Kuwait University
College of Life Sciences

Information Science Department
ABET Accredited in General Computing

List of Text Books

  COURSE COURSE NM CURRENT TEXTBOOK
1 CLS107 College Algebra College Algebra, 10th ed., January 1, 2017, Larson, Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN-10: 1337282294
ISBN-13: 9781337282291
2 CLS108 Applied calculus Applied Calculus, S. Waner & S.R. Costenoble, Cengage Learning, 7th ed.,ISBN-10: 1337291242 ISBN-13: 9781337291248
3 CLS109 Statistics Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, by David S. Moore and George P. McCabe,  Bruce A. Craig , W.H. Freeman and Company Publisher,9th Edition,
ISBN-13 978-1319013387
4 CLS130 Ethics and Practices Ethics in Information Technology, 6th Edition, George Reynolds
ISBN-10: 9781337405874  |  ISBN-13:  978-1337405874, Cengage Learning, (January 1, 2018)
5 CLS135 Leadership Management Leadership Theory and Practice, 2015, Peter G. Northouse, SAGE Publications Inc,  8th Edition, ISBN 978-8925598635
6 CLS161 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (9th Edition), Scarborough, Norman M., Publisher: Pearson, 2018
ISBN-10: 0134742400
ISBN-13: 978-0134742403
7 CLS253 Technical Writing Writing on a Job: A Norton Pocket guide, Updated Edition, John C. Brereton, Margaret A Mansfield,  , ISBN-10:  0393975118, ISBN-13:  9780393975116  
8 FSC450 Application of IS in Nutrition Introduction to Data Mining 2nd Edition        Pang-Ning Tan, Michael Steinbach, Vipin Kuma Press Addison-Wesley                                ISBN-13: 860-1401421054                       ISBN-10: 0321321367
9 ISC100 Fundamentals of Personal Computers Go! All in One: Computer Concepts and Applications, 3rd Edition, Shelly Gaskin, Alicia Vargas, Debra Geoghan, Nancy Graviett, Pearson, 2017 ISBN: 9780134505749
10 ISC101 Introduction to Information Systems Fundamentals of Information Systems, 9th Edition, Author: Ralph M Stair and George Reynoolds, Cengage 2017, ISBN-13:978-1337097536
11 ISC105 Computers and Society Ethics for the Information Age, Michael J. Quinn, Publisher:Pearson; 7 edition (February 21, 2016), ISBN-13:978-0134296548
ISBN-10:  9780134296548 
12 ISC115 Computing Foundations Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications, 8/e, Kenneth Rosen, McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 978-1259676512
13 ISC210 Computational Methods An introduction to numerical methods: a Matlab approach, A. Kharab and R. Guenther,Publisher: CRC Press, 4th edition, ISBN: 9781138093072  
14 ISC240 Programming and Problem Solving Introduction to Java Programming,Comprehensive Version, 11th Edition
Y. Daniel Liang
ISBN-10: 9780134670942 ISBN-13: 978-0134670942
Publisher: Pearson; (March 11, 2017)
15 ISC241 Data Structures Data Structures and Algorithms in Java, Michael T. Goodrich and Roberto Tamassia, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, ISBN 978-1118771334, 6th Ed, 2014
16 ISC321 Database Systems I Fundamentals of Database Systems, Elmasri and Navathe, 7th edition, (June 29, 2015), ISBN-13: 978-0133970777  ISBN-10: 0133970779 ,  Publisher:  Addison-Wesley
17 ISC331 IS Theory and Practices  Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, Keri Pearlson and Carol Saunders, Dennis F. Galletta, 7th edition, 2019. Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-119-66825-1
18 ISC340 Web Programming  Internet and World Wide Web: How to Program, H.M. Deitel, Pearson, 5/e, 2012, ISBN-10: 0-13-215100-6
ISBN-13:  978-0-13-215100-9
19 ISC350 Networks and Telecommunications Data Communications and Networking, Behrouz A. Forouzan, 5 Ed., McGraw- Hill, 2012, ISBN-10: 0073376221
ISBN-13: 978-0073376226
20 ISC353 Information Security Systems  Security in Computing
Charles Pfleeger & Shari Pfleeger, Jonathan Margulies
Prentice-Hall
Fifth Edition, (Jan. 26 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-0134085043  ISBN-10: 0134085043
21 ISC357 Operating Systems and File Organisation Operating System Concepts by Abrahim Silberschat,Peter B.Galvin, Greg Gagne ISBN:  978-1119127482,  John Wiley & Sons, 2017, -10th Edition
22 ISC363 Computer Organization Computer Organization
Carl Hamacher, Zvonko Vranesic, and Safwat Zaky
McGraw-Hill
6th Edition
ISBN 978-007-108900-5
23 ISC380 Introduction to Management Information Systems Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning, Ellen F. Monk and Bret J. Wagner, 4th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2012. ISBN-10: 1111820392,  ISBN-13: 978-1111820398
24 ISC 423 Internet Database Concepts of Database Management, Joy L. Starks, Philip J. Pratt and Mary Z. Last, Cengage Learning, 9th Edition, ISBN13: 9781337093422
ISBN10: 1337093424
25 ISC 440 Web Programming II Internet and World Wide Web How to Program: International Edition 5e
Harvey M. Deitel, Pa ul J. Deitel and Abby Deitel, Pearson
ISBN: 9780273764021
26 ISC471 Interactive 3D Graphics Modeling Interactive Computer Graphics – A Top Down Approach with WebGL. 7th Edition. Edward Angel, Dave Shreiner. Pearson Education Limited 2015.ISBN-13: 978-0133574845
27 ISC475 Geographical Information Systems  Getting to Know ArcGIS, Michael Law and Amu Collins, ESRI Press, 2015/4th Edition, ISBN: 9781589483828
28 ISC480 IS Development  Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach, Roger Pressman and Bruce Maxim, McGrawHill 2020, 9th Edition, ISBN: 1259872971
29 ISC 482 Web Management Internet and World Wide Web How to Program: International Edition 5e
Harvey M. Deitel, Pa ul J. Deitel and Abby Deitel, Pearson
ISBN: 9780273764021
30 ETM450 Application of IS in ETM Thinking About GIS: Geographic Information System Planning for Managers, Roger Tomplison, 5th edition, ESRI Press, 2013, ISBN: 9781589483484