The Information Systems Major was established at the beginning of the academic year 2007/2008 and was affiliated with the Department of Mathematics and Computer, and with the increase in the number of students in the department and the increase in the number of faculty members in the department of the specialization of Computer Information Systems and Computer Science, the Higher Education Council issued a decision to separate the Department of Computer and Information Technology as an independent department For the Mathematics Department, starting from the beginning of the academic year 2014/2015.
With the beginning of the academic year 2020/2021, a decision of the Higher Education Council was issued to approve the creation of the College of Information and Communication Technology, which includes two departments: the Department of Information Technology and the Department of Computer Science.
The Information Technology Department awards, a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems and a bachelor’s degree in smart device computing, in addition to its services to academic departments at the university and the local community in terms of consultations and training. The Department of Information Technology currently includes seven faculty members, 4 of whom hold a doctorate degree and 3 hold a master’s degree. The department has 7 computer laboratories to serve the department’s students and all university students.
The department’s bachelor’s programs (Computer Information Systems and Smart Device Computing) provide a strong theoretical basis and practical training in order to prepare qualified specialists with the necessary knowledge and skills in the field of computer information systems and smart device computing that must work to meet the needs of the local and regional technological market, To meet the need for qualified professionals who have the necessary knowledge of concepts concerned with analyzing, designing, developing, maintaining and managing smart device applications.