School of Interdisciplinary Humanistic and Social Sciences Studies

Are you interested in the arts? Do you enjoy interacting with people? Are you interested in economic, justice and social development topics? Do you want to learn more about international politics?

The School of Interdisciplinary Humanistic and Social Sciences Studies is the one for you.  The faculty (FIEHS) is highly committed to their students and offer academic programs in Humanities and Social Sciences that strengthen all of the dimensions of human development: intellectual, cultural, social, affective, political, moral, and spiritual.  In addition, it offers classes to create a solid, integral base useful in any profession of your choice.

Academic Programs

Associate Degree

Associate Arts Degree in:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Liberal Arts Online

Bachelor’s Degrees

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Arts with a major in General Humanities

Bachelor of Arts with a major in:

  • Visual Arts
  • Dance
  • International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Justice Systems
  • Theater
  • Social Work

Workshops and Technology

  • LAD – Language Across Disciplines
  • Experimental Theater
  • Language Lab
  • Human Rights Research and Dissemination Institute –INIPRODEH

Practice and Internships

  • Practice in  Psychology, International Studies, Dance and Social Work
  • Professional Internship in Justice Systems


  • Cultural Advisor
  • Researcher or Researcher Assistant
  • Community Processes Collaborator
  • Group Processes Facilitator
  • Community Development Educator
  • Justice Officer
  • Conflict Mediator
  • Probation Officer
  • Social Penal Technician
  • Paralegal
  • Social Worker
  • Creative Writer
  • International Affairs Officer
  • Theater or Media Actor or Actress
  • Media Artist
  • Arts in Education
  • Visual Arts Artist
  • Cultural Guide
  • Theater and Cultural Events Producer or Director
  • Proofreader of Texts
  • Human Rights Officer

Our Students

Student Associations

  • Justice Systems
  • Social Work
  • Psychology
  • Understanding Japanese Culture
  • Imaginarte (Theater)
  • TeatrUSC (Theater)
  • Bodies in Movement (Theater and Dance)
  • Asociarte (Visual Arts)
  • External Affairs Assembly (Asamblea de Relaciones Exteriores, EIN)
  • Open House (Casa Abierta, Theater)
  • Mandarin
  • Avant-Garde (Musical Theater)
  • Creative Literature and Writing
  • Writers’ Guild of Puerto Rico

Successful Alumni Anecdotes

Dra. Ivonne F. Moreno Velázquez, professional trajectory in the field of Psychology

Cynthia López Cabán, holds a BA in Humanities with a concentration in Spanish and English. She works as a Nuevo Día journalist.

Ricardo Carrión, owner and Puerto Rico Comic-Con director

Mara Daisy Cruz, finalist of the Short Story Competition “Erase una vez un… microcuento II”, en Madrid, España, 2014.

Luis Saldaña, First pIace winner, Julia de Burgos Short Story Competition, 2014 y First place winner in the Ateneo Puertorriqueño Short Story Competition, 2015.

Dr. Anuchka Ramos, author of “No Me Quieras”, “Autopsia” and, “Claustrofobia”.

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