College of Humanities and Social Sciences (KNUST)

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Established 2005
Provost Prof. Imoro
Location Kumasi Campus
Colours Purple and White         

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology consists of Four Faculties and a Research Centre. It was established by the University Statute, Statute 33, which was promulgated on 29 October 2004. The Provost officially assumed duty on 17 December 2005. The College is the largest with a student population of 11,000 as well as a teaching and research staff population of 154.[1]

The Provost is the administrative head of the College. He supervises all activities in the College. He is ably assisted by the Deans of the various faculties under the College. Currently, Prof. Imoro is the Provost of the College. At the student level, Joshua Budu is president of the Students' Council. Popularly known as the COHSS Council. It is mandated to bring together, all the students under the College and champion their welfare concerns. Where Joshua Budu is a final year student in Political Studies from the Social Sciences Faculty


The college of arts and social science offers undergraduate programmes leading to the award of a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in the case of a Business Administration student as well as postgraduate programmes leading to MA/MSc and MPhil.

Faculties & Departments [2][edit]

Faculty of Law[edit]

Sir Arku Korsah Law Library


Faculty of Social Sciences[edit]

School of Business[edit]

  • Department of Accounting and Finance
  • Department of Information and Decision Sciences
  • Department of Managerial Sciences
  • Department of Marketing and Corporate Strategy
  • Department of Services Management

The CASS Students Council is the official union of all students in the college made up of the Social Sciences Society, Law Students Union, KSB Students Association and the Art Society. It organizes elections annually to select new leaders. The students council undertakes various initiatives at the student level. All students are also represented on the College Board by the president. Its notable projects include the SPSS Classes, the CASS Week Celebration, the Driving Lessons Project, the Future Leaders Mentorship Project etc.[3] Its website is


List of Past Student Council Presidents[edit]

  • Joshua Budu - Current
  • Henry Adjei 2014-2015
  • Ahmed Salim Nuhu 2013-2014
  • Fugah Caleb 2012-2013
  • Edem Klu Joseph 2011-2012


  1. ^ "College of Arts & Social Sciences, KNUST - About Us". About Us. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science And Technology. Retrieved 2012-07-27. 
  2. ^ The Vice-chancellor's Report, Kumasi: University Press - KNUST, June 2009 
  3. ^