Chairman’s Message

 

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at King Khalid University. I am happy that you have chosen to find out more about our department. We recognize that this website is designed for a wide range of people who often seek specific information. Given this, we have compiled a set of useful information for individuals interested in our undergraduate program as well as information regarding the faculty and staff in the department itself. I hope you will find the information helpful.

The department offers undergraduate program in computer sciences to prepare highly qualified computing professionals to meet the growing demands of the Saudi industry and society. Bachelor of Science program in Computer Sciences is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. The Department comprises many experienced members of staff who are characterized by their scientific, practical and research efficiency, which contributes to the achievement of the Department's vision and objectives.

Computer Science is the hidden component of many innovations that have been changing the globe over the last 50 years. The web has revolutionized the way we work, play, and socialize. Smartphones provide access to the world of information anywhere and at any time. Personalized medicine is changing how illnesses are diagnosed and treated. Big data is transforming how societies deal with challenges and is improving the lives of citizens. Computer Science is at the core of all these innovations – and many, many more. A successful career in computer-based work relies on both sound technical skills and the experience of applying them in the real world. The Bsc in CS has been designed to develop students’ theoretical and applied skills and to support them in gaining the experience needed to apply these skills effectively.