King Faisal University

College of Arts

 

Study at the College

The period of study in the college is four years with a total of one hundred and thirty-two units of study (units). After that, the student gets the degree of Bachelor of Arts, in various college disciplines.

The college adopts the semester system; where the four years of study are divided into eight semesters two each year, in addition to the summer semester (subject to availability)

The graduation requires passing all levels of its courses.

Requirements of the University and Colleges

The requirements of the university and college are the courses that all the university students must study, regardless to their specialization, and it is distributed on the different academic levels.

They are distributed as follows:

• University requirements which include (8) units

• College requirements which include (44) units.

These are shown in the following table

 
Distribution of the university requirements and college requirements on the study levels


Courses of the 1st level

The type of requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

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University

 

Islamic faith and doctrines of contemporary

2

-

 

 

College

 

Philology Biography

2

-

 

 

College

 

Arab Liberation

2

-

 

 

College

 

Applied Grammar 1

1

1

 

 

College

 

General English

2

-

 

 

College

 

management principles

2

-

 

 

College

 

learning and thinking skills

2

-

 

 

College

 

Introduction to the Information Technology

2

-

 

 

College

 

Health and Fitness

2

-

 

 

Total

 

 

17

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses of the 2nd level

The type of the requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

communication

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University

 

Recitation and Intonation

2

-

 

 

College

 

Applied Grammar 2

1

1

 

 

College

 

literary taste

2

-

 

 

College

 

Reading and Conversation

2

-

 

 

College

 

English (reading)

2

-

 

 

College

 

English (writing)

2

-

 

 

College

 

Principles of Sociology

2

-

 

 

College

 

Computer office Software

2

-

 

 

College

 

Principles of Statistics

2

-

 

 

Total

 

 

17

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses of the 3rd level

The type of the requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

communication

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University

 

Islamic morality and profession ethics

2

-

 

 

College

 

Internet and communications (EN)

2

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses of the 4th level

The type of requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

communication

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College

 

The present Islamic world

Or introduction to media

2

-

 

 

College

 

Database

Or networks

2

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses of the 5th level

The type of requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

communication

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University*

 

contemporary cultural issues

Or the economic system in Islam

2

-

 

 

College

 

Islamic civilization

Or Islam and issues of science and technology

2

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses of the 6th level

The type of requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

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College

 

Theory of knowledge

Or artistic taste and aesthetics

2

-

 

 

College

 

History of the Gulf Arab modern and contemporary

2

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses of the 7th level

The type of requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

communication

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University*

 

Social system in Islam

Or the political system and human rights in Islam

2

-

 

 

Courses of the 8th level

The type of requiring

The symbol of the course and its number

Courses

Study Units

Course Description

Approved

communication

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**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




* The student chooses two courses among the four courses (Islamic 01202, Islamic 01318, Islamic 01417, Islamic 01418)

** The 8th level does not have any requirements for the university or college.

 

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