DAU promotes health & wellness habits and attitudes among students. Students are encouraged to develop an understanding of the physiological, behavioural, cultural and environmental factors which favour health and wellness. Upon completion of the required courses in the discipline, students will be more aware of the various challenges to human health, and will understand their roles as active agents in their own health and that of their community.
Arabic Language, Islamic Studies, and Self-development
In order to meet the demands of the modern world, DAU graduates need to possess various skills which they will use in their workplaces and communities. Courses in this discipline are designed to provide students with technological, oral, visual and written communication skills in the Arabic. Additionally, students at DAU, over their years of study, will be able to complete UPP requirements in leadership, professionalism and critical-thinking skills.
Math, Computer, and Learning Skills
These courses will prepare the student to be well-versed in the mathematical tools, basic computer applications, and study skills needed for his/her chosen discipline of study as well as for life.
Based on the results of the English-language placement test, students are placed in one of three categories: Elementary, Pre-intermediate -to- Intermediate, or Upper Intermediate -to- Advanced. Then students progress through these categories as shown below.
Elementary -> Pre-intermediate -to- Intermediate -> Upper Intermediate -to- Advanced
Elementary – though these courses do not matter in the cumulative GPA, the students must pass them
Pre-intermediate -to- Intermediate
Upper Intermediate -to- Advanced