Collage of Social Science and Humanities

Kifle Haile (PhD)

Dean, College of Social Science & Humanities

 

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities has been conducting quality learning teaching activities using the academic staff members with different field of specialization on regular, summer and extension under graduate and postgraduate programs. To support the teaching learning activities there are two laboratories under the department of English Language and Literature and Geography and Environmental Studies. The ELIC center and GIS are very important to give the practical teaching for students using the technical assistances hired under those departments. The college graduated many under graduate and postgraduate students with best knowledge, skill and attitude towards their future career.

The other pillar for the college is research and community services. instructors are involving themselves in different thematic areas that will solve the societal problems. All instructors under the college are invited to participate and took part in the research areas. Regarding the community services the college has delivered different community services such as engagement in teaching for high school students wherever there is a request from the school, trainings are also delivered to fill the gap of knowledge for the officials. 

Know About Us

The college of Social Sciences and Humanities was initially started as faculty of Social Sciences with four departments, namely Applied Geography, Sociology, Psychology and Ethiopian languages and literature-Amharic in 2000 E.C.  During the time (1999E.C), it was intimately working with Faculty of Education (Geography, History and English) and instructors were working inter-faculties.  At the beginning, the Faculty was enrolled 141 students. In 2002 E.C. the faculty was reorganized to the College level and due to cease of Faculty of Education some departments (Applied Geography and Geography education) were merged and other departments like History, English and Amharic were incorporated under it. Since then, a number of departments were opened (Civic and Ethical studies during its establishment) and by this time over 3,184 students were enrolled as regular, summer and extension of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. 

Vision

The college aspires to become one of the leading colleges in the country in utilizing Cultural values for conservation of Natural resources and development in 2025

Mission

Producing competent graduates in the fields of social sciences and humanities to promote the development of the country by conserving and utilizing natural resources and cultural values through providing quality education, research and community services.

Core Values

  • Relevance and Quality
  • Effectiveness  and Efficiency
  • Excellence 
  • Being problem solver
  • Being researcher
  • Team Work
  • Appreciating Diversity and Equality 
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Participatory and Exemplar
  • Environment friendly 

Departments

English Language and Litrature

History and Heritage Management

Ethiopian Language and Literature- Amharic

Civic and Ethical Education

Geography and Environmental studies

Educational Planning & Management

Psycology

Sociology

Social Work

Journalism and Communication

Governance and Development studies

staff Profile

Lecturers (Msc) Stuff on Duty
Ass Professor's on Duty
Phd Holders on Duty
Phd and Msc Candidates on study Leave
Total Staff
89
4
8
24
125

Student Profile

Lecturers (Msc) Stuff on Duty
Ass Professor's on Duty
Phd Holders on Duty
Phd and Msc Candidates on study Leave
Total Staff
89
4
8
24
125