The College of Arts and Social Sciences is one of the five pioneer colleges that commenced full academic operations in 1999 when Igbinedion University Okada was established. Like the name suggests, the College comprises of two major fields viz-a-viz Arts which consists of Department of Literary Arts and Foreign Languages and Department of Theatre Arts and Film Production, while Social Sciences comprises of the six departments which are :-
- Department of Economics & Development Studies
- Department of Geography, Urban & Regional Planning
- Department of Mass Communication –
- Department of Political Science & public administration –
- Department of Sociology & Anthropology –
- Department of International Relations & Strategic Studies –
The College has over 52 lecturers made up of Professors, Associate Professors and lecturers. Over the last fourteen (14) years, we have trained undergraduates with the knowledge and research skills needed for employment. All the Departments in the College are fully accredited by NUC and apart from the Department of Literary Arts and Foreign Languages and Geography, every other department runs Postgraduate courses from PGD to PhD.