College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

About Us

Studying People. Improving Society.

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) promotes an understanding of how individuals, societies and cultures contribute to human development.

The college offers a diverse range of academic programs, from Psychology to Interior Design, Geography to Political Science, History to Social Work and beyond. We offer 19 different majors, 14 minors, and a variety of certificate programs focused on understanding human nature, improving society and enriching people's lives.

Classes in CSBS are small and personalized with an average 16:1 ratio, and  99% are taught  by faculty with the highest degrees in their fields. Students are given the opportunity to work closely with professors on cutting-edge research, presenting their findings at local, national, and international conferences.

CSBS students have a variety of other experiential learning opportunities, including internships, fieldwork, service learning and study abroad. The college houses state-of-the-art facilities such as Textiles and Apparel's Materials Analysis Lab, Psychology's PsychoNeuroEndocrinology Lab, Geography's Geospatial Sciences Lab and more. These hands-on experiences help provide an important edge after graduation, whether in the job market or on graduate school applications. That is just one of the reasons the college boasts an impressive 97% career or continuing education placement rate.

Find your new path in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences!