The vision of the Department of Personality-Development Skills at the Deanship of Preparatory Year and Supportive Studies is to develop all the aspects of students' personality through its programs.
The Department is committed to cultivate among students good personality traits like, care and affection, effective communication skills, knowledge and ability to conduct research, a vision in compliance with the vision and mission of the Deanship of Preparatory Year and Supportive Studies. Thus, we nurture students' psychological and social make-up for integration in their future like in the community.
The Department has determined objectives to-
Message from the Head of the Department
In the name of Allah, the most merciful. Praise be to Allah… prayers and peace be upon our holy prophet, peace be upon him
Progress and prosperity of societies depend upon developing their
human resource through discovering its competence and applying that to serve the society. This is the goal our department, Department of Personality-Development Skills at the Deanship of Preparatory Year and Supportive Studies, has set for itself. We strive for a positive contribution towards full personality development of our students with traits like, knowledge, positive attitude and skills that are essential in their student life and in future as well.
Since a good personality with traits like, respect for others and positive thinking, plays a vital role in human communication, it becomes a necessity for university students if they wish to succeed in practical, social life. Keeping that in view, the Department of Personality-Development Skills has taken up the challenging task of inculcating in the students the habits of discovery, realizing their full potentials and the art of effective inter-personal communication, whether inside or outside the university, or in professional life, so that they fulfill the expectations of their homeland.
May Allah lead to success and lead on the right path.
Dr. Hisham Saad Zaghloul
Head, Department of Personality-Development Skills
Speech of the head of the department Video Clip on PY Channel
1- Communication skills -----> Communication Skills.pdf
2- Thinking skills and scientific research-----> Thinking skills.pdf
Academic Programs in the Department :
The academic program at the Department of Personality-Development Skills at the Deanship is aimed at preparing university students to be significant social contributors with good knowledge, academic background, research experience, thinking and communication skills.
The program at the Department is comprised of two courses: Communication Skills (COMM101) and Thinking Research Skills (IS101). In both the courses the student takes two recursive exams and training in practical and applied side in each course in a semester, followed by final exam at the end of the semester.
Communication Skills (1002-101)
The course aims to
help the students -
Thinking Research Skills (1002-102)
The course aims to help the Students -
Training course: Introduction to Communication Skills.
Training course: Verbal Communication Skill.
Training course: Non-verbal Communication Skill.
Training course: Dealing with Different Personal-styles Skill.
Training course: Electronic Communication Skill.
Training course: Personal Communication Skill.
Training course: Communication Skills in the Work-environment.
Training course: The Effective Dialogue Skill.
Training course: The Six-hats in Thinking.
Training course: Alchort Program to Teach Thinking.
Activities, Courses and Workshops Conducted by the Department:
The Department of Personality-Development Skills at the Deanship of Preparatory Year and Supportive Studies provides specialized courses and workshops serving students, faculty, staff and employees in the areas of personality-development skills and enables them to get a certificate of attendance, at all the branches of the university, at Arar, Rafha and Turaif.
The Activities of the Department of Personality-development skills at the Deanship of Preparatory Year and Supportive Studies
Workshop on Scientific Research
Workshop on Documentation and Archiving
Workshops on Thinking Skills and Scientific Research
Faculty Members :
Heba Akeel AL-Zubi