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College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS)

  • 40%

    Of CSU-Pueblo bachelor’s degrees awarded from CHASS majors

  • $162K

    Title IV-E Child Welfare stipends for Social Work students since 2017

  • 25K

    Community volunteer hours by social work students in 2017

  • 67%

    Of CSU-Pueblo general education courses are in CHASS

  • 355

    Credits CHASS students earned in internships in 2017-2018

  • 23k

    Internship hours clocked by CHASS students in 2017-2018

  • 1,350

    Unpaid internship hours by mass comm students in spring 2018

  • 880

    Unpaid work hours by poli sci legislative interns in spring 2018

  • 36%

    Of all majors at CSU-Pueblo are housed in CHASS

  • 48%

    Of all minors at CSU-Pueblo are housed in CHASS

  • 258

    REV 89 live remote hours in 2017-2018

About Us

CHASS offers major programs of study in ArtEnglishWorld LanguagesHistoryMass CommunicationsMusicPolitical SciencePsychology, Social Science, Social Work, and Sociology, along with minors in other disciplines. CHASS provides hands-on opportunities for students to be actively involved in their field before completing their degree. The Colleges at CSU-Pueblo offer curricula that allow students the chance to gain the kind of experience and expertise necessary to be recognized by future employers and graduate programs.

Mission

The mission of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is to help students develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic awareness, and ethical perspectives, to provide them with the tools and expertise necessary to function as responsible citizens and professionals and to engage in intellectual and artistic pursuits. 

In accordance with this, faculty members are committed to high quality teaching, theoretical and applied research, scholarship, creativity, to effective service to the university, the profession, and the region, and to innovative use of technology in these endeavors. The college strives to be a community of learners, teachers, and scholars responsive to the challenge of a diverse society, a vulnerable environment, and an increasingly technological and interdependent world.

Message from the Dean

I am pleased to know that you are interested in what Colorado State University-Pueblo can contribute to your future, and I look forward to congratulating you on your admission!

Our university provides an exciting learning environment that is growing fast because of students like you. Our expanded academic offerings, new campus facilities, vibrant student life, various athletics, and professors and staff will contribute to your success. CSU-Pueblo is an exciting place to live and learn.

Our college offers degrees in Art, Music, Mass Communications, English, Foreign Languages, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology/Criminology, and Social Work, along with various minors. If you need information about any of our programs or help getting advised for classes—even if you are undecided about your major—do not hesitate to contact me or my staff. We will be glad to assign an advisor or department chair to help. You can also visit our web site, which has links to all the academic programs we offer.

As a community of teachers and learners, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is here for you. We are committed to an education that fosters excellence in communication, critical thinking, aesthetic awareness, personal ethics, and life-long learning. Our students learn the skills to be leaders, responsible citizens and successful professionals. We value and champion the diversity of people, ideas, and experiences that contribute so much to our interconnected worlds.

We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

William Folkestad, Dean
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

News & Announcements

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R.E.A.C.T. (Registration, Enrollment, Advising, Continuing, Transfer)

Colorado State University–Pueblo’s Tower campus will host its second enrollment event Wednesday, October 24th from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The event is designed to assist all students seeking to continue their...

CSU-Pueblo Receives $3.75 Million Over Five Years from U.S. Department of Education, Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant Programs

Colorado State University-Pueblo will receive $3.75 million over the next five years to develop an innovative cooperative grant program named LA CALLE, Communities Achieving Lifelong Learning Engagement. La Calle will...

Campus Events

  • Oct 23

    4:45 PM to 6:00 PM

    Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry The Chemistry Club at CSU-Pueblo is hosting the interactive webinar titled “Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry”, which is part of the American Chemical Society (ACS)...

  • Oct 24

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Colorado Springs R.E.A.C.T. Event: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Time: 10 AM – 6 PM R.E.A.C.T. (Registration, Enrollment, Advising, Continuing, Transfer) at the Colorado State University–Pueblo Tower Campus...

  • Oct 24

    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Join us for a public lecture on women in cyber security by Dr. Ambareen Siraj....

  • Oct 24

    6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    The Chicano Studies and Honors programs in partnership with Su Teatro, a Chicano Theater company located in Denver, will host the performance "Interview with a Mexican." ...

  • Oct 25

    2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Learn how to write a successful federal grant proposal, led by Dr. Ambareen Siraj....

  • Oct 25

    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    In honor of LGBTQ+ Month, a Drag show is coming to campus! ...

  • Oct 26

    8:00 PM to 11:59 PM

    Join us for a frightening and exciting night of fun at the CSU-Pueblo Life Science Building....

  • Oct 27

    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    All active duty military, reserve, and veterans receive football game tickets for Sat., Oct 27 against Ft. Lewis; one ticket for themselves and four guests (5 tickets in total). ...

  • Oct 27

    7:30 PM to 1:00 PM

    Attention all ThunderWolves! CSU-Pueblo's first fall 2018 Discover Day for prospective students will be taking place on Saturday, October 27th, 2018. ...

  • Oct 29

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Come hang out and have fun while making bracelets in honor of LGBTQ+ community. At the end we will write positive messages on note cards for the LGBTQ+ community to spread the positivity and awareness. ...

  • Oct 29

    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

    Need help with online marketing? Thinking of starting your own company? Then come listen to Timothy Zercher speak on how he started his own company, Easy Social....

  • Oct 30

    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join us throughout the day on Tuesday, October 30th for fun and games in the Language Center! Learn how to play a game in a foreign language with your friends. ...

  • Oct 23

    4:45 PM to 6:00 PM

    Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry The Chemistry Club at CSU-Pueblo is hosting the interactive webinar titled “Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry”, which is part of the American Chemical Society (ACS)...

  • Oct 24

    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Join us for a public lecture on women in cyber security by Dr. Ambareen Siraj....

  • Oct 24

    6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    The Chicano Studies and Honors programs in partnership with Su Teatro, a Chicano Theater company located in Denver, will host the performance "Interview with a Mexican." ...

  • Oct 25

    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    In honor of LGBTQ+ Month, a Drag show is coming to campus! ...

  • Oct 26

    8:00 PM to 11:59 PM

    Join us for a frightening and exciting night of fun at the CSU-Pueblo Life Science Building....

  • Oct 27

    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    All active duty military, reserve, and veterans receive football game tickets for Sat., Oct 27 against Ft. Lewis; one ticket for themselves and four guests (5 tickets in total). ...

  • Oct 27

    7:30 PM to 1:00 PM

    Attention all ThunderWolves! CSU-Pueblo's first fall 2018 Discover Day for prospective students will be taking place on Saturday, October 27th, 2018. ...

  • Oct 29

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Come hang out and have fun while making bracelets in honor of LGBTQ+ community. At the end we will write positive messages on note cards for the LGBTQ+ community to spread the positivity and awareness. ...

  • Oct 29

    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

    Need help with online marketing? Thinking of starting your own company? Then come listen to Timothy Zercher speak on how he started his own company, Easy Social....

  • Oct 30

    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join us throughout the day on Tuesday, October 30th for fun and games in the Language Center! Learn how to play a game in a foreign language with your friends. ...

  • Oct 31

    9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    We hope everyone is doing well and ready for autumn. As the days grow cooler and shorter, the staff at ECEMS @ CSU-Pueblo Child Care Center are preparing for our Fall activities. One of our activities that our children...

  • Oct 31

    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    The Office of Residence Life and Housing will be hosting a Trunk-Or-Treat in one of the parking lots by the residence halls (TBA) for our young community members to come and enjoy! If you would like to host a trunk...

  • Oct 31

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    The Office of Residence Life and Housing invites you to celebrate Halloween in the halls with a variety of events including arts and crafts, DIY caramel apples, zombie prom, and a costume contest! Residents, commuters,...

  • Oct 23

    4:45 PM to 6:00 PM

    Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry The Chemistry Club at CSU-Pueblo is hosting the interactive webinar titled “Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry”, which is part of the American Chemical Society (ACS)...

  • Oct 24

    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Join us for a public lecture on women in cyber security by Dr. Ambareen Siraj....

  • Oct 24

    6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    The Chicano Studies and Honors programs in partnership with Su Teatro, a Chicano Theater company located in Denver, will host the performance "Interview with a Mexican." ...

  • Oct 25

    2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Learn how to write a successful federal grant proposal, led by Dr. Ambareen Siraj....

  • Oct 25

    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    In honor of LGBTQ+ Month, a Drag show is coming to campus! ...

  • Oct 26

    8:00 PM to 11:59 PM

    Join us for a frightening and exciting night of fun at the CSU-Pueblo Life Science Building....

  • Oct 27

    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    All active duty military, reserve, and veterans receive football game tickets for Sat., Oct 27 against Ft. Lewis; one ticket for themselves and four guests (5 tickets in total). ...

  • Oct 27

    7:30 PM to 1:00 PM

    Attention all ThunderWolves! CSU-Pueblo's first fall 2018 Discover Day for prospective students will be taking place on Saturday, October 27th, 2018. ...

  • Oct 29

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Come hang out and have fun while making bracelets in honor of LGBTQ+ community. At the end we will write positive messages on note cards for the LGBTQ+ community to spread the positivity and awareness. ...

  • Oct 30

    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join us throughout the day on Tuesday, October 30th for fun and games in the Language Center! Learn how to play a game in a foreign language with your friends. ...

  • Oct 31

    9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    We hope everyone is doing well and ready for autumn. As the days grow cooler and shorter, the staff at ECEMS @ CSU-Pueblo Child Care Center are preparing for our Fall activities. One of our activities that our children...

  • Oct 31

    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    The Office of Residence Life and Housing will be hosting a Trunk-Or-Treat in one of the parking lots by the residence halls (TBA) for our young community members to come and enjoy! If you would like to host a trunk...

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