The department of computer science was established in 1984 with a B.Sc. program to prepare a highly competent creative workforce in the field of computer science. The department, since its inception, has made significant progress. To develop competent professionals in the field of computer science with high moral and ethical values, the program focuses on thefollowing knowledge areas:
The B.Sc. Program In Computer Science Is Accredited By The Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) Of ABET
The program satisfies the ACM/IEEE recommendations for computer science curriculum and takes into account the community needs. The department staff is continuously working on updating the B.Sc. program to meet the latest technologies in computer science and the fastly changing society needs.
In general, students applying to the College of Computer and Information Sciences are centrally admitted by the Deanship of Admission and Registration to the Engineering/Science branch of the Preparatory Year (PY). Since 2008, students have been required to take a Subject Achievement Test (score is calculated as a composite score of a test administered in five subjects: (Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English). The minimum requirements for admission to the preparatory year are based on the following criteria:
After completing the PY, students are accepted to the college and distributed to the various departments according to three criteria: their preference, GPA from the PY, and the capacity of each department.
The requirement for the admission of students to the College of Computer and Information Sciences is based on a composite average not less than 70% which is calculated as follows:
Documents needed to be submitted for admission at the university :