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CSU Los Angeles

CSU Los Angeles
CSU Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Official telephone: (323) 343-3000
Fax number: (323) 343-2670

Website: www.calstatela.edu

Academics

Screen last updated on: January 27, 2016

Academic Calendar

Semester/term begin dates:
in late September, early January, late March, and late June.
Calendar system:
quarter system (four terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held:
Orientation for new students held in August.
Number and length of summer sessions:
One summer session of 10 weeks.

Academic Experience

Majors with the highest enrollment:
criminal justice, biology, accounting
Average freshman GPA:
2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year:
84%
Student:Faculty ratio:
26:1
Total faculty:
666 men, 621 women, 1,287 total
Full-time faculty:
290 men, 290 women, 580 total
Part-time faculty:
376 men, 331 women, 707 total
Graduation rate:
41% within six years
CSU Los Angeles

Required Undergraduate Curriculum

General education/core curriculum is required:
yes
Minor requirements:
not required for graduation
Physical education is required:
no
There are religious requirements for graduation:
no

Programs Offered

Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, dual degrees, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, pass/fail grading option, internships, distance learning
Minors and other miscellaneous programs offered:
Many minors offered.
Preprofessional programs offered:
health professional program
Education certifications are offered:
yes
Education certifications:
early childhood, elementary, secondary, special education, bilingual/bicultural
Cooperative programs are offered:
yes
Cooperative education programs:
art, business, computer science, engineering, health professions, natural science, social/behavioral science, technologies
Combined 2-2 programs available:
2-2 programs in art/liberal studies, art/sociology, biochemistry/biology, biochemistry/microbiology, business administration/computer information systems, business administration/graphic communication, child development/social work, child development/Spanish, computer science/mathematics, English/French, film/media studies, history/social science, music/television, psychology/chemistry, psychology/sociology, psychology, theatre arts/dance, social work/psychology, sociology, Spanish/French, and television programs.
Graduate schools/programs are offered:
yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes:
yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study abroad in Australia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.
Army ROTC:
offered off-campus at U of California--Los Angeles.
Navy ROTC:
not offered
Air Force ROTC:
offered off-campus at U of Southern California.

List of Majors

Bachelor's Degrees:
  • African-American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Asian/Asian American Studies
  • Aviation Administration
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Exercise Science
  • Fire Protection Administration/Technology
  • Food Science/Technology
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology/Geological Sciences
  • Graphic Communications
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Industrial Arts
  • Industrial Technology
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mexican-American Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Social Science
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language
  • Special Major
  • Television/Film/Media Studies
  • Theatre Arts/Dance
  • Urban Learning
  • Vocational Arts


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