ASc. Computer Applications and Business Studies

The Associate Degree in Computer Applications and Business Studies programme seeks to enable learners to acquire the skills and competencies needed to understand, analyze problems and find solutions in the areas of Human Resource Development, Marketing and Information Technology in a competitive and ever-evolving marketplace.

This dynamic programme is designed to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, competencies, and attitudes to meet the needs of the various stakeholders within the Computer applications and Business industry.
Graduates can work in roles such as:

  • Website Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Accountants
  • Desktop Publishers
  • Computer Consultant
  • Project Manager

Additional Programme Information


Applicants must meet the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) matriculation requirements in order to be accepted in the programme. Either of the following: Standard Matriculation A minimum of five (5) CSEC or GCE O’level including English A and Mathematics. Alternate Matriculation Equivalent qualification(s) as determined by the CCCJ Mature Status as determined by CCCJ.

The Associate of Science Degree in Computer Applications And Business Studies is seventy (70) credit programme currently offered full-time across four (4) semesters and part-time (evenings) across six (6) semesters. The programme comprises the following courses: General Education Courses Communication I & II Fundamentals of Information Technology Oral Communication Pre-Calculus Foreign Language I Introduction to Psychology Support Courses Business Ethics Business Statistics Introduction to Management Small Business Management Specialization Courses Computer Programming I Computerized Accounting Desktop Publishing Fundamentals of Accounting Financial Accounting Introduction to Programming Introduction to Project Management Principles of Marketing Systems Development & Major Project

Application forms may be collected from the College’s Admissions Office or downloaded from our website.
Additional information about the programme including information on the tuition structure for the programme can be obtained from our Admissions office : (876) 630-1772

Students may start the programme in September or January of the academic year.

The programme is currently delivered full-time, part-time (evenings) or weekends depending on demand.

To be awarded the Associate of Science Degree in Computer Applications and Business Studies, a student must have: Completed all credits in the programme Completed all courses in the programme Completed all required hours of work experience

Main Campus

Box 233 Waterford P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 630-1770 ext.538-40

Old Harbour Campus

41 East Street Old Harbour P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 745-4702 ext.3226