College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Christina M. Hassija, Dean
Andrea Schoepfer, Associate Dean
Deirdre Thomas, Assistant Dean of Strategic Initiatives and Student Success
Thomas Long, Assistant Dean

Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, Room 207
(909) 537-7500 College of Social and Behavioral Sciences website

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Arts

  • Social Sciences with concentrations in:
    • Economics
    • Geography
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
  • Social Sciences (online option available through the College of Extended and Global Education)

Graduate Degree

Master of Arts

Master of Science


The university offers a minor and certificate program in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, overseen by the Center for the Study of Muslim and Arab Worlds. The course work provides students with a broad introduction to Middle Eastern Studies, creating a foundation for students to pursue advanced study or possible employment in related fields. The curriculum is multidisciplinary, bringing together a diverse faculty of specialists from the departments of Anthropology, Communication Studies, History, Humanities, Political Science and World Languages and Literatures. Core courses focus on the politics, culture and history of the Middle East. Students then select courses in a variety of fields that reflect the dynamic inter-relationship of cultures in the Middle East.