Study Plan

University General Education Requirements

(a) University Compulsory Courses (15 Credit Hours)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit hours

ISL111

Islamic Culture (For Arabs)

3

ISL112

Islamic Culture (For Non-Arabs)

3

EMS111

Emirates Society (Arabic)

3

EMS112

Emirates Society (English)

3

ENG111

English Communication Skills

3

ARB111

Communication Skills in Arabic Language (For Arabs)

3

ARB112

Communication Skills in Arabic Language (For Non-Arabs)

3

IES111

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (Arabic)

3

IES112

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (English)

3

(b) University Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours)

i. Health and Sciences (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit hours

STA112

Statistics (English)

3

ii. Information and Emerging Technologies (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit hours

INF212

Introduction to Information Systems

3

INT211

Internet Concepts

3

SOC211

Modern Technology and Society

3

INF 211

Information Society

2 Theory + 2 Practical

COM111

IT Fundamentals (Arabic)

2 Theory + 2 Practical

COM111

IT Fundamentals (English)

2 Theory + 2 Practical

EDT211

Educational Technology

3

ETH111

Academic and Technological Ethics

3

ART 211

Introduction to Digital Photography

3

GIS211

Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS

3

DEG111

Digital Marketing

3

CGR111

Introduction to Graphic Design

3

FIR111

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

3

ARI111

Artificial Intelligence

3

iii. Humanities and Society (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit hours

ISH211

Islamic Civilization

3

THI211

Critical Thinking

3

PSY101

Introduction to Psychology

3

LAW100

Introduction to Law

3

MGT200

Introduction to Management

3

ARC 211

Principles of Architecture

3

ART100

Introduction to Art (Arabic)

3

ART110

Introduction to Art (English)

3

ART 111

Introduction to Interior Design

3

ART 112

Introduction to Aesthetics

3

ARB 113

The Art of Written Expression

3

ENV111

Environmental Science

3

SOC 111

Introduction to Sociology

3

Der118

Introduction to Public Relations and Advertising

3

SOC112

Communication Between Cultures

3

Proposed Sequence of Study

Semester 1

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

ENG111

English Communication Skills

2

2

3

xxx xxx

PHY181

Physics (Dentistry) *

3

-

3

xxx xxx

PHC145

General Chemistry (Dentistry) *

2

2

3

xxx xxx

BDS101

English for Special Purposes (Dentistry)

3

-

3

xxx xxx

BDS102

Integrated Biological Sciences I *

2

2

3

xxx xxx

BDS103

Histology and Cell Biology *

2

2

3

xxx xxx

Total

14

8

18

 

Total

14

8

18

 

* Every dental student must pass this course before proceeding to the clinical component of the program.

Semester 2

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

ARB111

Communication Skills in Arabic Language

3

-

3

-

PHC155

Biochemistry (Dentistry) *

3

2

4

PHC145

BDS104

Integrated Biological Sciences II *

3

2

4

BDS102

BDS105

Oral Histology *

3

2

4

BDS103

BDS106

Head and Neck Anatomy I *

2

2

3

BDS102

Total

14

8

18

 

* Every dental student must pass this course before proceeding to the clinical component of the program.

Summer Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

STA112

Statistics

2

2

3

xxx xxx

EMS111

Emirates Society ( English)

3

-

3

xxx xxx

 

Total

5

2

6

 

Semester 3

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

PHC232

Pharmacology I (Dentistry) *

2

-

2

BDS104

BDS201

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

3

-

3

xxx xxx

BDS202

Head and Neck Anatomy II *

2

2

3

BDS106

BDS203

Microbiology and Immunology *

3

2

4

xxx xxx

BDS204

Pathology *

3

1

3

BDS103

BDS205

Biomaterials *

2

2

3

xxx xxx

Total

15

7

18

 

* Every dental student must pass this course before proceeding to the clinical component of the program.

Semester 4

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Cr.  Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

PHC233

Pharmacology II (Dentistry) *

2

-

2

PHC232

BDS206

General Medicine and Infectious Diseases*

4

1

4

BDS203, BDS204

BDS207

General Surgery and ENT *

2

1

2

BDS106

BDS208

Introduction to Oral and Dental Diseases

2

2

3

BDS204

BDS209

Dental Anatomy and Occlusion *

3

2

4

BDS106

BDS211

Oral Radiology I *

2

2

3

PHY181, BDS106

Total

15

8

18

 

* Every dental student must pass this course before proceeding to the clinical component of the program

Summer Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Cr.  Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

ISL111

Islamic Culture (For Arabs)

3

-

3

xxx xxx

BDS210

Four Handed Dentistry and Infection Control*

2

-

2

BDS203

 

Total

5

-

5

 

Semester 5

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

BDS301

Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry I *

1

3

2

BDS209,BDS205

BDS302

Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics I *

2

6

4

BDS209,BDS205

BDS303

Pre-Clinical Endodontics I *

1

3

2

BDS209,BDS205

BDS305

Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I *

2

-

2

BDS208

BDS306

Pre-Clinical  Periodontics I *

1

1

1

BDS105

BDS307

Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery I and Pain Control*

2

2

2

PHC233, BDS203, BDS206, BDS207

BDS308

Oral Pathology I *

2

2

3

BDS208,BDS204

BDS407

Oral Radiology II

1

2

2

BDS211

Total

12

19

18

 

* Every dental student must pass this course before proceeding to the clinical component of the program.

Semester 6

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Cr. Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

BDS309

Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry II *

2

3

3

BDS301

BDS310

Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics II *

1

3

2

BDS301,BDS302

BDS311

Pre-Clinical Endodontics II *

1

3

2

BDS303

BDS312

Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II *

1

3

2

BDS305

BDS313

Pre-Clinical Orthodontics *

1

3

2

BDS105,BDS209

BDS314

Pre-Clinical Periodontics II *

1

3

2

BDS306

BDS315

Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery II and CPR *

1

2

2

BDS206,BDS307

BDS316

Oral Pathology II *

2

2

3

BDS308

Total

10

22

18

 

* Every dental student must pass this course before proceeding to the clinical component of the program.

Summer Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Cr. Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Lb/T

Cr. Hrs.

IES 111

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

3

-

3

xxx xxx

 

Elective Course 1

3

-

3

xxx xxx

 

Total

6

-

6

 

Semester 7

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Cl/T*

Cr. Hrs.

BDS401

Clinical Operative Dentistry I

1

4

2

All

Pre-Clinical

Courses

 

BDS402

Clinical Prosthodontics I

1

4

2

BDS403

Clinical Endodontics I

1

4

2

BDS404

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I

1

4

2

BDS405

Clinical Orthodontics I

1

4

2

BDS406

Oral Diagnosis / Oral Medicine

2

4

3

BDS408

Clinical Periodontics I

1

4

2

BDS409

Clinical Oral Surgery I

1

4

2

Total

9

32

17

 

* Four (04) Clinical Training Hours=1 Credit Hour

Semester 8

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Cl/T*

Cr. Hrs.

BDS410

Clinical Operative Dentistry II

1

4

2

BDS401

BDS411

Clinical Prosthodontics II

1

4

2

BDS402

BDS412

Clinical Endodontics II

1

4

2

BDS403

BDS413

Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II

1

4

2

BDS404

BDS414

Clinical Orthodontics II

1

4

2

BDS405

BDS415

Clinical Periodontics II

1

4

2

BDS408

BDS416

Clinical Oral Surgery II

1

4

2

BDS409

BDS304

Preventive Dentistry and Nutrition

3

2

4

BDS206,BDS208

Total

10

30

18

 

* Four (04) Clinical Training Hours=1 Credit Hour

In-Campus Clinical Training Program *: (Held at the end of the eighth semester)

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Cr. Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Cl/T

Cr. Hrs.

BDS417

Internal Clinical Training Fourth Year

-

20

2

All Clinical Courses

BDS406,BDS407

Semester 9

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Cr. Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Cl/T*

Cr. Hrs.

BDS501

Ethics

1

-

1

-

BDS502

Geriatric Dentistry

1

-

1

All Clinical  Courses

BDS406,BDS407

BDS503

Clinical Dentistry I

-

32

8

All Clinical  Courses BDS406,BDS407

BDS504

Applied Biostatistics

2

-

2

STA112

STA113

BDS505

Emergency Dental Care

1

4

2

All Clinical Courses BDS406,BDS407

BDS506

Implantology

1

1

1

All Clinical  Course BDS406,BDS407s

BDS507

Treatment Planning and Seminars I

2

-

2

BDS316, BDS406

BDS513

Practice Management

1

-

1

xxx xxx

Total

9

37

18

 

* Four (04) Clinical Training Hours=1 Credit Hour

Semester 10

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Cr. Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Cl/T*

Cr. Hrs.

BDS508

Clinical Dentistry II

-

32

8

BDS503

BDS509

Hospital Dentistry

-

8

2

BDS505

BDS510

Lasers and Modern Technology

1

1

1

BDS415, BDS416

BDS511

Treatment Planning and Seminars II

2

-

2

BDS507

BDS512

Research Project

1

-

1

BDS504

BDS514

Equipment Maintenance

1

1

1

-

xxx xxx

Elective Course 2

3

-

3

xxx xxx

Total

8

42

18

 

* Four (04) Clinical Training Hours=1 Credit Hour

Internal Clinical Training Program *: (Held at the end of the tenth semester)

Course No.

Course Title

Contact and Credit Hrs.

Prerequisite

Lec

Cl/T

Cr. Hrs.

BDS515

Internal Clinical Training Fifth Year

-

20

2

All Clinical Courses

BDS406,BDS407