The Biology Department offers interested students a liberal education in biological sciences. It provides graduates with a broad background necessary in today’s job market and prepares them for graduate and professional schools.
Students with a degree in Biology are securing positions in the growing fields in industry, environment, medicine and academia. The recent advances in biology have created important new industries in genetic engineering, biomedicine, biotechnology, and pharmacology. Students with ambitions beyond the bachelor level enroll in graduate schools and professional schools worldwide like medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine.
The Biology department offers Bachelor degree of Science in Biology and a Master degree in one of major specialists in Biology; Zoology, Botany and Microbiology. The programs provide many opportunities for careers in teaching, health, agricultural, industrial and environmental research centers. In tailoring the curriculum, the department was guided by the academic accreditation requirements, the standards of the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA) and according to the national qualifications framework (NQF) for higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With the possibility of continuous improvement of curricula and study plans so as to respond to the expected changes that may occur in the world.
Excellence, leadership, and innovation in education, scientific research and community service in biological sciences locally and regionally.
Providing distinguished academic programs to qualify students, and innovative scientific research to contribute in the requirements of development and community service.
- Create an environment of quality education in biological sciences.
- Offer students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills needed to engage into various Biology professions in industry, scientific inquiry, and foster life-long learning.
- Build a culture for research and strengthen relationship with the community.
Biology Department Objectives:
- Providing a high quality program in biological sciences based on high quality educational strategies and develops it to become one of the main sources of biological science education in the Kingdom.........More details