Explore the richness of African cultures.

Explore the richness of African cultures.

Our students come from 136 countries.

Our students come from 136 countries.

Group study enhances communication skills.

Group study enhances communication skills.

English majors with real-world internships meet to exchange what they’ve learned.

English majors with real-world internships meet to exchange what they’ve learned.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

When you take classes in any of the 11 departments that compose the School of Humanities and Social Sciences — such as English, the classics, history or philosophy — you will receive a broad, comprehensive understanding of the world. Not only will that make you an astoundingly well-rounded individual, it will also assist you in whatever career you choose to pursue. Each department is full of terrific faculty, opportunities to study abroad and hands-on internships. Best of all, you can pair your major with a minor that will add value to your next step beyond your bachelor’s degree. 

Contact Information

Dean: Greenwald, Richard

Location: 3238 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.3136
Fax: 718.951.4132