School of Social and Human Sciences

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The School of Social and Human Sciences offers graduate and undergraduate degrees, as well as general education courses. The School also houses three specialized units: the Department of General Education, the Department of Social Work and the Institute of Security and Protection (ISEP).

The School of Social and Human Sciences is a learning community that is committed to offering high quality education that promotes the continuous development of its students.

The School of Social and Human Sciences’ mission fosters the development of well-rounded individuals who are creative, enterprising, and committed to the community; citizens who demonstrate and appreciate the values of justice and equity; respect the diversity the dignity of others; and value culture, the arts, and the environment.

The School promotes the academic and professional development of faculty and students by incorporating research, information skills, technology, internationalization, and assessment in all academic areas. Through a constructivist teaching-learning process, the curriculum stimulates critical thinking and creative skills Students will be capable of successfully performing in their professional, social, cultural, political, and economic environments and engaging in local and international settings, within the global, changing world.


  • Associate Degree in Public Security  
  • Bachelor in Social Sciences Major in Psychology  
  • Bachelor in Penal Justice Major in Security and Protection 
  • Bachelor in Social Work
  • Bachelor in Social Sciences Major in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor in Communications Major in Social Communications in the Web
  • Master in Social Work (MSW) with specialization in Clinical Social Work  
  • Master in Criminal Justice and Criminology (MCJ)