Student's Performance Evaluation - College of Computer Science & Information Systems

Student Performance Evaluation

The student performance is determined through the assessment of the academic status. A student's academic status is determined at the end of each semester and appeared in his/her transcript which shows the individual student's achievements throughout his/her undergraduate study. All policies regarding the evaluation of students' performances are publicly available on the University's web portal and Computer Science and Information System program also follows the same standard.

Evaluating Students:
A student's academic status for Computer Science  and Information System program could be one of the following:
  • Good Standing: This status is assigned to all students at the beginning of their course of study. Students are expected to maintain this standing till their graduation. This involves a minimum GPA of 2.00 out of 5.00 in the student's cumulative and semester GPA.
  • Honors Degree: The first-class honors degree will be granted to students who score a Cumulative grade from 4.75 to 5.00 upon graduation. The second-class honors degree will be granted to students who attain a Cumulative grade between 4.35 and 4.75 upon graduation.
  • Academic Warning: A student will be given this status after the final grades have been processed at the end of each regular semester if: (a) his cumulative GPA is less than 2.00 (b) his semester GPA is less than 2.00 out of 5.00.
  • Dismissal from the University: The student shall be dismissed from the university in the following cases:

1. If a student receives three consecutive academic warnings for low grade point average below 2.0, the student may receive a forth opportunity to raise their Cumulative grade, assuming that they obtain 45 points from 15 credit hours.

2. In the event that a student fails to fulfill all graduation requirements within a period that does not exceed 12 semesters.

Qualifications for First-Class or Second-Class Honors Degree
  1. The student must not fail in any course that he has studied in this university or in other universities.
  2. The student must fulfill all graduation requirements within the minimum period set by the university and without exceeding the maximum number of semesters allowed.
  3. The student must have studied at least 60% of the graduation requirements.