The faculty carries out many tasks. They can be summarized as follows: -
1- Teaching the university required courses both obligatory and elective for all students with exception of courses of " English language " and "Introduction Computer Science ".
2- Teaching basic science courses that other Faculties in the university needs.
3- Teaching courses related to the faculty specialization.
The programs of the faculty of Education and basic sciences include the preparation of the students to get a university degree in the following specialization:
1- Bachelor of Arts in Education, majoring in the Arabic language and Islamic Studies ( four years ).
2- Bachelor of Science in Education, majoring in Mathematics and Science ( four years ).
3- Bachelor of Arts in Education, majoring in English Language ( four years ).
4- Bachelor of Arts in Education, majoring in Technology of Education.
5- Bachelor of Arts in Education, majoring in Early Childhood Education ( four years ).
A Bachelor of Arts in the teacher preparation programs helps the
graduate to teach in the elementary level and preparatory level in both the private sector and government sector.
The Educational Technology program helps the graduate work in the field of developing the educational process and in innovating new methods of teaching that can make full use of the tremendous technological developments in the field of information technology, that is also includes multimedia applications .
Getting Bachelor in the previously mentioned majors required a student to finish 132 credit hours distributed as follows:
University Requirements : 18 credit hours
Faculty Requirements : 48 credit hours
Specialization Requirements : 66 credit hours
The university required courses are the basic building blocks, which supports the student knowledge throughout his/her education process. Faculty required courses are educational courses through which students get to know the essentials of the educational process, its history, philosophy, psychology, ethics and aims. These courses aid the graduate in enjoying the lecturing and training atmosphere that the faculty offers.
Required specialized courses acquaint the student with his major area of study and reflect details about what’s going on in the field.
Teaching Practice is of special importance in our program. It covers 6 credit hours in all faculty programs.
The faculty of Education and Basic Sciences adopts the best in the educational field that also suit the social environment.
With the exception from other faculties in the university, the language used in the Faculty of Education and Basic Sciences is Arabic except for the pre service teachers Majoring in English.
The faculty always tries to develop its teaching methods, in the plan and performance, in the curriculum and the syllabuses, in the classroom and training field, by adopting modern trends in education via the use of modern technology which includes computers, multimedia, internet and intranet networks.
Education and Basic Sciences faculty was established since the very beginning of the foundation of Ajman University of Science and Technology. Since then the faculty has expanded and has now more than one thousand students in all its three branches, Ajman, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
(last updated: 26-August-2002)
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