Founded in1396H, the Department is the first of its type at the level of the universities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States.
At the beginning, the specialties and tasks of the department were undertaken within the faculty of education which was established in 1385/1386H. Then it was subdivided into two departments.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction started as a branch of the Department of Education and Psychology in the academic year 1385/1386 A.H. It then had an effective role in the educational preparation of all departments of the College of Education and the College of Shari`ah. It later grew as
Department of Islamic Education and Comparative Studies is one of the departments of the graduate studies in the college of education established in the academic year 1982/1983. In 1404 H the department was separated from other departments and took the name of Department of Islamic Education and Com
The Department of Special Education was approved to be established at the College of Education by virtue of the recommendation of the Higher Education Council at the 66th session, by decision no. 17/67/1432, dated 24 Dhul-Hijjah, 1432 A.H. It was also established with the approval granted by the Pri
On the 30th of Dhul-Hijjah 1429H, the Council of Higher Education issued the decision No.