Science

Welcome to the Science Division

The Science Division provides a comprehensive curriculum that includes the following programs:

  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESRM)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Physiology

We offer Associate Degrees in the following:

  • Anthropology (Associate Degree for Transfer)
  • Biology (Associate in Science for Transfer)
  • Engineering (Associate in Science Degree)
  • Geography & GIS (Associate in Arts for Transfer)
  • Geology (Associate in Science for Transfer)

We also offer the gateway prerequisite courses to the Nursing Program.

Our courses articulate well with other academic institutions leading to a successful transfer to the CSU and UC systems. For more information on course articulations, contact the Counseling Office or see the California State University (CSU) Transfer Degrees.


Counseling

Need help with course selection, educational planning, or have questions concerning requirements for majors, general education, graduation, or transfer to a four-year college or university?

 Make an appointment with an Academic Counselor


Departments

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Anthropology
Learn more about Anthropology Department:

Department Chair:
Cari Lange
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Astronomy
Learn more about the Astronomy Department:

Department Chair:
Jeffrey Wood
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Biological Sciences
Learn more about the Biological Sciences Department:

Department Chair:
Ty Gardner

Programs:
Anatomy
Anatomy/Physiology
Biology
Microbiology
Physiology
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Chemistry
Learn more about the Chemistry Department:

Department Chair:
Malia Rose-Seisa
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Engineering
Learn more about the Engineering Department:

Department Chair:
Nell Papavasiliou
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Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESRM)
Learn more about the Environmental Science and Resource Management Program:

Department Chair:
Philip Clinton
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Geography
Learn more about the Geography Department:

Department Chair:
Philip Clinton

Programs:
Geography
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GIS Program Contact: Steve Palladino

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Geology
Learn more about the Geology Department:

Department Chair:
Philip Clinton
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Physics
Learn more about the Physics Department:

Department Chair:
Jeffrey Wood