Why Study with the School of Humanities and Social Sciences?

Unique Learning Experience

HUSS encourages students to ask difficult questions and to use their imagination to deal with theoretical and tangible world problems.

Our students study how people understand and document the human experience, the relationships between people and societies, and the ways individuals and communities express themselves. Students acquire advanced research and writing skills and develop intercultural communication practices, ethical reasoning, and aesthetic appreciation. 

HUSS encourages students to ask difficult questions and to use their imagination to deal with theoretical and tangible world problems. Faculty are actively engaged in their own research which informs their teaching and often offers students authentic work experiences.

We are closely connected to the larger community; students often apply what they learn in class projects, service learning projects, and community partnerships in both Egypt and the Global South. This gives HUSS students authentic work experience leading to career preparation and experience.

Discover your Career Path

In today’s job market where specialized skills are best acquired at work, people who are well-rounded, critical, and imaginative thinkers have an edge.

In fact, a recent study of top Egyptian companies shows that excellent communication and presentation skills are the number one qualities employers are looking for in fresh graduates. These are the skills you learn in the School of Humanities programs, students have great flexibility in their career choice because of the versatility of their degrees.

Career Areas

Our programs seek to expand your mindset and creative thinking, preparing you for work in any area,  graduates go on to successful careers in many fields, including:

  • Law
  • Literature
  • Civil Service
  • Education and Academia 
  • Design
  • Television and Film
  • Management
  • Consumer Goods
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Business and Start-ups
  • Arts Programming
  • Events Management
  • Public Relations
  • Archeology
  • Criminology
  • Human Resources
  • Writing and Technical Writing
  • Government and Ministry Work 
  • Banking
  • Counseling and Mental Health
  • Media Production
  • Insurance
  • Consultancy
  • Journalism
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Music Industry
  • Social Work
  • Environmental Work
  • Translation
  • Library Science

Career Services and Opportunities

AUC's Career Center offers many services, providing practical experience and guidance before graduation, All career guidance and career planning services are provided by certified career development facilitator instructors and licensed assessors.

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Distinguished Alumni