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2015-2016 CSU East Bay Catalog 
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College of Science

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California State University, East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., NSC 131
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 885-3441

Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F


Bethany Villafuerte 
Health Science and pre-nursing advising.
Jean Paul Nguyen
Health Science advising.
Mandeep Kaur
Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry advising.
Denise Wong
Coordinator and Counselor.

Michael Leung, Dean


Mission Statement:

The College of Science, by fostering an environment where students, faculty and staff work collaboratively to expand knowledge in the disciplines of science and mathematics, seeks to provide both majors and non-majors with a science foundation that is appropriate to their career goals and with knowledge and skills that will allow them to function as responsible and contributing members of society.

In support of its mission, the College of Science is committed to provide:

  • A climate which encourages students, faculty, and staff to contribute to the intellectual, cultural, and economic life of the university and the communities it serves
  • Academic programs that meet the evolving needs of its students and outreach programs that serve those within the primary service areas of the university
  • Facilities and technology that support the learning environment
  • A learning community which ensures students of varying age, ethnicity, culture and socio-economic status are equally well served
  • An environment that fosters a lifetime of critical inquiry and learning
Institute for STEM Education

Visit the Institute for STEM Education Website

Center for Math Education and Research (CMER)

Our mission is to enhance and facilitate the teaching and learning of mathematics across all communities in the Bay Area. The Center is designed to benefit both faculty members, who are seeking opportunities for grant funding, and funders from outside granting agencies interested in participating in the improvement of mathematics education. CMER provides a centralized location that describes the work and expertise of the university faculty. CMER promotes opportunities for outside entities, who are interested in getting involved in community educational improvement, to collaborate with higher education faculty in Math and Education at Cal State University, East Bay.

Visit CMER website

CS Student Service Center

The Student Service Center serves College of Science students’ who seeks help with selecting their classes, create an education plan, or major checks. The center serves students studying the following majors:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Bio-Chemistry
  • Health Science
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Statistics
College of Science Programs


Alameda County Collaborative for Learning and Instruction in Mathematics (ACCLAIM) is a regional initiative cosponsored by the California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) and the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE), with the cooperation of local school districts.

East Bay Science Project

The mission of the Best Institute is to develop creative teacher exchange in diverse communities. We are a partnership of university faculty, in-service and pre-service teachers, and public school administrators. Our focus is on rigorous science content aligned with the California Science Content Standards. Our ongoing assistance will serve to support a pool of excellent teacher leaders who will carry their scientific and pedagogical expertise into their schools and to their students.

Biotechnology Program

The Biotechnology Certificate Program (BCP) was established at CSUEB in 1986 to meet the personnel requirements of the rapidly expanding Bay Area biotechnology industry.

Mental Health Workforce and Education Exchange

The Mental Health Workforce and Education Exchange at the California State University, East Bay is dedicated to providing information essential to building and sustaining a mental health workforce in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Pre-professional Health Academic Program, PHAP

The Pre-professional Health Academic Program operated by the College of Science provides a number of services to students of the University: general counseling about degree requirements, career choices, and personal decisions; assistance in selecting courses to meet admission requirements of the health professional schools; aid in preparation for national tests (such as DAT, GRE, and MCAT); information about health professional programs and careers in the health professions; aid in preparation of applications to professional schools; and submission of letters of evaluation in support of applications.

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