May 14, 2021  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay (BETA) Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay (BETA) Catalog

An Essential Guide to Earning Your Cal State East Bay Degree


Welcome to our university! We are proud to provide this catalog, a comprehensive overview of the vibrant and relevant degree and certificate programs currently granted by Cal State East Bay. You will see we offer more than 80 degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s level as well as 31 credential and certificate programs. We are proud to include a doctoral program in education with an emphasis in educational leadership.

Our mission is to provide access and opportunity for you to pursue your dream of a degree or certificate whether you are a first-time freshman right out of high school or a returning student continuing your education after many years away. You will find a home at Cal State East Bay and you will have a wealth of options for increasing your knowledge and skills, improving your career prospects and preparing you for success in a complex technological, diverse, global, multicultural world. Through our in-person, online, and hybrid options, you will find the flexibility you need for your life and learning style.

Courses and programs are designed and refined by faculty with input from alumni and employers in a given discipline to ensure relevance. Many courses incorporate real-world, hands-on, project-based, team-based, and community service activities. Cal State East Bay has campuses in Hayward and Concord, operates a professional development center in downtown Oakland and provides many fully online master’s degree programs and bachelor’s degree completion programs. A complete list of our fully online programs is here . These options give you choices in learning communities, convenient locations, and academic programs designed to meet your unique needs and professional goals

This catalog is the official guide to your academic program. It contains essential information regarding Cal State East Bay’s policies and procedures and it will assist you and smooth your pathway to degree completion. Familiarize yourself with its contents, learn how the campus functions, and discover how you can obtain further guidance and support along the way. I am confident that before you know it, I will be congratulating you at our commencement ceremony for earning your Cal State East Bay degree or certificate.

 

Cathy Sandeen,
President
California State University, East Bay