General Requirements Department





Message from Head of the Department

Dr. Mariam Alhammadi

Welcome to the General Requirements Department!

My name is Dr. Mariam AlHammadi, and I have been teaching for over 22 years. I am the HoD for the General Requirements Department.

I am thrilled to warmly welcome each of you as you embark on your academic journey in the General Requirements Department at Fatima College of Health Sciences. Whether you are a returning student or a newcomer, I am excited to have you in this vibrant community. The General Requirements Department is the gateway to a world of knowledge and exploration. GRD’s mission is to provide a solid foundation to support your academic pursuits and foster personal and intellectual growth.

The General Requirements Department focuses on providing a robust foundation for your academic and personal development in the various bachelor’s degree programs at FCHS. I understand that you come from diverse backgrounds and bring unique perspectives, and I celebrate the richness this diversity adds to our learning environment.

Throughout your time in GRD, you will encounter a wide range of courses designed to broaden your knowledge base, enhance your critical thinking skills, and prepare you for success in your chosen field of study. The dedicated faculty members are committed to providing a supportive and engaging learning experience.

Here are a few key points to help you navigate your time in the General Requirements Department:

  1. Explore Your Interests: Take advantage of the diverse array of courses offered. Use this opportunity to discover new subjects and explore areas of interest you may not have considered.
  2. Faculty Support: GRD has dedicated faculty members who will guide you through your academic journey. Don’t hesitate to reach out for assistance, whether it’s related to coursework, research projects, or advice on navigating your academic path.
  3. Embrace Growth: College is not just about acquiring knowledge; it’s also a time for personal growth. Embrace the opportunities for self-discovery and be open to new experiences that will shape your future.
  4. Diverse Learning Opportunities: Prepare to immerse yourself in a wide range of courses that span various disciplines. These courses are carefully tailored to broaden your horizons, encourage critical thinking, and equip you with the skills necessary for success at FCHS and beyond.
  5. Collaborative Learning Environment: Our classrooms are spaces for collaboration and meaningful exchange of ideas. Embrace the chance to engage with your fellow students, as diverse perspectives enrich the learning experience for everyone.
  6. Holistic Development: College is more than just academic; it’s a time for personal and holistic development. Seize the opportunities for extracurricular activities, community engagement, and self-discovery that will contribute to your overall growth.

I’m confident that your time in the General Requirements Department will be both enriching and rewarding. Remember that you are not alone in this journey; we are here to help you succeed.

Once again, welcome to the General Requirements Department. We look forward to seeing you thrive and achieve great things during your time here.

  • Islamic culture  GRD 271
  • UAE studies GRD 272
  • Arabic GRD 273
  • Communication in healthcare GRD 105
  • Health and Well-being GRD 106
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship GRD 301
  • Anatomy and Physiology GRD 113
  • Anatomy and Physiology GRD 114
  • Biology Theory GRD 101
  • Biology Lab GRD102

GELOs1. Define, analyze, and solve problems 

GELOs2. Explain information presented in mathematical forms and apply quantitative methods to solve problems and develop informed opinions. 

GELOs3. Access appropriate information from multiple sources, evaluate and share information for the problem at hand while using technology effectively. 

GELOs4. Communicate effectively in English and Arabic in written and oral form. 

GELOs5. Explain introductory concepts and processes in sciences. 

GELOs6. Work effectively with a team. 

GELOs7. Understand, respect, and interact constructively with others of similarity and diverse culture, values, and perspectives. 

GELOs8. Evaluate their own ethical standards and the social context of a given situation, identify ethical issues in a range of settings, apply moral values to ethical problems and consider the consequence of alternative actions.

Dr. Mariam AlhammadiHead of GRD and Assistant ProfessorLeadership in Education –
Dr. Natoya ThompsonInstructorEnglish
Mr. Andrew Mark Jan MilewskiInstructorEnglish
Ms. Lama Abdulrahman ChehadeInstructorEnglish
Ms. Israa Mohamed Mohran KamelInstructorEnglish
Dr. Nuru HassanAssistant ProfessorAnatomy and
Dr. Fahmi Ahmed TarmoomInstructorAnatomy and
Miss. Sharifa Mohanna
Ms. Najwan
Dr . Nadia BoutabbaAssistant ProfessorQuantum
Nada Abou
Dr. Priya BreitenerAssistant ProfessorApplied
Mr. Mahmoud Salem BatainehInstructorMathematics/Operation
Miss. Shamma Ahmed AlzaabiLab SpecialistBiomedical Science double major in (Microbiology & Immunity and Biochemistry)
Dr John SenioAssistant
Vijith ChanduAssistant
Dr. Halima Ali Mohamed Al samriAssistant
Ms. Hana
Ms.Aysha Hamad Muftah
Ms. Wissam AlhagLab SpecialistMolecular
Mr. Mohammed HlayelInstructorElectrical
Dr Mahaboob Khan SulaimanAssistant ProfessorCancer
Dr. Mustafa Walid AlsaadAssistant ProfessorApplied Mathematics/Special
Dr. Seema
Dr. Asma Bashir WaniAssistant
Mr. Salimbabu A
Miss. Mouza AlghfeliInstructorHistory and Islamic
Mrs. Alyaa Al MansooriLab Specialistmedical laboratory