California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills

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Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2010, California State University Dominguez Hills has been a dynamic urban university tasked with educating students who often become the first in their families to attend college. CSU Dominguez Hills is located in Carson, Los Angeles County, and boasts one of the most ethnically diverse enrollments in the United States. Chartered in 1960 as a liberal arts college serving baby boomers in Los Angeles's South Bay region, CSU Dominguez Hills has grown into a university dedicated to personalized learning. After years of wrangling over the college's location, classes began in 1965 in a bank building and the next year moved to Dominguez Hills. By the end of the 1970s, the campus included several thousand students attending classes in 10 architecturally unique buildings. In the 21st century, CSU Dominguez Hills offers 45 undergraduate majors and 24 master's degrees.Introduction The land encompassing California State University, Dominguez Hills has a vast and fascinating history that connects ... This interest in a coordinated, statewide higher education system had its influence on those planning the college that was initially called South Bay State College. ... Students would be required to take two majors, one a traditional program, the other an interdisciplinary major.

Title:California State University, Dominguez Hills
Author:Gregory L. Williams
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2010


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