Commencement Schedule

COMMENCEMENT SCHEDULE

MONDAY, MAY 20, 2019

Ceremony 1 | 8:30 a.m.         

College of Arts and Letters
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Communication Studies
Master of Arts in Communication Studies
Communication
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Communication
Department of Television, Film and Media Studies
Master of Arts in Communication Studies
Television and Film
Bachelor of Arts in Television, Film and Media Studies
Department of Theatre and Dance
Master of Fine Arts in Television, Film and Theatre
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Ceremony 2 | 12:30 p.m.

College of Arts and Letters
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Art
Master of Arts in Art
Master of Fine Arts in Art
Bachelor of Arts in Art
Department of English
Master of Arts in English
Bachelor of Arts in English
Department of Liberal Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Master of Arts in Spanish
Bachelor of Arts in Chinese
Bachelor of Arts in French
Bachelor of Arts in Japanese
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Department of Music
Master of Arts in Music
Master of Music in Music
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Bachelor of Music in Music
Department of Philosophy
Master of Arts in Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

Ceremony 3 | 4:30 p.m.         

Charter College of Education
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Foundations
Educational Technology Leadership
E-Learning and New Media Design
Research and Evaluation
Master of Arts in Educational Administration
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Bachelor of Arts in Urban Learning
Division of Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Arts in Education
Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood/Primary Education
Integrated STEM Teaching
Mathematics Education
Reading
Division of Special Education and Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education
Master of Arts in Special Education
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Master of Science in Counseling
Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

Ceremony 4 | 8:30 a.m.         

College of Natural and Social Sciences
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of History
Master of Arts in History
Bachelor of Arts in History
 
Department of Sociology
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Master of Arts in Sociology
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology    

Ceremony 5 | 12:30 p.m.

College of Natural and Social Sciences
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Asian and Asian American Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Asian and Asian American Studies
Department of Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies
Master of Arts in Mexican American Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Mexican-American Studies
Department of Latin American Studies
Master of Arts in Latin American Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies
Department of Pan-African Studies
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies
Department of Political Science
Master of Arts in Political Science
Master of Public Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science     
Department of Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Science in Forensic Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Ceremony 6 | 4:30 p.m.

College of Natural and Social Sciences
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Anthropology
Master of Arts in Anthropology
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
Department of Biological Sciences
Master of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Master of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Department of Geosciences and Environment
Master of Arts in Geography
Master of Science in Geological Science
Master of Science in Environmental Science
Bachelor of Science in Geology
Bachelor of Arts in Geography
Department of Mathematics
Master of Science in Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Natural Science Program
Bachelor of Science in Natural Science
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Master of Science in Physics
Bachelor of Arts in Physics
Bachelor of Science in Physics

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019

Ceremony 7 | 8:30 a.m.         

College of Business and Economics
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Accounting
Master of Business Administration
Accounting
Master of Science in Accountancy
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Accounting
Department of Information Systems
Master of Business Administration
Information Systems
Master of Science in Information Systems
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Ceremony 8 | 12:30 p.m.

College of Business and Economics
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Management
Master of Business Administration
Fully Employed MBA
Healthcare Management
Human Resource Management
Management
Supply Chain Management
Master of Science in Business Administration
Human Resource Management
Leadership and Management
New Venture Management
Supply Chain Management
Master of Science in Healthcare Management
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Entrepreneurship
General Business
Healthcare Administration
Human Resource Management
Management
Operations and Supply Chain Management

Ceremony 9 | 4:30 p.m.

College of Business and Economics
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Economics and Statistics
Master of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Business Economics
Department of Finance, Law, and Real Estate
Master of Business Administration
Finance
Real Estate
Master of Science in Business Administration
Finance
Real Estate
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Prelegal
Finance
Real Estate
Department of Marketing
Master of Business Administration
International Business
Marketing
Master of Science in Business Administration
International Business
Marketing
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
International Business
Marketing
Retailing

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019

Ceremony 10 | 8:30 a.m.         

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Communication Disorders
Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders
Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders
School of Social Work
Master of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

Ceremony 11 | 12:30 p.m.

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Child and Family Studies
Master of Arts in Child Development 
Bachelor of Arts in Child Development
School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics
Master of Science in Criminalistics
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Ceremony 12 | 4:30 p.m.

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Public Health
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Master of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019

Ceremony 13 | 8:30 a.m.

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science
Master of Science in Kinesiology
Master of Science in Nutritional Science
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science

Ceremony 14 | 12:30 p.m.         

College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Civil Engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Department of Technology
Master of Arts in Industrial and Technical Studies
Bachelor of Science in Aviation Administration
Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection Administration
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communication
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology

Ceremony 15 | 4:30 p.m.         

College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremony
Department of Computer Science
Master of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

UNIVERSITY GYMNASIUM

For the second year, the Commencement ceremonies for Cal State LA will be held at the University Gymnasium inside the Physical Education building on campus. The building is part of the Billie Jean King Sports Complex, named after tennis legend, social justice advocate, and alumna — Billie Jean King. The University Gymnasium host athletic events throughout year, and in 1984, it was the site of the XXXIII (33rd) Olympiad judo events.

IMPORTANT DATES

March 1, 2018
Fall 2018 Graduation Application Due Date for Undergraduate Degrees
 
June 15, 2018
Fall 2018 Graduation Application Due Date for Graduate and Doctorate Degrees
 
September 1, 2018
Winter 2019 Graduation Application Due Date for Undergraduate Degrees
 
September 15, 2018
Winter 2019 Graduation Application Due Date for Graduate and Doctorate Degrees
 
October 15, 2018
Spring 2019 Graduation Application Due Date for Undergraduate Degrees
 
November 15, 2018
Spring 2019 Graduation Application Due Date for Graduate and Doctorate Degrees
 
February 1, 2019
Summer 2019 Graduation Application Due Date for Undergraduate Degrees
 
February 8, 2019
Commencement email notification to fall 2018 and winter 2019 graduates
 
February 15, 2019
Summer 2019 Graduation Application Due Date for Graduate and Doctorate Degrees
 
March 15, 2019
Commencement email notification to spring 2019 and summer 2019 projected graduates
 
March 25, 2019
Commencement email notification to fall 2018 and winter 2019 graduates, and spring 2019 and summer 2019 projected graduates
 
April 4, 2019
Last day to submit a graduation application and/or preferred first name change to be included in the printed Commencement book
 
April 8, 2019
Commencement email notification to fall 2018 and winter 2019 graduates, and spring 2019 and summer 2019 projected graduates
 
April 10 —11, 2019
Grad Fair at the Golden Eagle Ballrooms - First opportunity to register to participate by reserving guest tickets
 
April 19, 2019
Commencement email notification to fall 2018 and winter 2019 graduates, and spring 2019 and summer 2019 projected graduates
 
April 22, 2019
Online ticketing starts at 8 a.m. to register to participate by reserving guest tickets
 
May 3, 2019
Online ticketing ends at 5 p.m. to register to participate by reserving guest tickets
 
May 6, 2019
Email notification will be sent to registered graduating candidates regarding additional tickets
 
May 10, 2019
Online ticketing to registered graduating candidates for additional tickets starts at 8 a.m. ends at 5 p.m. based on availability
 
May 20 — 24, 2019
Commencement week
 
June 3, 2019
Additional printed Commencement book available at the Alumni Office for pick-up
 
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