Curriculum Informatics

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TRAINING PROGRAM
for specialty "INFORMATICS" (Computer Science) for degree "Bachelor"
in the 4.6. Informatics and Computer Science

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM
@ The undergraduate specialty "Informatics" prepares highly qualified specialists in the field of informatics and information technologies.
@ The program provides an opportunity to ensure and improve the quality of higher education in the ISHIEL.
@ The program facilitates recognition and mobility within the Republic of Bulgaria and beyond national borders.
@ The program provides information on quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

NATURE OF THE PROGRAM
@ The program defines the objectives, tasks and learning outcomes of the Bachelor's Degree in Informatics.
@ Training is conducted on a syllabus that includes compulsory, elective and optional courses from which 240 credits (ECTS) are acquired.
@ The training period is four years for full-time, part-time and distance learning.

OBJECT OF EDUCATION
The training in the Bachelor's degree program "Informatics" aims at:
@ formation of a complex of knowledge and skills in the maintenance of information systems and information technologies;
@ creating habits for full participation in the practice of automated data processing;
@ gaining experience in the computerization of management of business and other organizations and institutions;
@ preparing specialists and managers for the use of cutting-edge communication and management technologies and building an information society;
@ building a high management culture for full and effective participation in the activities of economic, state and public bodies and organizations.

TEACHING OBJECTIVES
Acquired Bachelor's degree in the subject "Informatics" receive general and special preparation for the following tasks and activities:
@ formation of a complex knowledge of maintenance of information systems and information technologies;
@ creating habits for full participation in the practice of automated data processing;
@ gaining experience in the computerization of management of business and other organizations and institutions;
@ preparing specialists and managers for the use of cutting-edge communication and management technologies and building an information society;
@ building a high management culture for full and effective participation in the activities of economic, state and public bodies and organizations.

RESULTS OF TRAINING
Upon completion of the training, students acquire bachelor's degree in Informatics, possessing and demonstrating knowledge and understanding of:
@ to show in-depth knowledge of information processes, models and systems;
@ to model, design and create software applications;
@ to plan, manage and analyze software quality assurance processes and activities;
@ to perform business analysis of the assignment, to identify the requirements and to prepare a specification of the requirements to the information system;
@ to apply specific software development project management competencies;
@ to implement and use software products and information systems in different areas of human activity;
@ to apply the latest information technologies in different spheres of public life.
After completing the training students will develop practical habits for:
@ implementation of secure communication and operational technologies in the information service of various organizational and structural units from the private and public sectors;
@ practical creation and introduction of modern software products for the needs of business;
@ Orientation in the internal and external environment of business organizations in view of the opportunities for better information provision of its activities.

PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF GRADUATES
The realization of the graduates of the specialty "Informatics" can be sought in their activity as system software engineers, supervisors, programmers, testers and test automaton, technical documenters, project manager, and others.
Graduate in Informatics, Bachelor's degree, is prepared to become a specialist in state institutions, computer and software companies, scientific organizations, banks, insurance companies and others such as:
@ programmer-analyst;
@ programmer, software applications;
@ programmer, websites;
@ programmer, multimedia;
@ programmer, database management systems;
@ programmer databases;
@ specialist testing software;
@ specialist, application programming;
@ specialist training, software applications;
@ specialist, data processing;
@ specialist, data security;
@ specialist, computer networks and systems;
@ software developer;
@ developer, Internet applications;
@ designer software;
@ consultant, SAP;
@ consultant, system administration
@ designer, databases
@ administrator, information systems;
@ Applied Administrator, etc.
Graduate in Informatics, a Bachelor's degree, receives a diploma with a European application, which gives him the opportunity to occupy the above-mentioned positions in the member states of the European Union.

PRACTICES
In the structures of "Tech Park Optela ", the partners in "Consortium for Technology and Informatics" DZZD, as well as in other municipal, state and private organizations.

GRADUATION
The completion of a Bachelor's degree program is as follows:
@ with an average success higher than 3.50 - with a diploma thesis defense or state exam (written and oral) - optionally, after covering the requirements of the program scheme;
@ with an average success rate of less than 3.50 - with a state examination (written and oral).

NEEDED EDUCATION CREDITS FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM
Total number of credits - 240.
Note: Credits are determined for the entire student curricular and non-accredited curriculum in compulsory, elective and facultative subjects, depending on the specifics of the respective specialty (lectures, practical and seminar exercises, individual work, individual work with the lecturer, projects, participation in practice, internship, course or diploma work, etc.).
One credit is awarded for 30 hours of student work.

PROGRAMMING SCHEME
@ I-course 60 credits
@ 2nd course 60 credits
@ ІІІ course 60 credits
@ ІV-th course 60 credits

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