The Arts and Science College (ASC) was established at the Applied Science University in the beginning of the first semester of the academic year 2005/2006. The ASC has a services department for general studies and two academic departments with three programs as mentioned here:
- The Department of Computer Science, which it has the Computer Science program.
- The Department of Design and Arts, which it has the Interior Design and Graphic Design programs.
- The Department of General Studies, which it serves all departments in the university by delivering public courses.
By the hardworking of the college members, new curriculums are strongly prepared and improved in accordance with international universities to provide students with the necessary knowledge and practical skills in order to keep up with the University’s vision in preparing students with scientific and practical level of knowledge to achieve necessary goals in education outcomes.
The college is working to keep pace with development in line of market requirements in the Kingdom of Bahrain first and the countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, and to be one of the pillars of the infrastructure in the fields of information technology, interior design, and graphic design.
Because of the significant observed vulnerable among different universities’ graduates in linking between theory and practical aspects in the field of information technology, interior design and graphic design. Therefore, ASC focuses on linking information and concepts of the theoretical with applied application to produce viable projects, whereby students can be qualified to take responsibilities for the work and meet the needs of local and Gulf labor markets.
The ASC also implemented a consultation academic and educational plan through experienced selected college members to outreach students with their curriculum and duties. The college also offers sophisticated computer labs that are connected to the university network to support e-learning and application. The ASC conducts research and studies to provide interior design and graphic design labs with the latest international standards.
Dr. Belal Zaqaibeh
Dean of Arts and Science College