The Faculty of Arts was established in 1991/92 and was instantly operational with the day the university was established. It included the following departments:
 
1.         Islamic Sharia and Law.
2.         Arabic language and Literature.
3.         English language and Literature.
4.         Education and Social Science
5.         Fine Arts.
 
   In 1993/1994, Department of Law  became a separate and an independent Faculty. In 2007/2008, Department of Fine Arts became a separate and an independent Faculty (Faculty of Art and Design). 
 
In 2006/2007, the Department of Political Science was attached to the Faculty to give it its new name Faculty of Arts and Humanities).
Present Departments:
 
 1. Department of Sharia and Islamic Studies
 2. Department of English Language and Translation
 3. Department of English Language and Literature
 4. Department of Political Science
 
   The following are the deans from 1991 to the present day:

1. Prof. Mahmoud Magalsa        

1991 - 1992

2. Dr. Hani Al Amad                    

1992 - 1993

3. Dr. Fahmi Jad'an                   

1993 - 1994

4. Prof. Mohammed Al-Farra      

1994 - 1996

5. Dr. Hussein Jameel Taha      

1996 - 1997

6. Prof. Tawfiq Yussif                 

1997 - 1998

7. Dr. Yussif Abu Laila                

1998 - 2000

8. Dr. Kayed Kar'oosh               

2000 - 2006

9. Dr. Kathem Qattous           

2006 - 2007

10. Prof. Kayed Kar'oosh        

2007 - 2013 

11. Dr. Iyad Nemer                  

2013 - 

   The number of full-time teaching staff is 39. The following table shows the categorization of the full-time teaching staff.
 
 

Specialisation

Full-Profs.

Associate Profs.

Assistant Profs.

Teacher

Lecturer

Total

Shari'ah

1

1

4

-

 

6

Humanities

-

 

8

-

4

15

English   Language and Translation

-

2

6

1

4

8

Political Science

1

-

8

 

1

10