Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Division is dedicated to delivering a program of excellence in the humanities and social sciences designed to prepare students for the complex challenges of professional and private life in the 21st century.

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

The Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Division is dedicated to delivering a program of excellence in the humanities and social sciences designed to prepare students for the complex challenges of professional and private life in the 21st century.

Welcome

Few important engineering decisions are purely technical. In our globally interconnected world, professionals must be able to integrate social, cultural, political, economic, ethical and environmental knowledge into their decisions and designs.

Academic work in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences provides you with an understanding of these contexts, enhances your abilities to communicate well, gives you the foundations to transcend traditional technical boundaries, establishes your competitive edge in the professional marketplace and prepares you to be a leader and a lifelong learner.

HASS faculty are recognized nationally and around the world as scholars and teachers who expect high levels of academic performance from their students. Their expertise includes:

 

Composition
Creative writing
Energy policy
Environmental policy
Ethics
Film and media studies
Geography
History
Literature
Music
Philosophy
Political science
Science, technology and engineering

News

  • Klimek, Skokan win 2018 Malone Award from APLU
    A Colorado School of Mines music professor and professor emerita of engineering are the 2018 winners of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award from the Association of Public and Land-gra …
  • New cohort of Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows named
    Six Colorado School of Mines professors have been named Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows for the 2018-2019 school year. Each professor will receive $5,000 to integrate ethics into their courses, developin …
  • Hancock honored for mentorship of women
    Kathleen Hancock, associate professor of humanities, arts and social sciences, has been honored for her mentorship of women in the field of international political economy. The Society for Women in In …
  • High Grade editors meet with author George Saunders '81
    Three editors of Colorado School of Mines' literary and arts journal received some extra-special inspiration at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Florida: They got to …

Internship Opportunities

Colorado Science & Engineering Policy Fellowship

The CSM administration is working with two Colorado representatives to launch this great program to give students an opportunity to contribute to policymaking in Colorado.  Students will have the chance to do REAL and significant policy-related research that can have a measurable impact on the lives of Coloradans.

For more information, visit the Enrichment page under Internship Opportunities.

CERSE Vision: A world where earth, energy and environment are wisely managed.

CERSE Mission: To improve lives through vibrant and creative science and engineering education, research and global engagement focused on earth’s resources and societal needs