George Jackson, PhDFaculty Dean

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences comprises two departments: Biology and Computer Science.  The Biology Department offers an undergraduate degree with the option of two different emphases. The Department of Computer Science offers two undergraduate degrees and a Master’s degree in Computer Science.

The mission of the faculty is to provide students with the wisdom, knowledge and skills to be competent, compassionate, and committed, both personally and professionally.  The faculty offers academic programs of excellence and aims to prepare graduates for successful entry into the professional workforce or provides the platform for further specialized postgraduate research, health and medical studies.

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH

The Department of Biology offers undergraduate programs to provide students with a competitive foundation for those looking to become well-qualified scientists or health professionals and play an important role in helping to revolutionize medical and biological work in the Middle East.

The mission of the department is to combine academic excellence with practical training.  While students will be able to pursue academic and research activities they will also be actively involved with community health and humanitarian work.

The department offers the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – Biomedical Emphasis (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – General Biology Emphasis (BS)

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Department of Computer Science offers undergraduate and graduate programs that provide students with a solid foundation in the basic study of computers, as well as graphic design and digital media. The curricula are designed as a preparation for careers in computer-based occupations.

The mission of the department is to educate professionals with a sound knowledge of their field supported by understanding, good research habits, inventiveness, and critical thinking.

The department offers the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design and Digital Media (BS)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MS)