Computer Science Program

Faculty Mission

The faculty mission aims to sustain excellence in the creation and dissemination of knowledge by:
  1. Teaching and Research in basic and applied sciences
  2. Scholarly publication in basic and applied sciences
  3. Centrality of the Faculty within the University will be strengthened by excellence of our academic programs and our strategic collaborations with all faculties across the University.

Computer Science Program Mission

The mission of the Computer Science program can be summarized as follows:
  1. Produce highly professionals in computer science that are committed to lifelong learning
  2. Make positive contributions to society
  3. Achieve the national development goals through fostering an academic environment ideal for knowledge development, research, and innovation in the field of Computer science.
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Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

A few years after graduation, graduates of the computer science program will:
I. Have established a broad knowledge of computer science and mathematics to design innovative computer-related solutions for real world problems.
II. Have demonstrated effective teamwork, oral and written communication skills as well as collaborative skills and have contributed to society by behaving ethically and responsibly.
III. Be successfully employed or accepted into a graduate program, and demonstrate professional development and lifelong learning throughout their careers

Student Outcomes

Our CS program student outcomes are consistent with the ABET Criterion for Computer Science programs. The program enables students to achieve, by the time of graduation:
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate its solution
(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or pogram to meet desired needs
(d) An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
(e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
(j) An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
(k) An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
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Career Opportunities

The rapid development in the world of computer, including the introduction of new applications and the use of computer technologies in all domains of public and private organizations, academics, industry and research has led to more job vacancies for computer scientists. In particular, they may work as: System Programmer, System Analyst, System Administrator, Internet Applications Programmer, User Interface Designer, Database Analyst, Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Computer Game Designer/Programmer, Computer Science Researcher and Computer Science Instructor.