The College of Social Sciences Established in 1991, the College of Social Sciences aims to cultivate the talents of scientific mind and humanity concerns. Currently, the College has 15 academic divisions (includes bachelor, master and Ph.D. programs):
Department and Graduate Institute of Social Welfare
Department and Graduate Institute of Psychology and Graduate Institute of Clinical Psychology
Department and Graduate Institute of Labor Relations
Department and Graduate Institute of Political Science
Department and Graduate Institute of Communication
Graduate Institute of Strategic and International Affairs
The College currently has 77 faculty members and 1,640 students. Every year, the enrollment of undergraduates is about 237; while the enrollment of graduate students is about 233 (on-the-job graduate students are included). After graduation, our students dedicate themselves to all walks of occupations in governmental, private and academic areas and have earned wide recognition in their excellent performance.
The College aims to cultivate the talents of scientific mind and humanity concerns. We emphasize the using of scientific approach to study the interaction between society and individuals and suggest each department applies the idea to course designing. Our central idea is “innovative theory and localized practice”.
In the field of research, we focus on the latest trend of international social science research and develop relating social domain theory toward local’s special situation.
On the other hand, the College will promote the research on aged society as aging population in Taiwan has become an important issue and bring challenges to our society. It is important for the College to integrate the research capability, in order to develop interdisciplinary research on aged society.