Computing and Information Technology

Academic Programs in Computing and Information Technology Department

About the department

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Jeddah International College, aims to represent an inspiring model for private education in the field of computing and information technology, by providing a distinguished education related to Jeddah International College style within the framework of Ministry of Education directions, contribute in the achievement of the national aspirations of Kingdom's vision 2030, pursuit the scientific developments, and meet the renewed needs of the labor market. The department mainly seeks to develop competitive competencies equipped with scientific foundations, technical skills, and ethical and professional values, capable to provide intelligent, secure and reliable computer-based solutions to complex technical problems to meet the business needs, and play a leadership role in the Society development and its civilized advancement. Therefore, the department is committed to recruit highly qualified and distinguished faculty staff, develop its programs academically and technically, improve the teaching, learning and assessment strategies to qualify its students to analyze complex computing problems in the actual environment, design effective computer-based systems, projects and solutions, develop software systems and algorithmic applications, and manage the IT infrastructure.

The Department also seeks to create a stimulating research environment to produce high-ranked scientific papers and patents that contribute to the development of society, enrich knowledge and improve the lifestyle. In addition, the department strives to strengthen the college' social responsibility by building effective and sustainable community partnership.

Department Message:

In our contemporary world, computing and digital technology are at the top of the pyramid of human interest. Time is shortened, distances became closer, and humans were transformed into digital entities roaming virtual communities. The lifestyle on the planet has changed significantly due to the huge scientific leaps in the field of computing and Information technology, and whoever owns information possesses power and control in an information-dependent competitive world. The accelerating scientific and technical progress in this field leaves no room for the lazy, otherwise he would be out of time. Consequently, the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CS-IT) at Jeddah International College (JIC) resolved to contribute distinctly in achieving the scientific renaissance in the Kingdom, and to be a beacon of computer science, a gleaner for information technology experts and a forum for specialists in the latest digital technologies.

Our main project in CS-IT Department at JIC is the human capital development represented by our students, whom we seek to prepare for the jobs of the future that need mind-power instead of manpower. Therefore, we seek, through our stimulated learning environment, developed academic programs, advanced specialized laboratories, distinguished educational faculty staff, to the intellectual formulation, academic preparation, cultural formation, professional qualification and value commitment of our graduates in order to be capable of international competition and achieving national renaissance.

Vision:

A distinguished academic and professional entity in developing competitive competencies capable to provide intelligent, secure and reliable computer-based solutions, producing innovative scientific research, and contributing to an effective community partnership.

Goals:

  • ◈ Providing distinguished academic computing and digital technology programs that meet accreditation eligibility, and enhance graduates competitiveness.
  • ◈ Producing highly-ranked research that enriches knowledge, contributes to society development, and enhances the image of the department and college.
  • ◈ Contribute to building a sustainable community partnership and provide consultation and technical solutions to the community sectors.
  • ◈ Attracting, developing and retaining distinguished teaching and research competencies.
 

Graduate Attributes for CS/I T Program at JIC

Technical competency

  • ◈ Analyze complex digital problems according to technical standards, determine computer-mediated solution requirements, and develop the most appropriate scenarios for their implementation.
  • ◈ Design, implement and evaluate computing-based solutions and systems that meet the needs and integrate them into the user's environment.
 

Values-and professional-commitment

  • ◈ Commitment to professional standards, ethical values, legal regulations and social conventions.
  • ◈ Moral courage in bearing professional, legal and social responsibilities in the professional context.
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Positive personality

  • ◈ Work individually without supervision, and easily integrate in a team to achieve common goals.
  • ◈ Effective professional and social communication with others, orally, in writing and electronically, while possessing dialogue and convincing skills.
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The Influential character

  • ◈ Possess the skills of logical analysis, critical thinking, problem solving, and information-based decision making.
  • ◈ Engage in self and continuous learning, commitment to professional development, and enhance research capability in the field of specialization.
  • ◈ Self-confident, proactive, adaptable and capable to commence entrepreneurship.
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