Division of Humanities & Social Sciences

"Building the Strong Foundation Upon Which All Morehouse Men Stand"

Dean: Dr. Clarissa Myrick-Harris
Associate Dean: Dr. Mel Foster  
Geri Oladuwa
Administrative Assistant
Office: Wheeler, room 201
Telephone: 404-507-8636


Morehouse College has carved a distinctive niche in American education for over a century, producing leaders who excel regardless of their career path. An important factor in our graduates' success is our strong commitment to the liberal arts. The Division of Humanities & Social Sciences, our largest academic division, defines the liberal arts experience at Morehouse. This program offers challenging curricula and aims to prepare students for their next step in life, whether it is graduate study or a professional career.

Students in this program may pursue a B.A. in African-American studies, art, drama, education, English, French, health and physical education, history, international studies, music, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, Spanish or urban studies.

Minors are available in African-American studies, criminal justice, English, French, history, music, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, Spanish and urban studies.


Department of African American Studies


Cinema, Television, and Emerging Media


Chinese Studies Program


Drama and Dance Program


Department of English


Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education


Department of History


Department of Modern Foreign Languages


Department of Music


Department of Philosophy & Religion


Department of Political Science


Department of Sociology


Urban Studies Program


Visual Arts Program