Program Overview

 
 
 
 
Computer Science Program is one of the renowned programs at King Khalid University. Started in the academic year 2000-2001, with 20+ years in building Computer Science graduates the program follows best practices in the academia. The 4-year program is structured with 138 credits hours that include Intelligent Systems, Software Engineering and Network Security tracks. The program has been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET and NCAAA (National Center for Academic Accreditation and Evaluation).
 
 
 
To provide high quality education and scientific research in computer science by upholding human values, offering constructive community services and employment opportunities
 
  • Create adequate educational environment that focuses on personal development and ambition as well as creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a mutual commitment.
  • Develop innovative, interdisciplinary research groups working at the intersection of national challenges, faculty interest and industry needs.
  • Raise the profile and facilitate engaged service on local committees and increase contribution to positively influence in national and international technical and scientific committees.
  • Strengthening institutional affiliation and effectiveness by providing clear career progression models, advanced training opportunities, leadership development, and articulate the alignment of institutional and individual aspirations.
 
  • Emerge as professionals and innovators in industries, government bodies, academia practicing contemporary technologies with societal care.
  • Continue higher studies, lifelong learning and scientific research to analyse and solve complex problems in the field of computer science.
  • Communicate effectively in the work environment with multi-disciplinary teams following ethical and professional standards.
  • Participate in national mission through technical expertise, leadership and entrepreneurship.
 
Knowledge and Understanding :
  • Demonstrate understanding of mathematical concepts, algorithmic principles, and computer science fundamentals. 
  • Identify recent trends and technology in computing discipline for solving various contemporary issues. 
Skills:
  • Apply computer science knowledge and software development fundamentals to produce solutions using computing-based systems for varied problems.
  • Analyse 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.
Values:
  • Recognize professional responsibilities, importance of continued learning 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 computer science discipline.
 
Program:
Computer Science
Academic Year
Term
Term Code
Enrolled Students
Graduated Students
Male
Female
Male
Female
2021-2022
First
431
318
439
15
28
Second
432
351
488
16
48
Summer
433
NA
NA
NA
NA
2020-2021
First
421
248
417
13
21
Second
422
256
409
15
46
Summer
423
112
142
0
2
2019-2020
First
411
191
386
6
16
Second
412
211
377
11
35
Summer
413
130
277
0
2
2018-2019
First
391
178
357
6
8
Second
392
170
359
18
32
Summer
393
70
69
3
1
2017-2018
First
381
157
353
7
5
Second
382
155
322
13
55
Summer
383
65
30
2
0