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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

Outstanding Faculty/Staff Honored at Luncheon

Outstanding faculty and staff leaders at Colorado State University–Pueblo were honored at a recognition luncheon held today (Wednesday, April 18). Director of Student Conduct and Case Management Nicole Ferguson was...

Foundation Announces 2018 Class of Kane Scholars

Colorado State University-Pueblo has announced the names of six local students who will receive prominent, full-ride scholarships through the CSU-Pueblo Foundation. These high-achieving students will receive the Kane...

Online RN to BSN Beginning April 30

Beginning April 30, Colorado State University-Pueblo will offer a program for working Registered Nurses (RN) to obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in just one year through a fully online format....

Campus Events

  • Apr 20

    9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

    Take some time to really get to know CSU-Pueblo by attending a Discover Day! Learn more about admissions and financial aid, attend a student panel, meet with a professor from your intended major, eat lunch on campus, and...

  • Apr 20

    12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Outdoor Pursuits is hosting a $1 Equipment Rental Weekend! Stand-up paddleboards, tents, backpacks, kayaks... ALL students may rent equipment for just $1 a piece. This event runs from Friday April 20th - Monday April...

  • Apr 20

    1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo’s student organization Leaders in Ethical Action for the Future (LEAF) will host “Bloom Month” in April to celebrate empowering the planet and providing people with a...

  • Apr 20

    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Spring Football Game at the Thunderbowl...

  • Apr 21

    7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    The 5 Health Fair runs from 7am-Noon at Praise Assembly, 2000 Troy Ave....

  • Apr 21

    7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    LEAF is hosting a hike to the beautiful Browns Canyon National Monument near Salida, CO. Come explore the public land and voice your opinions to state legislators in attendance....

  • Apr 21

    8:15 AM to 5:00 PM

    Students and faculty in the Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Recreation Department at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a day dedicated to promoting active, healthy lifestyles for children in kindergarten...

  • Apr 22

    8:10 AM to 11:00 AM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo’s student organization Leaders in Ethical Action for the Future (LEAF) will host “Bloom Month” in April to celebrate empowering the planet and providing people with a...

  • Apr 22

    12:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    CSU-Pueblo Women's LaCrosse VS Colorado Mesa, at 12 Noon in Gonzales Stadium. Come out and support the team. GO THUNDERWOLVES!...

  • Apr 23

    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    National Society of Leadership and Success Induction Ceremony. Starts at 6:30pm in the Life Sciences building in Room LS 105...

  • Apr 24

    12:00 AM to 8:30 PM

    Annual Senior Multicultural Congrats Ceremony starts at 6:30pm in the OSC Ballroom....

  • Apr 24

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo will host 16+ local, regional, state, and national employers that are specifically hiring veterans at the first Colorado State University-Pueblo Veteran’s Career Fair from 11 a.m....

  • Apr 20

    12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Outdoor Pursuits is hosting a $1 Equipment Rental Weekend! Stand-up paddleboards, tents, backpacks, kayaks... ALL students may rent equipment for just $1 a piece. This event runs from Friday April 20th - Monday April...

  • Apr 20

    1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo’s student organization Leaders in Ethical Action for the Future (LEAF) will host “Bloom Month” in April to celebrate empowering the planet and providing people with a...

  • Apr 20

    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Spring Football Game at the Thunderbowl...

  • Apr 21

    7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    The 5 Health Fair runs from 7am-Noon at Praise Assembly, 2000 Troy Ave....

  • Apr 21

    7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    LEAF is hosting a hike to the beautiful Browns Canyon National Monument near Salida, CO. Come explore the public land and voice your opinions to state legislators in attendance....

  • Apr 22

    8:10 AM to 11:00 AM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo’s student organization Leaders in Ethical Action for the Future (LEAF) will host “Bloom Month” in April to celebrate empowering the planet and providing people with a...

  • Apr 22

    12:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    CSU-Pueblo Women's LaCrosse VS Colorado Mesa, at 12 Noon in Gonzales Stadium. Come out and support the team. GO THUNDERWOLVES!...

  • Apr 23

    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    National Society of Leadership and Success Induction Ceremony. Starts at 6:30pm in the Life Sciences building in Room LS 105...

  • Apr 24

    12:00 AM to 8:30 PM

    Annual Senior Multicultural Congrats Ceremony starts at 6:30pm in the OSC Ballroom....

  • Apr 24

    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo will host 16+ local, regional, state, and national employers that are specifically hiring veterans at the first Colorado State University-Pueblo Veteran’s Career Fair from 11 a.m....

  • Apr 24

    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Did you know that 1 in 100 students at CSU-Pueblo could be a potential victim of human trafficking? This means you or one of your classmates could be a potential victim. There are an estimated 40.3 million victims...

  • Apr 24

    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    3rd Annual Senior Multicultural Congratulatory Reservations and Award Applications now open The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is proud to present the 3rdAnnual Senior Multicultural Congratulatory Ceremony! This event...

  • Apr 20

    9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

    Take some time to really get to know CSU-Pueblo by attending a Discover Day! Learn more about admissions and financial aid, attend a student panel, meet with a professor from your intended major, eat lunch on campus, and...

  • Apr 20

    12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Outdoor Pursuits is hosting a $1 Equipment Rental Weekend! Stand-up paddleboards, tents, backpacks, kayaks... ALL students may rent equipment for just $1 a piece. This event runs from Friday April 20th - Monday April...

  • Apr 20

    1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo’s student organization Leaders in Ethical Action for the Future (LEAF) will host “Bloom Month” in April to celebrate empowering the planet and providing people with a...

  • Apr 20

    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Spring Football Game at the Thunderbowl...

  • Apr 21

    7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    The 5 Health Fair runs from 7am-Noon at Praise Assembly, 2000 Troy Ave....

  • Apr 21

    7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

    LEAF is hosting a hike to the beautiful Browns Canyon National Monument near Salida, CO. Come explore the public land and voice your opinions to state legislators in attendance....

  • Apr 21

    8:15 AM to 5:00 PM

    Students and faculty in the Exercise Science, Health Promotion, and Recreation Department at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host a day dedicated to promoting active, healthy lifestyles for children in kindergarten...

  • Apr 22

    8:10 AM to 11:00 AM

    Colorado State University-Pueblo’s student organization Leaders in Ethical Action for the Future (LEAF) will host “Bloom Month” in April to celebrate empowering the planet and providing people with a...

  • Apr 22

    12:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    CSU-Pueblo Women's LaCrosse VS Colorado Mesa, at 12 Noon in Gonzales Stadium. Come out and support the team. GO THUNDERWOLVES!...

  • Apr 23

    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    National Society of Leadership and Success Induction Ceremony. Starts at 6:30pm in the Life Sciences building in Room LS 105...

  • Apr 24

    12:00 AM to 8:30 PM

    Annual Senior Multicultural Congrats Ceremony starts at 6:30pm in the OSC Ballroom....

  • Apr 24

    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Did you know that 1 in 100 students at CSU-Pueblo could be a potential victim of human trafficking? This means you or one of your classmates could be a potential victim. There are an estimated 40.3 million victims...

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