The Department of English Language and Literature was established in the academic year 2010/2011 with the aim of providing students with excellent communication and leadership skills and high proficiency in English language and literature through the study plan which includes studies in language, literature, linguistics and translation, while continuing to develop the study plan and materials to meet the needs of the labor market. The department also aims to meet the demands of the Jordanian society by providing qualified cadres to teach English language and literature in an effort to provide the Islamic and Arab world with elite scholars who are capable of disseminating the true image of Islam and Muslims as a contribution to the Islamic civilizational project. The department ensures that the faculty members are of a high level of competence and scientific ability. Currently, there are 8 qualified faculty members in various English language majors ranging from professor to associate professor to assistant professor and teacher. The Department seeks to provide all that is useful for students to enrich the learning process by taking advantage of the latest technologies in the Language and Translation Laboratory to help them develop their different language skills from listening, speaking and writing. The Department offers a bachelor's degree in English language and literature and aspires to develop a master's program in linguistics and translation in the coming years, God willing.
Developing the skills of students in English through the use of theoretical and technical means to teach the materials of listening, speaking, reading, writing and translation.
Providing students with a solid knowledge base in all fields of specialization (language, literature, linguistics and translation).
Honoring students' critical and creative thinking skills.
Developing students' abilities to conduct theoretical and applied research in the fields of specialization.
To instill Islamic thought and culture among students and to develop their ability to express their cultural heritage in English in writing and in conversation