Aug 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism

 Hayward Hills Campus MapThe Department Office is located on the 1st Floor of the PE building, Room 130. 
Hours Open: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Dept. Phone: (510) 885-3043



Christopher Chamberlain (Chair), D.M. University of Phoenix

Mary F. Fortune, Ed.D. University of San Francisco

Zaher Hallab, Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Doris D. Yates, Ph.D. Michigan State University


Associate Professors

Nancy B. White, Ph.D. University of New Mexico


Assistant Professors

Saehya Ann, Ph.D. Texas Tech University

Erick Kong, Ed.D. Alliant University

Thomas Padron, Ph.D. Capella University

Heather Vilhauer, Ed.D. University of San Francisco

Semih Yilmaz, Ph.D. University of Florida



Kenneth L. Hanley, M.S. California State University, Hayward

Margaret Zeiger, M.S. Golden Gate University

Janeen Hill, M.S. Guelph University (Canada)

Lisa Smusz, M.F.T. California State University, East Bay

Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate and prepare leaders who contribute to the quality of life of individuals and our communities, both locally and globally, through Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism.

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Department has to offer.

  • Student Toolbox
  • Resources and Opportunities
  • News & Events
  • Advising
  • And more…


    Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion Programs

    Note: The following content has been modified from the original date of publication.

    A BA/BS Degree Completion Program is for anyone who has already completed their lower-division general education breadth requirements. Only upper-division, major requirements will be taken completely online.

    Business Administration also offers Degree Completion programs as well as fully on-ground programs.  See the Bachelor of Science section below to see which Business Administration B.S. degrees are available online.

    Bachelor of Science


    Master Online Degree Programs


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