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General Description
Program Mission

ĚProvide computer scientists who are distinguished by the higher level of theoretical expertise and innovation that they apply to complex problems and the creation or application of new technology.
ĚProvide computer scientists equipped with problem solving and system design skills necessary for designing and building robust, efficient, reliable, scaleable, and flexible software systems.
ĚPrepare students for professional career or to pursue advanced studies in computer science.

Program Objectives

The objective of the B.Sc. program in computer science is to give the student an in-depth treatment of the fundamentals of computer science and its broad applications through a balanced choice of appropriate subjects. Focusing on both theoretical and practical skills and techniques. The B.Sc. program aims at providing:
- Computer scientists who are able to work in an academic institution or in private industry where work areas may include: multi-discipline projects, programming language design, designing programming tools, knowledge-based systems, or computer games.
- Professionals who understand user interface design and implementation techniques, Internet, and Multimedia.
- Software engineers who are equipped with the tools necessary for building and testing software systems.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates from this degree will be in higher demand and targeted from companies. The main objectives of this option is to computerize applications in many different areas. Traditional careers with computing are open to you such as IT consultancy. You will also be able to undertake research and higher degrees.

Admission Requirements
The normal entry requirements for applicants is the U.A.E secondary certification or an equivalent qualification (all sections) with average grade of C (60%).

Student Assessment

Assessment of students′ performance in each course taken is done through a combination of classroom tests, assignments, presentations and a final exam at the end of each semester. Almost fifty percent of the final grade is awarded based on the final exam, while the rest is based on the work done during the semester. Details of assessment criteria for each course is mentioned in the respective course outline and study plan.

Graduation Requirements
Students are eligible for a bachelor in Computer Science after completion of 132 credit hours, which normally takes eight semesters. In addition, students must undertake 12 weeks of industrial training in a summer session, which is equivalent to 3 credit hours. The minimum cumulative grade point average for graduation is 2.0.

(last updated: 04-September-2002)

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