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King Faisal University

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  • Introduction
  • Level Plan
  • The Chairman
  • The Members

  • Computer Networks & communications Department provides education in Computer Technology/Information Technology that pertains to local and wide area networks, Network administration, IT Help Desk/Technical Support, and Cisco Systems Networking. The department is also responsible for teaching classes that support a B.S Degree in Computer Sciences.

    The program educational objectives are: 

     The graduates of CN program will be:

    1. A professional in practicing the computer network technical knowledge and skills in interdisciplinary fields.

    2. A Contributor in community development by providing solutions to the Computer Network problems in the industry.

    3. A long-life self-learner with ability to pursue higher studies and professional growth who demonstrate professional, legal, and ethical practices 

    4. A leader or an active member of multi-disciplinary team who works in solving problems in interdisciplinary fields

    Students Outcomes (Curriculum 2019)

    1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

    2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline.

    3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

    4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

    5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline.

    6. Describe the computer networks concepts and the related principles of computing.

    Students Outcomes (Curriculum 2013)

    (a)  An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program's student outcomes and to the discipline

    (b)  An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution

    (c)  An ability to design, implements, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

    (d)  An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

    (e)  An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

    (f)  An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

    (g)  An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society

    (h)  Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

    (i)  An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

    (j)  An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies of human computer interaction, information management, programming, networking, and web systems and technologies. 

    (k) An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems. 

    (l)  An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment. 

    (m)  An understanding of best practices and standards and their application. 

    (n)  An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan.


    Annual Students Enrollment and Graduation 

    Academic YearStudents EnrollmentsStudents Graduations