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Do you want to become a more educated citizen, capable of making a greater contribution to society? If so, then the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the place for you!

Here you’ll learn beside a like-minded student body, from dedicated faculty committed to providing students with the skills, tools, and knowledge that will enable them to realize their dreams.

Whether you're a prospective undergraduate or graduate student — with over 25 unique degree programs — our college is certain to have something perfect for you.


Justice, freedom, democracy, race, the good life, religion, human responsibility to one another and to nature - the very concepts upon which modern society is built - are the subjects of study in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Dr. Sheryl I. Fontaine

Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Our Students' Values

Civic Engagement

Cultivating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and motivation to work and make a difference in the lives of our communities.

Social Justice

Justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, resources, opportunities, and privileges within a society.

Global Awareness

An understanding of the impact that environmental, cultural, political, and economic issues have on the world.

Ready, Willing, and Able

With over 25 unique degree programs

Students who graduate from the college of Humanities and Social Sciences are prepared for a wide range of professions, graduate school, and advanced professional study in fields such as law, public administration, psychology, business, and more. 

Opportunities Abound

Beyond the Classroom

Students are provided with opportunities to be involved in faculty research projects, to participate in professional internships, and to be active members of student clubs.

Students can study in Washington, D.C. or in one of several overseas, Study Abroad programs that take place during the regular academic year, summer, and intersession.

CSUF At a Glance

Our Campus

California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches.

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Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.

Clayes Performing Arts Center

The University is one of 23 campuses in the California State University system. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education and the arts.


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