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Computer Science

The Bachelors of Science in Computer Science program at the College of Computer Information Technology (CCIT) aims at providing state-of-the-art computing knowledge, skills, and competence to the students. The program is designed to build a solid foundation of computing knowledge that will help students in capitalizing the high demand of computer professionals in the industry. The computer science program offers two concentrations: Network Security and Digital Forensics.

Mission

The mission of the program is to prepare students for a successful professional career in computer science and information technology by equipping them with knowledge and skills in latest trends and technologies of computing field. The program strives at empowering students to conduct applied research, provide innovative solutions to computing problems and lifelong learning.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Have a graduate degree or professional career in computer science or related disciplines.
  • Become successful researchers, team members or leaders.
  • Maintain high standards of work ethics, social responsibilities and professionalism.
  • Specialize in solving technical problems using computing knowledge, skills and competence.
  • Be creative, effective, and productive members of the local, regional and international communities.

Program Learning Outcomes (Student Outcomes)

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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ACCREDITATION

The American University in the Emirates is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education - Commission for Academic Accreditation | caa.ae

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

44 Courses | 126 Credit hours

General Education
Courses (10)
Credit Hours (30)
Core Course
Courses (29)
Credit Hours (81)
Specialization
Courses (5)
Credit Hours (15)

FEE STRUCTURE

  • Tuition (One Semester)

    Approx. 22,000 AED
    One academic year is two semesters
  • Admission (One Time)

    3,150 AED

Last Updated on June 14, 2022

Specialization Courses

STATS

135

ENROLLED STUDENTS

72

GRADUATED STUDENTS

60%

RETENTION RATE

WHEN CAN I JOIN

Student can join at the beginning of any semester

September

FALL SEMESTER

MIN 3 COURSES | 9 CREDIT HOURS
MAX 6 COURSES | 18 CREDIT HOURS

JANUARY

SPRING SEMESTER

MIN 3 COURSES | 9 CREDIT HOURS
MAX 6 COURSES | 18 CREDIT HOURS

MAY

SUMMER SEMESTER

MAX 3 COURSES | 9 CREDIT HOURS

ATTENDANCE

Student builds the schedule based on available offered courses in the registered semester

Weekday Morning Classes

TUE – THUR
BETWEEN 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

MON – WED
BETWEEN 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Weekday Evening Classes

TUE – THUR
BETWEEN 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

MON – WED
BETWEEN 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Weekend Classes

SAT - SUN
BETWEEN 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

ALUMNI

Program Chair

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