New Department of Psychology formed


By Zain Basalat 

UNIVERSITY CITY, SHARJAH – The American University of Sharjah announced June 21 that it has established a new Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Launched in Fall 2019, the Bachelor of Arts in psychology is currently one of CAS’s largest and fastest growing programs, CAS Dean Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi noted in an email announcing formation of the new department, which is located in the first and second floors of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building.

The program, he added, provides “broad knowledge of the field of psychology, as well as a solid foundation in research, analysis and ethics.”

The dean praised and thanked the psychology faculty, the university’s senior administration, and the Board of Trustees for their efforts and support of the new department.