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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

What We Do

When you choose the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, you are choosing endless opportunities to build the skills that employers value, such as communication, problem-solving and critical thinking. The majors, minors and certificates we offer connect classroom learning to future employment by integrating real-world experiences and perspectives. Our faculty are dedicated to providing quality education and research, committing themselves to bettering our students and our world. With our education, you get a flexible program to meet your specific interests, providing an opportunity to make your Jackrabbit story as unique as you are.  

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18:1 Student to Faculty Ratio, 5 Schools, 6 Departments.

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YourLocalSecurity.com ranks SDSU No. 1 for third-straight year

For the third-straight year, South Dakota State University has been ranked the safest college campus in South Dakota by YourLocalSecurity.com, an ADT authorized provider and partner of SafeStreets.

Markel, Westwick named directors

Lynn Sargeant, dean of South Dakota State University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, has announced directors for two of the college’s schools.

SDSU opens School of Psychology, Sociology and Rural Studies

With the launch of the School of Psychology, Sociology and Rural Studies July 1, South Dakota State University opens its sixth school in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved the school earlier this year.