The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) is one of the pioneer Facultys which were established at the inception of Maseno University in the year 1991. The Faculty has registered phenomenal growth and has nurtured various departments into two more Facultys, namely, Faculty of Business and Economics and Faculty of Development and Strategic Studies. Currently, the Faculty is has eleven departments, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Communication and Media Studies, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, History and Archeology, Music and Theatre Studies, Kiswahili and other African Languages and French and other Foreign Langauages and Soiciology and Anthropology. The departments offer various programmes at Certficate, Diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
To be a focal point for effective and efficient training, research and dissemination of knowledge.
Striving to inject social, cultural and human development dimensions into academic life in the University while producing practical-oriented graduates for the development of society through competitive and demand-driven programmes.