Deanship of the Common First Year - The Common Two Semesters for Law and Digital Media

The Common Two Semesters for Law and Digital Media

The Common Two Semesters for Law and Digital Media

Studying System

Study system at the university is based on that student is an active researcher for knowledge and its acquisition. This requires a new vision of learner roles in higher education based on responsibility, self-leadership and learning to achieve academic progress and successes. Therefore, the student holds complete responsibility to pass courses based on University Learning Approach. The university offers modern education depending on the technology utilizing in teaching and learning processes. In addition, the role for faculty member is only to guide and motivate the educational process in order to ensure the learning achievement.

SEU depends on blended-learning approach, which requires students to attend F2F lectures by 25% - 33% including mid-term and final exams according to the region where student registered. The remaining 66% - 75% is distributed to attend virtual classrooms, educational forums, and following-up of the digital education contents.

Adhering to attend at least virtual 12 hours per week in English Language Course through Oxford system which includes interactive activities and virtual classrooms.

Fresh students in the Common First Year are not allowed to request the following academic procedures: (Semester Withdrawal, semester Postponement, course Withdrawal) *The University Council may make an exception from this requiremet if there are convincing reasons

Conditions of passing the common two semesters of Law and Digital Media majors.

The beginning of the Common two semesters for law and Digital media majors is in the second and third semester of each academic year. To pass theses semesters, students must pass three required courses: (English language, Computer, Academic Skills, Fundamentals of Mathematics , and Communication Skills)

The equivalence of the English language course is required to get (68)or more in (STEP), or (4,5) or more in (IELTS) , and students who cannot get the required score will not be enrolled in the academic majors that is offered by SEU. In case of that the student does not get the required score, he can get the minimum requirement (45) in (STEP) or (3) in (IELTS) , in addition to the total grade (23) points.

In order to pass the rest of the courses of the common two semesters: (Computer, Academic Skills , Fundamentals of Mathematics , and Communication Skills) obtaining 60% out of the total of the course.

Student cannot register in any faculty courses until passing the English course.

The English course score will not be counted in the GPA and it is considered as a fail or pass course. The rest of courses will be counted in GPA.

In case of failure to pass all three courses in the Common Semester, students shall be suspended from the university.

If students do not pass one or two courses during the common two semesters, they shall be given another chance to study again in the summer semester, through (virtual classes) and interacting with e-platforms without in-person coming to campus.

If students do not pass all the courses of the two common semesters (English Language, Computer, Academic Skills , Fundamentals of Mathematics , and Communication Skills), they shall be suspended from the university..

The English language course hours are calculated but not having been added to the GBA. It is graded in the first and second semester as a continuous evaluation (IP) , but the third semester is graded by one of the following symbols: (NP) passed without score, or (NF) failed without score. Passing English Language course is mandatory for registering all major courses.

Those, who fail in the English language course, shall register the course in the summer semester at the rate of (8) hours instead of (4). As for the rest of the courses, their fees shall be paid as usual.

Note that Academic schedules and procedures are indicated in the academic calendar.