About College of Humanities (CH)
The College of Humanities at Prince Sultan University is delighted to welcome you
through its doors whether you are a new or returning student, faculty or staff
member, parent of a prospective student, or visitor. The College of Humanities is
home to two departments. The Department of Linguistics offers a BA in Applied
Linguistics, while the English and Translation Department offers a BA in
Translation. The Applied Linguistics program gives students the option to select a
concentration in one of its two tracks: Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or
English Language for Professionals. Moreover, the College of Humanities houses an
indispensable unit, namely the English Courses Unit that offers English language
courses to all PSU students. The college’s faculty members’ extensive academic
expertise and diverse research backgrounds not only enrich students’ learning
experience but also encourage intellectual curiosity and language exploration. The
programs are designed in a way to ensure that students are given the opportunity to
view language through a number of lenses (i.e. from a social, psychological, and
pedagogical perspective), learn about the many different settings language can be
utilized, how it can be used as a vital tool to communicate, bridge gaps between
speakers of different tongues, and transfer knowledge and culture. The College of
Humanities aims to provide its students with a rich intellectual, social, and
cultural education. Please take the time to explore our website and learn more about
what we offer.
Dr. Rimah Al Yahya
The College of Humanities aspires to provide students with high-quality education in
the humanities in order to enhance their cultural awareness and broaden their
The College of Humanities aims to provide students with quality educational
opportunities to create long-life learners who explore and appreciate diversity of
cultures and languages, think critically, and contribute to the good of humanity.
The College of Humanities has a commitment to advancing research in the humanities
and to serving the community.
CH Advisory Board
The College Advisory Board is composed of accomplished academicians and community
stakeholders, alumnae and practitioners, from various local institutions. Members’ diverse
range of knowledge, skills and experience support the college in improving the quality of
program offerings and assessing its effectiveness.
Members of the Advisory Board:
||Dr. Rimah Al Yahya
||Vice - Rector of PSU, Women Campus.
Dean, College of Humanities.
||Dr. Alia Mitchell
||Vice - Dean, College of Humanities.
CH Administrative Flowchart