Freshmen ay20112012 oct sem mid sem briefing


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Freshmen ay20112012 oct sem mid sem briefing

  1. 1. BIT Course Manager’s October Semester Briefing BIT FRESHMEN YEAR 2011/2012 School of Business Diploma in BUSINESS Information Technology
  2. 2. BIT COURSE STRUCTURE AND ACADEMIC PROGRESSION Slide Comm1 (4) Comm2 (5) Micro (4) Macro (4) BA1 (4) BA2 (4) Bus Stats (4) WDS (4) APEL1 (1) CDS1 (3) PrinMgt (4) PrinMkg (4) EBM (4) OrgBeh (4) OpenTech (5) Elective 1 (4) SAS (4) CDS2 (3) DBIS (5) SIP (16 Weeks) (10) DM (4) ERM (4) Elective 2 (4) MProjBIT (8) CDS3 (3) APEL2 (1) APEL3 (1) Freshmen ( < 40 CUs) Junior ( < 80 CUs) Senior ( > 79 CUs) 22 CUs 25 CUs 22 CUs 20 CUs 10 CUs 24 CUs Total 124 CUs BOE (1) CTOS (5) BISSA (4) Elective 3 (4) <ul><ul><li>Prerequisite [Attempted] : Must attempt BA1 before taking BA2 </li></ul></ul>Semester 1.1 Semester 1.2 Semester 2.1 Semester 2.2 Semester 3.1 Semester 3.2 Recommended Progression Path of diploma is designed for completion in 3 years (6 semesters) You must complete diploma within 3 to 5 years (6 to 10 semesters) except for special cases like deferment, etc Workload per semester - Maximum of 28 cu and minimum of 15 cu Number of subjects 6 6 7 5 1 6
  3. 3. For AY2012/13 April Semester CDS Selection
  4. 4. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><li>17 Dec (Sat) 10 am </li></ul><ul><li>to 4 Jan (Wed) 5 pm </li></ul>
  5. 5. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>The following criteria are used for CDS allocation: </li></ul><ul><li>student’s seniority status (senior, junior, freshmen) </li></ul><ul><li>timestamp of online submission </li></ul>
  6. 6. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>Choose your CDS carefully. Any CDS which you failed is part of your academic results and is used in GPA calculation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>Where to get Subject Synopsis </li></ul><ul><li>Go to > select “Full-time Courses” > click on “Cross-Disciplinary Subjects” at the bottom of the page </li></ul><ul><li>In the Subject/Course Selection webpage, click Preview Subject Synopses , and click on the CDS Subject Name to see the Subject Synopsis </li></ul>
  8. 8. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>How to do CDS Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Go to TP website ( ) and click on “ Full-time Student ” to sign in to Student Portal. If you have forgotten your password, please request Cyber Centre to reset the password. </li></ul><ul><li>2. After signing in, click on Subject/Course Selection tab. Click on Select Preferences for CDS . </li></ul>
  9. 9. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>3. Select “ 1 ” or “ 2 ” (according to your diploma’s recommended progression path) for “No. of CDS(s) to take next semester”. </li></ul>
  10. 10. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>4. Run through the list of available CDS and decide on 5 CDS for your choices. Click on the “Add” link beside each of the 5 CDS to add them to the selected preference list. </li></ul>
  11. 11. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>5. Select preference number for each of the 5 selected CDS to rank your preferences. After you have indicated your ranked preferences, click on Preview Preferences . </li></ul>
  12. 12. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>6. Selected CDS Preferences will be shown. Check your preferences and once confirmed, click on Submit Preferences . </li></ul><ul><li>(To change preferences, click on Modify Preferences.) </li></ul>
  13. 13. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>Click OK to proceed when prompted to confirm submission. The “CDS – Submitted Preferences” will be shown, together with the timestamp. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: You may print your submitted CDS preferences for your own reference. </li></ul>
  14. 14. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>Students who are interested to sign up for the CDS Global Citizenship , Sustainable Community Development or the vacation-term run of Transnational Studies </li></ul><ul><li>– go back to Subject/Course Selection page, click on Select Preferences for Vacation CDS , and proceed to indicate and submit your preference. </li></ul>
  15. 15. CDS SELECTION <ul><li>Please note that allocation will be based on the timestamp of your latest submission , i.e. if you modify your preferences and submitted a 2nd time and no more after that, the timestamp used is the 2nd submission. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Vacation Term CDS Global Citizenship (GC) <ul><li>CDS for you to explore the global outlook and why it is important to be a global citizen. </li></ul><ul><li>Conducted during vacation time (between 12 Mar – 13 Apr) </li></ul><ul><li>A week of lectures and tutorials; test before overseas trip </li></ul><ul><li>Overseas study trip (1- 7 Apr) </li></ul><ul><li>(1) China, or </li></ul><ul><li>(2) South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Group presentation and report submission after the trip </li></ul><ul><li>Expected cost to student: $1800 (for China trip) </li></ul><ul><li>To be determined for Korea trip </li></ul><ul><li>(no subsidy from TP but can tap on student’s PSEA if available) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Vacation Term CDS Transnational Studies (TNS) <ul><li>CDS for you to acquire skills and knowledge to function in the increasingly multicultural and global world. </li></ul><ul><li>Conducted during vacation time (between 30 Mar – 13 Apr) </li></ul><ul><li>Residential stay: 2 – 13 Apr </li></ul><ul><li>Develop your own cultural awareness through interactive learning activities </li></ul><ul><li>Cost to student: $100 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Vacation Term CDS Sustainable Community Development (SCD) <ul><li>CDS for you to learn the concepts and acquire the practical skills for development project. Through an on-site experience, students will carry out a community development action plan that they have developed . </li></ul><ul><li>Conducted during vacation time (between 12 Mar – 13 Apr) </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons and working out a community devt action plan </li></ul><ul><li>Overseas community service trip to Cambodia or Indonesia (1- 7 Apr) </li></ul><ul><li>Expected cost to student: To be determined </li></ul><ul><li>(no subsidy from TP but can tap on student’s PSEA if available) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Academic Research Writing & Writing Skills (BCS1006) NUS has recently announced that it would make writing module compulsory for all its Freshman from 2012 onwards. NUS is not alone. The ability to write well is an important asset for all undergraduates. Hence the above CDS aims to e xpose students to the rigours of academic writing. It focuses on the writing process, structure of essays, idea development, and evaluation and use of resources. Students will also be required to submit literature reviews and an academic essay. Students who set sight on getting a degree should consider taking this CDS to give them a headstart in the university.
  20. 20. <ul><li>Thank you. </li></ul>