College of Arts

Knowledge . Ethics . Discipline

Driven by key values listed above, the college offers seven degree programs aimed at supporting socio-cultural development through creativity, ethical innovation and liberal thinking. .


College of Arts & Sciences at IUK aims to provide distinguished programs of study in the fields of mass media, communication, languages and social sciences. The college also aims to promote principles of innovative research and intellectual freedom in line with morals and values.



  • Provide a conducive learning environment which encourages students to work and create equipped with modern technology.

  • Prepare qualified graduates in the various fields of humanities, social sciences and information sciences. 

  • Support the community and social institutions in Kuwait to promote responsible citizenship.


Degree Programs

Industrial English Language

Communication Sciences & Disorders


Social Services


General Degree Requirements
The College of Arts offers the Bachelor of Arts (B. A.) in the above programs where students are required to meet certain requirements for a bachelor's degree. To earn the B. A. students must complete 120 credits of courses, where 48 credit hours should be in the chosen major.

The requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees are summarized as follows:

University Core Courses (42 credits)

College of Arts requirements (24 credits)

Major Requirements (48 credits)

Free Electives (6 credits)

University Core Courses (42 Credits)

Students seeking a bachelor’s degree must complete the university core curriculum (General Education) requirements summarized below:

Compulsory Group (24 credits)
Humanities, Arts, and Culture (6 credits)
Social and Behavioral Sciences Area (3 credits)
Quantitative Analysis, Mathematics and Natural Sciences Area (9 credits)

College Requirements (24 Credits)

All students in the College of Arts must complete 24 credit hours of the College’s requirements, as shown below. This set of courses aims to enhance students' communication and expression skills, written skills, and abilities for critical thinking and scientific research. In addition, this group promotes cultural diversity, the values of tolerance, and human rights among students and society.

Major Requirements (48 credits)

To receive a Bachelor of Arts in a certain major, students must complete the required and elective 48 credit hours in that major.

Major Compulsory Courses
Major Elective Courses

Free elective (6 credits)

Students may select any courses offered by the university 

Major Sheets

Major sheets of programs offered by the college can be downloaded here