Welcome to Faculty of Social Science and Arts The Faculty of Social Science and Arts (FSSA) is made up of five departments: Department of Economics, Department of Geography, Department of Sociology & Social Work, Department of History & Political Science, and Department of Modern Languages & Diasporan Studies. The Faculty of Social Science and Arts (FSSA) is made up of five departments: Department of Economics, Department of Geography, Department of Sociology & Social Work, Department of History & Political Science, and Department of Modern Languages & Diasporan Studies. .

Prof. Issaka Kanton Osumanu

Dean’s Welcome Message

On behalf of faculty and students at the Faculty of Social Science and Arts (FSSA), I warmly welcome you to the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS). The members of FSSA are also cognate staff members of other Faculties, especially the Faculty of Integrated Development Studies (FIDS). The FSSA, established in 2020, is one of the newest and most dynamic at SDD-UBIDS. The Faculty’s tradition in social sciences and arts dates to 1994, when FIDS was established. Today, FSSA comprises five departments. Read more….

Spotlight

Prof. Issahaku Haruna
Prof. Issahaku Haruna
  • Economics

  • Geography

  • Sociology & Social Work
  • History & Political Science
  • Modern Languages & Diasporan Studies

Departments FSSA

The Faculty of Social Science and Arts (FSSA) is made up of five departments: Department of Economics, Department of Geography, Department of Sociology & Social Work, Department of History & Political Science, and Department of Modern Languages & Diasporan Studies. The academic programmes of the Faculty are diverse and varied, including economics, geography, sociology, social work, social and development administration, political science, history, modern languages, and diasporan studies.  Our programmes are grounded in a rigorous, broad-based social science and arts curriculum that develops students’ knowledge, analytical abilities, research skills, and creativity.

Our main objective of FSSA is to offer an intellectual platform to international scholars and it aims to promote interdisciplinary studies in social science and arts. The Faculty shall advance the objectives of each of its departments by the following specific objectives:

  • To create synergy for interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research in social sciences and arts

  • To provide faculty and students with skills in its various fields to contribute to the development needs of the country

  • To establish and promote international networks of social sciences and arts; and

  • To enhance the sharing of human, financial, and material resources