General Education Department

Dr-Abdulsalam

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam
Head of General Education Department

Introduction

The general education program at the BS undergraduate level is designed to develop a well-rounded personality. The courses aim at improving communication & interpersonal skills along with instilling in students lifelong learning attitude. An all-inclusive knowledge base that is provided to the students encompassing science, computing, humanities, and culture inculcates a sensitive and scientific temper in the young professionals.

Goals

a. To improve communication skills in English and Arabic language.
b. To develop mathematical, analytical skills, identify qualitative and quantitative relationships and utilize logical thinking.
c. To develop an understanding of cultural diversity, social responsibility and ethical values.
d. To develop a sound knowledge of knowledge of Islam culture, UAE culture and history.
e. To develop a scientific temper among students by introducing them to the basic concepts of natural sciences.
f. To enable students to use Information Systems tools to analyze, describe and present data effectively using emerging technologies
g. To develop well-rounded personalities in students enabling them to pursue excellence in career and as members of society.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, student will be able to
1. Communicate effectively in Arabic and English
2. Demonstrate skills in problem solving through the application of mathematical & statistical tools
3. Identify and critically evaluate ideas, structure clear and persuasive arguments based on an analysis and presentation of evidence
4. Explain culture, ethical values with a view to understanding of the global community
5. Explain Islamic culture, UAE culture and history
6. Demonstrate an understanding of basic scientific principles for practical application and decision-making
7. Demonstrate skills of information technology in effective data processing and analyzing
8. Demonstrate understanding and apply life skills for self-improvement and enhancing relationships with others

General education courses for Bachelor of Business Administration Program

Code

Course

Credits

Prerequisite

CIS1001

Essentials of  IT

3

NONE

CIS2102

Emerging Technologies

3

CIS1001

ENG1001

English

3

NONE

ENG1102

Business Communication

3

ENG1001

GEN1001

Core Life Skills and Happiness

3

NONE

GEN1002

UAE Society

3

NONE

GEN1003

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

3

NONE

GEN2004

General Science

3

NONE

GEN2005 / GEN2006

Basic Arabic / Advanced Arabic

 

 

GEN2007

Islamic Culture

3

NONE

MAT1001

Business Mathematics

3

NONE

MAT1102

Business Statistics

3

MAT1001

 

TOTAL CREDITS

36

 

General education courses for Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program

Code

Course

Credits

Prerequisite

CIS1003

Introduction to Information Technology

3

None

ENG1001

English

3

None

GEN1001

Core Life Skills and Happiness

3

None

MAT1004

Mathematics – I

3

None

GEN1002

UAE Society

3

None

ENG1102

Business Communication

3

ENG1001

HUM1001

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

3

None

MAT1105

Mathematics - II

3

MAT1004

ECO 1001

Economics

3

None

GEN2004

General Science

3

None

GEN2005 / GEN2006

Basic Arabic / Advanced Arabic

3

None

GEN2007

Islamic Culture

3

None

 

TOTAL

36

 

General education course description

CIS1001 - ESSENTIALS OF IT - 3 CREDIT
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the essential components of Information Technology (IT) covering hardware, software, networking and databases. The course also provides an introduction to cloud computing, security and future developments in IT. Students will also be given hands on training using MS office suite.

Pre-requisite: None

General education – Full time faculty members for academic year 2021-22

S. NO

Name of Faculty

Rank

Specialization At Masters Level

Highest Degree Earned

Degree Conferring Institution

1

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam

Assistant Professor,

Head of General Education

Master of Computer Applications

D. Phil (Computer Science)

Banasthali University

2

Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh

Associate Professor

M.Sc. (Physics)

Doctor of Philosophy in Science (Physics)

University of Rajasthan, Jaipur

3

Dr. John Roy Senior

Associate Professor

Master of Arts in Education

D. Phil (English)

Rhodes University

4

Mr. Muhamad Hosain Habboosh

Sr. Instructor

Master of Arts in Linguistic Studies

Master of Arts in Linguistic Studies

University of Essex

5

Mr. Mahmoud Mohammad Mahmoud  Al Sakhnini

Sr. Instructor

Master of Computer and Information Systems

Master of Computer and Information Systems

Yarmouk University

6

Mr. Venkata Ramana Durga Kumar

Sr. Instructor

Master of Science in Mathematics

Master of Science in Mathematics

ANU, India

7

Mr. Omar Hikmat Sattar

Instructor

Master of Arts in English Language and Literature Studies

Master of Arts in English Language and Literature Studies

University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Poland

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