School of Humanities and Social Sciences


The School of Humanities and Social Sciences encompasses a number of disciplines, including Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Human Services/Pre-Social Work, Addictions Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, English, Academic Foundations English, Academic English as a Second Language, History, Liberal Arts, Studio Arts, Theatre Arts, Digital Art and Design, and Education (Special Education, Infant/Toddler, Early Childhood, and Elementary/Secondary). Among the options of study encompassed are Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Associate of Arts (AA), and Associate of Science (AS) programs designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions and/or for entry-level careers. We also offer professional development certificates and programs in preparation for immediate employment upon graduation as well as general education courses required for all degree programs.

Our mission is to offer courses and degree-granting programs centered on a critical and analytical inquiry of human behavior and institutional structures from theoretical, historical, empirical, and multicultural perspectives. Academic exploration of the Social Sciences on local and global scales, aims to promote self-discovery and empowerment through the development of critical thinking and problem–solving skills for future academic and vocational careers.





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School of Humanities and Social Sciences
71 Sip Avenue (Room L420)
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Phone: (201) 360-4750
Fax: (201) 360-4753