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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

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

 

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Campus Events

  • Aug 16

    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    President Mottet will be hosting biweekly office hours at the OSC Fireplace. ...

  • Aug 17

    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    From the Latin convocare meaning “to call/come together”, New Student Convocation assembles the University’s campus community to celebrate the beginning of incoming students’ collegiate and...

  • Aug 18

    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    August 18-19 (the 19th will include Student Affairs programming only). New students will be able to register for in-person dates starting March 1 at csupueblo.edu/orientation. Faculty and staff involvement for...

  • Aug 22

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    The CSU-Pueblo 11th Annual Student Employment and Involvement Festival is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 22nd. from 11am-3pm. To participate and reserve your spot, please sign up on PackLink with the link...

  • Aug 27

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    President Mottet will be hosting biweekly office hours at various locations around campus...

  • Sep 20

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Networking opportunity for all Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology students. ...

  • Sep 27

    12:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    The 3rd annual Love CSU-Pueblo Give Day is coming Thursday, September 27th! The CSU-Pueblo Foundation is asking any CSU-Pueblo academic department, organization, or club to participate in the Give Day and create a...

  • Sep 28

    1:00 PM to 11:30 AM

    Save the Date for Family Weekend 2018 CSU-Pueblo's Family Weekend will be Friday, September 28th to Sunday, September 30th. Events include the 3rd Annual Howlin' House Party, Homecoming Football Game, and...

  • Oct 05

    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    All Colorado Business Career Fair...

  • Oct 17

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Internship and Career Fair 2018, Wednesday, October 17th, OSC Ballroom, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m....

  • Oct 19

    12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

    The theme of the 2018 Black, Latinx, Native Male Summit (BLNMS) is Leading the Pack: Understanding our past, influencing our present to create change in our futures. ...

  • Nov 05

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    2nd Annual Nursing Career Fair, Monday, November 5th, Technology Bldg., 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m....

  • Aug 17

    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    From the Latin convocare meaning “to call/come together”, New Student Convocation assembles the University’s campus community to celebrate the beginning of incoming students’ collegiate and...

  • Sep 27

    12:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    The 3rd annual Love CSU-Pueblo Give Day is coming Thursday, September 27th! The CSU-Pueblo Foundation is asking any CSU-Pueblo academic department, organization, or club to participate in the Give Day and create a...

  • Oct 17

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Internship and Career Fair 2018, Wednesday, October 17th, OSC Ballroom, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m....

  • Aug 17

    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    From the Latin convocare meaning “to call/come together”, New Student Convocation assembles the University’s campus community to celebrate the beginning of incoming students’ collegiate and...

  • Aug 22

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    The CSU-Pueblo 11th Annual Student Employment and Involvement Festival is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 22nd. from 11am-3pm. To participate and reserve your spot, please sign up on PackLink with the link...

  • Sep 20

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Networking opportunity for all Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology students. ...

  • Sep 27

    12:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    The 3rd annual Love CSU-Pueblo Give Day is coming Thursday, September 27th! The CSU-Pueblo Foundation is asking any CSU-Pueblo academic department, organization, or club to participate in the Give Day and create a...

  • Sep 28

    1:00 PM to 11:30 AM

    Save the Date for Family Weekend 2018 CSU-Pueblo's Family Weekend will be Friday, September 28th to Sunday, September 30th. Events include the 3rd Annual Howlin' House Party, Homecoming Football Game, and...

  • Oct 05

    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    All Colorado Business Career Fair...

  • Oct 17

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Internship and Career Fair 2018, Wednesday, October 17th, OSC Ballroom, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m....

  • Oct 19

    12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

    The theme of the 2018 Black, Latinx, Native Male Summit (BLNMS) is Leading the Pack: Understanding our past, influencing our present to create change in our futures. ...

  • Nov 05

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    2nd Annual Nursing Career Fair, Monday, November 5th, Technology Bldg., 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m....

  • Apr 04

    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    21st Annual Dining for Success Etiquette Dinner, Thursday, April 4th, 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., OSC Ballroom/Foyer....

  • Aug 16

    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    President Mottet will be hosting biweekly office hours at the OSC Fireplace. ...

  • Aug 17

    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    From the Latin convocare meaning “to call/come together”, New Student Convocation assembles the University’s campus community to celebrate the beginning of incoming students’ collegiate and...

  • Aug 18

    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    August 18-19 (the 19th will include Student Affairs programming only). New students will be able to register for in-person dates starting March 1 at csupueblo.edu/orientation. Faculty and staff involvement for...

  • Aug 22

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    The CSU-Pueblo 11th Annual Student Employment and Involvement Festival is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 22nd. from 11am-3pm. To participate and reserve your spot, please sign up on PackLink with the link...

  • Aug 27

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    President Mottet will be hosting biweekly office hours at various locations around campus...

  • Sep 20

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Networking opportunity for all Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology students. ...

  • Sep 27

    12:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    The 3rd annual Love CSU-Pueblo Give Day is coming Thursday, September 27th! The CSU-Pueblo Foundation is asking any CSU-Pueblo academic department, organization, or club to participate in the Give Day and create a...

  • Sep 28

    1:00 PM to 11:30 AM

    Save the Date for Family Weekend 2018 CSU-Pueblo's Family Weekend will be Friday, September 28th to Sunday, September 30th. Events include the 3rd Annual Howlin' House Party, Homecoming Football Game, and...

  • Oct 17

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Internship and Career Fair 2018, Wednesday, October 17th, OSC Ballroom, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m....

  • Oct 19

    12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

    The theme of the 2018 Black, Latinx, Native Male Summit (BLNMS) is Leading the Pack: Understanding our past, influencing our present to create change in our futures. ...

  • Nov 05

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    2nd Annual Nursing Career Fair, Monday, November 5th, Technology Bldg., 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m....

  • Apr 04

    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    21st Annual Dining for Success Etiquette Dinner, Thursday, April 4th, 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., OSC Ballroom/Foyer....

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