HSSE Division

Welcome to the Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Division!

The division provides course offerings, degrees and certificates in a wide range of diciplines. Faculty members in the division are committed to providing quality learning opportunities for individuals in the diverse community we serve. The division values excellence and innovative instruction, integrity in all interactions with students and the creation of opportunity from the educational process.

Please explore what we have to offer! Our degrees and certificates are listed below and our areas of study are listed to the right, in the sidebar. The division office is located in the Faculty Office Building.

HSSE Contact Information

  • For general information, please call (575) 439-3735 or email wguerrer@nmsu.edu
  • Dr. Joyce Hill, Division Head, (575) 439-3736
  • Wilma Noriega, Division Administrative Assistant, (575) 439-3735

Assistant Division Heads

  • Anne Ricksecker, Communication (COMM); English (ENGL); Community College Development English (CCDE); Community College Developmental Reading (CCDR); Geography (GEOG); Early Childhood Education (ECED); Educational Leadership and Administration (ELA); Education (EDUC); Spanish (SPAN); German (GER); Government (GOV); Women’s Studies (W S); Criminal Justice (C J); Paralegal Studies (PL S); History (HIST); Linguistics (LING); and Philosophy (PHIL); (575) 439-3740.
  • Dr. Karen Reid, Anthropology (ANTH); College Studies (COLL); Sociology (SOC); Social Work (S WK); Counseling and Educational Psychology (C EP); Psychology (PSY) and Physical Education – Recreation, and Dance (P E); (575) 439-3744.

HSSE Division Office Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

HSSE Degrees & Certificates Offered