College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Mission Statement

students at oceanThe mission of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is to increase understanding of people in individual, social, cultural and historical contexts and to share this knowledge among faculty, students, and the larger community.  It accomplishes this mission by:

  • Fostering an environment of intellectual engagement that promotes innovative thinking.
  • Actively contributing to liberal education
  • Striving to create informed, ethical, and competent citizens, who are lifelong learners prepared to live in and contribute to a pluralistic global society.