Study Plan for Common Semester (Law and E-Media Department)

Study Plan for Common Semester (College of Sciences and Theoretical Studies Programs)

    Study plan in common semester is designed to cover the necessary skills for Faculty of Science and theoretical studies students. Courses are collected in one semester by (13) credit hours which is equivalent to (24) actual hours. The table below shows the approved study plan.

Number and code

Name o​​f course

Cre​​dit hours

Actual h​​ours


English language skills




Computer Essentials




Academic Skills







Courses Description

English Language Skills:

    This course aims to strengthen and develop students' abilities in the five basic skills in English language: listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar. It includes a various range of activities to deal with these skills by covering the following basics: basic sentences patterns, grammar rules, tenses, helping sentences, answers to questions, symbols used in English, conditional sentences. In addition, this course will focus on the construction and use of non-complex sentences, and the comparison between attributes and circumstances.

Computer Essentials:

    This course provides an overview of computing basics that focus on five essential areas of information technology: applications, systems, development, data and communications. It helps to develop students' understanding to absorb the core concepts of information technology and enable them to effectively utilize planning and analysis through information technology by practical application using the techniques and tools that are available for students. The course also explains the basic concepts of computer systems and information technology and displays the best way to use computers and explore software applications by offering information about the physical computer components and its functions as well as detailed information that covers applications software.

Academic Skills:

    This course aims to help students to manage themselves, abilities and their potential that lead to success, creativity and thinking critically. It enhances the acquisition and utilization of strategies, research tools and learning methods positively which benefit them to acquire, organize and recall knowledge as well as prepare and present scientific research.  In addition, it strengthens self-learning tools, strategies, patterns and methods in effective E-learning environments.​