Department of General Science 

Welcome to the Department of General Science (DGSC)’s web page

Historical overview:

The Department of General Sciences was established in 2010 belonging to the College of Basic Education. The first group of DGSC students was joined in the academic year of 2011-2012.The graduates of DGSC will be provided with professional knowledge and scientific techniques to enrich student’s information regarding natural and general sciences.

Objectives of DGSC

  1. Preparing graduate students with high quality of teaching capability and enhancing their capacity in order to contribute to build a new generation of basic school students. 
  2. Develop professional graduates by providing intensive academic courses, laboratory works, project paper preparations, seminar presentations, and educational trainings. 
  3. Building not only undergraduate teachers, but an academic staff on a postgraduate level as well.

Department vision:

  1. DGSC is stepping forward to compete with other scientific departments elsewhere.
  2. It is expected that the graduates of the DGSC to become a good lecturers as they are well-prepared scientifically and educationally. 
  3. The graduates of DGSC are well prepared regarding to new practical and theoretical curriculum and scientific change.
  4. Students are taught basic topics of natural sciences like biology, physics, chemistry, and geology to help them best prepare to teach general sciences.
  5. DGSC is certain about the ability of students to adapt themselves with challenging situations while teaching in suitable way

Mission:

The area of DGSC allows each student to design their academic program in the general and natural sciences. DGSC offers intensive and contemporary courses for preparing a well-educated generation, thus enabling students to become successful professionals, academics, scientifically literate citizens and leaders.

Learning outcomes:

Graduates from DGSC will have demonstrated:

  • An understanding of major concepts, theoretical and experimental findings in the general and natural sciences.
  • An ability to employ critical thinking and efficient problem-solving skills in different science areas.
  • An ability to conduct a team work in both classroom and laboratory. 
  • Capability to use modern scientific instruments for analysing purposes.
  • Awareness about the proper ways and regulations for safe handling and use of chemicals.
  • An ability to illustrate the environmental issues facing our natural environment.

The graduates of DGSC will be able to work as full scale teachers in basic schools, since they are overloaded with scientific knowledge and teaching techniques. The DGSC graduates can work for other career interests as well. It is an appropriate department for different related careers of general and natural sciences (biology, geosciences, chemistry, mathematics and physics).

Future job prospects

The DGSC graduates could be a well-prepared teacher for all levels in basic schools   

Language:

The studying language at the DGSC is English for all courses, except for few courses where the language of study is Kurdish.

Duration and starting time:

The duration of study at DGSC is 4 full-time academic years. The new academic year starts in September and ends in June of the next year.

Study Method:

Students in the department of General Sciences are encouraged to develop their knowledge and academic skills by providing varieties of learning opportunities such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, exams, report preparation, poster design, oral presentations, field work...etc.]

Course Modules taught at the department:

The following link provides you the lists of course modules taught in DGSC department, each course has a standard course module code which is hyperlinked to its dedicated website for further information on that particular course. Please note that each course modules website will also directs you to course lecturer’s academic profile.

DGS academic staff members:




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  1. Prof. Dr. Salah Raza Saeed                                         President of Charmo University
  2. Prof. Dr. Shwan K. Rachid                                          Vice President for Scientific Affair
  3. Assistan Prof. Dr. Baram Ahmed Hamah-Ameen                   Vice President of Administration and Finance
  4. Dr. Karzan Rafiq Sediq                                              Deputy Dean of Basic Education College
  5. Dr. Omed Mohammed Mustafa                                     Head of General Science Department
  6. Dr. Ibrahim Hamad
  7. Dr. Dana Khdr Sabir
  8. Dr. Hayman Jalal Abdoul
  9. Dr. Shelanah Mohammed Raoof Salih
  10. Dr. Rawand Bakir Noori Jaff
  11. Dr. Younis Mohammed Salih
  12. Dr. Heero Ghareeb Abdullah
  13. Kawa Hama Shrif                                                                                   Coordinator
  14. Laila Ibrahim FaqeSalih
  15. Farman Uthman Shareef
  16. Ata Omer Salih
  17. Haifaa MohammedAmin abdulrahman
  18. Mosleh Ali Mohammad
  19. Saeed Mohammed Abdulla
  20. Kochar Idrees Mahmood
  21. Shwan Mohammed Ameen Ali
  22. Hawar Fazil Esmael
  23. Shadya Sadulla Abdulla
  24. Chrakhan Rahim Rashid
  25. Jamila Jalal
  26. Shwan Majid Ahmad
  27. Trifa Mohammed