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About the college
Riyadh Community College, the latest in the university, was founded by virtue of the Council of Ministers’ decree no. 73 issued on 5/3/1422. The first batch of students, 900 in number, joined the college at the commencement of the second semester of the academic year 1423-1424. The college has five departments: Physical Sciences, Applied Medical Sciences, Computer Science, Administrative Sciences, and Arts and Education. The regular study program at the Community College consists of at least four academic semesters. Students take at least 64 academic credits that count towards graduation. The departments have the right to add a semester or more according to the nature and need of every specialization since a specialization may require a foreign language, a preparatory program, a participatory training, or a practicum period before joining the labor market.

Foundation
Arriyadh Community College was founded by virtue of the Council of Ministers’ decree no. 73 issued on 5/3/1422 (2001). The first batch of students, 900 in all, joined the college at the commencement of the second semester of the academic year 1423-1424 (2002-3). The college includes five departments: Physical Sciences, Applied Medical Sciences, Computer Science, Administrative Sciences, and Arts and Education.

Period of Study
The regular study program at the Community College consists of at least four academic semesters. Students have to take at least 64 credits towards graduation. The departments have the right to add a semester or more according to the nature and need of every discipline since a specialization may require a foreign language, a preparatory program, a participatory training, or a practicum period before students can join the labor market.

Advantages of Studying at the College
   • Absence of tuition fees.
   • College disciplines are sought after in the labor market.
   • Possibility to pursue a bachelor degree upon successful completion of the transfer program.
   • Possibility to move between transfer and career programs or change majors within either program.
   • Possibility to study subjects with more immediate relevance to the students' needs.

Career Program
It is a program by the end of which the student obtains the Associate Degree- a degree equivalent to the intermediate college diploma. This program has the applied specializations that meet the requirements of the labor market. The College Council suggests and provides these specializations after the University Council’s approval.

Goals of Career Program
• Qualifying career students in the specializations most demanded in the labor market and requiring no university degree.
• Giving the college students who could not pursue their study in the Transfer Program for academic reasons the chance to obtain an academic diploma that qualifies them for recruitment.
• Giving the university students who could not pursue their study for academic reasons the chance to obtain an academic diploma that qualifies them for recruitment.

Study Plan of Career Program
Career program is a two-year study program whose plan consists of at least 64 credits in addition to any preparatory or training programs required for the specialization.

Specializations for Career Program
   • Applied Medical Sciences
         • Medical equipment
   • Computer Science
   • Administrative Sciences
         • Sales Management
         • Financing
         • Human Resources Management
         • Insurance