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CAHSS is home to the Performing and Visual Arts Series, the Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, the Family Therapy Clinic, the Writing Center, and Campus Diversity Dialogs. The College offers stimulating undergraduate and graduate programs that engage students in innovative teaching, scholarship, and community outreach. A central theme in the College’s baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs is the understanding and consequent improvement of human relations through multidisciplinary, multi-professional and multicultural perspectives. While addressing emergent social issues and challenges, our excellent faculty and alumni integrate theory, research, and practice in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and helping professions. Our commitment to experiential learning and scholarship provides our students with opportunities to become reflective scholars, creative artists, and skilled practitioners and professionals. 

Mission Statement

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is committed to achieving inclusive excellence in teaching, research, and community service. CAHSS emphasizes multidisciplinary learning, and the development of skills and competencies necessary for success in our students’ respective fields. It is dedicated to the improvement of life quality, and the pursuit of collaborative and equitable means to address human challenges. Our unique and talented students learn to become reflective scholars, creative artists, ethical practitioners and skilled professionals with a critical understanding of theory and method as well as an appreciation of the diversity, responsibility and privilege inherent in global citizenship.

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