School Of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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Dean’s Message
Critical Minds With Integrity For Development.

A warm reception awaits you from Faculty and Staff of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences (SOLAS), at MIST as you explore your possibilities of accessing tertiary education to enhance your life and personality. With our congenial and collegial atmosphere we can assure
you of that and more; excellence. We are working towards awards  leading to the Bachelor of Arts in English and Religious Studies and Human Development, Modern Languages (French and Arabic) and Certificate in Language Proficiency in our state of the art Language Centre. The phenomenon of religion has always being and will continue to be relevant to individuals and shape society. So are the communication and language courses that promote culture, diversity and global citizenship.

At SOLAS our curricular is geared towards the training of graduates with liberal and open minds to critically analyze issues and find solutions to societal problems through effective leadership and communication as reflected in the programs and the appropriate pedagogy by our well experienced, dedicated and committed Faculty who approach scholarship with a heightened sense of conscientiousness. Academic excellence and integrity are our hall mark. As per our Islamic values you can be assured of discipline, accountability and transparency.  One of our objectives is to imbibe in our students the attitude of tolerance and the appreciation of diversity; and to live in a pluralistic environment and individually and collectively provide service to community.

At SOLAS the Programs we wish to offer have underlying philosophies and well anchored in theories and concepts that enable a deep understanding and critical utilization of mind to facilitate application of knowledge acquired in contemporary society. Our required courses on applied hermeneutics, leadership and languages, inure to the proper understanding of texts and their meanings within specific contexts; acquisition of strategic leadership skills to play such roles and acquire global citizenship. The utilization of effective methods to achieve optimum results: sizable class numbers, face to face lectures, engagement with students, independent research and presentations in our ultra modern purpose designed lecture rooms allow for excellent interaction. Through mentorship and other outreach programmes our students would be ushered into the world of scholarship; prepared and propelled to undertake graduate work or other professions and to excel. Above all students’ evaluation of Faculty promotes the much needed confidence of our undergraduates and actualization of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences value of critical mindedness, transparency and freedom of expression.

Come and experience the values and academic excellence that promote holistic development of humanity at SOLAS. We would be happy to give you admission to pursue the programme of your choice and bring the potential in you. We also promise you a memorable stay with us; SOLAS is a home away from home.

Thank You and God Bless

Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences


To train critical minded individuals with integrity to transform society through effective leadership.


To produce graduates from different backgrounds and orientations and well-grounded citizens who combine both academic and moral excellence to promote human development and peaceful co-existence in today’s pluralistic society and to address the needs and challenges of the contemporary society.

  • We value integrity
  • We value a congenial learning atmosphere where Faculty and students will work together to achieve academic excellence
  • We value motivation and independent mindedness
  • We value articulation of ideas in freedom to develop the individual potential
  • We value promotion of initiative, creativity and positive attitude to academic work
  • We value diversity and human potential.