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Department of Biology

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Biological Sciences

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Biological Sciences

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Overview

Teaching was commenced in the Department of Biological Sciences during the fall of 1965 with seven students only.  The Department was established in order to supply the society with trained graduates for teaching in high schools and to meet the ever pressing need for technical personnel in biological analysis, particularly in medical laboratories.
Teaching programs:
The Department offers two B.Sc. degrees:  one in Biological Sciences and the other in Medical Analysis.  The total credit hours required for  the Biological Sciences are one hundred and twenty six ; forty seven of which are obligatory and eighteen are electives.
The total credit hours required for the Medical Analysis are one hundred and twenty six; fifty three of which are obligatory and sixteen are electives.  Moreover, the Department offers a “Diploma” degree in Biological Analysis; the total credit hours required for this degree are twenty four hours which are obligatory.
 
The Department also offers  Master's degree, according to a graduate program which started in 1972.  And the following are the M. Sc. degree requirements:
•  Successful completion of (24) credit hours from the obligatory courses of the study plan.
•  Passing a comprehensive exam (0304796).
•  Successful completion of (9) credit hours from the elective courses of the study plan.
 
The Department also offers a Doctoral degree since  1996; and the following are the Ph.D. degree  requirements:
I.  Doctoral degree requirements for those who have a Master's Degree.
•  Successful completion of (12) credit hours from the obligatory courses of the study plan.
•  Successful completion of (18) credit hours from the elective courses of the study plan.
•  Passing a comprehensive (qualifying) exam (0304798).
•  Submission of an approved thesis with (24) credit hours of supervision (0304799).  
II.  Doctoral degree requirements for those who have a Bachelor's Degree.
•  Successful completion of (36) credit hours from the obligatory courses of the study plan.
•  Successful completion of (27) credit hours from the elective courses of the study plan.
•  Passing a comprehensive (qualifying) exam (0304798).
•  Submission of an approved thesis with (24) credit hours of supervision (0304799).
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