Welcome to the School of Social Sciences

POLS 390 at Inaugural Ceremony, Washington DC Cambodian Buddhist monk at Grove Opening HIST 498 at Immigration station on Angel Island Graduating Social Sciences students, 2012 CCJS students at Atwater Penitentiary Garden Work Day at Environmental Tech Center

The School of Social Sciences offers knowledge and skills that prepare our graduates to live richly rewarding personal, professional, and social lives while understanding and appreciating human complexity in a global society.

The school contributes to the political, economic, and cultural literacy of its citizens while expanding and preserving knowledge. It is a regional center for active social change and human betterment, advocacy, and planning. The school maintains an environment conducive to personal and professional growth attained through equality, shared governance, and open communication.