1. Developing and updating curricula to keep up with the growth and demands of the labor market
    • The restructuring of academic programs in the College of Arts in the light of a new conceptual framework that takes into account the actual needs of the labor market.
    • The focus of the College programs on clear outcomes that raise the level of academic performance. This is based on three axes: culture and knowledge, skills and practice, and values.
    • Actualization of practical training programs, and strengthening the role of practical skills in all theoretical courses.
  2. Contributing to the production of knowledge and deepening of the areas of humanities and social sciences that meet the needs of the community
    • The preparation of specialists in all branches of moral and humanitarian knowledge, be it theoretical or applied.
    • Working to build the student’s character according to rigorous scientific conditions that gain its credibility from dealing with the labor market, and the new knowledge and belonging to the values of Arab and Islamic identity.
    • Keeping pace with global changes and rapid changes within and outside knowledge.
    • Contributing to the intellectual and cultural activities within and outside the University.
    • Encouraging and supporting creative and professional production and cooperating with related institutions and authorities.
  3. Supporting the promotion of Arab and Islamic identity
    • Adopting all the programs related directly and indirectly to Arab and Islamic culture that are characterized by openness, tolerance and freedom of thought and belief as endorsed by the Constitution and the National Action Charter of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
    • Developing a proper understanding of the Arab-Islamic heritage away from intolerance, taking into account the values of convergence and respect for others and acceptance of different cultures.
    • Supporting the efforts of scientific and cultural endeavors aimed at the development of Bahraini society in a framework that preserves its heritage, maintains its Arab and Islamic identity and contributes to the progress of thought and development of human values.
  4. Encouraging the development and evaluation of teaching performance and excellence
    • Quality control in the performance of faculty members according to international standards.
    • Working to develop a system to evaluate the performance of faculty members in which the staff member, the Department Head, Dean and the University Center for Measurement and Evaluation take part. It deals with the areas of: teaching performance, scientific work, and community and university service. It is based on well-studied legal and operational procedures.
    • The organization of workshops and courses to ensure that faculty members develop their own tools and skills in teaching methods, or in the use of media technology in the classroom or e-learning.
    • Raising the level of academic performance of the academic staff through evaluation criteria and the provision of expertise and the necessary technical facilities for the various multimedia teaching.
  5. Obtaining local, regional and international academic accreditation
    • Boosting the culture of quality assurance among College affiliates.
    • Achieving quality standards in education.
    • Gaining the confidence of employers and the labor market.
    • Maintaining ongoing feedback to new developments and changes in education locally, regionally and globally.
    • Providing the greatest possible number of employment opportunities for graduates.
    • Keeping up the ongoing work in order to obtain accreditation for all academic programs.
  6. Facilitating technology and information resources
    • Enabling the student to use media technology in the compulsory general courses (college requirements) through the requirements of the specialization.
    • Developing the technical equipment needed for teaching or those relied upon by students in their training and practical skills.
    • Openness of academic programs to the various systems of scientific information.
  7. Encouraging scientific research
    • Developing and modernizing graduate programs at the College, and establishing new programs in various scientific disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.
    • Updating teaching and research resources needed for the College students.
    • Supporting the participation of faculty members in conferences, seminars and scientific meetings as well as in the research projects that they submit to the Deanship of Scientific Research.
    • Encouraging teachers and students to conduct field studies and prepare information that are related to academic programs or to community service.
    • Supporting the joint scientific research and exchange of experiences of research.
    • Strengthening the role of scientific journals so that they are issued on a quarterly basis and encouraging the publication of various scientific journals.
    • Developing an information base for researchers in universities and scientific centers.
  8. Post-graduate studies:
    • Expand the master's programs at the college.
    • Expand the doctoral programs at the college.
    • facilitate the registration process for new students in the current programs of the College.
    • Increase the number of graduate students from non-Bahrainis.
    • Develop regulations for graduate studies at the University.
    • Develop the capacity and skills of faculty members
    • Expand missions and scholarships and scientific missions.
  9. Graduates and communication with the society:
    • Strengthen the bonds of communication with College graduates.
    • Ensure continuity of communication with the College graduates.
    • Updated alumni data continuously.
    • Know addresses and work of the College graduates.
    • Communicate with alumni officials in their work sites.
    • Know the strengths and weaknesses of the College graduates through direct communication with their superiors at work.
    • Monitor career development for graduate work movements and the extent of their job satisfaction.
    • Urge graduates to communicate with the College continuously to update their data and to get to know all that is new.
  10. Internalization:
    • Prepare College graduates to work in the international framework that is consistent with the rules of globalization and the knowledge society.
    • Urge the College faculty to introduce new forms of education, such as e-learning, and distance education.
    • Encourage academic mobility of students, professors and educational programs across the border, which helps to create a competitive environment.
    • Encourage continuing education programs, such as education and open, adult education and lifelong learning.
    • Promote interdisciplinary programs, which contribute to the unprecedented diversity in the scientific competencies and certification.
    • Diversify funding sources in finding non-traditional methods to spend on teaching and research requirements.
  11. Labor market and industry participation:
    • Encourage the College to build a database about the needs of the labor market.
    • Urge the College programs to quickly change to keep pace with the constantly evolving needs of the labor market.
    • Urge College programs to quickly satisfy the changing needs of the labor market.
    • Strengthen the relationship between educational planning and market forces (manpower) planning in the College.
    • Develop a two-way street relationship between the departments of the College and the job market.