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2017-2018 CSU East Bay Catalog 
2017-2018 CSU East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2017-2018 CSU East Bay Catalog

Please Note: A “beta version” of the 2018-2019 online University Catalog will be available by end of workday 9/8/17. Please see the drop-down in the top right corner to select this catalog.

Welcome to the 2017-2018 e-Catalog


The online 2017-2018 University Catalog includes all curricular updates effective for Fall 2017-Summer 2018.


Cal State East Bay’s interactive, fully online catalog contains a number of features to assist you, including advanced search options, user-friendly navigation and a personal “My Folder” to store favorite programs and courses. If you are new to our online catalog and would like to learn more, click the  at the top right of any page.

Cal State East Bay's Semester Conversion WebsiteSemester Conversion is underway at Cal State East Bay! This is a multi-year effort to transition the campus from a quarter to a semester calendar.  The first term on the semester calendar will be Fall 2018.  Current students should see their advisors to get their IAP.


NEWS Flash! Prospective students will apply to the University via CALSTATE Apply beginning June 1, 2017.  Click on the icon or calstate.edu/apply to go directly to CALSTATE Apply now.



Changes on Rules and Policies

Although every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information in this catalog, students and others who use this catalog should note that laws, rules, and policies change from time to time and that these changes may alter the information contained in this publication. Changes may come in the form of statutes enacted by the Legislature, rules and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees of the California State University, by the Chancellor or designee of the California State University, or by the President or designee of the campus. It is not possible in a publication of this size to include all of the rules, policies and other information that pertain to students, the institution, and the California State University. More current or complete information may be obtained from the appropriate department, school, or administrative office.

Nothing in this catalog shall be construed as, operate as or have the effect of an abridgment or a limitation of any rights, powers, or privileges of the Board of Trustees of the California State University, the Chancellor of the California State University, or the President of the campus. The Trustees, the Chancellor, and the President are authorized by law to adopt, amend, or repeal rules and policies that apply to students. This catalog does not constitute a contract or the terms and conditions of a contract between the student and the campus or the California State University. The relationship of students to the campus and the California State University is one governed by statute, rules, and policy adopted by the Legislature, the Trustees, the Chancellor, the Presidents and their duly authorized designees.

Search Tools

Tips to help you quickly locate and track detail for programs and courses:

  • Use the Catalog Search box at the top of the navigation bar on the left
  • Select the type of search:
    • Courses
    • Programs
    • Hierarchy Items
    • Other Content
    • Entire Catalog
  • Enter a keyword in the “Search Catalog” box
  • Using the Whole Word/Phrase is like adding the “quotes” to further hone your search; un-click to broaden your search
  • Click to begin your search
  • Or use the Advance Search link to further narrow your search utilizing the Course Prefix List

We are always seeking new ways to enhance and improve Cal State East Bay’s e-catalog experience and we’d like to hear what you think about our efforts.  Please send an email to our catalog editors with any suggestions or ideas you would like to share with us.