BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

Entry Requirements
The common regulations for all Bachelor’s degrees of Kenyatta University shall apply. The
following shall be eligible for registration:-
i.    School leavers with the minimum university admission requirements or equivalents. ii.    Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent
with a Diploma in Library Science or Records and Archives Management. OR Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.
iii.    Holders of the  KNEC Diploma in Library and Information Science, Diploma in Archives and Records Management or its equivalent with an overall pass of credit or distinction or a pass with two years relevant experience

Course Structure
All courses are taught in units.  A unit is defined as equivalent to 35 one-hour lectures.  For this purpose a one hour lecture is equivalent to two hours of tutorial or three hours practicals. Level
100 students shall be expected to take three university common units. Students shall also take ten
departmental units.
Level 200 students shall take a total of 13 units.Level 300 students shall take 13 units including internship.  All candidates   shall be required to take the internship during the Level 300 before taking the 4th year units. The internship shall take twelve weeks.  During this period the student will be supervised and assessed. Level 400 students shall take a total of 13 units. Students shall be expected to pass 52 units to graduate.


Core Units
ECU 401: Statistics
ISC 420: Arrangement and Description of Archives
ISC 421: Building records appraisal Systems
ISC 422: Knowledge Management
ISC 423: Preservation and Conservation
ISC 424: Digitization of Records
ISC 425: Financial Records
ISC 426: Intercultural Communication
ISC 427: Records and Office Management
ISC 428: Management of Museum and Archaeological Information

Electives
ISC 400: Consultancy in Information Work
ISC 410: Health Data and Welfare Information Services
ISC 411: Sectoral Information services
ISC 429: Strategic Planning for Records and Archives Services

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