Chair: Dr. Daniel Egbe
Phone: (501) 370-5232
Location: Titus Academic Center, Suite B, Room 205
The mission of the Division of Social Sciences supports the College's mission by addressing the study of human relationships as they pertain to the behavior of individuals, families, societies, nations and government in the historical, political, psychological, and social contexts/environment.
Our students and graduates are critical thinkers, researchers, historians, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists and social workers.
The Division of Social Sciences consists of five academic departments: political science, psychology, sociology, social work, and minors in history and black family studies.
The philosophy of the Division of Social Sciences contributes to the College's purpose and philosophy when it embeds the following core values:
Promote analysis and critical thinking.
Student Learning Goals and Outcomes
Ensure language competences in the discipline
Foster a culture of ethical behavior
Promote national and global perspectives
Facilitate testing and evaluation
Institutionalize scientific and social research
Promote the interrelatedness of the disciplines
Majors and Minors
Faculty of Department of Political Science
Faculty of Department of Psychology
Faculty of Department of Sociology
Faculty of Department of Social Work
Faculty of Department of Criminal Justice
Philander Smith College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North
Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees. The organization can be
reached at http://hlcommission.com/