Faculty of Arts

At the inception of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU/UNIZIK) Awka, in 1991 as an autonomous university, it inherited seven faculties from its mother university, the defunct Anambra State University of Technology (ASUTECH). The Faculties are: Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Management Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. As at that time, the Faculties of Arts, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences and Technology Pharmaceutical Sciences and Agriculture were not part of the system.

However, in view of the fact that at its inception Nnamdi Azikiwe University was made a conventional university, whose areas of study were to cut across many academic disciplines, including the Arts and in appreciation of the role played by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe (whom the University is named after, in the development of human society through the liberal arts), the authorities of the University welcomed the idea of Faculty of Arts and the others as a way of meeting the demands of the Nigerian society.