Firstly: The College history
College of Arts and Humanities Sciences at University of Bahri:
The college, previously named “College of Arts and Humanities”, is considered a natural extension of the same college at the former University of Juba; where its correspondent departments were merged with the college of education thus the college now includes eleven (11) specialized departments; namely: History, Geography, Archeology, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Studies, Media, Arabic Language, English Language, French Language and Russian Language.
Students’ admission is directly through the Main Admission Office, where the student studies all the subjects in addition to the university requirements. Students are then distributed to the various departments from the Second Semester of their First Year according to the grades he/she obtained in a specific subject in which he/she specializes. The College awards a “General Degree” in Bachelor of Arts in four years, as well as “an Honours Degree” in five years in the following specializations: Geography, Archeology, Philosophy, Media, Psychology, Arabic Language, English Language, French Language, Russian Language and Religious Studies.
Since its establishment in July 2011, the College of Arts and Humanities has been working to provide an integrated, balanced, flexible and sophisticated curriculum; to meet the requirements of national development plans as well as the needs of students and the future labor market. So as to accommodate the local and international changes and achieve a conscious interaction with technical developments. Anchoring values and principles as well as establishing Loyalty to the homeland. Students acquire the skills and intellectual attitudes of life for education and social coexistence that leads to thinking, pondering, reflecting and continuous learning.
Secondly: College of Humanities
In order to achieve this, and to keep pace with the development of knowledge and science, University of Bahri Administration had to re-structure the College of Arts and Humanities into two Colleges: College of Humanities and College of Languages and Translation. In accordance with the decree of the University Council No. (3) for the year 2013 the College of Humanities was establishment to include the following departments:
- Media 2. Geography 3. History 4. Archeology 5. Philosophy 6. Psychology 7 – Comparative Religions.
In light of the upsurge of knowledge and expansion in the various scientific fields; and competition in the labor market, there have been fundamental changes in the curricula of the Departments of Geography, Information, Psychology and Comparative Religions while the curriculum of the Departments of Archeology, History and Philosophy was added.
- The need for continuous development of curricula, programs and courses to keep abreast with knowledge and scientific developments.
- Benefiting from an estimated number of credit hours which were taught in the first year as general subjects (10 specialization subjects are equivalent to 23 credit hours).
- Development of new programs at departmental level.
- Direct admission of students from the Main Admission Office to each of the above mentioned disciplines.