Dec 06, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Anthropology Museum

McCarthy Hall 424

The Museum of Anthropology is an educational and research resource for the university and the community. It houses, sponsors and conducts a variety of activities as part of the CSUF anthropology program, from lecture series to exhibits. Exhibits in the museum have included artifacts from California, the Middle East, Mesoamerica, the Southwest and Oceania.

Campus Dining Services

Titan Student Union, 160
Campus Dining -
TSU Food Court Catering -

CSU Fullerton Campus Dining offers a wide variety of name brand restaurants at multiple locations across campus. Dining on campus has many benefits.

Supporting students: A majority of Campus Dining’s 200-plus employees are Cal State Fullerton students. Its locations are unique in working with student schedules and offering the ease of on-campus jobs, book loan program, meal discounts and more.

Benefit the university: As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization under the division of CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation, on an annual and monthly basis a significant portion of Campus Dining’s net income is given back to the university for financial support of its mission. Dining on campus is an investment back into Cal State Fullerton.

Mobile dining app: Grubhub lets students, faculty and staff take control of their day by allowing them to customize their food and get it when they want. The mobile app allows them to order and pay from their phones, with no fees and avoid long lines.

Where to Eat on Campus
Avanti Market, College Park Panda Express, TSU
Baja Fresh Express, TSU Pieology, TSU
Carl’s Jr., Next to Gordon Hall Rec Express, Student Recreation Center
Food Trucks, Humanities Plaza Starbucks, Mihaylo Hall
The Fresh Kitchen, TSU Starbucks, Pollak Library
Hibachi-San, TSU Starbucks, TSU
Juice It Up!, TSU Togo’s, TSU 

TSU Food Court Catering: TSU Food Court Catering is proud to be a catering service provider at Cal State Fullerton. Their express pick-up orders are geared for socials, meetings, lunch, events and much more. Why TSU Food Court Catering? No hassle, no driving and no losing parking spots, as pick-up orders are in the Titan Student Union on campus. Everything needed to serve guests is provided with pick-up orders (cutlery, plates, napkins, etc.). Mix-and-match food options to create the perfect combination. Book orders at

Clayes Performing Arts Center


Clayes Performing Arts Center, home to the School of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance, is an impressive state-of-the-art facility for performance, creation, production and instruction. Each year, the School of Music produces over 300 student ensemble performances, guest and faculty artist recitals, master classes, and clinics that take place in the 800-seat Vaughncille Joseph Meng Concert Hall, which has been lauded for its outstanding acoustics. The Young, Hallberg and Little Theatres host the award-winning Department of Theatre and Dance’s annual season of plays, musicals and dance performances for the university and surrounding community. CSUF’s department is ranked as one of the best in the nation and is often represented at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and the American College Dance Festival. Visited by over 40,000 community members annually, Clayes Performing Arts Center nurtures the mind’s most vivid creations, realized through the skill and collaborative spirit of CSUF’s faculty members and students.

Daily Titan

College Park 660 and 670

Cal State Fullerton’s Daily Titan is recognized as one of the best college newspapers in the United States. Daily Titan reporters, editors, photographers, videographers, designers and online producers have won dozens of awards from the Associated Collegiate Press, College Media Association, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Society of News Design, Society of Professional Journalists, California News Publishers Association, Los Angeles Press Club and California College Media Association.

The Daily Titan is an independent student media outlet that publishes in print Monday through Thursday during the academic year; it is the only daily print newspaper in the California State University system. It also publishes at and via social media. The Daily Titan serves an audience of more than 40,000 students plus thousands of faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and the public.

Daily Titan editorial staff members receive extensive hands-on experience in reporting, writing, editing, copy editing, photography, multimedia, web production and social media. Cal State Fullerton students also comprise the award-winning Daily Titan advertising staff. They promote the Daily Titan and design and sell ads that financially support its news and advertising operations.

Department of Theatre and Dance Productions

Cal State Fullerton’s award-winning Department of Theatre and Dance produces a full subscription season of exciting plays, musicals and dance theatre for the university and surrounding community. Additionally, showcases, devised theatre, cabarets, dance in non-traditional settings and class projects are just a few of the many low- to no-admission department performance events. The department’s participation in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and the American College Dance Festivals have showcased students at a national level, where they have been selected to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Fullerton Arboretum

1900 Associated Rd., Fullerton

The Fullerton Arboretum, a 26-acre botanical garden, is located on the northeast corner of campus and has a Level IV accreditation, one of just seven university Level IV gardens worldwide. The gardens feature plants from around the world, displayed in their native topography, with special recognition of rare and endangered species.

Arboretum bridge

The recirculating waterfall, streams and ponds are a focal point for migratory waterfowl and the Native California Meadow serves as a migratory island for a wide variety of butterflies and birds. Students from every college in CSUF use the arboretum as a site for research, internships and experiential learning opportunities in their fields of study - from water uptake in plants to marketing for a nonprofit institution. Faculty also use the living and historic collections for a wide variety of coursework and research.  

The arboretum offers local history and cultural experiences at two museums in the garden: Heritage House and the Orange County Agriculture and Nikkei Heritage Museum. Heritage House is the restored residence and medical office of Dr. George C. Clark, an Orange County pioneer physician. The Clark home was built in 1894 and exemplifies the Eastlake Victorian style of architecture. The Orange County Agriculture and Nikkei Heritage Museum displays exhibits that tell the story of Orange County’s early agrarian days. Both are open to the public on weekends and weekdays by reservation.

CSUF’s Associated Students Inc. provides funding for CSUF students to work as student assistants in the garden and offices of the arboretum.

Visit the arboretum website for hours of operation:

Grand Central Art Center

125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana

Grand Central Art Center is the result of a unique partnership between Cal State Fullerton and the city of Santa Ana. Located 10 miles south of the main Cal State Fullerton campus in the heart of downtown Santa Ana’s Artist Village, Grand Central Art Center is a mixed residential, commercial and educational complex. The art center is a 45,000-square-foot, full city-block long and half-block deep, three-level structure. It houses apartments and studio spaces for Cal State Fullerton graduate students, the Main Gallery, Education Gallery, Don Cribb Project Gallery, GCAC Project Wall, a pop-up retail space and the CSUF Grand Central Theatre. GCAC also has apartments and studio spaces dedicated to GCAC’s Artist-in-Residence initiative, which focuses on artists working in community-engaged practices centered on discovery, creative process, and relationships through an open collaborative and immersive approach. GCAC presents exhibitions, installations and performances by local, regional, national and international artists, exploring topics of social relevance through contemporary art practice.

MacFadden Herbarium

McCarthy Hall 229

The MacFadden Herbarium is a scientific collection of dried plant specimens and is named after botanist Fay A. MacFadden, who sold her extensive collection of plants to the university in 1964. The collection now includes more than 25,000 dried vascular plant specimens, with a focus on plants from Western North America. The plants are used as research and teaching tools and are being digitized to be accessible online ( The herbarium is part of the Consortium of California Herbaria. The director and curator is Joshua P. Der, assistant professor of biological science.

Nicholas and Lee Begovich Gallery

Visual Arts 193

The Begovich Gallery serves as a nexus for critical thinking, discovery and participation. It is a division of the College of the Arts at Cal State Fullerton, where art, students, faculty and the community meet. It is committed to presenting exhibitions and programs that contribute to the experience of learning and understanding visual culture, regionally and globally.

Speech and Hearing Clinic

The Speech and Hearing Clinic is an integral part of the university’s curricular programs leading to a B.A. and M.A. in communicative disorders within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. It has been in operation since 1961 providing speech, language and hearing services to the community while simultaneously supporting the academic training of students pursuing careers in speech-language pathology and/or audiology. 

As part of their clinical training, graduate students enrolled in the Communicative Disorders Program provide speech-language and hearing services under the clinical supervision of highly qualified, licensed and certified speech-language pathologists. Undergraduate students in the Communicative Disorders Program must also complete a number of clinical observation hours within the clinic and regular classroom setting as part of their training.

The CSUF Speech and Hearing Clinic, which shares space with the Center for Children Who Stutter, a nonprofit organization, houses several therapy/observation rooms, clinical staff offices, and specialized clinic research and training labs where faculty and students work together on a variety of different clinical research activities. These labs include a Motor Speech Lab, Augmentative/Alternative Communication Training Lab, Speech Acoustics Lab, Voice Lab and Multicultural Resources Lab that contains training resources for working with culturally-linguistically diverse client populations. The clinic also has an Audiology Suite that can be used for assessing the hearing of clients receiving services within the clinic and as part of community outreach activities involving programs, such as the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Student Success Centers​

Academic and Student Affairs have collaborated to create Student Success Teams in each of the Cal State Fullerton colleges, at the Irvine Center and in the Office of Graduate Studies. The teams are groups of advisers dedicated to improving student learning, increasing graduation rates, reducing time to degree and narrowing the achievement gap among underrepresented students. Each of the teams provides students with information on individual academic, career and personal development. They include a retention specialist who ensures freshmen and sophomores are making progress and succeeding in lower-division courses; a graduation specialist whose expertise is in supporting juniors and seniors nearing graduation; and college career specialists who are available to help students with career planning.

Titan Communications

Titan TV - Pollak Library 73
Titan Radio - Pollak Library 51

Titan Communications is Cal State Fullerton’s digital media production center, providing students with high-impact practices and portfolio building activities. Titan Communications acts as a living, learning classroom that provides opportunities to work and learn about television and radio broadcast production, management and leadership in a professional hands-on environment.

This media facility produces a wide range of TV and radio content, including Titan Radio, Titan Television, CSUF video magazine shows and news programs created by students. These programs are streamed online and distributed via live broadcast to cable channels in Orange County. In addition to these programs, Titan Communications produces a variety of internal and external university communications, and training projects.

Under faculty and staff supervision, Titan Communications gives students a variety of opportunities for developing creative and technical skills, gaining practical hands-on experience and creating electronic portfolios. This active learning environment provides students with the necessary tools to thrive in today’s challenging media job market. Students may work in Titan Communications on class or co-curricular projects, instructional-related activities, serve as volunteers, or work as paid staff in connection with student media groups or commissioned projects.

Titan Shops


Titan Shops is a division of CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corp., a nonprofit auxiliary organization promoting and assisting the university community through services and support. Its mission is to provide one-stop shopping, excellent customer service and quality products at competitive prices.

The Course Materials Department is located on the second floor of Titan Shops and carries requested course material. Choose from new and used, or save up to 80 percent with digital and rental options. Students can compare prices on course material from their textbook list through the Titan Shops website and shop with confidence knowing that prices are backed with a price-match guarantee. Special orders can be done on any title at no extra charge. The Course Materials Department also offers printing and binding services for projects, theses and dissertations, and offers an interest-free payment plan for the purchase of course materials.

TitanTech and Supply provides art, office and school supplies, along with computer systems and software. As a Dell reseller and Apple Authorized Campus Store, TitanTech is able to offer students a complete line of products with a convenient location to explore and purchase the latest technology at discounted prices. TitanTech also offers a trade-in program and offers an on-site Apple and PC Certified Repair Center.

Titan Shops is the official supplier of CSUF apparel and gifts. Students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and fans can show their Titan pride in the latest from Nike, Champion, New Era, League and many more. Titan Shops also provides all graduation products from caps and gowns to class rings, diploma frames and announcements.

Titan Shops offers several convenience store locations for students on the go. These stores are stocked with test-taking materials, school supplies, health and beauty aids, and a wide selection of snacks and drinks. Visit the Titan Express in the main bookstore, The Brief Stop in Langsdorf Hall, or The Yum in the Titan Student Union. Additionally, Titan Shops provides two vending machines filled with last-minute test-taking material. These machines are located on the first floor of College Park and the second floor of Mihaylo Hall.

There are two bank branches located inside Titan Shops, US Bank and SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, both which offer a full range of financial products and services.

Online Resources

Online resources are available at

  • Place orders online for course materials, computers and CSUF merchandise, pick-up in the main store or home delivery
  • Research prices on course materials using the “compare price” feature
  • View textbook rental and e-book information
  • View bookstore hours for all locations
  • Sign up for advance notice of store events

Follow Titan Shops on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to stay up-to-date on store events and activities.

Writing Center

Pollak Library, 1st Floor

The Writing Center provides tutoring for all students seeking assistance with specific writing assignments or with improving their writing in general. Tutors offer individual appointments and special-topic workshops designed to help students write clear, concise academic prose. Tutors also work with students on developing techniques for improving their grammar usage and editing skills. The goal of the Writing Center is to increase students’ writing competence in both their current and future university classes. For tours and additional information about the Writing Center, visit