Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications
Social Sciences & Humanities Department Mission & Goals
The mission of the Social Sciences and Humanities Department is to strengthen students' critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills; broaden intellectual perspectives; promote global awareness and an appreciation of community diversity; and foster an appreciation for life-long learning.
The main goal of the Social Sciences and Humanities Department is to prepare Penn College students for the challenges of life and active and informed participation in their communities. Courses help students to develop the skills to understand contemporary issues and to develop creative and sustainable solutions for their futures.