CS Digital Media Systems Track (CS-DMS)

The objective of the BSc in Computer Science with a concentration on Digital Media Systems (DMS) track is to introduce students to the fundamental creative design principles, processes, skills and techniques in media production. This concentration provides a platform for students to explore and learn key conceptual, technical and current issues related to digital media production. This platform also provides the students the opportunity to design and develop media production including graphic design, branding, animation, audio and video production, 3D modeling and game development.

CONCENTRATION OBJECTIVES | LEARNING OUTCOMES

In addition to the six CS Learning Outcomes, the DMS concentration enables students after graduation to demonstrate skills in developing digital media-related work based on current industry trends and practices.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Interactive media designers and developers.
  • Film and video editor.
  • Graphic designers and game developers.
  • Media database designer.
  • Web content developers and managers
  • Web developers and administrators.
  • Animator
  • Mobile application developer.
  • Sound effect editor.

CS-DMS CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

CS-DMS CORE COURSES
COURSE # TITLE CRS
PHY 105 PHYSICS I 4
PHY 205 PHYSICS II 4
SCI 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCES 3
MATH 113 CALCULUS II 3
MATH 223 LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
SE 201 INTRO TO SOFTWARE ENGG. 3
CS 311 DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF ALGORITHMS 3
CS 320 PROGRAM LANGUAGES: CONCEPTS AND PARADIGMS 3
CS 340 INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE SYSTEMS 3
CS 360 COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3
SE 371 WEB ENGINEERING 3
CYS 401 FUND. OF CYBER SECURITY 3
DMS 310 INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL DESIGN 3
DMS 322 FOUNDATIONS OF INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA 3
DMS 327 3D MODELING AND DESIGN 3
DMS 351 PRINCIPLES OF ANIMATION 3
DMS 426 GAME DEVELOPMENT 3
Subtotal 53

CS-DMS-Track Study Plan

Four-Year Courses Sequence

YEAR 1

SEMESTER 1

COURSE # TITLE CRS
CS 101 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING I 4
SCI 101 INTRO TO PHYSICAL SCIENCES 3
MATH 111 CALCULUS I 3
ENG 101 INTENSIVE ENGLISH WRITING 3
ISC 101 ISLAMIC ETHICS 2
ARAB 101 ARABIC WRITING I 2
PE XXX PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
TOTAL 18

SEMESTER 2

COURSE # TITLE CRS
CS 102 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING II 3
CS 175 COMPUTER ORG & DIGITAL LOGIC 3
MATH 113 CALCULUS II 3
STAT 101 INTRO TO STAT & PROBABILITY 3
ENG 103 RESEARCH WRITING TECHNIQUES 3
ISC 103 ISLAMIC ECONOMIC SYSTEM 2
TOTAL 17

YEAR 2

SEMESTER 1

COURSE # TITLE CRS
CS 210 DATA STRUCT AND ALGORITHMS 3
CS 285 DISCRETE MATH FOR COMPUTING 3
MATH xxx LINEAR ALGEBRA | NUMER ANALYSIS 3
PHY 105 PHYSICS I 4
COM 201 COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS 3
ISC 105 HOLY QURAN SCIENCES 2
TOTAL 18

SEMESTER 2

COURSE # TITLE CRS
SE 201 INTRO TO SOFTWARE ENGG 3
CS 320 PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES 3
CS 330 INTRO. TO OPERATING SYSTEMS 3
PHY 205 PHYSICS II 4
PSY 101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
PE XXX PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
TOTAL 17

Co-Op OPTION

YEAR 3

SEMESTER 1

COURSE # TITLE CRS
CS 311 DESIGN & ANALYSIS OF ALGORITHMS 3
CS 331 DATA COMM & COMP NETWORKS 3
CS 340 INTRO TO DATABASE SYSTEMS 3
CS 360 COMP GRAPHICS 3
DMS 310 INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL DESIGN 3
ARAB 103 ARABIC WRITING II 2
ISC 203 NEW FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS 2
TOTAL 19

SEMESTER 2

COURSE # TITLE CRS
CYS 401 FUND. CYBER SECURITY 3
SE 371 WEB ENGINEERING 3
DMS 351 PRINCIPLES OF ANIMATION 3
DMS 322X FOUND. IN INTER DIGITAL MEDIA 3
ETHC 303 ETHICAL AND SOCIAL ASP OF COMP 3
XXX XXX FREE ELECTIVE 3
TOTAL 18

YEAR 4

SEMESTER 1

COURSE # TITLE CRS
DMS 327 3D MODELING AND DESIGN 3
DMS 426 GAME DEVELOPMENT 3
DMS XXX DMS ELECTIVES-I 3
DMS XXX DMS ELECTIVES-II 3
DMS XXX DMS ELECTIVES-III 3
ARAB 203 ARABIC WRITING III 2
TOTAL 17

SEMESTER 2

COURSE # TITLE CRS
CS 492 CO-OP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (CONTINUATION FOR NEXT SUMMER) 10
TOTAL 10