The department of computer science (DCS) was established in 2000/2001 (1420-1421) as a department under the College of Computer Science (CCS), in King Khalid University. The Department offers a five-year Bachelor program in computer science as a credit and semester based system in accordance with college mission and objectives. The degree program is structured with 152 credits and National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF) domain skills in the field of computer science. The department has initiated the process of establishing a master’s program in Computer Science.