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 six departments. Read more….
- Sociology & Social Work
- History & Political Science
Modern Languages & Diasporan Studies
- Applied Statistics
The Faculty of Social Science and Arts (FSSA) is made up of six departments: Department of Economics, Department of Geography, Department of Sociology & Social Work, Department of History & Political Science, Department of Modern Languages & Diasporan Studies and Applied Statistics. 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