Prof. Halimu S. Shauri, Dean: SHSS

Dear Parents and Students,
Welcome to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The School is an academic centre for the Social Sciences, Humanities and Liberal Arts. It houses the Department of Social Sciences under which Sociology, Psychology, Child-care and Protection, Political Science, History, History and Archaeology, Anthropology and the university common course HIV and AIDS, are subsumed; the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, under which courses in Philosophy, Christian Studies, and Islamic Studies, Leadership and Philosophy, Theology and the university common course Ethics and Integrity, are taught; and the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literature. Under the auspices of this department, English Language and Linguistics, Kiswahili: Fasihi na Isimu ya Lugha, as well as Arabic, German and French taught at language learner beginner levels and advanced stages are offered, and also the university common course Communication Skills.
Prospective students may pursue the broadly defined Bachelor of Arts program which enables them to have an array of choices in Sociology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Political Science, History and Archaeology, Literature, English Language & Linguistics, Kiswahili, Arabic, German and French.
The School has Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) graduate and postgraduate programs in Sociology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Kiswahili, English Language & Linguistics, and Literature..