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Dean - Ybyraiym Azimkhan Orazbaevich
Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor
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Taraz, Nietkaliev str., 1





Deputy Deans

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences trains of bachelors on the following specialties:
5В050300 – Psychology 
5В020300 – History
5В010800 – Physical culture and sport
5В020700 - Translation Studies
5В011900 – Foreign languages: two foreign languages (English, German, French, Arabic, Turkish)
5В021000 – Foreign philology
5В020500 – Philology: Kazakh, Russian languages 
5В050400 – Journalism
5В090600 - Socio-Cultural Service

One of the major departments of TarSU named after M.Kh is the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. In 2003, the faculty had detached from faculty of Philology, it acquired a new name, the faculty of World languages and literature. In that period the faculty carried out training on the following specialties: Philology, Kazakh language and literature, Russian language and literature, Translation studies, Foreign Philology and Journalism.
The first Dean of the faculty was Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor S.Zh. Tazhibayeva. In 2006 the specialties «Psychology», «History», «Sociology» were included in the faculty. So this changed the name of the faculty into faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dean was approved Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor D.P.Kozhamzharova. In 2008 the specialties «Physical training and sport», in 2009 - «Cultural and leisure work» were added the faculty. 2009 -2011 faculty was headed by Candidate of Philological Sciences, associate Professor L.G.Mukazhanova. The faculty has been heading by Candidate of Philological Sciences, associate Professor А.О.Ybyrayim since 2011.
At present the faculty comprises 8 departments: «Philology and Journalism», «Foreign Philology and Translation studies», «Pedagogy and Psychology», «History of Kazakhstan», «Culture and art», «Theory and methodology of physical education », «Foreign languages» and «Kazakh and Russian languages».
There are 3 doctors, 31 candidates of Sciences and more than 60 masters, masters of sports of the USSR and of the Republic of Kazakhstan, honored coaches, honored workers of culture and art.

The faculty includes following departments:

"Culture and art "
“Pedagogics and psychology"
“Foreign languages”
“Kazakh and Russian languages”
"Theory and methods of Physical culture"
“Foreign philology and translation studies”
"Philology and Journalism"
"History of Kazakhstan''



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