Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


Introduction

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) programme involves the understanding of concepts, principles, applications, and technologies of computing. It focuses on the study of data structures and algorithms, computer architecture, operating systems, survey of programming languages and techniques in programming. It includes advanced topics in computing, but not limited to human computer interaction, data mining, enterprise architecture, artificial intelligence, mobile computing and animation in addition to a set of elective courses.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. To enable our graduates to practice as successful computing professionals for the advancement of society; and
  2. To promote professionalism in computing practice.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;
  • An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs;
  • An ability to function effectively in teams to accomplish a common goal;
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities;
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences;
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society;
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development;
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice;
  • An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices; and
  • • An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Degree Facts:

  1. The programme provides students with concepts and theories in programming, Internet and data communications, digital design, databases, data structures, system analysis and design and algorithm analysis, project management and design and practices in computing.
  2. It further equips students to practice skills in programming, database design, system and mobile applications development and mobile programming.
  3. It provides a range of transferable skills that prepare students for work.
  4. It requires students to complete 198 credits.
  5. The courses in the curriculum are taught in English.

Careers:

The BSCS graduates can have work after graduation along programming, database design and management, networking, web development, multimedia development, computer graphics and animation, mobile applications development and project management. In addition, the programme can lead graduates for postgraduate degrees in computing.