Computer Science Department 

The Department of Computer Science (CS) has been providing its students with a state-of-the-art computer science curriculum since its establishment in 2010. Computer Science is a fascinating field driving scientific and technological progress, creating the tools that advance society and improving our quality of life. To meet the demand in the job market for accomplished computer science professionals, the Department offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs which are: A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (CS), A Bachelor of Science degree in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics (CYS), and A Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS).

Computer Information Systems Department

The Department of Computer Information Systems (CIS) is committed to providing its majors with a solid foundation in research and analyses; expertise in designing systems, as well as creating and protecting databases and networks.  The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems is a rigorous program that prepares its graduates for not only a professional career in the business world but its graduates are also well equipped to tackle the academic challenges of graduate study.

Computer Engineering Department

Next-generation information systems will facilitate flexible dialogue between people and machines using language, voice, images, and other media. In other words, it will be possible to build intelligent information systems to help humanity to think creatively rather than simply to be operated by human beings. In order to instill the knowledge and technologies for developing such intelligent systems, the Computer Engineering (CE) department, through its Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence (AI) program offering, is committed to preparing its graduates for (1) Acquiring the knowledge and skills for developing various intelligent information systems through a basic grasp of computer science and information processing technology, (2) Developing novel techniques of intelligent information processing in which computers collaborate with human beings, by learning various technologies in intelligent information processing, and finally (3) Mastering the fundamentals of mathematics and natural sciences.

Networks and Communications Department

In light of the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030 to strengthen the digital infrastructure and because cybersecurity is one of the essential elements of national security, Networks and Communications Department contributes to this vital field by offering a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics to prepare well-qualified specialists who own research and analysis skills to deal with real threats that have the potential of derailing our daily life and compromising national and global security.

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics received (ABET) accreditation as the first program in cybersecurity to make this achievement in the Kingdom.

Published on: 07 April 2014
Last update on: 27 May 2021