College of Natural and Social Sciences

NSS Dean's Office: ASC Wing B 223 | (323) 343-2000 | Fax (323) 343 -2011 |
NSS Advisement Center: KHD1044 | (323) 343-5284 |

Welcome to the College of Natural and Social Sciences, the largest College at Cal State LA, with over 150 outstanding and dedicated faculty who have won more Statewide Outstanding Professor Awards than faculty in any other academic unit in the California State Univeristy system.  We offer 19 Bachelors degree and 17 Masters degree programs through 15 academic departments and programs.

News & Spotlights

Ethan villarama youngest grad 2017 cal state la

16-year-old physics major is the youngest member of the class of 2017  More >

Jose Omar castello biochemistry

Biochemistry student receives NSF fellowship for doctoral program at UCLA More >


NASA space cal state la

Cal State LA partners with NASA to study how materials solidify in space More >

Emma Thurau anthro student going to madagascar

Anthropology student awarded Phi Kappa Phi grant to conduct research in Madagascar More >


Gates Cambridge scholar cal state la biochem

Biochemistry major is one of 36 future leaders named a Gates Cambridge Scholar More >


Environmental geography student won the President's Award for Outstanding Paper at the 2016 Association of Pacific Coast Geographers  More >