Departments of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences:

  • English, Foreign Languages & Mass Communication
  • Fine Arts
  • Social Sciences and Criminal Justice

English, Foreign Languages & Mass Communication

The English, Foreign Languages, and Mass Communication Department consists of two areas: the English and Foreign Languages area and the Mass Communication area.

Mass Communication

The Mass Communication Program offers a major in Mass Communication that provides students with training in the current best practices in the area.



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Fine Arts

The Fine Arts Department seeks to provide students with a broad knowledge of and appreciation for the arts and to prepare students for careers and further study. The Department is composed of four (4) areas: Visual Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre. The curricula are designed to provide general education courses in support of a strong liberal arts education. The majors in the Department are Studio Art, and General Music. The Visual Arts Program is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Performing Groups

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Social Sciences and Criminal Justice

The Social Sciences and Criminal Justice Department offers majors in Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, and Sociology. The vision of the Social Sciences and Criminal Justice Department is to become an exemplary, growth-oriented teaching and research unit within the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Its aim is to offer the highest quality programs in a nurturing atmosphere by attracting and retaining dedicated, credentialed faculty who excel in teaching, student mentoring, scholarly research, and service to the community. It further aims to provide applied technological learning opportunities designed to advance the intellectual, analytical, and communication skills of its graduates.

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program is broad-based and designed to equip the baccalaureate graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in those areas directly or indirectly involved in the administration of justice.

The curriculum presents a systematic approach to the agencies, people, and processes involved in the American system of justice and, therefore, provides as well a firm foundation for those students wishing to pursue graduate studies.

See College Catalogue for more information, including Courses and Programs of Study.

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