COSS Pillars

Learn more about the available resources. 


Study Abroad with COSS!

COSS Faculty outreach points of contact:

Dr. Melanie Ram 

Dr. Christopher Sullivan

Study Abroad Office

Family and Food Sciences Building, Room 119 

Get to work with Internships

COSS Faculty outreach points of contact:

Dr. Dvera Saxton (Anthropology & any other major) 

Dr. Harold Schweizer (CRIM Internship)

Prof. Charles Shuler(CRIM Internship)

Dr. Lisa Bryant (Political Science) 

Dr. Jeffery Cummins (Political Science) 

Prof. Gina Wallace (Moot Court)

Interested in Teaching?

Social Sciences Credential Faculty outreach points of contact: 

Professor Robin Sischo (Social Sciences Single Subject Competency Plan)

Professor Neil Conner (Social Sciences Credential Advisor)

COSS Graduate Program Faculty Advisor points of contact

Dr. Brad Jones (History Graduate Program Coordinator)

Dr. Hollianne Marshall (Criminology Graduate Program Coordinator) holmarhall@csufresno.ed

Dr. Kurt Cline (Public Administration Graduate Program Coordinator)

Research with a faculty member!

Speak with your department chair, program coordinator, or your course professor to find out how to get more involved with faculty research project.

Africana Studies Program Coordinator- Dr. DeAnna Reese,

Anthropology Chair- Dr. James Mullooly,

Chicano & Latin American Studies Chair- Dr. Cristina Herrera

Criminology Chair- Dr. Emma Hughes,

Geography & City Regional Planning Chair- Dr. Segun Ogunjemiyo,

History Chair- Dr. Ethan Kytle,; Dr. William Skuban

History Assistant Professor - Dr. Romeo Guzman,

Political Science Chair- Dr. Melanie Ram,

Political Science Professors - Drs. 
Everett Vieira and Natalie Kasianenko 

Sociology Chair- Dr. Jennifer Randles

Women's Studies Program Coordinator- Dr. Kathryn Forbes,

Give back to the community by Service-Learning!

The courses listed below have community service components. These are courses that have no or very little course pre-requisites. If you want to know more about community service but do not want to take a class please see the Jan and Bud Richter Center for a very extensive community service listing.


AGED 120S- Leadership & Communications (2 units)

CFS 143S- Children at Risk (3 units)

COMS 1 - Com Serv-Learn (1-3 units)

CRIM 120S - Juvenile Delinquency (3 units)

LEE 101S - Early Learning for School Success (3 units)

LEE 109S - Literacy Engagement in the Community (3 units)

LEE 144S - Service-Learning Pedagogy and Practice (3 units)

MKTG 100S - Marketing Concepts pre OR co requisite BA 105W or ENGL 160W (3 units)

RA 73S - Leadership in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism (3 units)

RA 77S - Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Programming (3 units)

SOC 1S - Principles of Sociology (3 units)

SOC 3S - Critical Thinking About Society (3 units)

SOC 130WS - Contemporary Social Issues (4 units)

SOC 184S - Grant Writing & Evaluation (3 units)

SOC 186S - Governance, Administrative Principles, & Financial Literacy (3 units)