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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS) is the second largest academic unit by enrollment of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. ... “Pittsburgh” redirects here. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ...


The college admitted its first freshman class in 1969, following the announcement of the pending closure of the Margaret Morrison Carnegie College for Women. The administrative offices of H&SS are located in Baker Hall. Most of the classes offered by H&SS are held in Baker Hall and Porter Hall, but some classes, particularly the smaller recitation classes, are held in various locations throughout the campus. H&SS also houses the Carnegie Mellon University Press which specializes in poetry. All undergraduate students at Carnegie Mellon are required to take several H&SS classes (at least two, but usually more) as part of their program's General Education requirements. The current Dean of H&SS is John Lehoczky. Carnegie Mellon University Press is a publisher that is part of Carnegie Mellon University and is headquartered within the Carnegie Mellon College of Humanities and Social Sciences in Baker Hall. ... General Education Requirements are classes that fulfill the basic curricula for a body of higher education. ...

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Departments

H&SS manages the following departments and programs:

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Areas of study

Undergraduates can earn a B.A. or B.S. in the following fields of study. Additional majors and minors are available in most fields as well. Graduate programs are also available through the college. In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Jointly administered undergraduate degree programs

H&SS jointly administers the Bachelor of Humanities and Arts (BHA) and Bachelor of Science and Arts (BSA) degree programs with the College of Fine Arts and the Mellon College of Science, respectively. The College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University oversees the Schools of Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, and Music; along with its associated centers, studios, and galleries. ... Mellon College of Science is the school at Carnegie Mellon University that houses the Chemistry Department, Mathematical Sciences Department, Physics Department, and the Biology Department. ...


Pre-professional advising

The office of Carnegie Mellon's Pre-Law Advising Program is located in the H&SS Academic Advisory Center in Baker Hall. Because it is a university program, all interested undergraduate students of the university are welcome to make use of the services offered by the program. Similarly, all interested students of the university, not just science students, can meet with the advisor for the Health Professions Program, located in Doherty Hall. A pre-medical Degree is one preparing for medical school. ...


References

  • Fenton, Edwin (2000). Carnegie Mellon 1900-2000: A Centennial History. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press. ISBN 0-88748-323-2. 

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