Samuel E. Watson, III, Dean (O’Donohoe Hall 121)
Mission Statement for the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The purpose of the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences is threefold. First, the college provides for students throughout the university a broadly based liberal arts curriculum designed to empower them with the fundamental language and communication skills as well as the critical thinking skills necessary for a lifetime of learning and achievement. Secondly, the college offers general education courses in the modern languages, literature, history, philosophy, humanities, political science, sociology, and psychology, which provide a foundation of knowledge necessary in the development of those cultural and aesthetic values that enrich the individual and are essential for a meaningful and productive life. Lastly, the college affords preparation for careers in teaching and a wide range of further graduate and professional studies in such fields as English, history, political science, psychology, the law, the ministry, library science, and museum management.
The Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers majors, minors, programs, and courses in Applied Arts and Sciences, English, Foreign Languages, History, Humanities, International Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Studies, and Sociology.
Departments, Programs and Courses