Zoology department was established when College of Science was evolved in 1958 G (1378 H). The purpose was to graduate students acquainted with the basics of scientific research in the field of Zoology to enable them performing their national duties in development and building up movement through working in numerous fields of the kingdom sectors and establishments such as ministry of health, laboratories of hospitals, ministry of agriculture, ministry of water, ministry of education, measurements and specifications commission, laboratories of ministry of interior. All the zoology courses for B. Se. degree are given by the department staff since the study starts from the third semester, whereas in the first and second semesters, the student fulfills the University and the college requirements. Also, the department introduces field studies course (field training) throughout the summer session just prior to graduation, additionally, the department contributes in teaching specialized courses to students of the unified program (Health Sciences) and College of Agriculture.