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Faculty of

ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

Introduction

The Faculty of Arts and social sciences was established in the year 1989 and happens to be one of the oldest academic Faculties where scholars and Researchers teach students in order to help them navigate through various academic offerings and make choices that reflect student’s goals and priorities. The Faculty of Arts and social Sciences has classes fascinating course topics, personalized degree programs and numerous research opportunities across a diverse field of subjects. The Faculty also has seven (7) full-fledged academic departments namely: Development studies, English, Geography and Environmental Science, History, Kiswahili, Religious studies, Philosophy, Social Sciences and Foreign languages.

We offer an array of Certificate, diploma and degree programs so as to meet the diverse intellectual interests of our students. Our programs have been carefully designed and constantly reviewed in consultation with all the stakeholders in order to support student career goals and also prepare them for graduate studies. As students go through their studies, advisors of the Faculty support them in every step of the way. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is known for its leadership, passion and curiosity about research and teaching. In addition, the Faculty also makes a point of connecting with students so as to create a fulfilling academic experience.

Dr. Muchoki Francis Macharia (Ph.D.)

Dean Faculty of Arts and Social Science
Email: deanfassc@cuea.edu
Call: 0709 691230

About the Dean

Muchoki Francis Macharia (Ph.D.) is a senior lecturer and the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASSc) at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa. He holds a doctorate and a master’s degree from Kenyatta University. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nairobi. Muchoki has taught in many schools, colleges, and universities in Kenya. He has taught at Kagumo College, Egerton University, and The Catholic University of Eastern Africa. He has served as head of the department, Faculty Dean, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
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P.O BOX 62157-00200
Nairobi, Kenya

+254 (0) 709691230
deanfassc@cuea.edu

Mon – Fri 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

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Welcome and thank you for visiting the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

We offer an array of certificate, diploma, and degree programs to meet the diverse intellectual interests of our students. Our programs have been carefully designed and constantly reviewed in consultation with all the stakeholders to support student career goals and also prepare them for graduate study. As students go through their studies, advisors, and faculty support them every step of the way. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is known for leadership, passion, and curiosity about research and teaching. The faculty makes a point of connecting with the students to create a fulfilling academic experience.

Dr. Muchoki Francis Macharia (Ph.D.)

Dean, FASS CUEA.

Programs

Diploma

  1. Diploma in Counselling Psychology
  2. Diploma in International Relations
  3. Diploma in Project Management
  4. Diploma in Social Work

Undergraduate

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Kiswahili and Communication Studies
  2. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  3. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  4. Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
  5. Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology
  6. Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  7. Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  8. Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
  9. Bachelor of Arts in Geography
  10. Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations
  11. Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  12. Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies
  13. Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Planning and Management
  14. Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and one of the following:
    • Sociology
    • Political Science
    • Anthropology
  15. Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies

Postgraduate

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Management of Development Projects
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy
  3. Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology
  4. Master of Arts in Religious Studies
  5. Master of Arts in Literature
  6. Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics
  7. Master of Arts in Kiswahili and Communication
  8. Master of Arts in Philosophy
  9. Master of Arts in Geography
  10. Master of Arts in History
  11. Master of Arts in Sociology
  12. Master of Arts in Political Science
  13. Master of Arts in Development studies
  14. Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management
  15. Master of Arts in Social Work
  16. Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
  17. Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology
  18. Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies
  19. Doctor of Philosophy in History
  20. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy

Key Achievements

The faculty of Arts and Social Sciences prides itself as a pacesetter in academic activities. The faculty has launched an online Journal Kumekucha; a Swahili word for dawn has come. Our staff is engaged in both local and international research. The faculty has in the recent past accelerated program development, particularly at the post-graduate level. The faculty has also established institutional linkages with various institutions of higher learning. The faculty holds an interdisciplinary session once every academic year to allow staff and students to interrogate various academic issues.

Institutional Linkages And Partnership

The Faculty takes a keen interest in partnerships for building capacity and internationalizing the quality of education offered. The faculty also collaborates with industry to give our students a practical feel of their educational training. Our students work in the industry for a period of three months to enhance the practical aspects of their educational training. The faculty has established institutional linkages and partnerships with Holy Cross College in the USA and St Elizabeth University of Science and Social Work. Other partnerships that are in the process include the Institute of Mass Communication and the Catholic University of France.

Student Life

The student population at the faculty is 746. At the faculty, students develop knowledge in their area of discipline and acquire skills for rewarding and meaningful careers. Student support services are available at the faculty. The faculty-student office is located on the ground floor of Nsubuga Hall where the faculty-student government consults on various academic matters with other students and staff.

Community Service

The faculty is committed to community service in and outside the campus. Faculty community service activities are in line with the vision and mission of the University. Apart from material support, the faculty envisage the service-learning model of serving the community. The faculty has identified educational institutions such as Light Academy in Rongai and is collaborating with them in the provision of learning materials and other support services.

Faculty Brochure

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Uniqueness Of The Program

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers an array of certificate, diploma, and degree programs to meet the diverse intellectual interests of our students. Our programs have been carefully designed and constantly reviewed in consultation with all the stakeholders to support student career goals and also prepare them for graduate study. As students go through their studies, advisors, and faculty support them every step of the way. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is known for leadership, passion, and curiosity about research and teaching. The faculty makes a point of connecting with the students to create a fulfilling academic experience.