higher education has always realized the importance of foreign
languages. Foreign languages, however, have become more pivotal
in recent years, particularly in the Third World countries
with the recent technological developments in communication,
which have practically turned our world into a global village.
Geographic boundaries are no longer barriers to the transfer
of knowledge. Transfer of knowledge and technology has become
a means of survival.
full understanding of the urgency of the need for graduates
competent in foreign languages and translation, the founders
of MUST established, from the Universityís inception, a B.A.
program offered by the College of Foreign Languages and Translation.
a BA degree in foreign languages and translation, a student
must complete 150 credit hours, covering university requirements,
language skills, and all kinds of written and spontaneous
translation from and into Arabic. At this stage, however,
the university offers English- Arabic program. Other
foreign languages programs, it is planned, will be added as
the need arises.
of 150 credit hours is needed