Academic Catalog 2021-2022

College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences

The mission of the College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences is to educate every student to live knowledgeably, responsibly and humanely.

The College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences offers graduate programs designed to provide high quality instruction in various disciplines on an advanced level. As one of the largest and most diverse academic units at Texas Southern University, the College offers master’s degrees in five departments:

The goal of the graduate programs is to prepare students to contribute  effective solutions to urban, national and global problems  by engaging them in literary, historical, and social research. The aim of each graduate-level program is to build upon knowledge and skills learned on the undergraduate level, focusing on the areas of research, writing, and practice skills with emphasis on critical thought and analysis. Graduates are well-prepared to continue their educational pursuits in doctoral and professional schools. Our distinguished faculty members are scholars with national recognition and distinction for outstanding instruction, creativity and research. Each department has specific requirements for admission and graduation. Therefore, students who are interested in pursuing the graduate degrees listed above should contact the chairperson of the department in which the desired degree is offered.