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College Overview

The College of Sciences (COS) was established in 2008 and is comprised of four departments, which offer Bachelor of Science degrees (B.Sc.) in the following majors: Applied Physics, Petroleum Goephysics and Remote Sensing, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Applied Biology. In addition, the COS offers a number of postgraduate programs (M.Sc.) in Chemistry and Applied Biology, and plans to introduce more postgraduate programs in Applied Physics (M.SC.), Mathematics (M.Sc), Applied Biology (Ph.D) and Chemistry (Ph.D).  During the past twelve years years, the college had been expanding in all aspects; seven programs were established and accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education the through CAA, and by international bodies like ABET-Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC).  In addition to the excellence in academic activities, the COS holds impressive achievements in terms of scientific research and community engagements and outreach. Since 2008, the COS has been growing in terms of faculty members, staff, students, programs, laboratories and instrumentations.   The College of Sciences provides essential foundations for the achievements of the strategic goals of the university as it entertains great bonds with other colleges and institutes in the University. 

 The College also adopts high standards of academic research in various advanced areas of applied and basic sciences, teaching and learning.  The CoS continues to spread, disseminate and foster research and knowledge through collaborations with local, regional, and international institutions.

 

Academic Programs

The College of Sciences is organized around the following four academic departments: Chemistry, Applied Physics, Mathematics, and Applied Biology. In addition of providing academic support to other colleges and specializations, the College of Sciences offers five undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and two programs leading to a Master of Science (MS) degree:

 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  2. Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics
  3. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  4. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  5. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geosciences and Remote Sensing
  6. Master of Science in Biotechnology
  7. Master of Science in Chemistry