The Faculty of Arts and Social Science of Jessore University of Science and Technology started its journey in 2013 as the Faculty of Physical Education, Language and Ethical Studies which was bifurcated in 2016 as The Faculty of Arts and Social Science and The Faculty of Health Science.
The Department of English started functioning under this faculty on the 1st July 2013 and still it is the only department under this faculty.
Professor Dr. Shaikh Mizanur Rahman is the present Dean of the faculty who has succeeded Professor Dr. Md. Anwar Hossain, the present Vice Chancellor of the university. The first Dean of the faculty was the erstwhile Vice Chancellor of this university Professor Dr. Md. Abdus Sattar.
The Department of English under this faculty offers two types of programmes: 4 year (8 semester) Undergraduate Programme (BA Hons in English) and 1 year (2 semester) Master’s Programme (MA in English). The department also conducts Communicative English Courses offered by other departments of the university for the undergraduate students.