As the most diverse of the four schools that make up AUS, the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is able to provide a variety of services that draw on knowledge from physics to the performing arts or English to ethics. More than 165 professors and instructors bring academic training from well-known centers of learning in the West and combine it with a sensitivity for the culture of the Arab World. We are leaders in material science, mathematical sciences, environmental sciences, intercultural communication and international relations. Whether your organization needs to address a current problem or develop the skills needed to prepare for the future, we are sure we can help.
We welcome visits from the community that allow us to explain and demonstrate all our college has to offer. Even if you do not have a current problem in mind, come and see some of the new and innovative things in which we are currently engaged. We guarantee that it will stimulate your thinking and provide ideas for new solutions and new directions.
What Can We Offer YOU?
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) helps individuals and enterprises in many ways. Whether you are a government executive looking for programs to help develop your team, a business leader hoping for more effective public relations messaging, a nonprofit seeking ethical advice or an entrepreneur working to commercialize a new technology, we can help you. Take a look at the following list for a sample of the types of services we provide.
The breadth and depth of the expertise our faculty and staff offer provide excellent value for money for meeting both current and future needs.
Below is a sample of the many different kinds of expertise we can offer. If you have a need that is not listed, please check with us. There is a good chance that we have someone who can help address your concerns.
The College of Arts and Sciences includes departments specializing in Arabic and translation studies, English, mass communications, performing arts and writing studies. The expertise of faculty in these areas is known and respected throughout the Gulf region. If you believe your organization can benefit from better communication with employees or external stakeholders, call us to arrange a visit. Our specific areas of expertise include:
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Three of our departments offer exceptional knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences. The Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences can provide expert assistance to any organization concerned with pollution, environmental monitoring and chemical processes. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics can provide support to enterprises dealing with statistical analysis and advanced mathematics, such as insurance, finance and public policy. The Department of Physics supports companies dealing with complex physical phenomena such as radiation, solid state physics or superconductivity. Our specific areas of expertise include:
Leadership and Policy
The Department of International Studies is perhaps the most diverse faculty at AUS, with expertise in disciplines such as archeology, history, international affairs, philosophy, politics, psychology and sociology. Our professors empower clients working to solve difficult leadership issues in any context as well as questions of domestic and international policy. Our specific areas of expertise include:
These are just a few examples. For an extended list, please click on the following links for each department: