The Creation of the Department
The Department of Islamic Studies was founded in 1426-1427 H as one department of the faculty of Education , being as a branch of females teaching section in the ministry of education and teaching . In 1426 , the faculty was then attached to the university of king Khaled . When the university of Najran had been created in 1427 h , the faculty was joined to it under the name of : Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Sharurah . It has been developed to accommodate both departments of boys and girls.
Today , the department of the Islamic Studies is working on to produce qualified and competent graduates on both sides of education and preaching . This is due to diversity of the Islamic programs taught within the department , in addition to the teaching of the practical and theoretical Islamic Culture for students of other departments .