Bachelor of Science in Mobile Computing Course at Botswana College of Engineering and Technology (BCET)

Bachelor of Science in Mobile Computing Course at Botswana College of Engineering and Technology (BCET)

What is Mobile Computing?

Mobile computing is human–computer interaction in which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage and allow for transmission of data, which can include voice and video transmissions. Mobile computing involves mobile communication, mobile hardware, and mobile software.


Semester I, Core courses

  • CSI131 Discrete Structures I
  • CSI141 Programming Principles
  • CSI161 Introduction to Computing
  • MAT111 Introductory Mathematics I
  • COM141 Communication and Academic Literacy skills (Science)

Semester II , Core Courses

  • CSI132 Discrete Structures II
  • CSI142 Object-Oriented Programming
  • MAT122 Introductory Mathematics II
  • STA122 Introductory Concepts of Probability
  • COM142 Academic and Professional Communication (Science)

Semester III , Core Courses

  • CSI247 Data Structures
  • CSI243 Functional Programming
  • CSI213 Discrete Structures III
  • MAT221 Calculus I

Elective *(3 Credits)

  • *- students are advised to take MGT202 which is a pre-requisite to MGT303

Semester IV, Core Courses

  • CSI262 Database Concepts
  • CSI223 Systems Programming
  • CSI251 Computer Architecture & Organization
  • MAT212 Introductory Linear Algebra

      Elective (3 Credits)

Semester V, Core courses

  • CSI323 Algorithms
  • CSI354 Operating Systems
  • CSI374 Computer Networks
  • CSI342 Systems Analysis & Design

      Elective (3 Credits)

Semester VI, Core Courses

  • CSI315 Web Technology and Applications
  • CSI332 Programming Languages
  • CSI341 Introduction to Software Engineering

     Optional Courses, (Min 6 credits from)

  • CSI344 Artificial Intelligence
  • CSI392 Human Computer Interaction
  • MGT303 Entrepreneurship and New Business Formation

Winter Semester

  • CSI352 Industrial Attachment

For semester VII and VIII, students choose from the following areas of specialization:

  • Software Engineering
  • Systems & Networks

Semester VII, Core courses (All Streams)

  • CSI413 Theory of Computation
  • CSI475 Social Informatics
  • CSI481 Database Systems

Semester VII, Software Engineering stream

     Optional Courses (minimum 6 credits)

  • CSI473 Software Design
  • CSI443 Requirements Engineering
  • CSI435 Intelligent Systems

Semester VII, Systems & Networks stream

     Optional Courses (minimum 6 credits)

  • CSI462 Distributed Computing
  • CSI453 Sensors Networks
  • CSI493 Computer Graphics

Semester VIII, Core courses (All Streams)

  • CSI408 Project
  • CSI428 Programming Language Translation
  • CSI468 Computer Networks & Security

Semester VIII, Software Engineering stream

     Optional Courses (minimum 6 credits)

  • CSI444 Software Project Management
  • CSI392 Human Computer Interaction
  • CSI345 Integrative Programming

Semester VIII, Systems & Networks stream

     Optional Courses (minimum 6 credits)

  • CSI464 Mobile Computing
  • CSI424 Network Algorithms