Program Overview

 
 
 
The Bachelor in Information Systems degree program is offered by the Department of Information Systems since its establishment in the year 2002-2003, 1423\1424 H, in the premises of College of Computer Science. The program is designed and formulated by understanding the priority of university mission, goals, and objectives. The program is widely-designed in the Computer Science domain and emphasizes on Information Systems' development. It covers the technological domain of business requirements; focuses the analytical needs of business in accordance to the real-time challenges. The degree program comprises of 138 credit units and follow the National Qualification Framework (NFQ) knowledge areas.
 
To provide high quality education and exposure to research environment with the combination of theory, practice, and real-world experience in the field of information systems, to produce graduates having professional competence and motivation to participate in community service.
 
In consistency with the goals of the university, college and the department, the educational objectives of the program are established with the aim of producing graduates who will be able to:
  • Advance in their careers as information systems specialist.
  • Demonstrate effective communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills to advance professional and organizational goals.
  • Continue education and research to propose innovative solutions for the betterment of society and advancement of the information systems discipline.
  • Pursue lifelong learning with the motivation to deal with contemporary social and technological issues.
 
Knowledge and Understanding
  •  Explain concepts, techniques, and theories related to information systems.
  •  Recognize the knowledge, skills and competencies required to progress as an information system professional.
Skills
  •  Analyze complex computing problems and 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.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  •  Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.
Values
  •  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 related to information systems.
  • Explore recent technologies as needed, using appropriate lifelong learning strategies.
 
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