Computer Science

Introduction

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) main campus is one of the most prominent and oldest center of computer education in the country. To meet the growing need of quality education for youth, UET established a branch of the department at the UET New Campus located in Kala Shah Kaku. The Department of Computer Science at the UET New Campus offers the undergraduate degree programs in Computer Science and in Software Engineering with an aim to train students in this domain.

Mission

To impart high quality computing education to the students in order to develop critical thinking, analytical skills and abilities to solve real-world problems for the technological and socio-economic development.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Computer Science program are to produce graduates who are ready to:

PEO1: Graduates demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge and skills of computer science to solve real-world complex problems.

PEO2: Graduates demonstrate professionalism, leadership qualities and engage in continuous learning of new developments in diverse fields of computing.

PEO3: Graduates communicate effectively, work in a multidisciplinary team environment and exhibit an awareness of the professional and social responsibility by making an impact on the society in an ethical manner

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

1. Knowledge for Solving Computing Problems

Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, knowledge of a computing specialization, and mathematics, science, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements

2. Problem Analysis

Identify, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines

3. Design/ Development of Solutions

Design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems, and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations

4. Modern Tool Usage

Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations

5. Project Management

An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply computing principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.

6. Individual and Team Work

Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings

7. Communication

Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions

8. Computing Professionalism and Society

Understand and assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practice

9. Ethics

Understand and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of professional computing practice

10. Life-Long Learning

Recognize the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional

Admission Criteria

Admission in the B.Sc. Computer Science program follows the UET’s admission criteria as specified by the university.

Duration

The minimum duration for completion of B.Sc. degree is four years. The department follows the UET policy regarding the maximum period allowed for the completion of degree. 

Degree Completion Requirements

To become eligible for award of B.Sc. degree, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 133 credit hours.
  • Must have met the minimum CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) requirement of UET

Semester Plan