The Faculty of Science offers the following programs at Tripoli Campus:

Program Description

Biochemistry major provides a high quality, rigorous biochemistry curriculum that prepares undergraduate students for various aspects of biochemistry disciplines where knowledge, critical and analytical thinking skills are essential. The biochemistry curriculum also ensures that the students possess scientific skills to be successful in alternative career options in biochemistry and related disciplines.


Academic Staff:

Chairperson: Prof. Hoda Youssef

Assistant Professors: Dr. Ghada Khawaja, Dr. Jamila Borjac Dr. Tarek Houri, Dr. Bilal Osta

Mission:

The mission of the biochemistry major is to provide a high quality, rigorous biochemistry curriculum that prepares undergraduate students for various aspects of biochemistry disciplines where knowledge and critical and analytical thinking skills are essential. The biochemistry curriculum also ensures that the students possess scientific skills to be successful in alternative career options in biochemistry and related disciplines.

Objectives:

The biochemistry major curriculum:

  1. Provides undergraduate students with knowledge and understanding of biochemical concepts and principles.
  2. Prepares students to understand the biochemistry pathways and processes in health, nutrition and agriculture.
  3. Includes laboratory work to help students to carry out and interpret laboratory work in biochemistry.
  4. Provides students with the latest biochemical techniques used in both basic and applied areas of biochemistry and related disciplines such as molecular biology.
  5. Promotes the capacity for life-long learning.
  6. Prepares the students for many career options in biochemistry and related disciplines.
  7. Requires that the student conduct a research project in biochemistry followed by oral and written presentation of this project.

Learning Outcomes :

a- Knowledge and Understanding:

  1. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of fundamental biochemical reactions and processes in living organisms (such as human, animals, plants and microorganisms).
  2. Understand the mechanisms of diseases incidence and the strategies to treat human diseases at the molecular and cellular levels.
  3. Master aspects of the modern disciplines of biochemistry at the molecular, cellular and organism levels.
  4. Understand and practice various experimental techniques of biochemistry.
  5. Merging knowledge of biochemistry and related disciplines such as molecular biology, biotechnology and biomedical science.
  6. Identify and use of biochemical databases and literature sources.

b- Intellectual Abilities:

  1. Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of various biochemical aspects and pathways.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to carry out experiments, analyze the obtained data and draw reasonable conclusions or interpretations.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate and utilize scientific literature.
  4. Demonstrate skills and expertise in biochemistry for various career opportunities.
  5. Use critical thinking and principles of logic to evaluate problems in biochemistry disciplines.
  6. The ability to pursue further education as an independent life-long professional learning.

c- Professional and Practical Competencies:

  1. Obtain the ability to design experimental biochemical and molecular approaches and strategies to solve biochemical problems.
  2. Analyze and evaluate experimental results and observations clearly and draw scientific conclusions.
  3. Operate and practice basics laboratory instrumentations efficiently.

d- General and Transferable Skills:

  1. Communicate scientific information clearly and precisely, both orally and in writing.
  2. Work effectively in a professional or laboratory setting.
  3. Recognize and respond to the need of life-long learning.
  4. Can function effectively independently or as member of a team.

Degree Requirements :

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Biochemistry Program.

Career Opportunities:

The biochemistry major is an interdisciplinary science that provides students with a solid scientific background to open the door to many career opportunities.

  1. Graduate education in biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology and related life science programs.
  2. Employment in the area of forensic science, food science, agricultural research, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
  3. Technical research positions.
  4. Clinical laboratory technicians.
  5. Teaching biochemistry and molecular biology courses. 6.Admission to biomedical schools.

Program Overview:

I. University Requirements Credits
* University Mandatory Courses 5
* University Elective Courses 11
II. Program Requirements Credits
Faculty Core Courses 17
Major Core Courses 49
Departmental Electives 9
**Faculty Electives 6
Total 97
*A total of 16 credits is required as University Requirements:

5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory courses list.

At least one course from social sciences and one course from humanities should be selected among the university elective courses.

** A total of 6 credits is required as faculty electives.

Students can enroll in any course offered by the Faculty of Science.

Laboratories :

The program utilizes a number of well-equipped laboratories for practical work and research. The Laboratories serving the program are:

  1. Biology Laboratory
  2. Biology Research Laboratory
  3. Microbiology Laboratory
  4. Biochemistry Laboratory
  5. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Specialized Laboratory
  6. Microbiology Specialized Laboratory
  7. Tissue Culture Laboratory
  8. Animal House Facility (Breeding Room)
  9. Animal House Facility (for Post Graduate Students)

Student Enrollment History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 54
2014/2015:  51
2015/2016: 40
2016/2017: 33
2017/2018: 26

Student Graduation History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 20
2014/2015:  21
2015/2016: 13
2016/2017: 12
2017/2018: 11

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BIOL231 Biology I 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) FC
BIOL231L Biology I Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
PHYS231 Physics For Life Sciences 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS231L Physics For Life Sciences Laboratory 1  (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requirements 4 (4crs.) CUR
Second Semester
BIOL236 Immunology  2 (2Cr.:2Lec) MJC
CHEM234 Organic Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
CHEM234L Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
CHEM242  Analytical Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
CHEM242L Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3 Lab) MJC
MATH250 Biostatistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) FC
------- University Requirements 4 (4crs.) CUR
Third Semester
BCHM331 Biochemistry  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BCHM331L Biochemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
BIOL333 Microbiology  3 (3Cr.:3 Lec) MJC
BIOL333L Microbiology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL337 Human Physiology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
TSHS341 Teaching Science in High School 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) FC
------- University Requiremnents 4 (4crs.) CUR
Fourth Semester
BCHM336 Metabolic Biochemistry 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) MJC
BCHM336L Metabolic Biochemistry Laboratory 1 (1Crs.:2Lab) MJC
BIOL334 Cell And Molecular Biology 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) FC
BIOL334L Cell And Molecular Biology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL338 Genetics  3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
------- University Requiremnents 2 (2crs.) CUR
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
Fifth Semester
BCHM435 Seminar in Biochemistry 1 (1cr.: 1lec.) MJC
BCHM437  Endocrinology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
CHEM333 Physical Chemistry 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) MJC
CHEM333L Physical Chemistry Laboratory  1 (1crs.: 3lab.) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
------- University Requirements 2 (2crs.) CUR
Sixth Semester
BCHM432 Clinical Biochemistry 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) MJC
BCHM432L Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory 1 (1cr.: 3lab.) MJC
BCHM434 Biotechnology  3 (3crs.: 3lec.) MJC
BCHM444 Senior Project 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) MJC
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE

Departmental Elective(DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
BCHM445 Biochemical Principles of Nutrition 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM446 Gene Therapy 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM447 Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM448 Molecular Biology of Cancer 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM449 Nucleic Acid - Protein Interaction 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM451 Membrane Biochemistry 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL342 Histology  3 (3Cr.:2Lec,2 Lab) DE
BIOL344 Virology  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
BIOL441 Cell and Tissue Culture  3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL443 Food Microbiology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL451 Bioinformatics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) DE
BIOL452 Medical Microbiology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL453 Environmental Studies 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
PHYS352 Biophysics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE

Program Description

Biology major provides undergraduate students with the concepts, principles and methodologies of various disciplines of biology, and develops a broad base of knowledge across the sub-disciplines that comprise biological sciences. Students will be prepared for many career opportunities in biological sciences.


Academic Staff :

Chairperson: Prof. Hoda Youssef

Assistant Professors: Dr. Ghada Khawaja, Dr. Jamila Borjac Dr. Tarek Houri, Dr. Bilal Osta

Mission:

The mission of the biology major is to provide undergraduate students with the concepts, principles and methodologies of various disciplines of biology, and to develop a broad base of knowledge across the sub-disciplines that comprise biological sciences. Students will be prepared for many career opportunities in biological sciences.

Objectives:

The biology major curriculum:

  1. Provides students with knowledge and understanding of the major areas of biology subdisciplines.
  2. Includes laboratory work to help students to carry out and interpret laboratory and field work in biological sciences.
  3. Promotes the capacity for life-long learning.
  4. Prepares the students for many career options in biological sciences.
  5. Requires that the student conduct a research project in biological sciences followed by oral and written presentation of this project.

Learning Outcomes :

a- Knowledge and Understanding:

  1. Broad knowledge and understanding in various biological sciences (such as genetics, physiology, microbiology, ecology, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and endocrinology).
  2. Illustrate the scientific methods and techniques for laboratory and field work in different biological sciences.
  3. Master aspects of the modern disciplines of biology.
  4. Identify and use of biological databases and literature sources.

b- Intellectual Abilities:

  1. Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of various biological processes.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to apply concepts and methodologies of biological science to carry out experiments, analyze the obtained data and draw reasonable conclusions or interpretations.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate and utilize scientific literature in biological sciences.
  4. Use critical thinking and principles of logic to solve problems in biology disciplines.
  5. The ability to pursue further education as an independent life-long professional learning.
  6. Demonstrate skills and expertise in biology disciplines for various career opportunities.

c- Professional and Practical Competencies:

  1. Design plans and conduct experiments to solve problems in biological sciences.
  2. Analyze and evaluate experimental results and observations clearly and draw scientific conclusions.
  3. Operate and practice basics laboratory instrumentations efficiently.
  4. Conduct excellent critical thinking and formulation of scientific hypotheses.

d- General and Transferable Skills:

  1. Effective scientific communication skills, both in written and orally.
  2. Work effectively either independently or in multi-disciplinary teams.
  3. Recognize and respond to the need for lifelong self-learning for a successful career.

Degree Requirements :

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Biology, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Biology Program.

Career Opportunities:

  1. Graduate studies in various biological sciences.
  2. Admission to biomedical schools.
  3. Teaching biology courses.
  4. Biologists for employment in research laboratories and facilities, industry and government.

Program Overview:

I. University Requirements Credits
* University Mandatory Courses 5
* University Elective Courses 11
II. Program Requirements Credits
Faculty Core Courses 17
Major Core Courses 49
Departmental Electives 9
**Faculty Electives 6
Total 97
*A total of 16 credits is required as University Requirements:

5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory courses list.

At least one course from social sciences and one course from humanities should be selected among the university elective courses.

** A total of 6 credits is required as faculty electives.

Students can enroll in any course offered by the Faculty of Science.

Laboratories:

The program utilizes a number of well-equipped laboratories for practical work and research. The Laboratories serving the program are:

  1. Biology Laboratory
  2. Biology Research Laboratory
  3. Microbiology Laboratory
  4. Biochemistry Laboratory
  5. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Specialized Laboratory
  6. Microbiology Specialized Laboratory
  7. Tissue Culture Laboratory
  8. Animal House Facility (Breeding Room)
  9. Animal House Facility (for Post Graduate Students)

Student Enrollment History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 99
2014/2015:  90
2015/2016: 85
2016/2017: 80
2017/2018: 50

Student Graduation History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 13
2014/2015:  10
2015/2016: 11
2016/2017: 19
2017/2018: 16

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
BIOL231 Biology I 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) FC
BIOL231L Biology I Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
PHYS231 Physics For Life Sciences 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS231L Physics For Life Sciences Laboratory 1  (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requiremnents 4 (4crs.) CUR
Second Semester
BIOL232 Biology II 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL232L Biology II Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
BIOL236 Immunology  2 (2Cr.:2Lec) MJC
CHEM234 Organic Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
CHEM234L Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
MATH250 Biostatistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) FC
------- University Requiremnents 4 (4crs.) CUR
Third Semester
BCHM331 Biochemistry  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BCHM331L Biochemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
BIOL333 Microbiology  3 (3Cr.:3 Lec) MJC
BIOL333L Microbiology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL337 Human Physiology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
TSHS341 Teaching Science in High School 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) FC
------- University Requiremnents 4 (4crs.) CUR
Fourth Semester
BIOL334 Cell And Molecular Biology 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) FC
BIOL334L Cell And Molecular Biology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL336 Plant Physiology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL336L Plant Physiology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL338 Genetics  3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
------- University Requiremnents 2 (2crs.) CUR
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
Fifth Semester
BCHM437  Endocrinology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL433  Developmental Biology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL433L Developmental Biology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
BIOL435 Seminar In Biology 1 (1Cr.:1Lec) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
------- University Requirements 2 (2crs.) CUR
Sixth Semester
BCHM434 Biotechnology  3 (3crs.: 3lec.) MJC
BIOL432 Ecology  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL432L Ecology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL444  Senior Project 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) MJC
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE

Departmental Elective(DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
BCHM445 Biochemical Principles of Nutrition 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM446 Gene Therapy 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM447 Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM448 Molecular Biology of Cancer 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL342 Histology  3 (3Cr.:2Lec,2 Lab) DE
BIOL344 Virology  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
BIOL441 Cell and Tissue Culture  3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL442 Biology of Invertebrates 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL443 Food Microbiology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL449 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL451 Bioinformatics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) DE
BIOL452 Medical Microbiology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL453 Environmental Studies 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
PHYS352 Biophysics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE

Program Description

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Chemistry Program.


Academic Staff:

Chairperson: Prof. Ashraf Abdel-Gaber

Professors: Prof. Ghassan Younes, Prof. Mohammad Sherif El Gayyar

Associate Professors:  Dr. Mohammad EL-Dakdouki

Assistant Professor: Dr. Rami Oweini

Part-time Lecturer:  Dr. Hiba Abdalla, Dr. Farah Zaitouni, Dr. Zalfa Nour, Dr. Berna Hamad, Dr. Mohammad Al- Eter

Mission:

The mission of the Department of Chemistry is to provide high quality education which includes exposure to the core areas of chemistry. The Department offers a wide variety of courses to support other departments and faculties. It prepares chemistry professionals to meet the challenges encountered in their chosen careers, and supports research activities. The Chemistry Department also provides distinguished services to the community.

Objectives:

The aim of the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry is to:

  • Provide students with the basic theoretical principles and practical concepts of core and applied chemistry disciplines.
  • Develop students’ skills in analysis, critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, communication and research skills.
  • Prepare students for graduate study or professional careers in chemistry.
  • Provide students with hands-on experiences with state-of-the art scientific instruments and equipment.

Learning Outcomes:

The Chemistry program enables students, by the time of graduation, to achieve the following outcomes:

a- Knowledge and Understanding:

  1. The basic science including chemical principles and theories, terminology, nomenclatures, units and basic mathematics and physics.
  2. The detailed knowledge of the subfields of chemistry, including analytical and physical chemistry, as well as inorganic and organic chemistry.
  3. The fundamental facts, principles and theories of selected topics in applied chemistry including petrochemical industry, chemistry of polymers, catalysis, heterocyclic chemistry, physical photochemistry, medicinal chemistry, industrial organic chemistry, and industrial inorganic chemistry.

b- Intellectual Skills:

  1. Demonstrate essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to the main fields in chemistry.
  2. Analyze and solve qualitative and quantitative synthetic chemical problems.
  3. Analyze experimental data for meaningful interpretations, critically assess data in the literature and extract useful data from it.

c- Practical Skills:

  1. Follow practical instructions safely and accurately.
  2. Conduct experiments and use appropriate experimental apparatus effectively.
  3. Operate chemical instrumentation. Read, evaluate and interpret data.

d- Transferable Skills:

  1. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  2. Use information technology skills, especially in the areas of information retrieval, literature searching and use of library databases.
  3. Work independently and collaborate effectively.
  4. Manage time by the ability to plan and implement efficient and effective modes of working.
  5. Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the workplace or in professional field after graduation.

Degree Requirements:

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Chemistry Program.

Career Opportunities:

Chemistry graduates are qualified to either continue their postgraduate studies, or work in educational or research institutions, laboratories, industries, pharmaceutical or health companies. The available options include the following: School Teacher, University Teacher, Lab Assistant, Research Assistant, Petroleum and Petrochemicals, Corrosion Control and Electroplating, Paints, Polymers and Materials Development, Food and Water industries, Drug, Pharmaceutical, Health, Environmental Monitoring, Quality Control, Forensic and many others.

Program Overview:

I. University Requirements Credits
* University Mandatory Courses 5
* University Elective Courses 11
II. Program Requirements Credits
Faculty Core Courses 19
Major Core Courses 44
Departmental Electives 12
**Faculty Electives 6
Total 97
*A total of 16 credits is required as University Requirements:

5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory courses list.

At least one course from social sciences and one course from humanities should be selected among the university elective courses.

** A total of 6 credits is required as faculty electives.

Students can enroll in any course offered by the Faculty of Science.

Laboratories:

The program utilizes a number of well-equipped laboratories for practical work and research. The Laboratories serving the program are:

  1. Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  2. Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  3. Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  4. Physical Chemistry Research Laboratory
  5. Organic Chemistry Research Laboratory
  6. Inorganic Research Laboratory
  7. Water Analysis Laboratory
  8. Specialized Center for Chemical Analysis

Student Enrollment History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 32
2014/2015:  31
2015/2016: 27
2016/2017: 27
2017/2018: 26

Student Graduation History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 11
2014/2015:  7
2015/2016: 7
2016/2017: 9
2017/2018: 9

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CMPS241 Introduction to Programming 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec.,2Lab) FC
MATH241 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241 Principles of Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241L Principles of Physics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requirements 3 (3crs.) CUR
Second Semester
CHEM242  Analytical Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
CHEM242L Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3 Lab) MJC
CHEM244 Organic Chemistry I 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
CHEM248 Physical Chemistry I  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH242 Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) FC
------- University Requirements 3 (3crs.) CUR
Third Semester
CHEM341 Organic Chemistry II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
CHEM341L Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
CHEM343 Chemical Kinetics 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) MJC
CHEM345 Inorganic Chemistry I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
CHEM349 Physical Chemistry II 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
CHEM349L Physical Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
TSHS341 Teaching Science in High School 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) FC
------- University Requirements 2 (2crs.) CUR
Fourth Semester
CHEM342 Instrumental Analysis 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
CHEM342L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3 Lab) MJC
CHEM346 Bioorganic Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,2 Lab) MJC
CHEM348 Inorganic Chemistry II 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
CHEM348L Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 1  (1Cr.:3 Lab) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- University Requirements 3 (3crs.) CUR
Fifth Semester
CHEM441 Electrochemistry & Applications 2 (2Crs.:2 Lec) MJC
CHEM441L Electrochemistry And Applications Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
------- Departmental Electives 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Faculty Electives 3 (3crs.) FE
------- University Requirements 5 (5crs.) CUR
Sixth Semester
CHEM442 Spectroscopic Identification Of Chemical Compounds 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
CHEM442L Spectroscopic Identification Of Chemical Compounds Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
CHEM444 Senior Project 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) MJC
------- Departmental Electives 6 (6crs.) DE
------- Faculty Electives 3 (3crs.) FE

Departmental Elective(DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
CHEM355 Petrochemistry 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) DE
CHEM356 Environmental Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) DE
CHEM358 Surface And Colloid Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
CHEM359 Regulatory Aspects Of Industrial Chemicals 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) DE
CHEM450 Introduction To Medicinal Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) DE
CHEM451 Physical Organic Chemistry 3  (3Crs.:3 Lec) DE
CHEM452 Nuclear And Radiochemistry 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) DE
CHEM453  Materials Science 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
CHEM454 Topics In Chemistry 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
PHYS357 Water Analysis 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE

Program Description

Faculty Mission

The faculty mission aims to sustain excellence in the creation and dissemination of knowledge by: 1. Teaching and Research in basic and applied sciences 2. Scholarly publication in basic and applied sciences 3. Centrality of the Faculty within the University will be strengthened by excellence of our academic programs and our strategic collaborations with all faculties across the University.

Computer Science Program Mission

The mission of the Computer Science program can be summarized as follows: 1. Produce highly professionals in computer science that are committed to lifelong learning 2. Make positive contributions to society 3. Achieve the national development goals through fostering an academic environment ideal for knowledge development, research, and innovation in the field of Computer science.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

A few years after graduation, graduates of the computer science program will:

I. Have established a broad knowledge of computer science and mathematics to design innovative computer- related solutions for real world problems.

II. Have demonstrated effective teamwork, oral and written communication skills as well as collaborative skills and have contributed to society by behaving ethically and responsibly.

III. Be successfully employed or accepted into a graduate program, and demonstrate professional development and lifelong learning throughout their careers

Student Outcomes

Our CS program student outcomes are consistent with the ABET Criterion for Computer Science programs. The program enables students to achieve, by the time of graduation:

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline

(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate its solution

(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

(d) An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

(e) An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society

(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice

(j) An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.

(k) An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Career Opportunities

The rapid development in the world of computer, including the introduction of new applications and the use of computer technologies in all domains of public and private organizations, academics, industry and research has led to more job vacancies for computer scientists. In particular, they may work as: System Programmer, System Analyst, System Administrator, Internet Applications Programmer, User Interface Designer, Database Analyst, Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Computer Game Designer/Programmer, Computer Science Researcher and Computer Science Instructor. 


Academic Staff:

Chairperson:   Prof. Mohammad N. Abdulrahim

Professors:   Prof. Ali El-Zaart

Associate Professors:  Dr. Imad Al Ashmawy, Dr. Toufic El Arwadi, Dr. Seif Elddine Kadry

Assistant Professors:  Dr. Islam Elkabani, Dr. Ahmed Sherif, Dr. Hala Idris, Dr. Houssam Shrayteh, Dr. Noura Yassin, Dr. Wassim El-Hajj Chehade, Dr. Riham Abdel Kader, Dr. Abdullah al-Chakik, Dr. Maher Jneid

Part-time Lecturers:  Dr. Hassan Tarraf, Dr. Ahmad Kheir

Mission :

The mission of the Computer Science program is to produce highly qualified professionals in computer science that are committed to lifelong learning, and make positive contributions to society. This will lead to achieve the national development goals through fostering an academic environment ideal for knowledge development, research, and innovation in the field of Computer science.

Objectives:

A few years after graduation, graduates of the computer science program will:

  • Have established a broad knowledge of computer science and mathematics to design innovative computer-related solutions for real world problems.
  • Have demonstrated effective teamwork, oral and written communication skills as well as collaborative skills and have contributed to society by behaving ethically and responsibly.
  • Be successfully employed or accepted into a graduate program, and demonstrate professional development and lifelong learning throughout their careers

Learning Outcomes :

Our CS program learning outcomes are consistent with the ABET criteria for Computer Science programs. The program enables students, by the time of graduation, to achieve:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  • An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society.
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  • An ability to use the current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice.
  • An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
  • An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Degree Requirements :

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, students must successfully complete a total of 100 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Computer Science Program.

Career Opportunities:

The rapid development in the world of computer, including the introduction of new applications and the use of computer technologies in all domains of public and private organizations, academics, industry and research has led to more job vacancies for computer scientists. In particular, they may work as: System Programmer, System Analyst, System Administrator, Internet Applications Programmer, User Interface Designer, Database Analyst, Database Administrator, Network Administrator, Computer Game Designer/Programmer, Computer Science Researcher and Computer Science Instructor.

Program Overview:

I. University Requirements Credits
* University Mandatory Courses 5
* University Elective Courses 11
II. Program Requirements Credits
Faculty Core Courses 17
Major Core Courses 50
Departmental Elective Courses 9
General Science Electives (MATH, PHYS, CHEM)
8
Total 100
A total of 16 credits is required as General University Requirements:

  • 5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory courses list
  • 4 credits from social sciences list
  • 4 credits from humanities list
  • 3 credits from other lists of the university elective courses + IC3.

Laboratories:

The program utilizes a number of well-equipped laboratories for practical work and research. The Laboratories serving the program are:

  • 3 Undergraduate Computer Labs 
  • 1  Research Computer Lab

Student Enrollment History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 54
2014/2015:  66
2015/2016: 65
2016/2017: 78
2017/2018: 82

Student Graduation History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 20
2014/2015:  13
2015/2016:  15
2016/2017: 22
2017/2018: 16

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CMPS241 Introduction to Programming 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec.,2Lab) FC
MATH241 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241 Principles of Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241L Principles of Physics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requirements 3 (3crs.) CUR
Second Semester
CMPS242 Object Oriented Programming 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS244 Digital Circuits 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS246 Web Programming 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,3Lab): MJC
CMPS248 Discrete Structures I 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec, 3Lab) MJC
MATH242 Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) FC
------- University Requirements 2 (2crs.) CUR
Third Semester
CMPS343 Computer Organization & Architecture 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS345 Discrete Structures II 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS347 Data Structures 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
MATH341 Linear Algebra 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec.,1 Lab) MJC
------- University Requirements 2 (2crs.) CUR
------- Elective (Departmental) 3 (3crs.) DE
Fourth Semester
CMPS342 Database Systems 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS344 Software Engineering 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS346 Theory of Computation 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,2 Tut) MJC
MATH348 Numerical Methods 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) MJC
------- University Requirements 2 (2crs.) CUR
------- Elective (Departmental) 3 (3crs.) DE
Fifth Semester
CMPS441 Fundamentals of Algorithms 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS443 Senior Project I 1 (1Cr.:1Lec,0Lab) MJC
CMPS445 Concepts of Programming Languages 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS447 Computer Networks 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) MJC
------- University Requirements 3 (3crs.) CUR
------- Elective (General Science) 4 (4crs.) GSE
Sixth Semester
CMPS442 Operating Systems 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,3Lab) MJC
CMPS444 Senior Project II 1 (1Cr.:1Lec,0Lab) MJC
------- University Requirements 4 (4crs.) CUR
------- Elective (Departmental) 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Elective (General Science) 4 (4crs.) GSE

Departmental Elective(DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
CMPS325 Computer and Society 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS326 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS327 Image Processing 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS348 Compiler Construction 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS349 File Structures 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS450 Computer Graphics 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS451 Software Design and Quality 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS452 Introduction to Data Mining 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS453 Artificial Intelligence 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS454 Logic and Automated Reasoning 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS455 Computer Security 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE
CMPS456 Topics in Computer Science 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,3Lab) DE

Program Description

Mission

The program provides students with the opportunity to study the primary areas of contemporary mathematics, provides physical and social science majors with the necessary mathematical tools for work in their disciplines, and introduces all students to serious and interesting mathematical ideas and their applications.

Objectives

The program strives to enable students to:

    1. Build a foundation of basic knowledge of mathematics.

    2. Improve analytical and problem-solving skills.

    3. Develop research skills and be aware of the variety problems related to the field of study.

    4. Enhance professional thinking.

Learning Outcomes

The mathematics program enables students, by the time of graduation, to achieve the following learning outcomes:

a. Knowledge and understanding of:

    1. The basic theorems and concepts in the different areas of mathematics.

    2. The implementation of theories in problem solving.

    3. The different areas of research in mathematics.

b. Intellectual abilities:

     1. Ability to understand the different math concepts and be able to implement them in our everyday problems.

     2. Ability to consider problems that could be solved by implementing concepts from different areas in mathematics.

     3. Ability to identify, formulate, and solve problems.

c. Professional and Practical competencies:

     1. Efficient use of computers, laboratories and software to handle problems that are difficult to be solved manually.

     2. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

     3. Efficient use of the techniques, skills and tools of modern mathematics.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

     1. Functioning in multi-disciplinary teams.

     2. Communicate ideas effectively in graphical, oral, and written media.

     3. Recognize and respond to the need for lifelong and self-learning for a successful career.

Career Opportunities

    1. Teaching

    2. Consultants to actuaries

    3. Management Services & Computing

    4. Accountancy

    5. Statistical Work


Academic Staff:

Chairperson:   Prof. Mohammad N. Abdulrahim

Professors:   Prof. Ali El-Zaart

Associate Professors:  Dr. Imad Al Ashmawy, Dr. Toufic El Arwadi, Dr. Seif Elddine Kadry

Assistant Professors:  Dr. Islam Elkabani, Dr. Ahmed Sherif, Dr. Hala Idris, Dr. Houssam Shrayteh, Dr. Noura Yassin, Dr. Wassim El-Hajj Chehade, Dr. Riham Abdel Kader, Dr. Abdullah al-Chakik, Dr. Maher Jneid

Part-time Lecturers:  Dr. Hassan Tarraf, Dr. Ahmad Kheir

Mission:

The program provides students with the opportunity to study the primary areas of contemporary mathematics, provides physical and social science majors with the necessary mathematical tools for work in their disciplines, and introduces all students to serious and interesting mathematical ideas and their applications.

Objectives:

The program strives to enable students to:

  • Build a foundation of basic knowledge of mathematics.
  • Improve analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Develop research skills and be aware of the variety problems related to the field of study.
  • Enhance professional thinking.

Learning Outcomes :

The mathematics program enables students, by the time of graduation, to achieve the following learning outcomes:

a- Knowledge and understanding of:

  1. The basic theorems and concepts in the different areas of mathematics.
  2. The implementation of theories in problem solving.
  3. The different areas of research in mathematics.

b- Intellectual abilities:

  1. Ability to understand the different math concepts and be able to implement them in our everyday problems.
  2. Ability to consider problems that could be solved by implementing concepts from different areas in mathematics.
  3. Ability to identify, formulate, and solve problems.

c- Professional and Practical competencies:

  1. Efficient use of computers, laboratories and software to handle problems that are difficult to be solved manually.
  2. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  3. Efficient use of the techniques, skills and tools of modern mathematics.

d- General and Transferable Skills:

  1. Functioning in multi-disciplinary teams.
  2. Communicate ideas effectively in graphical, oral, and written media.
  3. Recognize and respond to the need for lifelong and self-learning for a successful career.

Degree Requirements :

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Mathematics’ Program, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Mathematics Program.

Career Opportunities:

Teaching, Consultants to actuaries, Management Services & Computing, Accountancy, Statistical Work.

Program Overview:

I. University Requirements Credits
* University Mandatory Courses 5
* University Elective Courses 11
II. Program Requirements Credits
Faculty Core Courses 19
Major Core Courses 44
Departmental Electives 12
**Faculty Electives 6
Total 97
*A total of 16 credits is required as University Requirements:

5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory courses list.

At least one course from social sciences and one course from humanities should be selected among the university elective courses.

** A total of 6 credits is required as faculty electives.

Students can enroll in any course offered by the Faculty of Science.

Student Enrollment History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 46
2014/2015:  56
2015/2016: 51
2016/2017: 54
2017/2018: 37

Student Graduation History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 10
2014/2015:  11
2015/2016:  10
2016/2017: 24
2017/2018: 15

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CMPS241 Introduction to Programming 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec.,2Lab) FC
MATH241 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241 Principles of Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241L Principles of Physics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requirement 2 (2crs.) CUR
Second Semester
MATH242 Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) FC
MATH244 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH246 Real Analysis I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH248 Multivariable Calculus 3 (3crs.) MJC
------- University Requirement 5 (5crs.) CUR
Third Semester
MATH341 Linear Algebra 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec.,1 Lab) MJC
MATH343 Special Functions 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH345 Discrete Mathematics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) MJC
TSHS341 Teaching Science in High School 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) FC
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
Fourth Semester
MATH342 Vector Calculus 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH344 Real Analysis II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH346 Abstract Algebra I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH348 Numerical Methods 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) MJC
------- University Requirement 5 (5 crs) CUR
Fifth Semester
MATH441 Introduction to Complex Analysis 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec) MJC
MATH443 Topology 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec) MJC
------- University Requirement 4 (4crs. CUR
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
Sixth Semester
MATH442 Abstract Algebra II 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
MATH444 Senior Project 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) MJC
MATH446 Fourier Series and Applications 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 6 (6crs.) DE

Departmental Elective(DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
MATH351 Differential Geometry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH352 Number Theory 3 (3Crs.:3Lec.,1Lab) DE
MATH353 Set Theory 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH354 Introduction to Dynamics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH355 Calculus of Variations 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH451 Differential Calculus 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH452 Partial Differential Equations 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
MATH453 Advanced Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,1Lab) DE
MATH454 Mathematical Computation 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) DE
MATH455 Topics in Linear Algebra 3 (3Crs.:3Lec.,1Lab) DE
MATH456 Topics in Mathematics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE

Program Description

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Physics, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Physics Program.


Academic Staff:

Chairperson: Prof. Ramadan Awad

Professors: Prof. Mahmoud El Korek

Associate Professors:  Dr. Salem Marhaba, Dr. Mohamad Salem Badawi

Assistant Professors: Dr. Walid Malaeb

Part-time Lecturers:  Dr. Ali Kaafarani, Dr. Omar Deeb, Dr. Ali Al Zein, Dr. Hadi Basma, Dr. Mohammad Hamady, Dr. Sally Shawa, Dr. Diana Elhajar, Dr. Ola Kerhani, Mr. Adnan Tayyara

Mission:

The Department of Physics at the Faculty of Science, BAU, aims to provide students with a rigorous and lively program of instruction in physics within the liberal arts context of the Faculty.

Objectives:

The program strives to enable students to:

  • Demonstrate applied competence in applying basic knowledge of physics to analyze problems of nature.
  • Improve the analytical and problem-solving skills related to physics.
  • Develop research on, teaching of, and design of components, devices, and systems.

Learning Outcomes:

a- Knowledge and understanding of:

  1. The physical sciences and mathematics (Physics, Mathematics, Mechanics, Chemistry,…).
  2. The fundamentals to study physics problems.
  3. The quantitative comparison of theory and experiments for physics.

b- Intellectual abilities:

  1. Ability to understand what physics is.
  2. Ability to be familiar with acute physics (electronics, microwaves, radiation, nuclear, solid, quantum mechanics, acoustics….)
  3. Ability to identify, formulate, and solve problems in physics.

c- Professional and Practical competencies:

  1. Efficient use of and familiarity with physic laboratory measuring instruments.
  2. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  3. Efficient use of the techniques, skills and tools of modern physics in practical life.

d- General and Transferable Skills:

  1. Function in multi-disciplinary teams
  2. Communicate ideas effectively in graphical, oral and written media
  3. Recognize and respond to the need for lifelong and self-learning for a successful career

Degree Requirements :

To obtain the Bachelor Degree in Physics, students must successfully complete a total of 97 credit hours + IC3, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters. There is one general semester of study for the students of the Physics Program.

Career Opportunities :

Students graduating with a degree in Physics from the Faculty of Science will be well prepared for graduate study and careers in many fields, including physics and related sciences. They will be competitive with their peers both in application to top graduate schools and in seeking employment.

Program Overview:

I. University Requirements Credits
* University Mandatory Courses 5
* University Elective Courses 11
II. Program Requirements Credits
Faculty Core Courses 19
Major Core Courses 47
Departmental Electives 9
**Faculty Electives 6
Total 97
*A total of 16 credits is required as University Requirements:

5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory courses list.

At least one course from social sciences and one course from humanities should be selected among the university elective courses.

** A total of 6 credits is required as faculty electives.

Students can enroll in any course offered by the Faculty of Science.

Laboratories:

Experimental Facilities: The program utilizes a number of well-equipped laboratories for practical work and research. The Laboratories serving the program are:

  1. General Physics Lab
  2. Advanced Physics Lab
  3. Classical Mechanics Laboratory
  4. Specialized Lab of Materials Science

Student Enrollment History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 31
2014/2015:  35
2015/2016: 30
2016/2017: 35
2017/2018: 29

Student Graduation History:


Academic Years
2013/2014: 10
2014/2015:  15
2015/2016:  3
2016/2017: 14
2017/2018: 8

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CMPS241 Introduction to Programming 3 (3Crs.:2 Lec.,2Lab) FC
MATH241 Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241 Principles of Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS241L Principles of Physics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requirement 2 (2crs.) CUR
Second Semester
MATH242 Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) FC
MATH244 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
PHYS242 Thermal Physics 2 (2Crs.:2 Lec) MJC
PHYS242L Thermal Physics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
PHYS244 Physical Optics 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) MJC
PHYS244L Physical Optics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
------- University Requirement 5 (5 Crs.) CUR
Third Semester
PHYS341 Classical Mechanics And Waves 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
PHYS341L Classical Mechanics And Waves Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
PHYS345 Mathematical Methods For Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
PHYS347 Modern Physics 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) MJC
PHYS347L Modern Physics Laboratory 1 (1crs.: 2Lab.) MJC
TSHS341 Teaching Science in High School 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) FC
------- University Requirement 5 (5 Crs.) CUR
Fourth Semester
PHYS342 Quantum Mechanics I 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
PHYS346 Electromagnetic Theory 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
PHYS346L Electromagnetic Theory Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs) FE
------- University Requirement 4 (4crs.) CUR
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
Fifth Semester
PHYS441 Electrodynamics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
PHYS443 Quantum Mechanics II 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
PHYS445 Relativity  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Faculty Elective 3 (3crs.) FE
Sixth Semester
PHYS440 Electronics 2 (2crs.: 2lec.) MJC
PHYS440L Electronics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
PHYS442 Solid State Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
PHYS442L Solid State Physics Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
PHYS444 Senior Project 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) MJC
PHYS446 Statistical Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE

Departmental Elective(DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
PHYS350 Accelerators 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
PHYS351 Advanced Atomic Physics 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
PHYS352 Biophysics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
PHYS353 Laser and its Applications 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
PHYS356 Astrophysics 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) DE
PHYS358 Circuit Analysis 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
PHYS450 Materials Science 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
PHYS451 Elementary Particle Physics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
PHYS453 Nuclear Physics 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec.,2Lab) DE
PHYS454 Molecular Physics  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
PHYS455 Computational Physics 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE