Published on August 20, 2007
Slide1: CSU System: CSU System The CSU System: Established in 1960 though its roots date back to 1857 Provides outstanding education at the lowest cost of any public university system in the US Provides higher education to over 409,000 students Offers over 1,200 Bachelor and Master’s degrees One of its missions is to prepare students for an international/multi-cultural society Why Study at a CSU?: Why Study at a CSU? Study at a CSU campus provides outstanding opportunities (through research, study and internship placements) CSU campuses offer a variety of locations, subject specializations and student activities and involvement CSU Highlights…: CSU Highlights… CSU Bakersfield In the heart of the West Coast’s oil-production region, CSU-B has the only public university petroleum geology program west of the Rockies. Its GeoTechnology Center is a state-of-the-art resource for petroleum geology students and oil-industry professionals. Subjects include: Int’ Relations, Theatre, Comm., Criminal Justice, Comp. Sci, Spanish, Business etc. Slide5: Cal Poly Pomona Located 45 minutes from downtown LA, Cal Pomona covers 1,438 acres of rolling green hills situated in its eastern suburbs Its learn-by-doing philosophy incorporates 'hands-on' approach to education Internationally recognized for its many outstanding academic programs. One of only 6 polytechnic universities in US Located on campus is the world famous Kellogg Arabian Horse Center Slide6: CSU Chico A beautiful residential campus, with 90 percent of students living within a one-mile radius. The second oldest CSU, it was the first university in the world offering a graduate degree via satellite, and is a distance education trailblazer. Students have won recent national awards in business, engineering, journalism, political science and speech Majors include: Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, American Studies, Studio Art, Business, Communications, English, Environmental Science, Exercise Physiology, Geography, Health Sciences, Music, Recreation Management, Social Work and Theatre Slide7: Humboldt State The CSU’s northernmost, westernmost campus, set between the Pacific Ocean and redwood-covered mountains. Humboldt attracts students who—like the university’s namesake, explorer Alexander von Humboldt—tend to be highly self-reliant, adventuresome, eager to embrace a diversity of cultures and committed to social and environmental responsibility. Subjects include: Anthropology, Biology*, Geography, Environmental Science*, Native American Studies*, Fisheries/Forestry Management, Exercise and Recreation, Business* etc. Slide8: CSU Monterey Bay Provides a unique fusion of powerful learning experiences emerging from applied learning, individualized study, service learning, residential life, rich diversity, global perspectives, sophisticated technologies combining a premier location and public affordability. Offers a magnificent setting on California’s most beautiful coastline Subjects include: Marine and Coastal Ecology*, Earth Science, Health Promotion, Visual Arts, Telecommunications, Social Sciences Slide9: Cal State Northridge Is located in the heart of Los Angeles with easy access to Santa Monica beach, skiing in Big Bear and Hollywood and Beverly Hills Is indispensable as the intellectual, economic and cultural hub for its region. Is one of the largest universities in California, CSUN’s excellent and diverse offerings include a teacher preparation program that the Carnegie Corporation has ranked as among the best in the nation, Offers state-of-the art aquatic therapy center Provides an excellent deaf education program Offers an exceptional arts, science and ethnic studies programs. Has its very own waterskiing team Slide10: CSU Sacramento Known as the Capital University, which presents extensive opportunities for research and study for students and faculty. CSUS operates the nationally recognized Capitol fellowship program and houses the Center for California Studies. Has the system’s only government-journalism major, and also offers a joint doctorate in public history. Its sports activities include: American Football, Rowing, Tennis, Volleyball and Golf Slide11: San Jose State Is the oldest public university on the West Coast. It is ideally situated in the San Francisco Bay area. Within 30 minutes of beaches, 1 hour to San Francisco and 4 hours to Yosemite National Park It is the metropolitan university of Silicon Valley, providing more engineering, science and business graduates to the area than any other university in the nation. As one of the largest CSU campuses, it has been ranked among the top public universities in the West providing a full range of bachelor’s and master’s level programs Slide12: Cal State San Marcos Is located in northern San Diego County Is known as a higher education leader, fostering quality of life through lifelong personal growth and sustainable community development. As part of a new generation of CSU campuses, it has a reputation for innovative and rigorous education, business, arts and science programs. Its students receive personal attention in a small campus environment (7,000 students). Offers a state of the art library and wi-fi technology studios Its location is within minutes of North America’s best surfing beaches, 10 minutes to world famous Wild Animal Park, 30 minutes to downtown San Diego, 1 ½ hours to Los Angeles It offers a nationally ranked track team Slide13: Sonoma State University Is located in the heart of the wine country Is known for several programs: its wine business program is unparalleled, its computer and engineering science program provides needed employees for the state’s telecom industry and its Lifelong Learning Program for students ages 50 and over is a model for other campuses. Sonoma State is California’s sole representative on the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Sonoma State has an idyllic setting, middle of wine country, 30 minutes to breath-taking beaches and hot-springs, 1 hour from San Francisco and awe-inspiring Redwood forests Slide14: Cal. Poly San Luis Obispo Is located between Los Angeles and San Francisco SLO is one of California’s most picturesque towns and within 15 minutes from beaches and coastal mountains Recognized by peer institutions and U.S. News as one of the nation’s finest public, primarily undergraduate institutions. Its learn-by-doing philosophy defines teaching, learning and living as a community. Outstanding subjects include: Architecture, Recreation Management, Agricultural and Animal Sci., Engineering, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Journalism and Environmental Science Slide15: Why not make a semester at a CSU campus part of your academic program?