The mission of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences is to provide its students quality preparation for graduate and professional school in several disciplines. The School also prepares students for careers in many diverse fields, including art, music and English education; graphic design; law enforcement; mass communication; and social and government service. The School provides students with the necessary academic, social and civic preparation necessary for success in their chosen profession through interdisciplinary curriculum experiences, enriched with critical and analytical thinking skills.
The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences is comprised of three departments: the Department of Fine Arts; the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Mass Communication; and the Department of Social Sciences and Criminal Justice.
Dr. Charles P. Austin, Sr., Dean
Dr. Carolyn Drakeford, Assistant Dean
English, Foreign Languages, and Mass Communication
Dr. Herman Howard, Chair
Mrs. Gina Moore, Interim Chair
Social Sciences and Criminal Justice
Dr. Jackie Booker, Chair