Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Division is dedicated to delivering a program of excellence in the humanities and social sciences designed to prepare students for the complex challenges of professional and private life in the 21st century.

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Division is dedicated to delivering a program of excellence in the humanities and social sciences designed to prepare students for the complex challenges of professional and private life in the 21st century.

Welcome

Few important engineering decisions are purely technical. In our globally interconnected world, professionals must be able to integrate social, cultural, political, economic, ethical and environmental knowledge into their decisions and designs.

Academic work in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences provides you with an understanding of these contexts, enhances your abilities to communicate well, gives you the foundations to transcend traditional technical boundaries, establishes your competitive edge in the professional marketplace and prepares you to be a leader and a lifelong learner.

HASS faculty are recognized nationally and around the world as scholars and teachers who expect high levels of academic performance from their students. Their expertise includes:

 

Composition
Creative writing
Energy policy
Environmental policy
Ethics
Film and media studies
Geography
History
Literature
Music
Philosophy
Political science
Science, technology and engineering

News

  • French instructor named Knight in Order of the Academic Palms
    Megan Diercks, a French instructor at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the rank of chevalier by the Order of French Academic Palms. The highest nonmilitary honor that a noncitizen can receiv …
  • Mines Ethics Bowl team going to back to nationals
    Make that four years in a row – students from Colorado School of Mines have qualified for the 2019 National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. The Mines Ethics Bowl team came in first place at the Rocky Mou …
  • Hudson co-edits book on governance in South Sudan
    Derrick Hudson, associate teaching professor and Daniels Fund Faculty Fellow in Ethics in the Division of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Colorado School of Mines, is a co-editor and author ch …
  • Klimek, Skokan win 2018 Malone Award from APLU
    A Colorado School of Mines music professor and professor emerita of engineering are the 2018 winners of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award from the Association of Public and Land-gra …