Towards a competitive department in the academic programs of science and information technology, scientific research, and community service.
Fulfilling the needs of the labor market of professionals and qualified technical expertise, capable of development and innovation in science and information technology programs, directing the scientific research process to serve the local and regional community, developing teaching and learning methods, focusing on the priorities of national scientific research, selecting qualified and experienced academic personnel, and implementing competitiveness and quality assurance standards.
The department was established in 2004 and currently has 12 faculty members and 396 enrolled students. 11 classes have graduated from the department including 789 bachelor’s students. The master’s in software engineering program was created in the 2017/2018 academic year and now has seven enrolled students. With regards to scientific research conducted by the faculty members of the department, the number of research papers has reached 71 for papers published in international refereed journals including 3 this year, and 19 papers in international, Arab, and local refereed conferences, including one this year.