Artificial Intelligence Curriculum Development for Intelligent System Experts in University

Jeonghun Lee (1), Jungwon Cho (2)
(1) Major in Computer Education, Graduate school, Jeju National University, 102 Jejudaehakro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, 63243, Republic of Korea
(2) Department of Computer Education, Jeju National University, 102 Jejudaehakro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, 63243, Republic of Korea
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Lee, Jeonghun, and Jungwon Cho. “Artificial Intelligence Curriculum Development for Intelligent System Experts in University”. International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 14, no. 2, Apr. 2024, pp. 409-1, doi:10.18517/ijaseit.14.2.18860.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a pivotal technology for enhancing national and industrial competitiveness in the digital transformation era. Consequently, the cultivation of specialized talent in AI has garnered significant attention. This study analyzed AI-related department curricula at major universities worldwide, identifying critical courses for each academic semester. The data we collected included course titles, syllabi, and learning objectives, which were refined and analyzed afterward. Furthermore, we comparatively examined university AI education programs based on the content of Computer Science Curricula 2023, a widely recognized framework for computer science education. The insights gleaned from our analysis revealed that AI curricula are built upon a foundation of computer science, emphasizing the importance of a deep understanding of various related domains within the field of computer science. Based on these findings, we proposed a curriculum for AI departments, considering the need for a comprehensive understanding of computer science alongside specialized AI courses. This study aims to provide foundational data for advancing AI education and guide educational program improvements. Ultimately, it aspires to contribute to developing specialized professionals in the AI field, thereby bolstering national and industrial competitiveness in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

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