The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) houses programs spanning disciplines from philosophy to economics. Students benefit from concentrated faculty involvement in a traditional liberal arts college setting. Our educational approach blends the intellectual with the practical, preparing students for professional and civic life. The college teaches nearly every undergraduate at George Mason and offers a rigorous graduate curriculum and nationally ranked programs. We are committed to providing a challenging education, expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research, and contributing intellectual leadership to the community.