Bachelor's program in computer science at QU impart to the students necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to design, develop and manage computer infrastructures, networks, and software. Our bachelor's program in computer science is a four years program and involves coursework that focuses on principles, applications, methods and theories that enable Information and Computing Technologies.Advance courses focus on teamwork through team projects that emphasize industrial applications and best practices. General education courses further enriches student’s educational experience by providing him useful perspective on cultural, political, scientific and economic issues. At Department of CS, QU, students are exposed to mandatory supervised internship, laboratory studies and a senior thesis to fulfill practical experience requirements. Our program blends theory and applications of subject area to prepare students for myriad of computer science careers in industry, government, and academia.
Computer Science graduates with strong computer science skills and management abilities can find career opportunities at various businesses and organizations. Our courses ensure that our graduates are familiar with software development and networked systems, with specific expertise in information security, networks and communications, intelligent systems, data-centric computing, or human-computer interaction. At the same time, they are able to apply their skills to mobile computing, artificial intelligence, robotics or large-scale information management. As computing becomes an integral part of almost all domains, computer science graduates with their computing analytical skills are able to have promising careers in medicine, law, education, physical and life sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.
Graduates of the undergraduate program in Computer Science are expected to attain the following objectives within a few years of graduation:
1-Succeed in their chosen profession by applying computational and analytical approaches of computer science
2-Successfully engage in life-long learning in cross-disciplinary domains such as bioinformatics, business analytics etc.
3-Exhibit high professional ethical standards to become productive leaders in society.
4-Apply computer science and software engineering principles to solve real-world problems.
5-Graduates should be proficient in interacting with interdisciplinary teams.
6-Successfully launch themselves as young entrepreneurs enabling a knowledge based economy,
Computer science graduates get employment as members of ICT teams, software engineers, systems analysts, researchers, data analysts, and scientific or application programmers. Their employers include internet based commerce and software based hi-tech industries, insurance, banks and financial institutions, computer and electronics manufacturers, the communications industry, the biomedical industry, the defense industry, academia, research institutes, health service providers and engineering firms.
However, the software and IT companies are the major employers of computer science graduates. They offer the best packages to the young graduates, which are unmatched with other branches of science.