Computer Systems and Information Technology Applications Syllabus - BBA (TU)

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Unit I: Introduction to Computer System  : 2 Hrs

Definition of Computer with Architecture and its Features, History of Computer, Types of Computer (analog, digital (super, mainframe, mini and micro) and hybrid), Classification of Micro Computer (Desktop, Laptop and Hand Held devices).

Unit II: Input Devices : 2 Hrs

Definition of Input Devices and its type (Mouse, Keyboard, Microphone, Scanner, TouchPanel, MICR, OBR and OMR), Uses of input devices.

Unit III: Output Devices : 2 Hrs

Definition of Output devices and its type (Softcopy and Hardcopy), Monitor (CRT, LCD, LED, and Plasma), Printer (Impact and Non-Impact), Uses of Output devices.

Unit IV: Storage Devices : 2 Hrs

Primary Storage Device (RAM and its type, ROM and its type and Cache Memory), Secondary Storage Devices (Hard Disk, Optical Disk, Flash Drive, Memory/SD card), and Uses of storage devices and Memory Hierarchy. 

Unit V: Central Processing Unit : 2 Hrs

Control Unit, Arithmetic and Logic Unit, Register set, Functions of Central Processing Unit. Introduction to Bus (Address, Data, Control)

Unit VI: Operating System : 2 Hrs

Operating System, Features of Operating System, Types of Operating Systems, Support for Networking. 

Unit VII: Computer Network : 2 Hrs

Introduction to computer network, Pros and Cons of Computer Network, Types of computer network (On the basis of size and architecture), Introduction to IP addresses (IPv4 and IPv6).

Unit VIII: Application Software : 13 Hrs

Introduction, types and uses of Application software. Office package (Word Processor, Spread Sheet and Presentation)tool: Introduction and Features.

Word Processor (Microsoft Office Word 2007): Paragraph formatting, font formatting, managing layout of document, editing document, reviewing document (Track changes, Adding comments, Proofing). Inserting pictures, tables, shapes, hyperlink, header, footer, page number, Watermark, Footnote, caption, text box, word art, equations, symbol and chart. Table of Content, Mail Merge, Text wrapping and Templates.

Spread Sheet (Microsoft Office Excel 2007): Font formatting, cell formatting, alignment, inserting picture, charts, shapes, header, footer, page number, symbol, page setup, using formula, sorting table, using filters, reviewing spreadsheet, Freezing panes.

Presentation Tools (Microsoft Office PowerPoint2007): formatting font, paragraph; inserting new slides, pictures, charts shapes, header footer, word art, date and time, slide number; page setup, slide orientation; using different themes for slide; animations: slide transition, custom animation; Slide show; reviewing slides.

Image processing software (Photoshop): Working with image: size, mode, adjustment, crop, transform, Extract, Distort; Working with layers, working with filter, working with guide, grid and ruler, working with channel.

Unit IX: Utility Software : 2 Hrs

Definition and uses of Utility software, Device Manager, Disk cleaner, Disk scanner, Disk Defragmenter, virus scanner, spyware scanner, Introduction and uses of Device Driver, Language Translator

Unit X: Information Technology : 4 Hrs

Information Technology, Importance of IT, Different hardware and software used in IT, Application of IT in Science and Engineering, Business and Commerce, Education, Government, Medicine, Entertainment. 

Unit XI: Financial Information System : 6 Hrs

Financial Information System (FIS), Features of FIS, Personal FIS, Organizational Financial Management. FIS and organizational decision making process, personal financial management system, Application of FIS, Financial Calculator: Ratio Analysis (current ratio, inventory turnover ratio, days sales outstanding, fixed assets turnover, total assets turnover ratio, profit margin on sales, basic earning power ratio, return on total assets, return on common equity, Price/Earnings Ratio, Price/Cash Flow ratio), Future value, Annuity, Retirement Planning, Amortized loan, Measuring Riskiness of Firm and Risk comparison.

Unit XII: Marketing Information System : 6 Hrs

Marketing Information System (MkIS), Features of MkIS, MkISand marketing decision making process, Application of MkIS, Simple MkIS: Evaluating Marketing campaign, Marketing Expense to Revenue, Customer Acquisition Cost, Time to pay back customer Acquisition Cost, Break Even Analysis.

Text and Reference Books

Text book

  • ITL Education Solutions Limited, “Introduction to Information Technology”, Pearson Education India


  • Keyes, “Financial Services Information Systems (Best Practices)”, Auerbach Publications; 2 Sub edition
  • James B. Bower, Robert Edward Schlosser, Charles T. Zlatkovich, “Financial information systems: theory and practice
  • Kimball P Marshall, “Marketing information systems: creating competitive advantage in the information age”, Boyd & Fraser Pub Co
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  • Short Name CSIT
  • Course code ITC 201
  • Semester First Semester
  • Full Marks 100
  • Pass Marks 45
  • Credit 3 hrs
  • Elective/Compulsary Compulsary