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WOLKITE UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

  1. Establishment

The department has established in 2011/12 when the university was established and currently the department enrolled students and provide teaching learning activities. Currently, the department has a total of 25 staffs and 350 undergraduate regular and 91 extension and weekend students and a total number of 441 students. 

Mission Statement of the department

  • ·Produce highly qualified graduates in the world of Computer Science.
  • ·Produce competitive and effective experts who can successfully apply his/her knowledge to solve computer related problems.

Vision of the Department

The vision of the Department is to serve students and the community through excellent learning programs, by conducting relevant and effective research and community engagement projects.

The Department commits itself to the achievement of academic excellence in the field of computer science. To this end, it offers various program ranging from undergraduate to doctoral level for the feature plan.

Our graduates will be in demand from industry and from higher education institutions all over Ethiopia and the world. It will be well recognized all over the world due to its many publications and due to the works of its centers of excellence. In line with its expansion procedures the college will strive to succeed the delivery of quality education, problem solving research undertakings and its community services.

Whatever your stage of education, we have the expertise to take you to the top. We are well established in the higher education market and have gained the reputation as a leader in computing.

  1. Objectives
  • Produce qualified and competent man power in the field of computer science.
  • Enable students under take demand oriented and problem solving research and development activities.
  • Develop managerial and entrepreneurship skill of students to start their own computing business.
  • Equip students to organize and provide in-service and society training program related with computing
  • To equip students with necessary knowledge and skill of writing, reporting and communicating for scientific paper
  • Inspire students to have a positive attitude towards their profession to have the sense of cooperation, honesty and loyalty
  • Provide consultancy and advisory service, skill up-grading trainings and community development services.
  • Produce socially accountable personnel who would give alternative solutions to socio-economic problems.
  • To promote the concept of comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach in tackling computer related problems.
  1. CAREERS

Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information and computation. It is about using computers to solve problems effectively. Our graduates have a firm grasp of software, networks, computer architecture, formal methods, algorithms and data structures, databases, distributed services, virtualization, mobile computing and artificial intelligence. Skills learnt can be used in varied fields such as; business and finance, engineering, communications and the biological, physical and earth sciences.

  1. QUALIFICATIONS IN THE DEPARMENTS

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science

  1.  Program profile
  2.  Admission Requirements

Admission requirements would be similar to the general institutional requirements. That is, the student should complete preparatory level education and the entry point is determined accordingly by the Ministry of Education for the regular students whereas the admission criteria for distance and continuing education program are as per the University’s requirement.

  1.  Duration of the Study

Students will not take different computing courses at their high school study. The nature of the disciplines needs many practical works considering the above facts, objectives, under normal circumstances, four years of study are required to complete the all programs.

  1. Strategic Directions

The Department has focus on the following strategic directions:

  1. ICT services include laboratory service
  2. Software Development and Innovations
  3. Research and Community Service
  4. Human Resource Development both in number and upgrading
  5. Academic Programs and Quality Assurance.
  1. Special Features of Learning Computer Science
  • Promoting an interactive atmosphere with follows students and lecturers.
  • Excellent level of academic support.
  • Continuous assessment system used throughout all programs in order to better prepare for end of semester final examinations by learning in a progressive manner.
  • Career-based programs aligned closely with developments and changes in the IT global industry.
  • After-car academic tutorial support provided by lecturers outside regular class time.
  • Class demonstrators used in practical lectures to help more students understand lab demonstrations.
  1. Department’s Facilities
  • Fully wireless and wired Internet access in staff office and in laboratory rooms.
  • Fully equipped computer laboratories.
  • Access to a PC and Laptop computers for all department staffs.
  1. Staffs and student’s data from 2011-2017

 Staff development from 2011-2017

 Student development from 2011-2017

 

                                       Staff Profile

 

 

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