About

The Bachelors of Science in Computer Science program at CCIT aims at providing state-of-the-art computing knowledge, skills, and competence to the students. The program is designed to build a solid foundation of computing knowledge that will help students in capitalizing the high demand for computer professionals in the industry. The computer science program offers two concentrations: Network Security and Digital Forensics.

Mission

The mission of the program is to prepare students for a successful professional career in computer science and information technology by equipping them with knowledge and skills in for the latest trends and technologies of the computing field. The program strives at empowering students to conduct applied research, provide innovative solutions to computing problems and lifelong learning.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Have a graduate degree or professional career in computer science or related disciplines.
  • Become successful researchers, team members or leaders.
  • Maintain high standards of work ethics, social responsibilities, and professionalism.
  • Specialize in solving technical problems using computing knowledge, skills and competence.
  • Be creative, effective, and productive members of the local, regional and international communities.

Program Learning Outcomes (Student Outcomes)

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to 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 in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • 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 appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Program Structure

General Education 13 - Courses 39 - Credit Hours
Core Courses 11 - Courses 33 - Credit Hours
Specialization Courses 15 - Courses 45 - Credit Hours
Free Elective Courses 3 - Courses 9 - Credit Hours
Total 42 - Courses 126 - Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

1. Attested high school (grade 12) certificate or its equivalent with a minimum average of 60% | for scientific, literary streams, general, advanced and ADEC. Other streams will require a minimum score average of 70% Equivalency letter will be required for certificate earned outside UAE

2. English proficiency PBT 500 | iBT 61 | IELTS Academic. 5.0 | PEARSON 44 | IESOL B1/B2 | CAMBRIDGE 154 | EmSAT English 1100 If above score has not been achieved yet, the student will be accepted conditionally and enroll in the intensive English classes

3. Letter Of Interest & Interview

Accreditation

The American University in the Emirates is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated December 18, 2018
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