The General Sciences Department was established in the academic year 2016/2017 by the University Council. Its major aim was to support the previously established academic programs. Courses taught at this department are: mathematics, statistics, physics, Arabic and English language, Human rights, Islamic culture and modern History of Bahrain. Also, in alignment with Gulf University vision and core values, the department sought the need of introducing new course that nurture the students’ mind and allows him/her to be responsible learners and citizens. These classes include sustainability, and innovation and entrepreneurship. The department’s main goal is not only to support the academic programs but also to equip students with 21st century skills and attributes.