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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 Chemistry

Department of Chemistry


The chemistry department offers Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program. The program provides many opportunities for careers in teaching, industry, environmental organizations and others.  In addition, it prepares students for graduate studies in chemistry and other related fields.  The study plan for the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, meets the minimum requirements for professional chemists as defined by the American Chemical Society (ACS).  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 132 credit hours, spread over eight semesters (four years of study). Courses include the university requirements, the department general requirements and major requirements. The curriculum and the study plan meet the minimum requirements for professionals’ chemists, prepares graduates to become qualified chemistry practitioners specialists, and prepares them for success in competitive business environments.  In this program, students gain broad foundational skills in chemistry. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the foundation for postgraduate studies in all branches of chemistry and other related science 


A distinguished educational and research department in the field of chemistry that contributes to community service.


Providing an outstanding educational program in chemistry for preparing graduates who are able to contribute in community service through the academic stimulating environment, scientific research and optimal investment of resources.


  1. To prepare qualified graduates and researchers' cadres in the field of chemistry, those have an understanding, awareness and ability to solve problems in their field of specialization.
  2. To fill the gap between learning outcomes and the labor market's requirements in various scientific and practical fields.
  3. To apply modern techniques and theories in chemistry.
  4. To participate in conducting scientific research in the field of chemistry.
  5. To contribute in solving societal problems related to the fields of chemistry.


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