This fundamental computer literacy course provides good knowledge and understanding of the computer and different applications that support both academic and professional requirements. It also provides the basics of Internet facility and email systems which are very much essential in today’s world. The course is comprised of two componentslectures that focus on the concepts, theory, and uses of the computer and practical work in which students acquire a working knowledge of an operating system and devices. In addition, the Microsoft Office programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and database are examined.
Provides students with the necessary level of information systems education relative to understanding the uses and roles of information systems in business organizations. Students will learn how to translate business requirements into information systems that support a company’s short and long term objectives. This course includes a survey of the theory and practice of information systems. Incorporated into the course is the practical use of system development in designing/developing appropriate information system architecture.
The BS in Information Security degree program is designed to develop expertise in the area of information and network security. The program main objective is to provide the management skills and technical knowledge needed to plan, acquire, operate, manage and evaluate an organization’s information security operations. Students enrolled in this program are expected to pursue a plan of study to assure professional competence and breadth of knowledge in the field of information and network security. The emphasis of this program is on applying proven and innovative practices for building industry-standard secure systems, applications and networks. The program will go a long way toward meeting the growing need for information technology specialists with competence in IT in a broad sense along with relevant expertise in information and network security.
Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to an artificial creation of human-like intelligence. It is a technology that is already impacting how users interact with, and are affected by the Internet. In the near future, its impact is likely to only continue to grow. This Artificial Intelligence Minor is proposed for undergraduate students who anticipate that Artificial Intelligence will have a prominent role to play in their academic and professional career. The students will learn how to improve the UAE government agencies and industry performance with these exponentially improving new technologies. The minor is designed for students from all majors other than Computer Science to supplement their primary studies.
The American College of Dubai is centrally located in Garhoud, Dubai, making it a very convenient option set in the heart of the city. Our faculty are highly experienced and we have been delivering excellent educational standards for over 20 years. Our campus includes lecture halls, a separate library building with study areas, a major computer centre and related resource rooms, as well as a small clinic staffed by a resident nurse. Student activity areas include outdoor sports facilities such as a football field as well as basketball and volleyball courts. There is also a games hall beside the cafeteria as well as a dedicated activities area.Read More