The Department of English Language and Literature is one of the academic departments 0f the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. It was established in 95/96 to meet the needs of the Jordan society in terms of graduating qualified personnel in English specialization. The Department offers a Bachelors degree in English Language and Literature, Masters of Arts in Literature and Masters of Arts in Linguistics.
The aim of the Department is to prepare students to be proficient in the language skills and competent in their command of the language. This goes hand in hand with the academic plan of the Department which pays particular attention to translation and contrastive studies, both in language and literature, in order to uphold the message and vision of the University in communicating with other peoples and cultures.
The academic staff in the Department comprises 11 faculty members whose ranks range from full professor to instructor. And the Department looks forward to raising the number of academic staff, holding PhD in English Linguistics or Literature, owing to the continuous rise in the number of the students benefiting from this program.
Salim E. Al-Ibia, PhD