Applying to the HUX program is simple. Just follow
the Admissions Procedures below. You
will want to apply to HUX
Mentor. Please note program deadlines and term dates
from on-campus programs. If you do not have computer access, you
may write to
the HUX office for a paper application.
Note: the HUX program no longer accepts students residing in the following US States: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Oregon, and Wyoming.
Mentor Applicants: Read carefully the additional HUX requirements below. You do
to send directly to HUX your Essay (see prompt below). You may
send your Essay by
or surface mail (address below). Also, your official transcripts
should be directed to the HUX office, not to CSUDH Admissions.
Include a copy of the online confirmation page from CSU Mentor
(emailed to you) indicating that your application was received.
cannot find this, include a note telling us that you applied
through CSU Mentor.
Early Enrollment option
Mailing your Application materials
Transferring Units into HUX
of Arts or Science degree from a regionally accredited university
The degree does not have to be in the Humanities.
3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted,
excluding lower division
work completed after obtaining the
Bachelor's degree. Students with a GPA between 2.5
can be admitted conditionally.
following materials are required for admission review by the submission deadline:
Through CSU Mentor, an application
including a $55 payment. In addition, you will need to send your
essay and two copies of official transcripts directly to the HUX office. You can submit your materials electronically
to firstname.lastname@example.org (except
for transcripts) or by regular mail (see below).
Completed HUX Application.
You can apply in two ways: complete the CSU
Mentor application online, or, if you do not have Internet access, you
print out and fill out the application linked below as an
Adobe PDF file, or request an application from the HUX office.
After applying through CSU
Mentor, be sure also to complete and send in your Essay,
and official transcripts (see below).
Click here to download a
PDF version of the HUX application.* Print it out and mail
it to the HUX office address below, along with your
completed Essay and official transcripts
If you prefer, you may request an application by
calling the HUX Office at 310-243-3743), writing to the address
below, faxing a request (310-516-4399), or by emailing HUXOnline@csudh.edu.
Complete the application and mail it to the HUX office address
below, along with your
completed Essay and official transcripts (see below).
note: Applications may NOT be faxed to the office. So that you
may be assured
the documents have been received, enclose a self-addressed
reply postcard which can be
returned to you.
Respond to the following:
a concise, 1,000-word analytical essay, describe how two or
three intellectual, cultural, or artistic experiences have
stimulated your interest in and helped prepare you for a graduate
degree in the Humanities. We are interested in how your interactions
with the world of ideas have shaped your intellectual development.
Those interactions may have been prompted, for example, by
a book, lecture, play, concert, art exhibit, or a person.
Focus the essay by linking the experiences you describe around
a common theme or themes related to your intellectual development
and interest in graduate education.
not write a summary of your life or recount life-changing incidents
that promoted personal development. Be as specific as possible
in your analysis. Be as specific as possible in your
description. DO NOT include resumé, letters of recommendation, documents,
etc. DO include
the following information: your full name;
your complete mailing address; the term for which
you are applying
for admission; and where you found out about our program. This
essay is part
of the evaluation for admission and must be submitted
to the Program Coordinator. You can mail
it to the address below
or email it to email@example.com.
Send it as text in the body of the email, rather than as an attachment
to the email message.
3. Application fee of $55.
a check or money order for $55, payable to "CSUDH
- HUX." Applications
will not be processed without
the accompanying application fee. Application fees
are nonrefundable. Checks
must be drawn on US banks only
and have the bank account
number preprinted at the bottom of the check. Do
not send course tuition with your application
fee. Credit cards are accepted for admission
If you are mailing a check, send your check to the
HUX office address
Two unopened official transcripts from each college or university
be granted admittance as a classified graduate student,
the applicant will request two sealed official transcripts
from every school attended, post-Baccalaureate course work
included, to be sent directly to him/her, and then forwarded
to the address below. If transcripts cannot be sent to the
student, he/she can request that they be sent directly to
the Humanities External Degree Office.
that have been faxed, accidentally opened, or that are unofficial/student
copies are NOT acceptable.
transcripts (such as those from University of New York
Regents, Thomas Edison State College, or similar programs) are not sufficient for evaluation because these schools
tend to delete pertinent academic information from the student's
records. Therefore, individual transcripts from ALL schools
expeditious processing of your documents, do not send any
other material (i.e., a résumé, copies of
diplomas, etc.) unless requested by the Office of Admissions.
Extraneous material delays the processing and creates additional
handling. The University will not be responsible for its
residing outside the United States: READ THIS CAREFULLY
BEFORE YOU APPLY -
IT MAY DETERMINE YOUR ELIGIBILITY:
individual, sealed transcripts, and the Essay should be mailed
to the Humanities External Degree Program Office. Once the HUX
office receives all the required materials, we send the application
packet to the Office of Admissions for evaluation. We cannot process
the application without all required materials.
any reason you determine that you cannot enroll in the trimester
for which you are admitted, you must reapply (only the $55 Application
Fee and Application are necessary). We will keep transcripts and
essays on file for one year.
who wish to reapply afterlapse of continuous enrollment must reapply
and must send transcripts from any institution attended since
application was submitted.
Address for HUX Application
indicated above, you should submit your Application and application fee through CSU Mentor. You may email your essay
to firstname.lastname@example.org or
mail your Essay to the address below.
should also be mailed to this address.
|Coordinator (Application Materials)
Humanities Master of Arts External Program (HUX)
California State University, Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street - SAC2-2126
Carson, CA 90747 USA
please be certain that other institutions which send transcripts
directly to us use the exact address above; DO
NOT send them to the Office of Admissions.)
official admission to the program, application and all materials
required must be in the HUX office by the following dates:
Fall trimester admission: July 10
Spring trimester admission: November 3
Summer trimester admission: March 7
Enrollment in HUX Courses
you have missed the most current deadline above and still want
to start your program as soon as possible, with HUX's permission
you may take up to two courses prior to official admission.
In order to be considered for early enrollment, you must submit
all of the required documents, detailed above, at least two
weeks prior to the beginning of the term for which
you want to enroll. Go to the Registration
Information page for a link to the Upcoming Trimesters page.
Note that HUX courses taken in this way, prior to formal admission
to the program, are considered transfer units by the university
and will count against the nine-unit transfer limit described
may be accepted for transfer into the program if they meet
the following requirements:
more than 9 semester units of graduate (500+) level units
in humanities-related subject areas (art, philosophy, history,
music, literature, or film)
at another institution prior to or after acceptance into
the Humanities External Degree Program, but not used for
any other degree
courses may be no more than five years old at the time of
graduation from the Humanities External Degree Program.
student who wishes to have credit applied to the Master's program
should consult with
the Program Coordinator. If it is determined
that the course subject matter is applicable to the degree program,
a Request for Evaluation of Transferred Graduate Work form must
by the student, sent to the Program Coordinator for preliminary approval, and forwarded to the Graduation Unit
of the Office of the Registrar. The Graduation Unit will evaluate the courses(s) in terms of class
level and Title V requirements. When final determination has been
made by the Graduation Unit (at the time of graduation processing),
the student and the Program Coordinator are sent a copy. If approved,
the Program Coordinator
will incorporate the course work into the
student's program. A combination of quarter and
semester units may
be used to satisfy the total unit requirement. Transfer rate: 1-1/2
units equals 1 semester unit.
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