Kuwait University
College of Life Sciences

Information Science Department

List of Text Books

  COURSE COURSE NM CURRENT TEXTBOOK
1 CLS107 College Algebra College Algebra, 9th ed., January 1, 2013, Larson, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN-10: 1133963021, ISBN-13: 9781133963028
2 CLS108 Applied calculus Applied Calculus, S. Waner & S.R. Costenoble, Cengage Learning, 6th ed., 2013, ISBN-10 1133607683, ISBN-13 978-1133607687
3 CLS109 Statistics Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, by David S. Moore and George P. McCabe, W.H. Freeman and Company Publisher,8th Edition, ISBN-13 9781464158933
4 CLS130 Ethics and Practices Ethics in Information Technology, 5th Edition, George Reynolds Strayer University, ISBN-10: 1285197151  |  ISBN-13: 9781285197159, Cengage Learning, 2015
5 CLS253 Technical Writing Writing on a Job: A Norton Pocket guide, Updated Edition, John C. Brereton, Margaret A Mansfield, W.W Norton & Compnay Inc, 2000, ISBN-10: 0393975118, ISBN-13: 9780393975116
6 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
7 ISC100 Fundamentals of Personal Computers Exploring Microsoft Office 2010 Plus Edition, Robert T. Grauer, Mary Anne Poatsy, Michelle Hulett, Cynthia Krebs, Keith Mulbery, Keith Mast, Hogan & Lawson, First Edition, Publisher: Pearson, ISBN-13: 978013509149-4
8 ISC101 Introduction to Information Systems Fundamentals of Information Systems, 8th Edition, Author: Ralph M Stair and George Reynoolds, Cengage 2016, ISBN-13:9781305082168
9 ISC105 Computers and Society Ethics of the Information Age, Michael J. Quinn, Publisher:Addison-Wesley, 6th edition, 2014, ISBN-13: 978-0133741629, ISBN-10: 0133741621, Publisher: Addison-Wesley
10 ISC115 Computing Foundations Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications, 7/e, Kenneth Rosen, McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 978-0073383095 © 2011
11 ISC210 Computational Methods An introduction to numerical methods: a Matlab approach, A. Kharab and R. Guenther, Chapman and Hal/CRC, 3rd edition, ISBN: 9781439868997
12 ISC240 Programming and Problem Solving Introduction to Java Programming,Comprehensive Version, 10th Edition, Y. Daniel Liang, ISBN-10: 0133761312, ISBN-13: 978-0133761313, Prentice Hall
13 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
14 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
15 ISC331 IS Theory and Practices Management Information Systems by Effy Oz, 7th edition, ISBN-10: 1285186133 | ISBN-13: 9781285186139, CENGAGE. 2015
16 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
17 ISC350 Networks and Telecommunications Data Communications and Networking, Behrouz A. Forouzan, 5 Ed., McGraw- Hill, 2012, ISBN-10: 0073376221, ISBN-13: 978-0073376226
18 ISC353 InformationSecurity Systems Security in Computing
Charles Pfleeger & Shari Pfleeger, Jonathan Margulies, Prentice-Hall, Fifth Edition, (Jan. 26 2015), ISBN-13: 978-0134085043, ISBN-10: 0134085043
19 ISC357 Operating Systems and File Organisation Operating System Concepts by Abrahim Silberschat,Peter B.Galvin, Greg Gagne ISBN: 978-1118063330, John Wiley & Sons, 2012, 9th Edition
20 ISC363 Computer Organization Computer Organization
Carl Hamacher, Zvonko Vranesic, and Safwat Zaky, McGraw-Hill, Fifth Edition, ISBN 0-07-232086-9
21 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
22 ISC440 Web Programming II Internet and World Wide Web How to Program: International Edition 5e, Harvey M. Deitel, Pa ul J. Deitel and Abby Deitel, ISBN: 9780273764021
23 ISC471 Interactive 3D Graphics Modeling Interactive Computer Graphics – A Top Down Approach with WebGL. 7th Edition. Edward Angel, Dave Shreiner. Pearson Education Limited 2015.
24 ISC475 Geographical Information Systems Getting to Know ArcGIS, Michael Law and Amu Collins, ESRI Press, 2015/4th Edition, ISBN: 9781589483828
25 ISC480 IS Development Software Engineering, Author: Kassem Saleh, Publisher: J. Ross Publishing (August 11, 2009), ISBN-10: 9781932159943, ISBN-13: 978-1932159943
26 ETM450 Application of IS in ETM Thinking About GIS: Geographic Information System Planning for Managers, Roger Tomplison, 5th edition, ESRI Press, 2013, ISBN: 9781589483484.