A Welcome from Interim Dean Andrew Drummond:
The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is committed to building the knowledge and strengthening the skills that prove critical to positive and collaborative transformations of our local and global communities.
Whether you are new to the college this year or have called it home for some time, your presence here is vital to the strength of this campus and to the reach of its impact. We are so proud that you have chosen to imagine, to communicate, to collaborate, to create, and to transform with us. These words; these actions, form the core of our mission, and they are made real every day through the remarkable and deeply significant work of our students, staff, and faculty. Together we are CAHSS. I am so thrilled you are here.
Andrew J. Drummond, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, CAHSS
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CAHSS majors include Music, Cinematic Arts & Technology, Humanities & Communication, Visual & Public Art, Global Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Japanese Language & Culture and Spanish Language & Hispanic Cultures. In addition, we also offer 21 minors. We welcome you to explore all the CAHSS has to offer!
CAHSS Building 504: Finding Your Way
Our new CAHSS Building 504 is located on Divarty Street between the Joel & Dena Gambord Business & Information Technology Building and Beach Hall. Ground floor features classrooms, Dean's Suite, RND Amphitheater and VPA Art Gallery. Second Floor: language & cinematic arts specialized classrooms, and 4 of our 7 departments.
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The latest on college-wide activities and news including events and opportunities from our 7 departments/units: Cinematic Arts & Technology; School of Humanities & Communication; Music & Performing Arts; Psychology; School of Social, Behavioral & Global Studies; Visual & Public Art, and the School of World Languages & Cultures.
In celebration of CAHSS graduates for Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020, we invite you to flip through the yearbook slides compiled by the Commencement Committee, and on behalf of all of us here in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, CONGRATULATIONS!
Please visit the Commencement page for a celebratory video beginning Saturday, May 16, at Noon.
CAHSS School of Humanities & Communication's Associate Professor Phuong Nguyen Offers book recommendations, views on Black Lives Matter. This is the third in a series of Q&As with CSUMB faculty about Black Lives Matter and the racial justice movement occurring in our country and around the world.
Black Lives Matter: Professor María Joaquina Villaseñor recommends books, actions to support social justice movement
Professor María Joaquina Villaseñor recommends books to read, actions to take to support social justice movement. This is the second in a series of Q&As with CSUMB faculty about Black Lives Matter and the racial justice movement occurring in our country and around the world.
The first in a series of Q&As with CSUMB faculty about Black Lives Matter and the racial justice movement occurring in our country and around the world, Daniel B. Summerhill, an assistant professor in the School of Humanities & Communication, shares his perspective, book recommendations on social justice movement.
The Dean's Office of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences would like to congratulate each student who has made the Dean's List. Semester honors are awarded and the notation “Dean’s List” is posted to the permanent academic record for undergraduate students earning a 3.50 grade point average. To be eligible, students must complete a minimum of 12 letter-graded units with no incomplete grades, no grade lower than “C” and be in good standing.
Congratulations Jackie Ceccato, VPA! Article By Sophia Huang McKenzie
Congratulations to Jackie Ceccato, Recipient of the 2020 President's Award for Exemplary Student Achievement, the 2020 CAHSS Dean's Medalist Award, and the recipient of the first annual Keland Family Endowed Memorial Award for Visual & Public Art, and the VPA Capstone Student Spotlight. Congratulations!
Recipient of the 2020 CSUMB Alumni Vision Award. Congratulations Juan!
Congratulations to Amanda Hansen, Psychology Major '20, who was recently named the recipient of the 2020 Provost's Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement.