The Cal State LA College of Arts & Letters transforms lives and sustains thriving communities and cultures. We develop and amplify our students’ unique talents, diverse life experiences, and intellects through the study and practice of the Arts and Humanities so that they can tell meaningful stories, forge their professional pathways, and inspire their communities.
Dean Stephen Trzaskoma
Welcome to the College of Arts & Letters at Cal State LA, an engaged, diverse, and creative community committed to nurturing the next generation of humanists and artists and to providing a distinctive liberal arts education to all students.
News & Highlights
Find yourself in the photos from the Class of 2023 Commencement ceremony.
Can a Dance Class Free Men’s Bodies in a Place Meant to Contain Them?
Read about how Bidhan Roy and Words Uncaged are changing prison culture and the way inmates analyze their emotions through dance.
Cal State LA’s premier event explores and celebrates science fiction and fantasy across media practices. We bring working entertainment professionals to engage with our students, bestowing valuable knowledge in their journey to a thriving career path.
2023 Honors Convocation
Every year the College of Arts and Letters recognizes students who have excelled academically at the annual Honors Convocation. We are proud to showcase these congragulatory messages from each Department of 2023.
There’s always something happening at the College of Arts & Letters: from thought-provoking public debates and scholarly symposia to immersive music and theatre performances. We invite you to experience the remarkable community of artists, scholars, educators, and students that is Arts & Letters at Cal State LA.
Arts & Letters in Action
Contact Information: Music Building Room 229
Phone (323) 343-4001
Fax (323) 343-6440 AL@calstatela.edu