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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

Finalists announced in CSU-Pueblo president search

In the search for Colorado State University-Pueblo’s next president, four finalists will visit campus to meet with stakeholders from across the university community. The campus visits are scheduled March 27 –...

Institute of Cannabis Research Announces International Conference Lineup

The Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) at Colorado State University-Pueblo has released the preliminary program for its international, multidisciplinary cannabis research conference set for April 28-30, on the...

CSU-Pueblo Center for Teaching and Learning hosts Carl Hart

As part of its ongoing public lecture series, The Center for Teaching and Learning at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a Columbia University professor of psychology who advocates the use of science in the...

Campus Events

  • Mar 30

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Leslie White Temple-Gipp, member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, speaks on community well-being, water rights, and the Dakota Access Pipeline....

  • Apr 06

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Rock Art: interactive petroglyph exhibit for kids, from the Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center....

  • Apr 07

    9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

    Students interested in presenting their research, scholarly work, or creative academic achievement can submit applications to present at the 2017 CSU-Pueblo Symposium on Friday, April 7th. The Symposium link provides...

  • Apr 14

    4:00 PM to 9:00 AM

    Do you have a business idea? Starting your own business? Now is your chance to compete in the SoCo Entrepreneurship Business Competition open to adults and high school students. ...

  • Apr 28

    12:00 AM

    Over 70 individual, panel, and poster sessions are planned from over 100 presenters representing state, national, and international cannabis scholars, clinicians, and industry representatives. Cannabis researchers from...

  • Mar 25

    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    CSU-Pueblo Softball hosts Regis this weekend at Rawlings Softball Complex. Saturday, March 25th is a 12 & 2 p.m. doubleheader and Sunday, March 26th the series concludes with another doubleheader at 11& 1 p.m. ...

  • Mar 30

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Leslie White Temple-Gipp, member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, speaks on community well-being, water rights, and the Dakota Access Pipeline....

  • Mar 31

    12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Spend a chillaxing Friday with Outdoor Pursuits, mountain biking at Oil Well Flats!...

  • Apr 01

    12:00 AM

    SE Colorado History Day...

  • Apr 01

    7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

    Join Outdoor Pursuits for a day of fishing on Saturday, April 1st!...

  • Apr 06

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Rock Art: interactive petroglyph exhibit for kids, from the Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center....

  • Apr 06

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    iCommute: Canvas/Coffee/Convo...

  • Apr 07

    9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

    Students interested in presenting their research, scholarly work, or creative academic achievement can submit applications to present at the 2017 CSU-Pueblo Symposium on Friday, April 7th. The Symposium link provides...

  • Apr 07

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    SOCO Reading Series, National Poetry Month...

  • Apr 08

    8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Let's Move...

  • Apr 11

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Jazz Night...

  • Apr 12

    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Opera Showcase...

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