Rural development is defined as an integrated strategy to improve the economic and social life of rural communities. It is based on four basic dimensions, including the Economic, the social, the environmental and the human dimension. The main fields of interest include:
To achieve sustainable economic capable to growth and development, especially in the agricultural field.
Achieving social justice and reducing poverty, and narrowing the gap between rural and urban areas.
Develop rural people to become more capable, receptive and understanding of work.
Optimal exploitation of human, physical and natural resources in the countryside without negative impacts on the environment.
The following are the general and specific objectives of the Rural Development Division's approach:
Qualifying and preparing the student at the bachelor level (Distance Learning) in the field of rural development.
Providing students with scientific knowledge in various fields related to rural development, including Sociology of Development, Introducing to Rural Development and Planning, Social Welfare Policies, Microeconomics, Community Health, Community Development and others.
Developing the knowledge and practical abilities of the student who qualify him to serve the causes, development and improvment of society.
Development of the student's abilities(Bachelor- Distance Learning( in the fields of planning, implementation and analysis of applied scientific research in the fields of multi-rural development.
Special objectives (qualities of graduate):
The curriculum aims to qualify and prepare a graduate who is able to:
Applying the principles of rural development, including planning and implementation, with a view to promoting and developing rural communities.
Predicting issues, problems and needs of rural development.
Work in professional sectors related to rural development, including governmental institutions, civil society organizations and voluntary organizations.
Work in the preparation of scientific studies and research related to rural development.
Learning and self-employment in rural development activities.