Welcome and Overview

With a history dating back to 1919, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland is a premier institution of academics, instruction, research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

History and Highlights

A look back on more than 100 years of BSOS tradition and excellence, and an overview of current points of pride.

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Mission and Strategic Plan

Learn about the College’s mission to Be the Solution to the world’s great challenges, and read our Strategic Plan.


People and Leadership

Meet Dean Gregory F. Ball and the members of our faculty, administration and staff, as well as the alumni and industry leaders who advise them.