Department Overview

The Department of Basic Sciences is a service department. It offers different courses to foundation-year students and to students of other departments. Its primary mission, therefore, consists in giving knowledge and cultural support to all college students regardless of their specializations. Although it does not offer any diploma, the Department of Basic Sciences plays a vital and cardinal role in equipping students with the necessary knowledge in the fields of Arabic language, ESP, mathematics, statistics, and Islamic culture.


‚ÄčThe Department of Basic Sciences Mission centers on a fundamental principle: the commitment of its members to the careful and stimulating dissemination of knowledge in the above-stated fields and to the free development, exchange and debate of ideas.  Each of these commitments includes teaching and community service in various forms and to varying degrees of involvement.  This statement is so simple as to be easily internalized and translated into action by all members of the department.