The Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities UIN Antasari Banjarmasin plans to open new study programs. The initial step to open new study programs was conducted through a survey. It is to gather aspirations of stakeholders related to the prioritized study programs.
Below are future study programs that will be opened at the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities UIN Antasari Banjarmasin:
Literature and Arabic Language
Literature and English Language
History of Islamic Civilization,
Dr. Irfan Noor, M. Hum as Dean of the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities explained that the plan to open new study programs in the scope of the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities is based on the dream to advance the institution . It also to strengthen scientific integration between Islamic and modern sciences.
“The plan to open these new study programs is based on several reasons. First, the transformation of IAIN Antasari into UIN Antasari required the Ushuluddin and Humanities Faculties to carry out institutional development, especially in the scope of interdisciplinary studies. Second, the development of study programs is also expected to further strengthen the philosophy of scientific integration which is the main mission of the transformation of IAIN Antasari into UIN Antasari. Finally, it is hoped that the presence of study programs in the humanities clusters will strengthen the studies of the Ushuluddin sciences, either through humanities social science approaches or vice versa. It is hoped, the science of Islamic studies will always be contextual to its era”. Irfan explained in detail.
Irfan who graduated from the doctoral program at the University of Utara Malaysia also explained that a plan to open new study programs is expected to further increase the attractiveness of the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities and its contribution to the society progress and benefit.