Newports Institute of Communications & Economics

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN TECHNOLOGY

The Associates Degree in Technology program at Newports Institute is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of technology, including computer programming, database design, and web development. The program is designed to be completed in two years of full-time study and consists of a combination of classroom lectures, hands-on lab work, and real-world projects. The program includes a range of core courses in computer programming, mathematics, and technical communication, as well as elective courses in areas such as database design, web development, and cybersecurity. Some of the core courses in the program include:

  • Introduction to Computer Programming: This course introduces students to the basic principles of computer programming, including algorithms, data types, control structures, and functions.
  • Mathematics for Technology: This course covers the mathematical concepts and techniques that are essential for success in the field of technology, including calculus, linear algebra, and statistics.
  • Technical Communication: This course teaches students how to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, including how to write clear and concise technical reports and documentation.

In addition to classroom lectures and coursework, students in the Associate’s Degree in Technology program will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a range of lab work and real-world projects. For example, students may work on projects such as developing a web application or designing and implementing a database system.

The Associates Degree in Technology program at Newports Institute is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of technology, including computer programming, database design, and web development. The program is designed to be completed in two years of full-time study and consists of a combination of classroom lectures, hands-on lab work, and real-world projects. The program includes a range of core courses in computer programming, mathematics, and technical communication, as well as elective courses in areas such as database design, web development, and cybersecurity. Some of the core courses in the program include:
  • Introduction to Computer Programming: This course introduces students to the basic principles of computer programming, including algorithms, data types, control structures, and functions.
  • Mathematics for Technology: This course covers the mathematical concepts and techniques that are essential for success in the field of technology, including calculus, linear algebra, and statistics.
  • Technical Communication: This course teaches students how to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, including how to write clear and concise technical reports and documentation.


In addition to classroom lectures and coursework, students in the Associates Degree in Technology program will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a range of lab work and real-world projects. For example, students may work on projects such as developing a web application or designing and implementing a database system. The program covers a broad range of topics, including software development methodologies, software requirements engineering, software design principles, software testing and quality assurance, software project management, and software security. In addition, students will gain practical experience in software development through hands-on projects and assignments. They will learn to use modern software development tools and technologies, such as integrated development environments, version control systems, testing frameworks, and software analysis and visualization tools. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be well-equipped to pursue careers in software development, software engineering, software architecture, software project management, and related fields. They will have the skills and knowledge to design, develop, test, and maintain software systems that meet the needs of users and organizations.
Admission Eligibility Criteria
Intermediate (equivalent to 12 years of education) with at least 45% marks.

Note
  • Candidates having ‘A’ levels are required to provide equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk/)
  • Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero  Semester”.
  • Course exemptions are not allowed.
An associate’s degree in technology can provide you with a strong foundation in technical skills and knowledge, opening up various career opportunities in the technology industry. Here are some potential career prospects for individuals with an associate’s degree in technology:
  1. IT Support Specialist: With an associate’s degree in technology, you can work as an IT support specialist, providing technical assistance and troubleshooting for hardware, software, and network-related issues. You may work in help desks, IT departments, or technology consulting firms.
  2. Network Administrator: In this role, you would be responsible for managing and maintaining computer networks within an organization. This includes tasks such as network installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, and security management.
  3. Systems Administrator: As a systems administrator, you would be responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and operation of computer systems and servers. This may involve tasks such as system upgrades, security management, and user management.
  4. Web Developer: An associate’s degree in technology can provide you with the skills to create and maintain websites. You may work as a web developer, utilizing programming languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and web development frameworks.
  5. Software Quality Assurance Analyst: In this role, you would be responsible for testing software applications to ensure they meet quality standards. You would identify and report bugs, perform debugging, and collaborate with development teams to improve software functionality.
  6. Database Administrator: With an associate’s degree in technology, you can work as a database administrator, managing and organizing data within databases. You would ensure data integrity, implement security measures, and optimize database performance.
  7. Cybersecurity Technician: As organizations increasingly focus on data security, there is a growing demand for professionals who can assist in implementing and maintaining cybersecurity measures. An associate’s degree in technology can provide you with foundational knowledge in cybersecurity practices and procedures.
  8. Technical Support Specialist: You can work as a technical support specialist, assisting customers or clients with technology-related issues. This role involves providing guidance, troubleshooting hardware or software problems, and offering solutions.

These are just a few examples of potential career paths for individuals with an associate’s degree in technology. Career prospects can vary depending on factors such as specialization, industry, location, and additional certifications or experience. It’s also important to note that many technology professionals continue their education and pursue higher degrees to advance their careers further.

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