About Department: 

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.

Vision:
 Excellence, leadership, and innovation in education, scientific research and community service in biological sciences locally and regionally.

Mission: 

Providing distinguished academic programs to qualify students, and innovative scientific research to contribute in the requirements of development and community service.

Goals: 

  1. Providing comprehensive and effective education based on facilities and services in the department
  2. Enhancing the utilization of information technology means in the department
  3. Verify and complete the department's annual plans
  4. Developing the capabilities and skills of human resources in the department
  5. Providing a high-quality academic program based on modern educational strategies
  6. Increasing the support and development of scientific research and innovation in the various fields of Biology.
  7. Activating and strengthening the educational, research and training partnerships in the department
  8. Develop and harmonize the learning outcomes of the program and develop the skills of faculty members and students
  9. Improving the efficiency of the department's graduates
  10. Developing the department's role in community service

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
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