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25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard Hayward, CA 94542 • 510.885.3000

EXCELLENCE AND VALUE Cal State East Bay offers the outstanding academics and personalized learning environment you expect to find at a private college — but without the high price. In fact, Cal State East Bay has some of the lowest fees in the nation among comparable four-year institutions.

And we back our commitment to access for students with more than $100 million of financial aid every year, including meritbased and need-based scholarships. Add to that the advantages and attractions of Northern California’s

exciting and beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, and it’s easy to see why Cal State East Bay is widely regarded as a best value in higher education.


California State University, East Bay matches toprated academics with amazing opportunities in the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area — career exploration, research, internships, recreation, culture — and unforgettable panoramic views. Whether you’re new to Northern California or a lifelong resident, Cal State East Bay is your starting point for an exceptional college experience, offering the best of a world-class destination, and unbeatable access to faculty, mentoring, hands-on learning, and latest generation technology.

CHOOSE YOUR FUTURE — UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS Anthropology, B.A. Entrepreneurship Option Archaeology and Biological Finance Option Anthropology Option General Management Option Socio-Cultural Anthropology Option Human Resources Management Option Information Technology Management Option Art, B.A. Marketing Management Option Art History Option Operations and Supply Chain Management Option Art Studio Option Graphic Design Option Chemistry, B.A. Multimedia Option Chemistry Education Option Photography Option Chemistry, B.S. Pictorial Arts Option Forensic Science Option Spatial Arts Option Communication, B.A. Art, B.F.A. Media Production Option Graphic Design Option Professional, Public and Organizational Multimedia Option Communication Option Photography Option Computer Engineering, B.S. Traditional Arts Option Computer Science, B.S. Biochemistry, B.A. Computer Engineering Option Chemistry Education Option Networking and Data Communications Option Biochemistry, B.S. Software Engineering Option Biological Science, B.A. Construction Management, B.S. Biology Education Option Criminal Justice Administration, B.S. General Biology Option Community Alternatives and Corrections Option Biological Science, B.S. Justice and Enforcement Option Cell and Molecular Biology Option Economics, B.A. Ecology and Conservation Biology Option General Economics Option Forensic Science Option Social Science Economics Option General Biology Option English, B.A. Microbiology/Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Option Creative Writing Option Interdisciplinary Language, Literature and Physiology Option Writing Studies Option Business Administration, B.S. Language and Discourse Option Accounting Option Literature Option Business Economics Option

Environmental Science, B.S. Environmental Systems and Resource Management Option Life Science Option Physical Science Option Environmental Studies, B.A. Environment and Society Option Physical Environment Option Sustainable Resource Management Option Ethnic Studies, B.A. African American Studies Option American Indian Studies Option Asian American Studies Option Genders and Sexualities in Communities of Color Option Latino/a and Latin American Studies Option French, B.A. Geography, B.A. Geography, B.S. Geology, B.A. Geology, B.S. Health Sciences, B.S. Administration and Management Option Community Health Option Environmental Health and Safety Option Pre-Clinical Preparation Option History, B.A. Asian and Middle Eastern History Option European History Option History of California and the American West Option Latin American History Option United States History Option

Hospitality and Tourism, B.S. Human Development, B.A. Adolescent Development Option Adult Development and Gerontology Option Childhood Development Option Early Childhood Development Option Women’s Development Option Industrial Engineering, B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S. International Studies, B.A. Kinesiology, B.S. Exercise, Nutrition, and Wellness Option Physical Activity Studies Option Physical Education Teaching Option Social Justice Option Special Studies Option Therapeutic Studies Option Liberal Studies, B.A. Childhood Studies Option Special Education Option Studies in Education Option Organization Leadership Option Special Education Option Mathematics, B.S. Applied Mathematics Option Mathematics Teaching Option Pure Mathematics Music, B.A. (audition required) Nursing, B.S. (impacted) Prelicensure Option RN Advanced Placement Option

CSUEB ADMISSIONS Freshmen Entry Requirements Subject Years a. History and Social Science 2 years b. English 4 years c. Math 3 years (4 recommended) d. Laboratory Science 2 years e. Language Other than English 2 years f. Visual and Performing Arts 1 year g. College Preparatory Elective 1 year Total Required Courses: 15

Philosophy, B.A. Physics, B.A. Physics Education Option Physics, B.S. Political Science, B.A. Pre-Law Option Public Affairs and Administration Option Psychology, B.A. Psychology, B.S. Ergonomics and Human Factors Option Industrial/Organizational Psychology Option Recreation, B.S. Recreation Management Option Recreation Therapy Option Sociology, B.A. Social Services Option Sociology Option Spanish, B.A. Speech Pathology and Audiology, B.S. Statistics, B.S. Theatre Arts, B.A. Acting Option Dance Option Directing and Creative Vision Option Musical Theatre Option Technology and Design Option

The above courses must be CSU/UCapproved college preparatory courses (referred to as the “a - g” courses) completed with a C or better. SAT/ACT scores will be evaluated relative to the college preparatory GPA from 10th, 11th, and 12th grades using the CSU Eligibility Index. EPT/ELM requirements must be satisfied prior to enrolling in your first quarter. Transfer Students (60 transferable semester units) • GPA of 2.0 (C average) or better in all transferable units attempted. • Good standing at the last college or university attended. • Completed, transferable G.E. courses in English composition, speech, critical thinking, and mathematics with a grade of C or better.

Approved majors for the 2015-16 academic year. Undergraduate programs are subject to change. For the official up-to-date list of undergraduate programs offered at CSUEB, visit our online University Catalog at

Admission requirements subject to change. Please check for current admission deadlines and requirements.

CSU Eligibility Index for California Residents GPA 3.0 2.99 2.90 2.80 2.70 2.60 2.50 2.40 2.30 2.20 2.10 2.00

ACT any score 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30

SAT any score 510 580 660 740 820 900 980 1060 1140 1220 1300

CSU Eligibility Index for Nonresidents or Nongraduates of California High Schools Below 2.45 does not qualify for regular admission

GPA 3.61 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5

ACT any score 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 26 28 31 33 35

SAT any score 630 710 790 870 950 1030 1110 1190 1260 1350 1430 1510

Complete Eligibility Index Tables for residents and non-residents are available at For admissions purposes, the CSU uses only the SAT scores for mathematics and critical reading.


Cutting-edge technology, innovative programs, and dedicated faculty keep CSUEB students connected to industry throughout the region — and competitive in whatever career fields they choose.





CBE classes are filled with diverse faculty and students that bring different ideas and answers to questions of global importance — and we offer real-world projects that put your problem-solving to work for local companies. Our undergraduate degrees in areas like Business Administration and Economics give students the comprehensive foundation they need to make critical decisions with ethical integrity, while also promoting specialties of interest, such as marketing, IT management, and entrepreneurship, or government, international trade, and finance.

Our undergraduate programs in Kinesiology and Physical Education and Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism (HRT) break new ground in the fields of health and wellness. We offer dynamic programs that maximize new technologies and push students to consider diverse perspectives in their studies. Our Kinesiology classes look at physical movement through a broad lens of mental, emotional, social, and historical contexts, and our HRT students use boundless fieldwork opportunities to develop sustainable solutions that have global impact. CEAS is also home to future teachers, who can begin working in the classroom without having to wait to start a credential program.

Choosing a major from the 22 arts, social sciences, and humanities degrees offered through CLASS means nearly endless possibilities — but our graduates are connected through their ability to think and act critically and creatively. Whether you want a future in politics, environmental studies, the arts, human development, criminal justice, or any of our other many majors, CLASS connects students to experienced professionals working in the field, and encourages complex thinking strategies that consider issues of social justice.

Explore the mysteries of dark matter in physics; pioneer changes in medicine with chemistry; design new software through computer sciences; or reimagine the skyline in engineering. The College of Science is where innovation and creativity are tested against principles of hands-on experimentation, research, and collaboration between students and faculty from different disciplines. Our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) graduates go on to break boundaries at forwardthinking, in-demand Bay Area companies, such as Tesla, GoogleX, NASA, Caltrans, and more.



Choosing residency at Pioneer Heights is a sure bet for success — being close to class, community, and the diverse culture of campus life means engaging with the University on a deeper level, and benefiting from the support of fellow students, faculty, and staff.


From soccer to basketball and swimming to golf, Cal State East Bay’s championship-winning teams and athletes bring the excitement, spirit, and camaraderie of collegiate competition to the University campus.

UNIVERSITY FACTS Undergraduate Degrees: Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts Bachelor of Science

Women’s Athletics: Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, volleyball, water polo

Undergraduate Fields of Study: 49 Baccalaureate Degrees 61 Minors

Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC); some departments and programs also individually accredited

Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Criminal Justice Administration, Kinesiology, Biological Science, Sociology, Communication, Human Development

Fees: Cal State East Bay rates high in value and affordability and has some of the lowest fees in the nation for comparable institutions. Visit for current fee information

Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1 Total Enrollment: 14,823 Clubs & Organizations: More than 120, including academic, cultural, Greek, honors, recreational, and special interest Men’s Athletics: Baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field

Financial Aid: More than $100 million awarded annually, including scholarships, state and federal grants and loans, and Work-Study Program On-Campus Housing: Pioneer Heights’ new on-campus apartments and suites are spacious, furnished, and affordable. Computing labs, and study, exercise, laundry, and recreation rooms are available for the more than 1,200 student residents

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