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College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS)

  • 10k

    Number of students that CSU-Pueblo serves annually

  • 25

    The average size of a class

  • 35

    Number of countries represented by students at CSU-Pueblo.

  • 825

    Cups of coffee sold weekly in Café Libro

  • 8k

    Number of CDs, DVDs, and videocassettes in the library

  • 1:16

    Faculty to student ratio

  • 40%

    Percentage of first generation college students in 2015-2016

  • 835

    Number of freshmen enrolled in 2016

  • 8

    Number of graduate degree programs

  • 5.4%

    Increase in the freshmen class for 2016

  • 1,125

    Weekly man hours it takes to feed students in the cafeteria

  • 2008

    The year CSU-Pueblo was named the top HSI by HACU.

  • 350k

    Number of books and government documents in the library

  • 28

    Number of majors CSU-Pueblo offers.

  • 52

    Number of minors CSU-Pueblo offers.

  • 100

    Number of accessible online databases

  • 100k

    Number of accessible print and online journals

  • 5

    Number of different names CSU-Pueblo has had.

  • 13.5k

    Number of pledges and gifts received during the On the Move campaign.

  • 6

    Number of campus locations where you can buy coffee

  • 49.3%

    Minority in overall student population is the most diverse in our history.

  • 34%

    Percentage of students enrolled of Hispanic descent

  • 48%

    Percentage of minority students enrolled at CSU-Pueblo

  • 11

    Number of pre-professional programs CSU-Pueblo offers.

  • 43

    Number of states represented by students at CSU-Pueblo.

  • 95%

    Percentage of students who receive some type of financial aid

  • 1965

    The year CSU-Pueblo became a four-year university.

  • 24k

    Slices of pizza served each year in the cafeteria

  • 1933

    The year CSU-Pueblo began as a three-room junior college

CHASS offers major programs of study in ArtEnglishForeign Languages,HistoryMass 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.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences 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.

News & Announcements

Royalty crowned at halftime of Homecoming game

Chianna Schoenthaler was crowned the 2017 Homecoming Royal during the 2017 Homecoming activities at Colorado State University-Pueblo, Oct. 5 to Oct. 8. Schoenthaler, Strasburg, Colo., a senior Mass Communications...

Ballet Folklorico de la Ciudad de Mexico to perform on Oct. 18

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a performance of the internationally renowned Ballet Folklorico de la Ciudad de Mexico at 7 p.m. on October 18 in Hoag Recital Hall....

Professor Jordan Steel Earns National Award for Teaching Biology

A Colorado State University-Pueblo faculty member has been named the recipient of the 2017 National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Four-Year College & University Biology Teaching Award. Dr. Jordan Steel,...

Campus Events

  • Oct 17

    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Learn how to use EndNote Web to collect and organize citations as you're finding articles. Tuesday, October, 17th at 2:30pm - 3:30pm in LARC Room 217....

  • Oct 17

    4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Faculty teaching Gen Ed courses, please join the Gen Ed board for a gathering to recognize your important contributions to the success of CSU-Pueblo students and discuss future plans! Come meet with other gen ed faculty,...

  • Oct 17

    5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    The Cinema of Latin America class (SPN482) cordially invites the entire CSU-P community to its Latin American Film Series this fall semester. The next film will be "Flores de otro Mundo/Flowers from Another World). ...

  • Oct 17

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    This event will provide a brief history on the criminalization of protest and the implications for the U.S. public and students interested in social justice. Speakers will discuss recent examples of political repression...

  • Oct 17

    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Volleyball VS Western State at 7pm in the Massari Arena....

  • Oct 18

    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Join us for an assortment of Chinese appetizers, snacks, and hot tea prepared by A'viands....

  • Oct 18

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Mexican Ballet Troupe begin at 7pm in the Hoag Recital Hall. ...

  • Oct 18

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a performance of the internationally renowned Ballet Folklorico de la Ciudad de Mexico at 7 p.m. on October 18 in Hoag Recital Hall....

  • Oct 18

    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Enjoy an extended sea kayaking expedition, surfing, and interacting with the local Mexican community all while earning academic credits in REC 291-Ecotourism. If interested, a Mandatory Informational Meeting is on...

  • Oct 19

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Make your own Pride gear! Come make a banner to use in Marches or art to display in the library and display cases. ...

  • Oct 19

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    The Office of Finance & Administration offers a monthly Kuali Overview and Q&A session for the semester. All sessions are held in Admin Bldg #107 and is limited to 12 people / per session to include questions and...

  • Oct 20

    6:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Last day for withdrawing from individual full-term courses with a grade of (W) recorded....

  • Oct 17

    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Learn how to use EndNote Web to collect and organize citations as you're finding articles. Tuesday, October, 17th at 2:30pm - 3:30pm in LARC Room 217....

  • Oct 17

    5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    The Cinema of Latin America class (SPN482) cordially invites the entire CSU-P community to its Latin American Film Series this fall semester. The next film will be "Flores de otro Mundo/Flowers from Another World). ...

  • Oct 17

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    This event will provide a brief history on the criminalization of protest and the implications for the U.S. public and students interested in social justice. Speakers will discuss recent examples of political repression...

  • Oct 17

    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Volleyball VS Western State at 7pm in the Massari Arena....

  • Oct 18

    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Join us for an assortment of Chinese appetizers, snacks, and hot tea prepared by A'viands....

  • Oct 18

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Mexican Ballet Troupe begin at 7pm in the Hoag Recital Hall. ...

  • Oct 18

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a performance of the internationally renowned Ballet Folklorico de la Ciudad de Mexico at 7 p.m. on October 18 in Hoag Recital Hall....

  • Oct 18

    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Enjoy an extended sea kayaking expedition, surfing, and interacting with the local Mexican community all while earning academic credits in REC 291-Ecotourism. If interested, a Mandatory Informational Meeting is on...

  • Oct 19

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Make your own Pride gear! Come make a banner to use in Marches or art to display in the library and display cases. ...

  • Oct 20

    6:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Last day for withdrawing from individual full-term courses with a grade of (W) recorded....

  • Oct 20

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    CSU-Pueblo Student Health and Counseling Services and The School of Nursing are proud to present the 2017 Wellness Fair! Please stop by and get helpful wellness and health information and freebies from SHS, Pueblo...

  • Oct 20

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Join the Center for Teaching & Learning as we welcome author of Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel, to CSU-Pueblo. Station Eleven is this year's All Pueblo Reads text, and was a finalist for the National Book...

  • Oct 17

    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Learn how to use EndNote Web to collect and organize citations as you're finding articles. Tuesday, October, 17th at 2:30pm - 3:30pm in LARC Room 217....

  • Oct 17

    4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Faculty teaching Gen Ed courses, please join the Gen Ed board for a gathering to recognize your important contributions to the success of CSU-Pueblo students and discuss future plans! Come meet with other gen ed faculty,...

  • Oct 17

    5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    The Cinema of Latin America class (SPN482) cordially invites the entire CSU-P community to its Latin American Film Series this fall semester. The next film will be "Flores de otro Mundo/Flowers from Another World). ...

  • Oct 17

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    This event will provide a brief history on the criminalization of protest and the implications for the U.S. public and students interested in social justice. Speakers will discuss recent examples of political repression...

  • Oct 17

    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Volleyball VS Western State at 7pm in the Massari Arena....

  • Oct 18

    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Join us for an assortment of Chinese appetizers, snacks, and hot tea prepared by A'viands....

  • Oct 18

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Mexican Ballet Troupe begin at 7pm in the Hoag Recital Hall. ...

  • Oct 18

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a performance of the internationally renowned Ballet Folklorico de la Ciudad de Mexico at 7 p.m. on October 18 in Hoag Recital Hall....

  • Oct 18

    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Enjoy an extended sea kayaking expedition, surfing, and interacting with the local Mexican community all while earning academic credits in REC 291-Ecotourism. If interested, a Mandatory Informational Meeting is on...

  • Oct 19

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Make your own Pride gear! Come make a banner to use in Marches or art to display in the library and display cases. ...

  • Oct 19

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    The Office of Finance & Administration offers a monthly Kuali Overview and Q&A session for the semester. All sessions are held in Admin Bldg #107 and is limited to 12 people / per session to include questions and...

  • Oct 20

    6:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Last day for withdrawing from individual full-term courses with a grade of (W) recorded....

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