The mission of the Department is based on the core objectives of the University. The Department works cooperatively with the University Administration and other academic units in the College and the University to develop robust human capital and capabilities to meet the national interest of Liberia, promote the growth and development of the University, and be prepared for the challenges of our globalized world by fostering and maintaining conducive, non-discriminating conditions for quality learning and knowledge dissemination. The vision of the Department is to be an academic unit creating and promoting an atmosphere of academic freedom, scholarly competence, and research in the social sciences; engaging in and supporting research projects nationally; collaborating with national and international stakeholders; serving as a point of reference for impartial information on sociocultural issues, development trends and challenges in Liberia, as well as ensuring the visibility and relevance of the field of sociology in Liberia.