The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is your gateway to a variety of careers and the chance to change the world, In all of our programs, you can explore a dynamic body of knowledge, engage in service and learning, collaborate with faculty and community partners, develop critical thinking skills and graduate ready to apply your big ideas to real-world needs.

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is a community of diverse learners seeking to understand and transform the social world through inquiry, inspiration, service and innovation.

Core Values

  • Diversity Our uniqueness as individuals and as a collective is an asset and serves as a source of strength.
  • Learning The foundation of knowledge as both a valued end and a means to success.
  • Engagement Passion, involvement, critical thinking and collaboration are nurtured among all learners.
  • Equity The assurance of access, belonging, and opportunity shapes our approach and our actions.
  • Innovation Creativity advances knowledge through research and scholarship for improving lives.
  • Integrity Ethics and honesty guide our curriculum, values, words, and actions.


Browse the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Collections:

Aging Studies Department

Anthropology Department

Applied Organizational Studies

Criminal Justice Community

Ethnic Studies Department

Gender and Women's Studies Department

Geography Department

Government Department

History Department

Psychology Department

Social Work Department

Sociology and Corrections Department

Urban and Regional Studies Institute