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Computer Science Department


Khaled El-Zayyat headshotKhaled El Zayyat, Ph.D.
Director of Computer Sciences

Message From the Director

Welcome to the Computer Science Department!

We are excited to welcome you to the Department of Computer Science at Saint Xavier University. Whether you are a new or returning student, we are thrilled to have you as a part of our vibrant and dynamic department.

Our exciting programs can open doors to in-demand jobs in the technology field. We will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in the fields of computer science and information technology. This includes job opportunities in roles such as software development, network administration, security management, database administration, data science, web development, mobile app development, IT management and many other exciting career paths.

The Department of Computer Science is committed to fostering a learning environment that encourages curiosity, creativity and innovation. Our mission is to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the ever-evolving field of computer science. We believe that computer science has the power to shape the future and drive positive change in the world and we are here to help you become a part of that transformation.

Our Computer Science programs are designed to prepare students for careers and continued study in the rapidly changing computing field. Our programs encompass the theoretical and practical foundations of the computing discipline through two undergraduate majors and a graduate program.

The faculty is committed to innovative teaching techniques that enable students to learn vital computing concepts, develop practical and critical thinking skills and build an awareness of the social and ethical impacts of their work.

Programs of Study

The Computer Science Department offers a range of programs for undergraduate studies with a major and minor in computer science and a major in computer information systems. The Computer Science major emphasizes algorithmic thinking and problem-solving while in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. The Computer Information Systems major offers an undergraduate curriculum of applied skills and concepts while pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.

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