Departments and Programs

College of Engineering

DAUST College of Engineering’s mission is to educate the next generation of engineering leaders and inventors.

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

The mission of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at DAUST is to offer educational programs of the highest quality that will prepare students for leadership positions in the chemical, biochemical, biomedical, and materials industries.

Students from this program develop a firm and practical grasp of engineering principles and the underlying science associated with traditional chemical engineering applications and the analysis of biological systems. Upon completion of their studies, our graduates are well equipped to work in the following fields:

  • Process Design Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Plant Process Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineers are responsible for building and maintaining infrastructure to provide potable water, clean air, and safe buildings. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) offers programs to help students prepare for careers in
  • Transportation engineering
  • Construction engineering
  • Hydrology and hydraulic engineering 
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Energy, water, and environmental sustainability
Our students and graduates learn to improve sustainability of infrastructure related to water, energy and urban systems with respect to increasing demand from a growing population, climate-related disasters, and deterioration.

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

The electrical Engineering and computer Science major applies mathematical and physical principles to a wide variety of electrical, electronic, computer-based devices and systems. Computer science majors learn about computer systems. Instruction includes programming and the theory and design of software.

Graduates from this program work in areas as diverse as:

  • Software applications developer
  • Computer and communication networks,
  • Electronic circuits and systems, Lasers and photonics
  • Semiconductor and solid-state devices, nanoelectronics,
  • Artificial intelligence, robotics, control and optimization, computer algorithms
  • Biomedical engineering, computational biology
  • Games and graphics, software engineering
  • Computer architecture
  • Cryptography and computer security
  • Web developer & Computer programmer

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

The mechanical engineer’s interests encompass the design of automotive and aerospace systems, bioengineering devices, and energy-related technologies.

Our Aerospace concentration prepare engineers for success and leadership in the conception, design, implementation, and operation of aerospace and related engineering systems Graduates with a Mechanical and Aerospace engineering degree find careers in:

  • Energy Science and Engineering
  • Controls, Instrumentation, and Robotics
  • Design, Manufacturing, and Product Development
  • Nano/Micro Science and Technology
  • Bioengineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Aircraft and spacecraft engineering, space exploration
  • Air- and space-based telecommunication industries

Minor programs and concentrations are offered in: Data Science, Biomedical, Nanotechnology, Robotics, and Petroleum Engineering.

College of Science

DAUST College of Science provides students with an understanding of the fundamental elements of the various science disciplines.


The Department of Mathematics at DAUST prepares students to have broad understanding on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Our students are taught algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations. Courses offered by Math department at DAUST include:

  • Single Variable Calculus
  • Multi Variables Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Linear Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Discrete Math


The Department of Physics at DAUST prepares students to have broad understanding of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Our students are taught classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods. Courses offered by the Physics department at DAUST include:

  • General Physics I
  • General Physics II
  • Modern Physics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics


The Department of Chemistry at DAUST prepares students to have broad understanding of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena. Courses offered by the Chemistry department at DAUST include:

  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Biological Chemistry


The Biology major provides students with a broad base for understanding principles governing life processes at all levels–molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecological. An evolutionary perspective guides all areas of the curriculum–development, behavior, physiology, genetics, and more. Courses offered by the Biology department at DAUST include:

  • Fundamentals of Biology


The Department of Geology at DAUST prepares students to have broad understanding on the scientific study of the earth; the forces acting upon it; and the behavior of the solids, liquids and gases comprising it. Our students are taught historical geology, geomorphology, and sedimentology, the chemistry of rocks and soils, stratigraphy, mineralogy, petrology, geostatistics, volcanology, glaciology, geophysical principles, and applications to research and industrial problems.

2-Year PREPA

2-Year PREPA

DAUST's PREPA program consists of two very intensive years of preparatory courses...


Undergrad Program

An undergraduate curriculum designed following the standard of top American universities...

Undergrad Program
MS / PhD Program

MS / PhD Program

Our Graduate program puts emphasis on research, discovery, and innovation...


Professional Edu.

Professional courses are designed with the needs of the working professional in mind...

Professional Edu.