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Liberal Arts Education

At AUC, liberal arts education is not just about acquiring knowledge, it’s about becoming a well-rounded and engaged citizen of the world.

A Journey Toward Excellence

From courses in literature and philosophy to science and mathematics, the liberal arts education at AUC challenges students to think deeply and critically about the world around them. Through a diverse array of teaching methods, including lectures, seminars, and experiential learning opportunities, students gain a deep understanding of their chosen fields of study and are prepared to tackle complex problems with creativity and innovation.

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At a Glance

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Academy of Liberal Arts

With a focus on helping students seamlessly transition into the American-style, liberal arts experience, AUC’s Academy of Liberal Arts empowers students to challenge their intellectual boundaries, expand their linguistic competencies and develop crucial skills in effective reasoning, reading, writing and self-expression. By emphasizing critical thinking, cross-disciplinary learning and a global perspective, we prepare students for a lifetime of success. And our extracurricular activities and centers foster creativity, leadership and community service, enabling students to become engaged citizens who are equipped to tackle the complex challenges of the 21st century.

Academic Departments

Throughout their liberal arts education at AUC, students will work closely with some of AUC’s world-class faculty and academic departments. 


Explore Our Arabic Programs

Students can explore all the Arabic language programs offered by AUC and find the best fit for them and their academic journey. 

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Outreach Programs

AUC offers a range of outreach programs to help students begin an immersive University experience even before they arrive on campus.

A liberal arts university is a safe space for young people to develop the necessary informed critical perspectives and solution-oriented mindsets that allow them to participate positively and articulately in civic discourse and civic life.

Yasmine Motawy
Senior Instructor, Department of Rhetoric and Composition

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