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Director's Message

ASU Scott Barclay

Led by Director Scott Barclay, the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers thirteen majors, six graduate programs, four certificates and eight minors. With an academically rigorous, career-focused, student-centered approach, the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the New College offers an unmatched educational experience.

The mission of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SSBS) is consistent with that of a metropolitan research university. A founding premise of the school is that the study of human behavior, social institutions, and culture can be best understood through interdisciplinary perspectives that integrate diverse intellectual and methodological systems of inquiry.