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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

Colorado State University–Pueblo Teacher Education Program distributes jump ropes

The Teacher Education Program at Colorado State University-Pueblo is partnering with the Modern Woodmen of America (MWA) with hopes of improving the health and well-being of children in Southern Colorado by getting a...

Colorado State University–Pueblo debate competes in Missouri, Starkey Coach of Year

The Colorado State University-Pueblo forensics team traveled to its first invitational of the year, the Georgia B. Bowman Invitational at William Jewell College in Liberty, MO. At the awards ceremony, CSU-Pueblo...

Veterans Upward Bound Program at CSU-Pueblo renewed for five years with $1.3 million

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Education to improve college access and preparing...

Campus Events

  • Sep 25

    12:00 AM

    The Office of the Vice President for Diversity at Colorado State University warmly welcomes you to join us at the 17th annual CSU Diversity Symposium! The Symposium will be held September 25-29 in the Lory Student...

  • Sep 26

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    The Office of Diversity and Inclusion brings to you per month training with diverse and inclusive knowledge! ...

  • Sep 26

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Starfish roundtable information session is geared toward ANY faculty or staff member who works with students in any capacity (in academic affairs, programs, or in service positions) and may be worried about student...

  • Sep 26

    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Diversity Symposium, Keynote Speaker Claude Steele in the Lory Student Center from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. ...

  • Sep 27

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Marie Humphrey, for courageous hot topic conversations, coffee, and cookies....

  • Sep 27

    12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

    So you need to write a research paper, but aren't sure where to start? Learn how to define your research topic and search the library's resources to find exactly what you need....

  • Sep 28

    7:45 AM to 9:00 AM

    Join us for a light breakfast and conversation with others on campus. We will have door prizes, games and time catching up with what's happening in our areas. Hope to see you there!...

  • Sep 28

    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Dear Campus Community, Visit the Roman Colosseum, see Michelangelo's David and eat gelato while people-watching in the Piazza della Signoria! Rome and Florence await you this spring break. ...

  • Sep 28

    5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Friends and Scholars, 5:30pm in the GCB Lobby...

  • Sep 28

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    War and Healing, 7:00pm at Hoag Recital Hall, September 28th....

  • Sep 29

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Come and join the Fun by The Fountain event on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 11:00am - 2:00pm!...

  • Sep 29

    3:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    The Women's Swimming Pentathlon is taking place Friday, September 29th at 3:30pm in the Sam Jones Aquatic Center in the Massari Building....

  • Sep 25

    12:00 AM

    The Office of the Vice President for Diversity at Colorado State University warmly welcomes you to join us at the 17th annual CSU Diversity Symposium! The Symposium will be held September 25-29 in the Lory Student...

  • Sep 26

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    The Office of Diversity and Inclusion brings to you per month training with diverse and inclusive knowledge! ...

  • Sep 26

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Starfish roundtable information session is geared toward ANY faculty or staff member who works with students in any capacity (in academic affairs, programs, or in service positions) and may be worried about student...

  • Sep 26

    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Diversity Symposium, Keynote Speaker Claude Steele in the Lory Student Center from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. ...

  • Sep 27

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Marie Humphrey, for courageous hot topic conversations, coffee, and cookies....

  • Sep 27

    12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

    So you need to write a research paper, but aren't sure where to start? Learn how to define your research topic and search the library's resources to find exactly what you need....

  • Sep 28

    7:45 AM to 9:00 AM

    Join us for a light breakfast and conversation with others on campus. We will have door prizes, games and time catching up with what's happening in our areas. Hope to see you there!...

  • Sep 28

    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Dear Campus Community, Visit the Roman Colosseum, see Michelangelo's David and eat gelato while people-watching in the Piazza della Signoria! Rome and Florence await you this spring break. ...

  • Sep 28

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    War and Healing, 7:00pm at Hoag Recital Hall, September 28th....

  • Sep 29

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Come and join the Fun by The Fountain event on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 11:00am - 2:00pm!...

  • Sep 29

    3:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    The Women's Swimming Pentathlon is taking place Friday, September 29th at 3:30pm in the Sam Jones Aquatic Center in the Massari Building....

  • Sep 29

    4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Come out and support our CSU-Pueblo Women's Soccer team who will play Colorado Christian on Friday, September 29th, at 4:30pm at Gonzales Stadium....

  • Sep 25

    12:00 AM

    The Office of the Vice President for Diversity at Colorado State University warmly welcomes you to join us at the 17th annual CSU Diversity Symposium! The Symposium will be held September 25-29 in the Lory Student...

  • Sep 26

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    The Office of Diversity and Inclusion brings to you per month training with diverse and inclusive knowledge! ...

  • Sep 26

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Starfish roundtable information session is geared toward ANY faculty or staff member who works with students in any capacity (in academic affairs, programs, or in service positions) and may be worried about student...

  • Sep 26

    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Diversity Symposium, Keynote Speaker Claude Steele in the Lory Student Center from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. ...

  • Sep 27

    12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

    So you need to write a research paper, but aren't sure where to start? Learn how to define your research topic and search the library's resources to find exactly what you need....

  • Sep 28

    7:45 AM to 9:00 AM

    Join us for a light breakfast and conversation with others on campus. We will have door prizes, games and time catching up with what's happening in our areas. Hope to see you there!...

  • Sep 28

    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Dear Campus Community, Visit the Roman Colosseum, see Michelangelo's David and eat gelato while people-watching in the Piazza della Signoria! Rome and Florence await you this spring break. ...

  • Sep 28

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    War and Healing, 7:00pm at Hoag Recital Hall, September 28th....

  • Sep 29

    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Come and join the Fun by The Fountain event on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 11:00am - 2:00pm!...

  • Sep 29

    3:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    The Women's Swimming Pentathlon is taking place Friday, September 29th at 3:30pm in the Sam Jones Aquatic Center in the Massari Building....

  • Sep 29

    4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Come out and support our CSU-Pueblo Women's Soccer team who will play Colorado Christian on Friday, September 29th, at 4:30pm at Gonzales Stadium....

  • Sep 29

    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Come out and support our CSU-Pueblo Volleyball team who will play UCCS at Massari Arena on Friday, September 29th, at 7:00pm....

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