School of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Learn how to think, not what to think

    Be able to figure out how the 14th Amendment to the Constitution continues to impact us today Apply the lessons of attachment theory. Find out just how modern the predicament of the lovers Abelard and Heloise can seem.

    As society becomes more knowledge-based, critical thinking, communicating through traditional and digital media , and understanding human behavior will all be crucial. So will the abilities to research, organize, and analyze. These are the skills that are at the heart of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    You can learn all these skills at Gannon's School of Humanities and Social Sciences, but more importantly, you can:

    • Pursue your degree in a variety of disciplines, including, communication arts, English, political science, criminal justice, political science, psychology, social work and more
    • Take advantage of the cooperative education program to pursue work experience through a variety of internships and co-ops
    • Explore career paths with advertising agencies, law firms, health organizations, non-profits and social organizations
    • Have great freedom to design an individualized course of study. It's multi-disciplinary learning for an increasingly multi-disciplinary world