Institute of Information & Communications Technology

History

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) and Bachelor of Science in Information Managemetn (BSIM) degree programs were first offered in June 1998 under the Institute of Mass Communications (now College of Mass Communications. During the University’s 75th Commencement Exercises on March 22, 2002, it produced its pioneer batch of graduates: 27 BSIT graduates and 18 BSIM graduates.

By virtue of BOR Resolution No. 34, s. 2002, the Institute of Information and Communications Technology was established. Hence, effective 1st semester of AY 2002-2003, the BSIT and BSIM degree programs were offered under the IICT.

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Goals and Objectives of the College

The College of Information and Communications Technology seeks to develop globally competent ICT professionals, sufficiently equipped with appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude, for them to effectively design, develop, implement and manage information and communications technology resources in multi-disciplinary fields.

Specifically, the Institute endeavors to:

  1. produce globally competent and quality graduates who have acquired appropriate knowledge and technical skills,  have developed personal and social values and adaptive to the work environment;
  2. inculcate in its students the value of independent and life-long learning;
  3. provide valuable services to and share expertise and facilities with various stakeholders on the transfer and promotion of information and communications technology for local, regional and  national benefit; 
  4. harness and undertake relevant ICT research directed towards mission-critical, public-service-sensitive, development-management-supportive and revenue-generating areas;

Admission Requirements

Students are admitted to the Institute according to University rules and regulations. Applicants shall accomplish the following requirements:

  1. Completed a secondary course in a school recognized by the Department of Education;
  2. Have taken the WVSU College Admission Test (WVSU-CAT) with rating of 100 or better;
  3. Have taken the ICT Aptitude Test
  4. Certificate of Good Moral Character issued by the principal of the secondary school graduated from;
  5. Passing a physical examination and submission of Medical Certificate duly accomplished by the University Physician

Due to limited slots, applicants will be ranked based on their WVSU-CAT and ICT Aptitude Scores.