First: Systems of the Study at the PY program

  1. The study of the PY comprises of two levels

  2. The duration of the level is one semester

  3. A student grades in his study. The success from one level  to the next level is ruled by the terms of the transfer among the study levels.

  4. A student is shouldering the responsibility to know and follow up the system and the regulations that organize the study including the completion of the preparatory year. The directions and the assistance of PY supervisors don't excuse a student  from his responsibilities. Therefore, it is obligatory for him to be familiar with the study system and to comprehend the instructions carefully and comprehensively. Also he has to know what is new about academic system and he can consult PY supervisors any time if there are queries.

 

Second: Regulations of Registration , Study, Majoring, and Transfer at the PY

  1. It is allowed for a student to apologize from the study or postpone only one semester.

  2. Whoever doesn't pass the PY courses in a cumulative grade of 2-5 during  three semesters(the apology and postponement are not counted in this period). It is probable to transfer a student to the colleges which don't require the PY or the community colleges.

  3. It is possible for a student if he wishes to transfer  from PY to any colleges which don't require the PY after his study at the PY for at least one semester. The transfer is based on the available seats at the college to which he likes to transfer.

  4. The grade of the PY is not calculated in the accumulative grade of his final major. It is used to determine the appropriate major for a student at the university.

  5. A student is not assigned to colleges that require passing the PY unless he obtains the accumulative grade of 2 from 5.

Third: The Study plan of PY

First Level
Contact Hours
 Credit Hours
Course Title
Course Number &Symbol
4
2
Reading
140
4
2
Writing
141
4
2
Listening &Speaking
142
4
2
Vocabulary& Grammar
143
3
2
Mathematics (1)
140
2
2
Learning , Research, and Thinking Skills
140
6
3
Computer Skills 201
140
27
15
 
Total
Second Level
Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Course Title
Course Number &Symbol
3
10
General English
150
2
6
Technical Writing Report
151
1
1
Ethics                                           
150
2
2
Communication Skills (1)       
150
4
5
Calculus
150
12
24
 
Total

 

 Fourth: Passing PY program

A student who passes the PY has the right to go on his bachelor at the university provided that he completed all courses with  a grade higher than (2.5..,5) with no exclusion.

What is next the PY?After passing the PY, succeeded students will be categorized according to their desired majors ,the accumulative grade, exam's scores, and additional tests like the comprehensive test. The seats will be given to top achievers  for  each major. When the seats will be over in a particular major and there are some remaining students whose first desires are that major ,their second or third desire will be considered. If a student doesn't achieve the minimum rate required for transferring from the PY to any major that requires the PY, he is requested to transfer to the community college or to any college which doesn't require the PY as per the  availability of seats. What is the maximum period for passing the PY?A student must pass the PY in a period of no longer than three semesters , otherwise he will be dismissed and can be transferred to the community college or to any college which doesn't require the PY as per the availability of seats.

 

Fifth: Regularity and Apology  from the Study
The system of Najran University is applied to all student. The systems include; study, regularity, apology, postponement, discontinuousness, readmission , examinations , transfer ,and other academic system.