic Operating Systems (DOS & Windows}
(ii) Understand the computer environment and acquire the skills needed to identify and optimize memory and computer configuration.
(iii) Start and manage computer-based businesses
(iv) Carry out routine (preventive) maintenance of Computer systems
(v) Be able to assemble and install micro computers. 
(vi) Partition and format disks and load files 
(vii) Install window NT\200x in a multi-boot configuration. 
(viii) Install and uninstall software
(ix) Detect technical faults in a Micro Computer 
(x) Setup and troubleshoot basic Network in LAN

Entry Qualifications:
The entry qualifications into National Diploma (ND) in Computer Hardware Engineering Technology programme include any of the following:-

(a) Five (5) credit level passes in GCE “O” level or Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) at not more than two sittings. The five subjects must include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English language and any other one from Metal works, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Biology or Agricultural Science, Geography, and Further  Mathematics. 
(b) National Vocational Certificate (NVC, Final) or National Technical Certificate {NTC} with credit passes in the trade modules and five academic subjects relevant to the programme and at least a pass in English language.

Course Specifications:
Year I Semester I


S/N

Course
Code

Course
Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

CSK 501

Communication Skills I

2

-

-

2

2

 

2

MAT 112

Logic and Linear Algebra

2

-

-

2

2

 

3

CHT 101

Basic Electricity

2

-

2

4

4

 

4

CHT 111

Operating System

2

-

4

6

6

 

5

CHT 112

Computer Workshop & Practice I

2

-

4

6

6

 

6

CHT 113

Basic Electronics

2

-

4

6

6

 

 

TOTAL

 

12

 

14

26

26

 

Year I Semester II


S/N

Course
Code

Course
Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

CSK 502

Communication Skills II

2

-

-

2

2

 

2

MAT 232

Calculus

2

-

-

2

2

 

3

EDP 111

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

2

-

-

2

2

 

4

CHT 121

Digital Electronics

2

-

4

6

6

 

5

CHT 122

System Architecture I

2

-

4

6

6

 

6

CHT 123

Introduction to Micro Computer & Application Packages

2

-

2

4

4

 

 

TOTAL

 

12

 

10

22

22

 

Year II Semester I


S/N

Course
Code

Course
Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

CHT 211

PC Assembly & Upgrading

2

-

4

6

6

 

2

CHT 212

System Architecture II

2

-

4

6

6

 

3

CHT 213

Computer Workshop Practice II

2

-

4

6

6

 

4

CHT 214

Basic Networking

2

-

4

6

6

 

 

TOTAL

 

8

 

16

24

24

 

Year II Semester II


S/N

Course
Code

Course
Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

CHT 225

Consumer Electronics

2

-

4

6

6

 

2

CHT 221

Troubleshooting & Repairs

2

-

4

6

6

 

3

CHT 222

Software Installation & Upgrading

2

-

4

6

6

 

4

EDP 223

Practice of Entrepreneurship

2

-

-

2

2

 

5

CHT 224

Project

-

-

6

6

6

 

 

TOTAL

 

8

 

18

26

26

 

Key: L       -       Lecture Hours
         T     -       Tutorials
         P     -       Practical
         CU   -       Course Unit
         CH   -       Course Hours (Weight & GPA)

Contact Information

Campus Address:
Ikot Idem,
Off Ikono Road,
Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State,
Nigeria.

Postal Address:
P. O. Box 1166
Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State,
Nigeria.

Phone: 0802-742-4802, 0706-809-2448
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