Asian Institute of Computer Studies

Asian Institute of Computer Studies
AICS
Asian Institute of Computer Studies (logo).jpg
MottoGo Beyond Learning
TypePrivate, non-sectarian, For-profit educational institution
Established1996
PresidentAnthony S. Asis
FounderArch. Manuel T. Asis
Students2,000+ approx.(Commonwealth campus)
Location,
Campusurban
HymnAICS Hymn
ColorsBlue, Silver, White             
WebsiteOfficial website

The Asian Institute of Computer Studies, commonly known as AICS is a private and non-sectarian educational institution in the Philippines founded in 1996.

The school's academic offerings mainly focuses on the fields of computer science, information and communications technology and business studies.

History[edit]

Manuel T. Asis, an architect by profession, founded the school in 1996 with an enrollment population of 50 students. The first AICS campus opened in Fairview, Quezon City.[1]

From its initial student population of 50 it grew to 600 by its second year of operations. The next succeeding years saw its expansion and establishment of new campuses within the Metro Manila area.

The school has 18 campuses all over Luzon. The AICS campus at Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City is the flagship campus and administrative hub for school operations. AICS is currently headed by Anthony S. Asis.[2]

Academics[edit]

Academic degrees[edit]

Its offered courses include 4-year Bachelor of Science 4-year BS Computer Science 4-year BS Entrepreneurship and 5-year BS Engineering . It also offers short courses on networking, computer programming, multimedia and office applications.[3]

The school's curricular offerings are approved and accredited by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippine government.

Academic calendar[edit]

AICS follows a traditional two-semester academic calendar. The first semester starts around early or mid-June and ends in late October, with a semestral break of two weeks. The second semester starts in the second week of November, with a two-week Christmas break late December, resumes by the first week of January and ends late March.

Campuses[edit]

AICS currently has 18 campuses within Luzon:

Notable Alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

Topics on the Philippine education system:

Other higher education institutions in the Philippines of similar type:

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AICS. "History". Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  2. ^ AICS is a privately-held business wholly owned by the Asis family. Anthony Asis is one of Manuel Asis' children who currently manages the school's day-to-day operations.
  3. ^ Marketing Department, AICS (2014), AICS Information Brochure