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College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences

Professional Success

The College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS) offers an exciting variety of degrees and programs that make up the core of a liberal arts education at CSUSM. Students in CHABSS courses master skills and technologies essential for professional success in a 21st century interdependent global society.

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Mentor with students in the Career Network
CHABSS Career Network aims to enhance our students' career readiness by connecting them with mentors consisting of regional professionals, alumni, business, non-profit and community leaders.


What’s So Special About Making & Staying on the CHABSS Dean’s List?

Making the Dean’s List and staying on it is not easy. It is an accomplishment to be proud of, especially when the average student is balancing school, work, kids, partner, and a myriad of competing priorities.

To celebrate the exceptional commitment Dean’s Listers make to excelling in their studies, CHABSS hosts two Dean’s List Mixers during the academic year. READ MORE

Student with large frame around her torso with text - CSUSM CHABSS 2019 - I made the Dean's List


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