General Education Department

The Department of General Education in Al Falah University serves to strengthen the foundation of the students’ study plan. The Department of General Education offers ten courses spanning major professional fields and linking them directly to the majors of degrees the university offer. The medium of instruction is both English and Arabic, suitable for the medium followed by the three Colleges in the university. The highly experienced and professional faculty members ensure a smooth transition for students to adjust with the increasing demands of their fields of professional study. 

Vision

The General Education Department aims to foster students’ skills, thought process and level of understanding through successful integration of academic programs with professional practices and societal awareness.

Mission

To provide an outstanding quality of education that uplifts the professional and personal stature of students by inculcating creative strategies in the modes of teaching. The Department aims to graduate well-rounded individuals ready to dedicate their contributions to the work force and the society as a whole.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide academic support to all Colleges by offering General Education courses for all three Colleges.
  • Support students to improve their written and oral communication skills.
  • Develop a well-rounded worldview in the context of religious, cultural and ethical values.
  • Make recommendations for reforms in the Program to implement competencies and innovation to the study plan.
  • Work on improvement of curriculum and syllabi to keep them at par with MOHESR standards.
  • Communicate with all Units of the university, the updates in the Department.
  • Conduct periodic review of course curriculums of GE courses to ensure the eligibility of the courses. 

 

The Department of General Education offers:

  1. الثقافة و الدراسات الاسلامية
  2. مهارات الاتصال باللغة العربية
  3. Critical and Creative Thinking
  4. Computer Skills
  5. Psychology & communication Skills
  6. Ecosystem & Human Health
  7. English for Developing Communication
  8. English for Academic Writing
  9. UAE Society
  10. Statistics
  11. Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

 

First: Compulsory General Education Program: 8 Courses (24) CR.H

Course No.

Course Title

CR.H.

Prerequisite

0402101

Computer Applications

3

None

0401103

English for Developing Communication

3

None

0401104

English Skills for Academic Writing

3

0401103

0405102

Communication Skills in Arabic

3

None

0509101E

Principles of Statistics (English)

3

None

0406112

Culture & Islamic Studies

3

None

0407112E

Innovation & Entrepreneurship (English)

3

None

0407239E

Ecosystems & Human Health (English)

3

None

Second: Elective General Education: 2 Courses (6) CR.H

Course No.

Course Title

CR.H.

Prerequisite

0407252

UAE Society

3

None

0407115E

Psychology & Communication Skills (English)

3

None

0407111E

Critical & Creative Thinking (English)

3

None