Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Mettu University

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

The faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities is one of the academic faculties found in Mettu University. It became operational since 2012 opening four departments namely: the Departments of Sociology, the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Afan Oromo and Literature and the Department of Geography  and Environmental studies.

The faculty of social Sciences and Humanities started these four departments registering 216 student assigned from MoE among which 98 of them were female students. Moreover, the faculty began its teaching-Learning process on 2012 with 31 male and 1 female staff among which 26 of them are MA and 6 of the BA instructors.

In 2014 E.C, the faculty has opened two academic programs namely civics and Ethical studies and Oromo Folklore and Literature. This makes the number of departments seven. The list of academic departments, therefore, until 2014 E.C. is:-

  • Sociology
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Afaan Oromo and Literature
  •   Law
  •  Civics and Ethical Studies
  •   Oromo Folklore and Literature
  • English Language and Literature