Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 123hrs
  • Language : English
  • Campuses : Al Ain & Abu Dhabi

Overview

Overview

Based on foundational computer science theory and mathematical and algorithmic principles, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program aims to produce qualified specialists with the ability to design functional computer programs which fulfill the needs and requirements of their users. Program graduates will also have the ability to conduct system analysis and design to ethical professional standards, with a sense of social responsibility and an ability to problem solve in a range of different areas of the discipline.  

 

Vision

The Computer Science program aspires to be a leading program by excelling in education, research and community service.

 

Mission

The Computer Science program's mission is to produce quality graduates and innovative research through a diverse community of Instructors and students.

 

Goals

  • Provide local society in particular and abroad communities in general with well-educated graduates that are committed to the local and international ethical and legal standards and that are able to contribute effectively in the needed computer science professions and careers.
  • Produce graduates who are not only competitive in various areas of computer science, but are equipped with sufficient soft skills to work in teams, be productive and innovative, and be engaged in a life-long learning process after graduation.

 

Learning Outcomes

The students are expected to know and to be able to do by the time of graduation:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline
  • An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice

 

Job Opportunities 

  • Design and development of software and games
  • Information Technology Department
  • Management and maintain systems
  • Analysis of systems and information systems
  • Managing and design database
  • Teaching to school students and vocational training

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary school Certificate (Science) or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 60%.
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:
EmSATTOEFL ITPTOEFL iBTTOEFL CBTIELTSEsol
1100 500 61 173 5 B1

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a degree of “Bachelor of Science in Computer Science”, a student must successfully complete 123 credit hours, including 12 weeks internship, with a cumulative GPA of 2 out of 4.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
First: General University Education (33) CR.H.
(1)Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.
0102120 Computer Skills 3  
0201111 Science and Life 3  
0401120 English (1) 3  
0401121 English (2) 3 0401120
0405100 Arabic Language 3  
0406110 Islamic Culture 3  
0408100 Introduction to Psychology 3  
0501170 Fundamentals to Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3  
0508203 Scientific Research Methodology 3  
(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
The student is required to choose Only One course from each of the following groups:
(a) Society and Civilization (3) CR.H.
0406100 Arabs and Muslims Contributions to Arts and Science 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
0409100 Ethical Awareness 3  
0409101 Arab Society 3  
0409102 Environmental Awareness 3  
(b) Managerial Skills (3) CR.H
0303100 Law and Society 3  
0408103 Thinking Skills 3  
0408104 Self Assessment 3  
0501100 Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150 Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Second: Compulsory College Requirements (24) CR.H.
0102220 Introduction to Programming 3 0102120
0107101 Calculus I 3  
0107102 Linear Algebra 3 0107101
0107103 Probability Theory and Statistics 3 0107101
0107200 Discrete Structures 3  
0107201 Introduction to Numerical Methods 3 0107102 & 0107104
0108103 Physics I 3  
0201100 Chemistry 3  
Third: Specialization Courses (48) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (42) CR.H.
0102221 Object-Oriented Programming 3 0102220
0102240 Computer Organization 3 0104240
0102270 Data Structures and Algorithms 3 0102221
0102330 Database Systems 3 0102221
0102331 System Analysis & Design 3 0103220
0102340 Operating Systems 3 0102240
0102341 Formal Languages and Automata Theory 3 0107200
0102370 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3 0102270
0102420 Web Development 3 0102220
0102421 Programming Languages and Compliers 3 0102341
0102450 Computer Networks 3 0102120
0102460 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3 0107101 & 0102220
0103220 Foundations of Software Engineering 3 0102120
0104240 Digital Logic Design 3 0107200
(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
0102380 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 3 0102220 & 0102270
0102452 Security of Information Systems 3 0102340
0102480 Simulation and Modeling 3 0107103 & 0102220
0102481 Data and Web Mining 3 0102330
0103420 Software Project Management 3 0103220
Fourth: Compulsory Supporting Courses (12) CR.H.
0102453 Computer Ethics 3 0102120
0107104 Calculus II 3 0107101
0108203 Physics II 3 0108103
0200100 Biology 3  
Fifth: Internship (3) CR.H.
0102490 CS Internship 3 >= 75 CR.H.
Sixth: Capstone Project (3) CR.H.
0102491 CS Capstone Project 1 1 >=90 CR.H.+ Dept. Approval
0102492 CS Capstone Project 2 2 0102491

Guidance Plan

Course Description

Contact Us

College of Engineering
Al Ain University 

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777

E-mail: engineering@aau.ac.ae