General Education (GE) as a component of the undergraduate programs, affirms the commitment of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) to its core philosophical tenets of being a learner-centric academic institution. The GE program engages learners in integrated learning activities of sufficient breadth and depth to prepare learners for further studies in their chosen disciplines and to equip them with the necessary skills of lifelong learning.
Undergraduate General Education Courses
In compliance with the requirements of the UAE Ministry of Education, the general education courses are an integral part of each of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University's (HBMSU) undergraduate programs. In order to be considered eligible for graduation in an undergraduate program, a learner must complete at least 33 credit hours of a general education curriculum. This credit hour load is equivalent to 11 courses or approximately 25-27% of the total credit hours required for graduation in an undergraduate program.