The computer science program offers students the opportunity to engage in coursework, research projects, and other activities designed to further enhance the student’s knowledge and skills in many areas of the rapidly changing discipline of computer science. The program provides a broad spectrum of study in preparation for careers in advanced computer science areas.
At AUC, I was encouraged to think independently, do my own research, break new ground. That’s exactly what I did with my first startup, Emerge Technology. As an entrepreneur, you need that kind of broad vision, that eagerness to take on a new challenge.
Tayssir El Hawary ’05
Co-founder and CEO of Modern Transit Solutions Company
“AUC was the launchpad for my career, first inspiring me to pursue postgraduate studies in computer science and more recently as a tech entrepreneur and CEO.”
Rana El Kaliouby '98, '00
CEO and Co-Founder of Affectiva, AUC Board of Trustees and Former Research Scientist at MIT
Understanding the history and culture of the communities we’re working with — that was part of my liberal arts program at AUC. I see the value every day.
The course of study offers a broad-based intellectual engagement with computing both in theory and practice as well as logic and capabilities. The study program is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers.
The PhD program emphasizes the application of research methods and procedures to advanced areas in science and technology. Advancing applied sciences and technology must be based on fundamental comprehension of various disciplines, while being responsive to the needs of new technologies.