History of Faculty of Humanities

History

In order to fulfill the legitimate and deep rooted demand of the intellectual and well-educated people of Golestan Province to establish a comprehensive university, the cabinet of Iran issued an Act in March 2006. Then, from the second semester of the academic year 2006-2007, the student acceptance began in Persian Language and Literature and Geography (Geomorphology) fields of study at Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

With the launch of these two fields of study, the Faculty of Humanities was launched for the first time in Golestan Province as one of the major and public universities. With the establishment and launching of Golestan University in 2008 and by separation of the Faculty of Humanities from Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, this faculty joined Golestan University. The Faculty of Humanities has had a steady growth after a few years Golestan University, so that it now (October 2014), has 39 full-time faculty members (including 7 Associate Professors, 39 Assistant Professors, and 3 instructors), and 1260 full-time students. Now, the courses and degrees of the Faculty of Humanities at Golestan University are as follows:

- English Language and Literature. Two sub-disciplines of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and English Literature- Bachelor of Arts

- English Literature – Master of Arts

- Persian Language and Literature – Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts

- Natural Geography (Geomorphology) – Bachelor of Arts

- Geography and Urban Planning - Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts

- Geography and Rural Planning – Master of Arts

- Climatology (Climate Hazards) - Master of Arts

- Social Sciences (Communications) – Bachelor of Arts

- Social Sciences (Research) – Bachelor of Arts

- History of the Islamic Revolution – Master of Arts

- Sociology (Shialogy) – Master of Arts

- Physical Education and Sport Sciences - Master of Arts

- Management - Bachelor of Arts

- Law - Bachelor of Arts


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