Dammam Community College (DCC) officially admitted students on September 01, 2003. Dammam Community College is under the auspices of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, approved by the Minister of Higher Education and is regulated by the Council of Higher Education. HRH King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al- Saud, the present King, inaugurated DCC on July 2004. In attendance were the ministers of Higher Education, Health and Labor and Social Affairs, the Rector of KFUPM, the Governor of Dammam, H R H Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, and several distinguished community members.
The Computer & Information Technology program is committed to providing a broad range of information technology skills (hardware and software) designed to meet student aspirations and the needs of the business community. This program endeavours to help students attain their highest educational goals and to provide them a firm foundation in IT practices and a firm value based foundation for lifelong learning and a career in information technology.
The Associate Degree in Human Resource Management has the following educational objectives Recognize the development of the theory, concepts, and practices of human resource management, maintain personnel records and human resources information systems, Recruit and interview qualified candidates for available positions, administer payroll and benefit programs, coordinate employee training, apply labor law, communicate effectively, Behave ethically in the workplace.
The Associate Degree in Safety Technology has the following educational objectives-Anticipate, identify, and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace and formulate hazard control designs, methods, procedures, and programs. Solve safety-related problems using mathematics, chemistry and life sciences, or management techniques. Use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.