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

Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism

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 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


Professor Emeritus:

Christopher Chamberlain, D.M. University of Phoenix



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

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

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


Associate Professors

Saehya Ann (Chair), Ph.D. Texas Tech University

Erick Kong, Ed.D. Alliant University

Thomas Padron, Ph.D. Capella University


Assistant Professors

Jaesung An, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Alexandra Sandoval, Ph.D., Clemson University



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

    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.


    Master’s Online Degree Programs


      Hospitality and TourismHospitality, Recreation and Tourism: GraduateRecreation

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