College of Arts and Humanities,
Department of Library and Information Sciences
College vision, mission and goals
First – the vision
The Faculty of Arts, American International University, seeks to achieve the goals of distinguished university education, by spreading a culture of proficiency and mastery, in the bachelor and graduate studies stages. This is achieved through continuous updating of educational programs; curricula and educational systems; To keep pace with global development, and in line with standard academic standards, as well as developing the administration of the college and its scientific departments, through the permanent development of the courses of the faculty, their assistants, and administrative workers, and communication with civil society and its scientific and practical stakeholders; With the aim of preparing graduates capable of competing in a changing world and a labor market with specific needs, as well as spreading and consolidating the authentic values of society, improving the quality of life and human behavior, respecting others, and recognizing human rights in knowledge, thought and belief.
Secondly – college message
The College of Arts, American International University, is a private educational institution that provides educational and cultural requirements for students and graduates, through a range of specializations, in arts, languages, social sciences and humanities, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The college aims to disseminate and develop knowledge; To prepare graduates with high-quality scientific levels, according to internationally recognized scientific standards, in the fields of: languages and literature, history, archeology, geography, philosophy, psychology, sociology, anthropology, theatre, libraries and audio studies, and to play an active role in scientific research, through its scientific departments and higher institutes, etc. Awarded by diplomas, master’s and doctoral degrees. The college takes upon itself the responsibility of serving the community, supplying it with distinguished thinkers, intellectuals and learners, discovering the talented among them and preparing them to be the vanguard of culture and enlightenment in the community, through a system based on integration between the branches of social and human knowledge, and the preparation of distinguished graduates for the available labor market, locally. And an Arab? And globally? Preserving the human heritage and consolidating moral values in education, scientific research and community service.
Third, the objectives of the college
First – Educational Objectives:
Enriching academic and intellectual life to improve the educational process
• Prepare students scientifically and practically in the fields of specialization in the college, to be good citizens and responsible for the development and development of society.
• Commitment to excellence in education, by providing courses of high quality, consistent with global development in the fields of specialization in the college and appropriate practical training
• Consolidating the interaction between students, the college and the community, by giving them the appropriate academic time, and continuous practical and scientific guidance.
• The application of modern systems in the management of the college, both vertically and horizontally.
• Developing student services and activities.
Secondly, the objectives of scientific research
Orienting researchers in graduate studies and faculty members to innovative research that adds to human knowledge in the fields of literature, languages, social sciences and humanities.
• Encouraging collective scientific research of outstanding quality in the aforementioned fields, presenting it at world-class scientific conferences, and publishing it in international refereed scientific journals.
• Preparing distinguished graduate researchers, who have scientific research skills, and the ability to use modern technologies in the field of specialization.
• Providing the appropriate scientific environment for faculty members and their assistants to acquire research and professional capabilities and skills.
Third – community service and environmental development
• Playing an effective leadership role at the governorate and regional levels, by conducting research and studies on societal problems, and proposing possible solutions to them.
• Finding effective means of communication with scientific and service bodies and institutions, local, regional and national; To study issues and problems related to the college’s specializations, and to achieve cooperation with all bodies to achieve common goals in continuous human development.
• Preparing courses and programs to develop human capabilities in the community, and raise the level of administrative competencies at the college, university and community levels.
• Strengthening cooperation with civil society, and linking it to the college, to achieve positive interaction with it, and to constantly identify its problems in order to find appropriate scientific solutions to them.
Fourth, the ethical code
• The Faculty of Arts, American International University is an academic institution, its faculty and staff work according to an ethical charter, stemming from | From their awareness of their scientific, societal and national responsibilities, their commitment to the rules of scientific honesty, and their response to the social, cultural and economic development of society
• Faculty and staff have a firm belief in the value of advancing knowledge, and in their respective tasks; To develop their scientific capabilities, and their theoretical and applied research, according to the highest levels of self-control and evaluation in the production, use, transfer and dissemination of knowledge.
• Faculty members encourage their students to seek knowledge and practice free and creative thinking through integrated cultural and ethical standards. They also respect their students, and abide by their role as intellectual mentors and academic advisors, and avoid exploitation or discrimination between them in any way, encourage and protect freedom of research in accordance with the rules followed in Research
Department of History
1- Activating what was stated in the department’s scientific regulations regarding practical training for the department’s students in its three divisions.
2- Converting the Egyptian and Islamic Antiquities Divisions to the Egyptian and Islamic Antiquities Department.
3- To highlight the pioneering role of the peoples of the region in ancient times, through the medieval and Islamic ages, and in modern history in enriching human civilization.
4- Scientific recording of the history and antiquities of man and his civilization through scientific literature, research and seminars.
5- Spreading archaeological culture and archaeological awareness.
6- Emphasis on the Egyptian and Arab identity through historical and archaeological studies.
7 Activating the aspects of social life among all members of the department, which is reflected in the distinguished scientific performance, and the emphasis on family ties among the members of the department.
8- Conducting training courses for teaching assistants and assistant teachers on modern scientific equipment to prepare them to travel abroad.
1- Preserving the human heritage and spreading the origins of human civilization in its multiple manifestations and human history since the stone ages until now, and studying and publishing human traces in various countries, as well as raising awareness of its importance to benefit from past human experiences to prepare for the present and plan for the future according to a systematic vision based on the validity of human experiences during Its long history.
2- Graduating a distinguished student who is fluent in international foreign languages to keep pace with the labor market.
3- Graduating a student who is open to all departments of Egyptian universities to help in forming his scientific personality.
4- Participation in excavations and archaeological techniques in the city of Alexandria, such as Egyptian and Islamic excavations.
1- The department hopes to establish a laboratory for training in restoring Egyptian and Islamic antiquities, with the aim of training all students of the department with its three divisions on restoration work in order to facilitate their participation in excavations and national excavations.
2 The department hopes to provide it with three “readers” to read the manuscripts, because there are many manuscripts in all the department’s specializations and scientific branches, but due to the difficulty of reading them, the department needs such devices.
3 The department hopes to provide it with a computer room to train all students of the department to research on modern technologies to keep pace with the labor market.
4- The department hopes to provide it with three buses of its own, and to conduct periodic practical training trips for the department with its three divisions, and not to limit the practical training to the effects of each specialization.
5- The department hopes to allocate a break in the following cities: Cairo, Rashid, Luxor and Aswan, to accommodate students and faculty members during the periodic practical training trip, which leads to the provision of the financial support allocated by the college in the past years.
6- Establishing a laboratory to train students to photograph archaeological artifacts that can be obtained during excavation.
7- Providing each room of the faculty members in the department with a computer to follow up the scientific material taught to the students of the department.
8- Converting the department’s library from a paper library to a digital library, in order to facilitate communication with the outside world.
9- The department hopes to provide it with a set of laboratories to teach specialized languages related to scientific subjects within the department, such as the ancient Egyptian language (Hieratic, Demotic and Coptic), Persian, Turkish, Spanish, English and French, so that the student can open up to the outside world and know the latest specialized scientific research.
Department of Geography and Geographical Information Systems
The Department of Geography was established with the establishment of the Faculty of Arts, American International University in 2015. The study at the Bachelor’s level in the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Systems is divided into four years, during which the student studies a group of subjects concerned with physical geography, human geography and cartography in addition to some historical materials, and some Applied materials related to modern methods and techniques, in addition to remote sensing in geography and geographic information systems, and a set of basic cartographic materials, in addition to field research and applied project.
The study is divided into two divisions after the second year: the first: the division of geography and geographic information systems, and the second: the division of maps and geographic information systems. The research role, whether academic or applied, and supervising master’s and doctoral theses for graduates from teaching assistants or graduates, and following up on graduating students in the Department of Geography, who work in different fields by taking care, responding, and providing scientific and technical advice to any of them.
Graduates of the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Systems work in various bodies, companies and departments in the fields of industry, agriculture, planning, local administration, meteorology, resource management, environmental problems management, in addition to the field of education.
The department’s vision, mission and objectives
Building a distinct knowledge entity, and achieving a leading role in the field of geography and geographic information systems.
1- Providing educational and scientific requirements in line with scientific trends.
2- Deepening the department’s role in community service and environmental development.
3- Linking scientific research to the state’s problems and plans.
4- Providing the labor market with distinguished cadres, trained in accordance with international quality standards that gain the confidence of society and external institutions.
5- Deepening the concept of applied training to keep pace with the needs of society at the local, Arab and international levels.
6- Consolidating moral values and adherence to the rules of scientific honesty, and encouraging creative thinking and freedom of thought.
1- Continuous development of the study curricula in line with the nature of the specialization and the requirements of the labor market, especially the new scientific courses, including geographic information systems, cartography and development.
2- Deepening the concept of training through an intensive field study, adopting applied projects, and deepening the concept of practical studies in maps, surveying and geographic information systems.
3- Adopting a clear strategy for scientific research in the department by focusing on the problems of society and the environment, whether in physical geography, human geography, maps and surveying, and geographic information systems.
4- Deepening the culture of academic dialogue between faculty members and alumni through holding seminars, conferences, and symposia that the department has attended for more than twenty years, and is currently continuing, God willing.
5- Achieving the utilitarian value of the specialization by evaluating the available resources, investing the students’ abilities in understanding the environment, and deepening loyalty to the homeland by developing a precise strategy in the future that takes into account:
A- Upgrading the current computer lab by providing it with the latest hardware and software.
B – Establishing a geographic information system lab, a geomorphology lab, and an educational climate observatory.
C- Creating a digital library for the department, and linking it to international libraries.
D – Activating cultural agreements between the college and other universities.
E – Expansion of foreign missions in rare and new disciplines, for which the current faculty members are not available.
F- Holding training courses for faculty members to follow up on scientific and technical developments in the field of specialization.
Program name: Bachelor’s degree in Arts from the Department of Geography and Geographical Information Systems. The student is awarded a Bachelor’s degree after successfully passing the four semester courses distributed over four academic years, each academic year divided into two semesters.
People available in the program:
The bifurcation starts from the third year, and the study is divided into two divisions as follows:
1- Geography and Geographical Information Systems Division.
2- Surveying and Maps Division.
Conditions for joining the department:
The department accepts students who have a high school diploma or its equivalent who have been accepted to the college
The department accepts only regular students
The department does not accept students with disabilities.
Conditions for joining the Survey and Map Division:
1- The department determines the number of students admitted to the division annually, not to exceed 25%
of the number of students transferred successfully to the third year (fifth semester), and the department may change this percentage in light of the laboratory and human capabilities available to it annually.
2- Students admitted to the division are selected after arranging the students applying for admission according to the cumulative total of the students’ grades in the second year.
Distribution of courses to the four teams
Department Chair’s Speech
I am pleased to welcome you to join this ancient department, which is characterized by leadership in its academic systems and scientific disciplines, since the establishment of the Geography Department in the early forties of the twentieth century and the development of its teaching list has not ceased to respond to the requirements of the labor market and the Egyptian society in general, and the Alexandrian society in particular.
In addition to teaching the branches of human, natural, and economic geography and the quantitative and applied trends that have been developed. The study in this section aims to prepare specialized cartographers in the fields of survey work, design and creation of maps. Therefore, she took a great and comprehensive interest in teaching the arts of the various surveying ground, marine, air, space, and global positioning systems on the Earth’s surface. The lab of the Geography Department is also equipped with the latest surveying devices and tools such as: theodolite, survey scales, integrated monitoring stations devices, and global positioning systems devices. As well as devices for creating maps from aerial photographs, such as simple stereoscopic groups, mirrored stereoscopes, and stereopanometers. The division was also interested in teaching the sciences and arts of designing and creating general topographic maps, and special thematic maps such as:
Since the mid-nineties until the present, the Department of Geography has witnessed another development, by introducing computer science and geographic information systems in its study list, and then the name of the department was modified from the Department of Geography to the Department of Geography and GIS in 2004 AD, and the department was provided with advanced computers and software systems Geographical information, map design, statistical analysis and engineering drawing. The faculty members in the department also perform the research role, whether academic or applied, and supervise master’s and doctoral theses for graduates from teaching assistants or graduates, and follow up on graduate students in the Department of Geography who work in various fields with care and response, and providing scientific and technical advice to any of them.
Graduates of the Department of Geography work in various bodies, companies, and departments to serve industry, agriculture, planning and local administration, in addition to the field of education. Here are some examples, but not limited to:
Planning, follow-up, support and decision-making departments, and engineering departments in local administrations (general office – neighborhoods – centers – local units).
Expropriation departments, state property protection agencies, and experts’ office at the Ministry of Justice.
The Somali General Survey Authority.
Civil, military and naval survey departments.
The Somali General Authority for Geological Research and Mining Projects.
The National Authority for Remote Sensing.
– The General Authority for Antiquities,
Oil exploration companies, petroleum services and construction companies
General construction companies and general contracting companies.
The department seeks to develop its academic syllabus into a list of credit hours, to achieve a set of knowledge and skills related to concepts and theories in all branches of geography and maps, and to know the foundations, techniques and modern methods of geography, geographic information systems, and remote sensing.Graduating cadres with the ability to link natural and human geographical elements to planning and development, the ability to write working papers, reports and scientific research, the ability to develop plans for projects and field applications, and have sufficient experience to organize field studies and carry out applied projects, and skills in dealing with computer programs related to geographical and cartographic applications and systems Geographical information, remote sensing, and computer modeling to address the distribution of services, communication networks, transportation, transportation and infrastructure, in addition to communication skills, e-education, distance education, the use of information networks, and digital databases.
Department of Psychology
The vision of the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Arts, American International University, is embodied in creating a generation of students capable of facing the challenges of the labor market, as well as being able to provide psychological and social support services to society in all its categories.
The Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University, seeks to present its main mission, which is the scientific presence among scientific and international forums, by presenting distinguished scientific research in the field of psychology in all its branches, as well as community participation in the field of individual and community service.
The programs offered by the Department of Psychology – Bachelor’s Program, Master’s Program, Doctoral Program in the light of the vision of the university, college and department – aim at continuous development of the educational process through self-evaluation of its educational programs and quality assurance of performance in order to take a prominent and accredited place among the departments of local, regional and international universities, by Through the following points:-
a) Preparing qualified graduates equipped with scientific knowledge and experience in their field of specialization, which makes them able to give and compete in the labor market
b) Preparing qualified graduates to work in the field of mental health as psychologists
c) Preparing qualified graduates to work in the field of industry as professional specialists
D) Providing scientific messages and research specialized in the field of psychology that contribute to solving the problems of society
e) Community service in areas that require the participation of psychology
Department of Libraries and Information
I am pleased that the department begins broadcasting and publishing everything related to it in terms of scientific, educational, research and cultural aspects, in order to create a link between the department and the university community inside and outside the country.
The site contains important elements and data about the department, including the department’s goals and mission, its establishment, development, field of specialization, graduate jobs, study programs, faculty members, and statistical data about students, faculty members and their assistants, as well as the library and the department’s distinguished activities. The website also includes the latest information and news about the department. Section in all respects.
And after the great development brought about by information and communication technology, it was necessary to keep pace with the global scientific and technological development, and for the department to have a website in order to communicate to serve the educational and research process and to broadcast all new that occurred in its activities and programs, and the department will continue to strive for development, modernization and introduction of all new to keep pace with the requirements era and achieving total quality standards.