The College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. See the full list of our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, minors, and certificates or endorsements.
Programs, Departments and Schools:
Examine the history and culture of people of African descent through an interdisciplinary approach.
Study the knowledge of how, when and where human life arose, and why cultures have evolved along varied pathways.
Study criminal justice theory and practical application for a future career in the criminal justice system or academia.
Learn to look at societal issues such as poverty, unemployment and inflation using traditional economic tools and concepts.
Study literature, creative writing and film alongside literary interpretation and rhetorical theory and practice.
Learn to understand the challenges facing a population dependent on finite resources and address problems that require understanding of interacting natural and social systems.
Examine the making and meaning of femininity and masculinity across cultures, social formations and time.
Bridge the gap between natural and social sciences and examine environmental, cultural, political and economic processes that produce patterns across Earth's surface.
Learn about Mexican-American history and culture or delve into the Spanish language to gain written and oral proficiency.
Analyze the events, people and institutions of the past to gain deeper understanding of the present.
Develop leadership skills through theory and experiential learning with curriculum designed to address multiple facets of what it means to be a leader.
Take courses designed to enrich the liberal arts core and study classic writings from around the world to investigate central questions that have concerned humanity through the ages.
Cultivate critical thinking and problem solving skills while exploring big questions about reality, knowledge and value.
Examine issues within politics and learn about government affairs in Political Science or examine global politics and issues in International Affairs.
Gain skills to seek positive social change through analysis of the structure of society, the dynamics of culture and interaction, and the causes and consequences of behavior.