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The Faculty of Science at Albaha University was established by Royal Decree No. 9682 / MB dated 5/8/1426 H. The work in the college began in the year1427 H to contribute effectively to the growth and expansion of the higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fields of basic and applied sciences to meet the needs of the labor market in the governmental and private sectors. Currently, the Faculty of Science at Albaha University has advanced study programs to provide students with scientific and practical skills and knowledge with a focus on the use of modern technologies in four main departments: Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

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Department of Biology

Department of Biology

About

The Faculty of Science was established at the AlBaha University by Royal Decree No. 9682 / MB dated 5/8/1426 H. It was started in 1427 H to contribute effectively to the expansion of the higher education base in the in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fields of basic and applied sciences and to meet the needs of the labor market in the government and private sectors.

The Biology department offers Bachelor degree of Science in Biology. The program provides many opportunities for careers in teaching, health, agricultural, industrial and environmental research centers. This program, also, enable students to continue their higher studies and research in different fields of life sciences.  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 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.

Message

Providing distinguished educational and research program in biological sciences to prepare graduates that contribute the community service through motivating academic environment and effecient use of  the resources.

Objectives

  • Provide a high quality program in biological sciences and develop it to become the main source of biological science education in the Kingdom.

  • Graduating qualified students in the field of biology according to international standards.

  • Provide graduates with modern theories, and develop new skills and techniques in biology according to current and future needs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Preparation of students for postgraduate studies and scientific research in the field of biological sciences and related fields.

  • Provide students with sufficient basic academic, technical and vocational skills through which they can practice biology.

  • Enrich knowledge and contribute to scientific developments in biological sciences through scientific research and follow-up of new discoveries in biological sciences.

At the end of the program, the graduate will:

  • Have gained the specialist biology skills, techniques and methodologies.

  • Have gained hands-on experience of the major biology techniques.

  • Have gained a broad solid basic in biology.

- Research Goals

To conduct research in the field of biology that contributes directly to the Department’s role in providing education to our students, encourages the intellectual development of faculty, and meets the needs of the local and international chemical industry and academic communities.

- Community Service

The biology Department responds to the educational needs required by the community in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and contributing to the community service activities through consultation and professional services in the field of biological sciences and environmental risk assessment. The department will give opportunities training employees in the various fields biological sciences and environmental risk assessment. The department will provide training programs and lectures that help individuals in the private and public sectors to update and refresh their information. As well as the department will work on the organization of conferences, training courses and programs that serve the Saudi society.

Programs

The Biology department offers Bachelor degree of Science in Biology. The program provides many opportunities for careers in teaching, health, agricultural, industrial and environmental research centers. This program, also, enable students to continue their higher studies and research in different fields of life sciences.  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 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.

The study Plan is designed to contain 133 credit hours, spread over eight semesters (four years of study). Courses include the university prerequisites, the faculty prerequisites, and major prerequisites and major Elective Courses. The curriculum and the study plan meet the minimum requirements for professionals’ chemists and prepares graduates to become qualified chemistry practitioners specialists and prepares them for success in competitive business environments.

 

Academic Consulting

An educational guide has been created for the biology department students with all the information about the college, department, biology program and the academic guidance regulations derived from the academic supervision regulations of Al Baha University.

(Attachment 1)

Academic Accreditation

Recent major review or accreditation contracts.

  •  The study plan accredited in Biology Department (Attachment 2)

  • The University Study Plans Committee and its Authorization by the University Council on 13/09 / 1439H.  (Attachment 3)

Contact us

Head of the Department
Dr. Tariq Saeed Ghannam
Phone: +966-17-
Email: alghamdi.ts@bu.edu.sa