Students Shaping the Future of Silicon Valley
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.
Learn about the scholarships opportunities, student accomplishments, student organizations, and petition forms.
Find programs, departments, and resources to set you up for success whether you are a current student or an incoming student.
Learn about and participate in research in the College.
Reconnect with your college, find out what your fellow alumni are up to, and send us your news. Donate and Make a difference.
Immerse yourself into the CoSS culture. Checkout our upcoming and past events here.
Check out our our current tenure/tenure-track open positions.
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
November 24, 2020
The College of Social Sciences is pleased to be conducting national searches for nine tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in 2020-21. These new colleagues will join a community of current faculty who are engaging in innovative pedagogies, producing community-centered research, and transforming SJSU through their campus leadership.
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.