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SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

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The School of Humanities and Social Sciences provides students with a broad liberal arts education, an environment for personal growth, and strong preparation in the chosen major. This combination prepares students to pursue graduate studies and to become highly competitive professionals and leaders in their communities. Our curriculum integrates understanding and celebration of African American heritage while responding to the needs of the global 21st century society.

The major goals of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences are to
1.) Provide students experiences that enable them to face the opportunities and challenges of today’s changing world. 2.) Prepare students to apply critical thinking skills in the classroom so they will be prepared to think, act, and relate to others in the larger contexts of the community, the Nation, and the world. 
3.) Provide excellence in teaching and programming through a continuous improvement process that focuses on providing the best educational experiences for our students. 4.) Help students to explore future goals and opportunities for employment, careers, continued education, and graduate school.

MAJORS & MINORS

MAJORS

MINORS

  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • French
  • History
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships are available in Languages and Literature from the Kennedy Foundation for the Arts, and in Political Science from the Julian Bond Foundation. Please see your academic advisor for specific requirements to apply for these scholarships.