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Faculty Overview


Faculty Overview
The Faculty of Computers and Information Technology consists of three departments: Computer Science, Digital Media Technology and Information Systems. Within these departments, students study specific disciplines such as: database design and implementation, software development, system analysis and design, software engineering and networking.
FUE adapts to the rapidly changing technological world by continually developing and updating its educational programs. We realize that to be effective we must improve the awareness, understanding, development, and successful utilization of Digital Media Technologies and Information Systems. The faculty examines theoretical and experimental design components of computers and computation. FUE’s undergraduate degree provides the student with essential skills and theoretical grounding in computer technology. The student’s study includes the latest software technologies including java, web techniques, web programming, and e-commerce. Our students benefit from an outstanding academic staff and an exceptional

Educational Opportunities

The Faculty of Computers and Information Technology strives to: 
  • Introduce students to a wide variety of computer science topics with in depth concentration in one or more selected areas.
  • Prepare students to communicate successfully, think critically and work both independently and in teams.
  • Motivate students to pursue graduate studies and pursue lifelong learning

FUE Educational Philosophy

All faculties, including the Faculty of Computers and Information Technology, embrace the university’s mission to “promote an atmosphere that values intellectual curiosity, the pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.” To achieve this mission, certain pillars of an FUE education are embedded in the curriculum of all faculties. These competencies or “pillars of an FUE education include the following:
  • Critical Thinking: objective analysis and evaluation of information and concepts from multiple perspectives.
  • Knowledge Integration: application and synthesis of information and concepts from diverse disciplines.
  • Effective Communication: strong facility in oral and written communication; use of visual resources and technology for communication.
  • Social Responsibility: respectful and civil treatment of others; active participation in civil and democratic institutions; protection of the environment, and intelligent use of natural resources.
Together with information literacy, the pillars prepare our graduates to be productive members of society who value lifelong learning. 

Program Requirements

The Faculty of Computers and Information Technology offers three degrees: 
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Digital Media Technology
To receive a bachelor’s degree, students must complete a four-year program in which they complete 133 credit hours, which combine university requirements, faculty requirements, and faculty electives.