FACULTY OF EDUCATION & LIBERAL STUDIES
The Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies (FELS) comprises the School of
Technical and Vocational Education (SOTAVE) and the School of Humanities
and Social Sciences (SHSS) formerly the Department of Liberal Studies (DOLS).
In SOTAVE, student teachers pursue studies in how to deliver the grades seven
to nine curricula, the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) cur-
riculum, and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) cur-
riculum. The offerings range from industrial technology (electrical, mechanical
and construction) to family and consumer studies (food and nutrition, textiles
and fashion, and family studies) and business and computer studies (business
studies, computer technology, and administrative management and technol-
ogy). The school also offers an independent Bachelor of Arts degree in Apparel
Design, Production and Management (ADP & M) for those interested in the
Caribbean’s developing fashion industry.
In SHSS, students are able to pursue arguably the most comprehensive under-
graduate communication and media degree in Jamaica. In the Bachelor of Arts
in Communication Arts and Technology, students are taken through the
rigours of photography, video editing, oral communication, advertising, public
relations and journalism on a multimedia platform that makes them optimally
marketable in today’s information age. The School also offers general educa-
tion modules in second language (English) and foreign languages (Spanish,
French and Japanese). Psychology, Sociology and other humanities and social
sciences modules complete its offerings.
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTING
The Faculty of Engineering and Computing has been the premier tertiary level
provider of education in engineering and computing in Jamaica for over the
past fifty years. The Faculty has graduated competent highly knowledgeable
and skilled engineers and computing professionals to support industrial devel-
opment and economic growth.
Unique to our program offerings are the bilingual degree in Chemical Engi-
neering (English and Spanish) and the Enterprise Computing programme.
These programmes are offered nowhere else in the English Speaking Caribbean.
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SCHOOL OF GR ADUA T E S TUD I E S R E S E A RCH AND ENT R E P R ENE UR SH I P