Home of Technical Communication, Psychology,

Communication, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences

The Department of Communication, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) includes both
social science and humanities fields. The faculty teach English, history, film, art history, design, philosophy and ethics, psychology, science and technology studies, music, foreign languages and technical communication. Our music program provides performance and class options.

CLASS offers undergraduate degrees in Psychology, Technical Communication and minors in a variety of fields. Our graduate programs include an interdisciplinary MS program in Public Engagement and a Certificate in Scientific and Professional Communication.

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General Education
For any general education questions, contact the Department Chair, Taffeta Elliott at taffeta.elliott@njkftsm.com or Department Coordinator, Liza Apache at liza.apache@njkftsm.com 

Department Stats

  • 4:1 student to faculty ratio 
  • 90% of student internships are paid  
  • 4 years average time to graduate

Alumni Profiles

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For info about the TC program:
Elisabeth Kramer-Simpson
elisabeth.kramer-simpson@njkftsm.com |575-835-6056 | Fitch Hall 114

For info about the Psychology program:
Taffeta Elliott
taffeta.elliott@njkftsm.com |575-835-5439| Fitch 214