Sciences and Humanities Alkharj

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The College of Sciences and Humanities was established as after the gracious approval numbered 10363/M B and dated 22/8/1426 H, based on the decision number 8/38/1426 H of the council of high education, in its thirty eighth session held on 26/5/1426 H which ended with the approval of establishing the college of sciences in Al-Kharj, and it fell under King Saud University. The educational process began in the year 1427 H, and back then it contained 4 departments: Maths, Physics, Medical Laboratories, and Computer Sciences. The Medical Laboratories department joined the college of applied sciences in the region when it started in the year 1428 H, leaving the college with only three departments. 

 In the year 1429 H, the gracious approval numbered 5151/ M B and dated 3/7/1429 H that is based on decision number 8/48/1428 H of the council of high education in its forty eighth session held on 27/12/1428 H Which ended with the approval to rename the College of Sciences to the College of Sciences and Humanities, as it contains the following the departments: 

  • Maths Department,
  • Physics Department
  • Chemistry Department of Biology
  • Department
  • English Department.

In addition to the general preparations unit, and the addition of the Computer Science department to the College of Engineering and Computer Science in the region. The College joined the university of Al-Kharj in the first semester of the academic year 1431/1430 H after a royal decree numbered 7305/ M B and dated 3/9/1430 H to establish the Kharj University and transforming all colleges in the areas south of Riyadh to an independent university under the name Kharj University. 

And finally, the Kharj University council advised in its fourth session on 10/6/1431 to restructure the female college and join merge the maths and physics departments in the Female College of Education’s sciences department as well as the English department in the Female College’s of Education’s literary departments into the College of Sciences and Humanities, and opening a special education department for female students, which began its educational process in the academic year 1432/1431 H, making these departments a seed to produce researchers that can contribute to the betterment and advancement of the nation. The College has made a commendable effort to keep up with the general awakening of the country in all areas of sciences. The development of the college was not merely numerical, but also scientific, matching the advancement in sciences, and, accordingly, the facilities available for students and faculty members were increased, as well as a notable increase in laboratories. There was also an increase in the number of students and faculty members.


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