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Welcome to the College of Social Sciences

The twelve departments in the College of Social Sciences prepare students to lead in a rapidly changing world. Our programs provide foundations for careers in business, government and nonprofit organizations, prepare students for graduate and doctoral programs and empower them as democratic participants. Programs in the College of Social Sciences prize personal connections between students and faculty, active student clubs, service-learning and internship opportunities, and small classes.

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New Students


Learn about the scholarships opportunities, student accomplishments, student organizations, and petition forms.

Current Students


Find programs, departments, and resources to set you up for success whether you are a current student or an incoming student.

Faculty CoSS


Learn about and participate in research in the College.

New Students


Reconnect with your college, find out what your fellow alumni are up to, and send us your news. Donate and Make a difference.

Events at CoSS


Immerse yourself into the CoSS culture. Check out our upcoming and past events here.

CoSS Staff


Check out our current tenure/tenure-track open positions.

Marko Mohlenhoff, SJSU Cares

Need Assistance?

SJSU Cares assists students who are facing an unforeseen economic crisis by providing direct support and referrals around basic needs including food, housing, emergency assistance and more.

Notifications from Dean's Office

Student Specialized Instructional Support Center

SJSU has converted Ballroom A/B in the Diaz Compean Student Union into a Student Specialized Instructional Support Center. The area will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students may enter the Student Union using their Tower ID cards at the West Entrance (7th Street Paseo) and must complete the self-check requirements.

SJSU Newsroom

We encourage you to continue to follow the running blog on the SJSU Newsroom site.

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