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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 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.

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

Biology student places third in national poster contest

A senior biology major at Colorado State University-Pueblo recently placed third in a national student poster competition for her research presentation on the prevalence of West Nile Virus (WNV) antibodies and blood...

New passport program opens access across the Colorado State University System

Students from each campus in the Colorado State University System can now take advantage of events and programs happening in Fort Collins, Pueblo, and online.The CSU System Passport Program, opens up signature events at...

CIS students are competitive in Cyber Security contest

Colorado State University-Pueblo students dominated this past weekend at the Fall 2017 National Cyber League (NCL) nationwide online cyber security competition with Computer Information Systems (CIS) major Ryan Garbars,...

Campus Events

  • Dec 15

    6:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Last day to petition for residency classification...

  • Dec 22

    12:00 AM

    The CSU-Pueblo campus will close for holiday break on Friday, Dec. 22 and reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Spring 2017 classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 15. ​...

  • Dec 26

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    The campus energy performance project requires replacing the transformer on the first floor of the Administration building. ...

  • Jan 08

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Spring 2018 Convocation will be held January 8-12 and we have a full week of college meetings, specialty workshops, and academic advising planned for faculty and staff. If you have any questions regarding convocation...

  • Jan 08

    8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

    8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Coffee and Pastries Hoag Hall Foyer RSVP to the President’s Office by Jan. 3, 2018...

  • Jan 08

    8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

    All employees are strongly encouraged to attend, and offices should operate with minimum staff or the use of student workers to help facilitate attendance....

  • Jan 08

    9:45 AM to 10:45 AM

    Learn what changes ITS is working through to overhaul campus communication, enhance accountability, create transparency, and develop strong service processes....

  • Jan 08

    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    This training is mandatory for all faculty/staff currently 1) purchasing and/or 2) approving KFS documents as fiscal officers. The training will address Purchasing, the P-Card, Authorized Business Functions, Travel and...

  • Jan 08

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join fellow faculty in roundtable discussions of current topics at CSU-Pueblo. Moderated by the CSU-Pueblo Council of Chairs, participants will break into discussion groups on topics generated at the outset, with the...

  • Jan 08

    12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

    An educational session regarding the NCAA’s academic requirements for student-athletes. Program will include information regarding incoming freshmen/transfers as well as continuing students. Target audience: anyone...

  • Jan 08

    1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

    Come share your Starfish successes, tips and challenges with other faculty and staff and the Starfish team. Ask questions, share answers. Updates for spring 2018 Starfish usage will be shared also....

  • Jan 08

    2:45 PM to 3:45 PM

    Please join us for our Spring Convocation Strategic Plan Update. See how the Jumpstart Initiatives are integrated into the plan and see how the Red, Yellow and Green lights are progressing on our goals and measures....

  • Dec 15

    6:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Last day to petition for residency classification...

  • Dec 22

    12:00 AM

    The CSU-Pueblo campus will close for holiday break on Friday, Dec. 22 and reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Spring 2017 classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 15. ​...

  • Dec 26

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    The campus energy performance project requires replacing the transformer on the first floor of the Administration building. ...

  • Jan 08

    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Spring 2018 Convocation will be held January 8-12 and we have a full week of college meetings, specialty workshops, and academic advising planned for faculty and staff. If you have any questions regarding convocation...

  • Jan 08

    8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

    8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Coffee and Pastries Hoag Hall Foyer RSVP to the President’s Office by Jan. 3, 2018...

  • Jan 08

    8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

    All employees are strongly encouraged to attend, and offices should operate with minimum staff or the use of student workers to help facilitate attendance....

  • Jan 08

    9:45 AM to 10:45 AM

    Learn what changes ITS is working through to overhaul campus communication, enhance accountability, create transparency, and develop strong service processes....

  • Jan 08

    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    This training is mandatory for all faculty/staff currently 1) purchasing and/or 2) approving KFS documents as fiscal officers. The training will address Purchasing, the P-Card, Authorized Business Functions, Travel and...

  • Jan 08

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join fellow faculty in roundtable discussions of current topics at CSU-Pueblo. Moderated by the CSU-Pueblo Council of Chairs, participants will break into discussion groups on topics generated at the outset, with the...

  • Jan 08

    12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

    An educational session regarding the NCAA’s academic requirements for student-athletes. Program will include information regarding incoming freshmen/transfers as well as continuing students. Target audience: anyone...

  • Jan 08

    1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

    Come share your Starfish successes, tips and challenges with other faculty and staff and the Starfish team. Ask questions, share answers. Updates for spring 2018 Starfish usage will be shared also....

  • Jan 08

    2:45 PM to 3:45 PM

    Please join us for our Spring Convocation Strategic Plan Update. See how the Jumpstart Initiatives are integrated into the plan and see how the Red, Yellow and Green lights are progressing on our goals and measures....

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