This is an Era of Information Technology.
Every work in today's world is dependent on at least one reason on Computers and Internet. Whatever you are doing, either your own business or working for some institute, knowledge of Computers and the Internet is a must. If you don't have knowledge of how Information Technology works then there are quite a few chances that you will get stuck in your work or your speed of work will slow down or you will have to be dependent on IT professionals for small tasks.
Working with computers makes your daily works easy, time-efficient and accurate.
So, learning Information Technology as a subject in your Curriculum is a good opportunity.