College of Social Sciences & Communication

Ross Hall, Room 120, (501) 569-3244, fax (501) 569-3592, Website

Professor Lisa Bond-Maupin, Dean
Associate Professor Andrew Drummond, Interim Associate Dean for Teaching and Interdisciplinary Support
Professor Sarah Beth Estes, Interim Associate Dean for Research and Community Engagement

The College of Social Sciences and Communication includes 8 units offering degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels, including the School of Mass Communication and the departments of Speech Communication, Rhetoric and Writing, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, Political Science, and the Institute of Government. The college also supports several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes, including University Television, KLRE/KUAR public radio, the Survey Research Center, the Center for Nonprofit Organizations, and the Center for Public Collaboration.

Program Certificate or Degree Program Department/School
Applied Communication Studies Master’s (M.A.) Speech Communication
Applied Psychology Master’s (M.A.) Psychology
Conflict Mediation Certificate Institute of Government
Criminal Justice Master’s (M.A.) Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Master’s (M.S.) Criminal Justice (Online)
Criminal Justice Doctorate (Ph.D.) Criminal Justice
Mass Communications Master’s (M.A.) Mass Communication
Nonprofit Management Certificate Institute of Government
Online Writing Instruction Certificate Rhetoric and Writing
Professional & Technical Writing Master’s (M.A.) Rhetoric and Writing
Business and Professional Writing Certificate Rhetoric and Writing
Public Administration Master’s (M.P.) Public Administration
Strategic Communication Certificate Mass Communication