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Welcome to the College of Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS)--Rowan University’s second largest college.

We offer a model of lifelong learning that emphasizes critical thinking, collaboration and problem solving. In CHSS, we create connections in teaching, research and service to advance society. We inspire our faculty, students, alumni and the university community as a whole to create a world in which everyone can contribute, improve society and prosper. CHSS is home to the majority of Rowan Core courses—we come in contact with almost every student who graduates with a Rowan degree. In addition, we offer small classes, taught by excellent teachers and active researchers who are committed to your success.

The humanities and social sciences appreciate the past while looking forward to the future. We invite you to explore our website and discover the exciting possibilities that a degree from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers. We look forward to connecting with you!

Learn About Our College

  • Second largest College in the University

  • World Class Faculty

  • Small classes taught by experts in their fields, not graduate students

  • Multiple paths to completing degrees

  • Four Educational and Research Centers and Institutes

  • Numerous Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

  • Fellowships and Scholarships to study abroad and in the U.S.

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Empower. Transform. Engage.

Our mission is to EMPOWER, we encourage and support learners who are passionate about the world we live in, TRANSFORM, we provide unique opportunities to discover and revolutionize the world through the study of our shared and complex human experience, and ENGAGE with each other through innovative presentations, internships, study abroad programs, research opportunities and much, much more.

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