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Mediterranean International University

Faculty of Arts

Introduction

The Faculty of Arts is one of the main faculties in the Mediterranean International University. It consists for the time being of one department, the Department of English Language and Literature, and in the process of opening others in the near future.

The Department of English Language and Literature offers B. A. in English Language and Literature.

The Faculty of Arts offers General required courses for all the academic programs at the university. These courses are:

  • Arabic Language 1 and 2
  • Islamic Studies
  • General English Courses 1 and 2
  • English for Specific Purposes Course (English for IT 1 and 2)
  • Technical Writing for IT
  • Second Foreign Languages 1 and 2

In addition to the general required courses, the faculty of Arts offers support courses for the different specializations at the university.

Faculty of Arts Vision

The Faculty of Arts at MIU seeks to be a leading academic faculty in the field of arts, and scientific research among local, regional and international universities.

Faculty of Arts Mission

The mission of the Faculty of Arts is to provide advanced academic programs in the humanities and social sciences; graduate intellectual and qualified cadres who are supported by the theoretical and practical knowledge, acquired skills of critical analysis and methods of innovative solutions to humanitarian and social issues in their field of study, and able to compete in the local and regional labor market; contribute to the enrichment of scientific research in the humanities and social sciences; and the exchange of expertise, consultation and partnership with academic and scientific institutions locally, regionally and internationally.

Faculty of Arts Objectives

The objectives of the Faculty of Arts programs are to

  1. provideopportunities for higher educationin the humanities and social sciencesto Arabic speakers and others holdinghigh schoolcertificateand its equivalentin order toqualifythem academically and professionally intheir chosenspecialization.
  2. offeracademic, specialized programs inthe field ofhumanities and social sciencesto meet the requirements of theuniversity degreesgranted bydifferent departmentsin the Faculty of Arts.
  3. prepare professionals indifferentfields of humanities and socialsciences.
  4. equipstudentswith the theoretical and conceptual knowledgeand train themon thepractical applicationsin their fields.
  5. build the capacity of students’ abilitiesand trainthem oncritical analysisskills andresearch methodsforinnovativesolutions to theissues ofthe humanities and socialissues.
  6. continue the development ofacademic programsinall disciplines at all departmentsof the Facultyand keep abreast ofadvances inthese disciplines.
  7. have openness toglobal developmentsin the field ofscientific researchand teaching methodsto improve theacademicand educationallevelin various disciplinesin the Faculty.
  8. encourage academic and scientific research, publishing, and translation in thevarious disciplinesin the Faculty.
  9. employinformation and communicationtechnologyfor automatingthe Faculty of Artselectronicallyin order to improveeducation and scientificresearchmethodsand to facilitate access tosources of knowledgeand exchange of experiencesand consultationwiththe academic and scientificinstitutionsat the local, regional and global
  10. initiateculturalpartnershipand cooperationwith academic institutions, dealing with the humanities and socialsciencesat the local, regional and global