College of Humanities

  • 4 Humanities grads - 2016
  • Two students in front of Sierra Hall

College of Humanities

2017 CommencementWelcome to Humanities

As education becomes ever more focused on professional degrees and vocational training, employers increasingly report that what they seek is not necessarily more specialized degrees but rather people who can think, who can synthesize, who can analyze, and who can apply a broad base of thought to a wide variety of areas. The College of Humanities teaches students to read, write and think. Our graduates are prepared for a 21st-century workforce that advances those who have the power not just to achieve and innovate but to communicate their ideas to an audience beyond their applied field.

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Captioning Videos Used in Instruction

closed captioning logoThe University has launched a new website: www.csun.edu/captioning. The purpose of the site is to provide unified content for faculty and students regarding captioning. As a reminder, we are required to caption videos used in instruction. The website provides useful information on captioning options for both content creators and consumers.

Featured Events

The Promise of Contemporary Primatology

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

Erin P. Riley

The Department of Anthropology proudly presents the 19th Annual Keith Morton Memorial Lecture: The Promise of Contemporary Primatology, Advancing the Study of the Human-Nonhuman Primate Interface in the 21st Century. Read more

Majors Fair 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Oviatt Library

The Majors Fair is designed to assist all students needing to know more about undergraduate majors and minors. It also provides students the opportunity to obtain information on major exploration & career planning and meet with representatives from all departments/colleges all at one place at one time. Happening Thursday, March 2nd. From 10AM-2PM at Matador Square. Read more

Challenging President Trump's "Muslim Ban"

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

No Muslim Ban!

President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13769 on 1/27 which limits entry for individuals from 7 predominantly Muslim countries and for all refugees into the U.S. The order has been legally challenged and fiercely opposed by American Muslims and non-Muslims.
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