College of Humanities and Social Sciences

How will you engage the world?
Will. Power.


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Today’s most inspiring leaders excel as communicators, problem solvers and critical thinkers–skills you will cultivate as a student in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Our 11 departments offer:

  • Rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs
  • A dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars who come from some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions and include many Fulbright fellows and recipients of other honors
  • Extensive opportunities for student research, internships, study abroad and hands-on learning, incorporated into your academic experience
  • A supportive, student-oriented learning community that values civic engagement, global awareness, justice, and diversity

Our programs provide insight into the past and explore solutions for the future, enabling our students to build their careers, pursue advanced academic studies, and empower positive change. 

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Will. Power. Stories

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German Decena ‘13 Prosecutor’s Office Internship German Decena discovered a passion for criminal justice while studying sociology.

Will. Power. Stories

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Krista Dettle ‘11 Professional Counselor Krista Dettle discovered that her master’s in psychology could help open doors and minds.