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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Hayward Hills Campus MapThe Department Office is located on the 3rd Floor of the North Science (SC-N) building, Room 329.
Open 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday, closed Fridays.
Dept. Phone: (510) 885-3486


Professor Emeritus

Mitchell Craig, Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology

Jeffery C. Seitz, Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Jean E. Moran, Ph.D. University of Rochester

Associate Professor

Patricia Oikawa  (Chair), Ph.D. University of Virginia

Luther M. Strayer, Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Assistant Professors

Emilio Grande, Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz



Department Statement

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Cal State East Bay is the home of the Geology and Environmental Science programs. Located on the tectonically active Hayward fault, we offer a variety of opportunities for students to obtain experience in lab- and field-based studies. We are a small department that prides itself on a feeling of community. Small class sizes guarantee close interaction between students and faculty, with personal attention at all levels.

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department has to offer.

  • Announcements & Events
  • Faculty Profiles
  • Scholarships & Awards
  • East Bay Science Project
  • Important Links
  • And more…


    Bachelor of Arts

    Bachelor of Science


    Master of Science


      Environmental ScienceEnvironmental Science: GraduateGeologyGeology: Graduate