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​The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences offers undergraduate degrees, certificate programs, and graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines. Our programs help students develop critical​ thin​king, research, analytical and communication skills vital to all careers and academic disciplines.

Our programs equip you with strong writing and speaking skills and the ability to recognize and make connections that lead to greater understanding of people and communities at local, national and international levels.

Employers want both broad knowledge and specific skills. Read more from the Association of American Colleges and Universities employment report: 

Liberal Arts Graduates and Employment: Setting the Record Straight.


CH​SBS Student Resources

The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences offers academic advising and success coaching by appointment in Anspach Hall.​


Undergraduate Programs
(web links to department pages)

Anthropology
Cultural and Global Studies
English Literatures, Language and Writing

  • Specialization in Creative Writing
  • Specialization in Nonfiction Writing
  • Specialization in World Literature
  • Specialization in Children's and Young Adult Literature
  • Specialization in American and British Literature
  • Specialization in Applied Linguistics

English as a Second Language*
English - Creative Writing (certif​icate)
English - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (certificate)
English - Technical and Professional Writing (certificate)

Ethics, Values and Society*
French
German
History
Military Science*
Museum Studies*
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Political Science

  • Citizen Engagement (certificate)
  • Lawmaking & Legal Processes (certificate)
  • Political Advocacy​ & Elections (certificate)

Political Science - International Relations 
  • Global Governance & Advocacy (certificate)
  • Governance of Nations (certificate)
  • International Security Studies (certificate)
Political Science - Public and Nonprofit Administration
  • Citizen Engagement (certificate)
  • International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Administration (certificate)
  • Public Policy Analysis (certificate)
  • Public & Social Entrepreneurship (certificate)
Political Science​ - Accelerated M​aster of Arts
Psychology
Psychology - B.S./M.S. in Experimental Psychology
Religion
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology: Social and Criminal Justice (concentration) 
Sociology: Youth Studies (concentration)
Spanish 
Spanish - Business (concentration) 
Women and Gender Studies ​

*Available as a minor only.


School of Public Service and Global Citizenship

African and African Diaspora Studies (certificate)
American Indian Studies (certificate)
Cultural and Global Studies (major/minor)
Cultural Competency (certificate)
East Asian Studies (certificate)
European Studies (certificate)
Latin American and Latino Studies (certificate)
Middle East and Islamic Studies (certificate)
Sustainability and Environmental Poli​cy​ (minor)
Women and Gender Stud​ies (major/minor)


Undergraduate teacher certification programs

English
French
German
History 
Language Arts 
Social Studies​​
Spanish

For more information about majors and minors available through Central Michigan University, read the Undergraduate Academic Bulletin.


Residential Colleg​e

Cultural and Global Residential College​​




Graduate Programs

English Language and Literature Department
Master of Arts in English Language and Literature
Master of Arts in English: Creative Writing
Master of Arts in English: Composition and Communication
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department
Master of Arts in Spanish

History Department
Master of Arts in History
Joint M.A. / Ph.D. in History
(with a partner institution abroad)

Humanities
Master of Arts​ in Humanities

Neuroscience
M.S./Ph.D. in Neuroscience

Political Science & Public Administration Department
Master of Arts in Political Science
Master of Public Administration
Civic Engagement - Certificate
Professional Development in Public Administration - Certificate

Psychology Department
Master of Science in Experimental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Experimental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Specialist in Psychological Services in School Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology

School of Public Service and Global Citizenship
Cultural Resource Management - Master's Degree
Cultural Resource Management - Gradua​te Certificate

For more information about graduate programs at Central Michigan University, read the Graduate Bulletin or visit the College of Graduate Studies.​​​​​​​​​

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