Curriculum Plan

The program offers the Bachelor Degree of Oral and Dental Surgery after the completion of 10 semesters with the requirement of 180 credit hours in 5 years at least, among which 160 credit hours as mandatory courses, 6 credit hours as elective courses and 14 credit hours as university courses.

The goal of undergraduate program curriculum is to educate health care professionals who value health promotion and possess the knowledge and skills to diagnose, manage, and prevent diseases, abnormalities, and other conditions affecting the oral and periodontal tissues.

First Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
BCHM 221 Biochemistry 2 1 2 NONE
BIOL 221 Molecular Genetics 1 - 1 NONE
ANAT 221 Gross Anatomy 2 1 2 NONE
PHRM 221 Medical Botany 2 1 2 NONE
PHYL 221 Physiology 2 - 2 NONE
BIOM 221 Principles of Dental Biomaterials 1 - 1 NONE
DANT 221 Dental Anatomy 1 3 2 NONE
ENGL 001 General English 2 - 2 NONE
BLAW 001 Human Rights 1 - 1 NONE
Total 14 6 15
University Courses 3
Total Contact Hours 23

Second Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
ANAT 222 Head & Neck Anatomy 2 2 3 ANAT221
GHST 222 General Histology 1 1 1 NONE
MICR 222 Microbiology & Immunology 2 1 2 BCHM 221 & BIOL 221
BIOM 222 Applied Dental Biomaterials I 2 1 2 BIOM 221
DANT 222 Dental Anatomy & Occlusion 2 2 3 DANT 221
OPER 222 Preclinical Operative Dentistry I 1 - 1 DANT 221
ARAB 001 Arabic Language 2 - 2 NONE
Total 12 9 15
University Courses 3
Total Contact Hours 24

Third Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
PATH 223 Pathology 2 - 2 ANAT221
PHBS 223 Behavioural Sciences 1 - 1 NONE
OCLS 223 Fundamentals of Occlusion 1 - 1 DANT 222
ORBL 223 Oral Biology I 3 1 3 BIOM 221
BIOM 223 Applied Dental Biomaterials II 2 1 2 BIOM 221
ORAD 223 Oral Radiology 1 1 1 DANT 222
FPRO 223 Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics I 1 2 2 DANT 222
RPRO 223 Preclinical Removable Prosthodontics I 1 2 2 DANT 222
OPER 223 Preclinical Removable Prosthodontics I 1 2 2 OPER 222
Total 13 10 16
University Courses 2
Total Contact Hours 25

Fourth Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
MICR 224 Applied Microbiology & Infection Control 1 - 1 MICR 222
PHRM 224 Pharmacology 2 - 2 PHRM 221 & PHYL 221
PHBS 224 Research & Evidence Based Dentistry 2 - 2 NONE
OPTH 224 Oral Pathology I 2 1 2 ORBL 223
ORBL 224 Oral Biology II 2 2 1 ORBL 223
ENDO 224 Preclinical Endodontics I 1 2 2 ORAD 223 & OPER 223
FPRO 224 Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics II 1 2 2 FPRO 223
RPRO 224 Preclinical Removable Prosthodontics II 1 3 2 RPRO 223
OPER 224 Preclinical Operative Dentistry III 1 3 2 OPER 223
Total 13 12 17
University Courses 1
Total Contact Hours 26

Fifth Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
PHBS 321 Practice Management 1 - 1 PHBS 223
GMED 321 General Medicine 2 1 2 PHYL 221
OMED 321 Oral Medicine I 1 - 1 OPTH 224
ENDO 321 Preclinical Endodontics II 1 3 2 ENDO 224
FPRO321 Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics III 1 3 2 FPRO 224
RPRO 321 Preclinical Removable Prosthodontics III 1 3 2 RPRO 224
OPER 321 Preclinical Operative Dentistry IV 1 3 2 OPER 224
OSRG 321 Anesthesia 1 1 1 PHRM 224
ODTP 321 Oral Diagnosis, Radiology & Treatment Planning 2 2 3 ORAD 223 & PERI 321*
PERI 321 Preventive Periodontology 1 2 2 MICR 224 & ODTP 321*
Total 12 18 18
Total Contact Hours 30

Sixth Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
GSRG 322 General Surgery, ENT & Ophthalmology 2 1 2 PATH 223
PHBS 322 Preventive & Dental Public Health 2 - 2 PHBS 224
OPTH 322 Oral Pathology II 2 1 2 OPTH 224
ORTD 322 Introduction to Orthodontics 1 1 1 OCLS 223
OMED 322 Oral Medicine II 1 1 1 OMED 321
FPRO 322 Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics IV 1 2 2 FPRO 321
RPRO 322 Preclinical Removable Prosthodontics IV 1 3 2 RPRO 321
PERI 322 Periodontology I 1 - 1 PERI 321
ENDO 322 Endodontics I 1 5 3 ENDO 321 & ODTP 321*
OPER 322 Operative Dentistry I 1 3 2 OPER 321
Total 13 17 18
Total Contact Hours 30

Seventh Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
PEDI 421 Preventive & Pediatric Dentistry I 1 2 2 PHBS 322
ORTD 421 Orthodontics I 2 - 2 PHBS 224
OSRG 421 Oral Surgery I 2 2 3 OSRG 321
PERI 421 Periodontology II 1 2 2 PERI 322
FPRO 421 Fixed Prosthodontics I 1 5 3 FPRO 322
RPRO 421 Removable Prosthodontics I 1 3 2 RPRO 322
ENDO 421 Endodontics II 1 2.5 2 ENDO 322
OPER 421 Operative Dentistry II 1 2.5 2 OPER 322
Total 13 17 18
Faculty Electives 1
Total Contact Hours 30

Eighth Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
PEDI 422 Preventive & Pediatric Dentistry II 1 1.5 2 PEDI 421
ORTD 422 Orthodontics II 1 1 1 ORTD 421
OSRG 422 Oral Surgery II 2 2 3 OSRG 422
FPRO 422 Fixed Prosthodontics II 1 5 3 PERI 421
RPRO 422 Removable Prosthodontics II 1 2.5 2 RPRO 421
ENDO 422 Endodontics III 1 4.5 3 ENDO 421
OPER 422 Operative Dentistry III 1 4.5 3 OPER 421
Total 8 21 17
Faculty Electives 1
Total Contact Hours 30

Ninth Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
PHBS 521 Ethics & Professionalism in Dentistry 1 - 1 PHBS 321
PEDI 521 Pediatric Dentistry I 1 3 2 PEDI 422
OSRG 521 Oral Surgery & Implantology 1 2 2 OSRG 422
PERI 521 Periodontology III 1 - 1 PERI 421
FPRO 521 Fixed Prosthodontics III 1 5 3 FPRO 422
RPRO 521 Removable Prosthodontics III 1 2.5 2 RPRO 422
ENDO 521 Endodontics IV 1 5 3 ENDO 422
OPER 521 Operative Dentistry IV 1 2.5 2 OPER 422
Total 8 20 16
Faculty Electives 2
Total Contact Hours 30

Tenth Semester

Code Title Lecture (Hours) Practical (Hours) Credit (Hours) Pre-requisite
PHBS 522 Interprofessional Education for Health Care 1 1 1 PHBS 521
PEDI 521 Clinical Comprehensive Care 2 - 2 PROS 522*
PEDI 522 Pediatric Dentistry II 2 2.5 3 PEDI 521
OSRG 522 Oral Surgery & Implantology 2 2 3 OSRG 521
PROS 522 Prosthodontics 1 7.5 4 FPRO 521 & RPRO 521 & CLNC 522*
REST 522 Restorative Dentistry 1 6 3 ENDO 521 & OPER 521
Total 9 19 16
Faculty Electives 2
Total Contact Hours 30