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Cal State East Bay offers a vigorous academic course of study with a real-world curriculum to prepare you for a lifetime of personal achievement and career success.

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Undergraduate Majors and Options
Majors and Options Link to Department Link to College
Anthropology, B.A.
  • Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Option (B.A.)
  • Socio-Cultural Anthropology Option (B.A.)
Department of Anthropology College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Art, B.A., B.F.A.
  • Art History Option (B.A.)
  • Art Studio Option (B.A.)
  • Graphic Design Option (B.A., B.F.A.)
  • Multimedia Option (B.A., B.F.A.)
  • Photography Option (B.A., B.F.A.)
  • Pictorial Arts Option (B.A.)
  • Spatial Arts Option (B.A.)
  • Traditional Arts Option (B.F.A.)
Department of Art College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Biochemistry, B.A.2, B.S.

  • Chemistry Education Option (B.A.)
Department of Chemistry College of Science
Biological Science, B.A.2, B.S.
  • Biology Education Option (B.A.)
  • Cell and Molecular Biology Option (B.S.)
  • Ecology and Conservation Biology Option (B.S.)
  • Forensic Science Option (B.S.)
  • General Biology Option (B.A.)
  • General Biology Option (B.S.)
  • Microbiology/Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Option (B.S.)
  • Physiology Option (B.S.)
Department of Biological Sciences College of Science
Business Administration, B.S.1
  • Accounting Option (B.S.)
  • Advertising and Public Relations Option (B.S.)
  • Business Economics Option (B.S.)
  • Corporate Management Option (B.S.)
  • Entrepreneurship Option (B.S.)
  • Finance Option (B.S.)
  • Human Resources Management Option (B.S.)
  • Information Technology Management (B.S.)
  • Marketing Management Option (B.S.)
  • Operations and Enterprise Resource Management Option (B.S.)
  • Real Estate Management Option (B.S.)
  • Supply Chain Management Option (B.S.)
Department of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics
Chemistry, B.A. 2, B.S. 2
  • Chemistry Education Option (B.A.)
  • Forensic Science Option (B.S.)
Department of Chemistry College of Science
Communication, B.A.
  • Media Production Option (B.A.)
  • Professional, Public and Organizational Communication (B.A.)
Department of Communication College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Computer Engineering, B.S. Department of Engineering College of Science
Computer Science, B.S. 2
  • Computer Engineering Option (B.S.)
  • Networking and Data Communications Option (B.S.)
  • Software Engineering Option (B.S.)
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science College of Science
Construction Management, B.S. Department of Engineering College of Science
Criminal Justice Administration, B.S.
  • Community Alternatives and Corrections Option (B.S.)
  • Justice and Enforcement Option (B.S.)
Department of Criminal Justice Administration College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Economics, B.A.2
  • Accounting Option (B.A.)
  • Social Science Economics Option (B.A.)
  • Statistical Economics Option (B.A.)
Department of Economics College of Business & Economics
English, B.A.
  • Creative Writing Option (B.A.)
  • Interdisciplinary Language, Literature, and Writing Studies Option (B.A.)
  • Language and Discourse Option (B.A.)
  • Literature Option (B.A.)
Department of English College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Environmental Science, B.S.
  • Environmental Systems and Resource Management Option (B.S.)
  • Life Science Option (B.S.)
  • Physical Science Option (B.S.)
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences College of Science
Environmental Studies, B.A.
  • Environment and Society Option (B.A.)
  • Physical Environment Option (B.A.)
  • Sustainable Resource Management Option (B.A.)
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Ethnic Studies, B.A.
  • African American Studies Option (B.A.)
  • American Indian Studies Option (B.A.)
  • Asian American Studies Option (B.A.)
  • Genders and Sexualities in Communities of Color Option (B.A.)
  • Latino/Latina Studies Option (B.A.)
Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
French, B.A. Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Geography, B.A., B.S. Department of Geography and Environmental Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Geology, B.A., B.S. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences College of Science
Health Sciences, B.S.
  • Administration and Management Option (B.S.)
  • Community Health Option (B.S.)
  • Environmental Health and Safety Option (B.S.)
  • Pre-Clinical Preparation Option (B.S.)
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences College of Science

History, B.A.

  • Asian and Middle Eastern History Option (B.A.)
  • European History Option (B.A.)
  • History of California and the American West Option (B.A.)
  • Latin American History Option (B.A.)
  • United States History Option (B.A.)
Department of History College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Hospitality and Tourism, B.S. Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism College of Education & Allied Studies
Human Development, B.A.3
  • Adolescent Development Option (B.A.)
  • Adult Development and Gerontology Option (B.A.)
  • Childhood Development Option (B.A.)
  • Early Childhood Development Option (B.A.)
  • Women's Development Option (B.A.)
Department of Human Development and Women's Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Industrial Engineering, B.S. Department of Engineering College of Science
Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A., B.S.
Office of Academic Programs and Graduate Studies
International Studies, B.A. Department of International Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Kinesiology, B.S.
  • Exercise, Nutrition, and Wellness Option (B.S.)
  • Physical Activity Studies Option (B.S.)
  • Physical Education Teaching Option (B.S.)
  • Social Justice Option (B.S.)
  • Special Studies Option (B.S.)
  • Therapeutic Studies, (B.S.)
Department of Kinesiology College of Education & Allied Studies

Liberal Studies, B.A.3

Teacher Preparation Degree Pathway

  • Childhood Studies Option
  • Special Education Option
  • Studies in Education Option (Bachelor's Plus: Early Pathway students only)

Liberal Arts Degree Pathway

  • Organization Leadership Option
  • Special Education Option
Department of Liberal Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Mathematics, B.S.
  • Applied Mathematics Option (B.S.)
  • Mathematics Teaching Option (B.S.)
  • Pure Mathematics (B.S.)
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science College of Science
Music, B.A. Department of Music College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Nursing, B.S.
  • Pre-Licensure Option (B.S.)
  • RN Advanced Placement Option (B.S.)
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences College of Science
Philosophy, B.A. Department of Philosophy College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Physics, B.A.2, B.S.

  • Physics Education Option (B.A.)
Department of Physics College of Science
Political Science, B.A.2
  • Pre-Law Option (B.A.)
  • Public Affairs and Administration Option (B.A.)
Department of Political Science College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Psychology, B.A., B.S.
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors Option (B.S.)
  • Industrial/ Organizational Psychology Option (B.S.)
Department of Psychology College of Science
Recreation, B.S.
  • Recreation Management Option (B.S.)
  • Recreation Therapy Option (B.S.)
Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism College of Education & Allied Studies
Sociology, B.A.
  • Social Services Option (B.A.)
  • Sociology Option (B.A.)
Department of Sociology and Social Services College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Spanish, B.A. Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Speech Pathology and Audiology, B.S. Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Statistics, B.S. Department of Statistics and Biostatistics College of Science
Theatre Arts, B.A.2
  • Acting Option (B.A.)
  • Dance Option (B.A.)
  • Directing Option (B.A.)
  • Musical Theatre Option (B.A.)
  • Technology and Design Option (B.A.)
Department of Theatre & Dance College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Footnotes

  1. A minor from outside Business/Economics may be substituted for an option.
  2. It is not necessary to select an option in these majors.
  3. The upper division portions of these majors can be completed via the Program for Accelerated College Education (PACE).

Undergraduate Majors and Options, Concord Campus
Majors and Options Link to Department Link to College
Business Administration, B.S.2
  • Corporate Management Option only
Department of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics
Criminal Justice Administration, B.S.2 Department of Criminal Justice Administration College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Liberal Studies, B.A.1, 2 Department of Liberal Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Nursing, B.S.
  • Pre-Nursing and Pre-Licensure Options
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences College of Science
Psychology, B.A.2 Department of Psychology College of Science
Sociology, B.A.2 Department of Sociology and Social Services College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Footnote

  1. The upper division portions of these majors can be completed via the Program for Accelerated College Education (PACE).
  2. This is a degree completion program. The first two years of the program must be completed at Cal State East Bay's Hayward campus or other accredited college or university.

Undergraduate Minors 
Minors  Link to Department Link to College
Advertising Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics
African American Studies Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
American Indian Studies Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Anthropology Department of Anthropology College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Art History Department of Art College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Art Studio Department of Art College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Asian American Studies Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Asian Studies Department of Sociology and Social Services College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Biological Science Department of Biological Sciences College of Science
Biostatistics Department of Statistics and Biostatistics College of Science
Business Administration Department of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics
California Studies Department of Geography and Environmental Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Chemistry Department of Chemistry College of Science
Chinese Language and Cultural Studies Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Communication Department of Communication College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Computer Science Department of Mathematics and Computer Science College of Science
Creative Video Department of Art College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Creative Writing Department of English College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Criminal Justice Administration Department of Criminal Justice Administration College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Dance Department of Theatre & Dance College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Early Childhood Education Department of Teacher Education College of Education and Allied Studies
Economics Department of Economics College of Business & Economics
English Department of English College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Environmental Studies Department of Geography and Environmental Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Ethnic Studies Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Filipino and Filipino American Studies Department of Sociology and Social Services College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
French Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Genders and Sexualities in Communities of Color Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Geography Department of Geography and Environmental Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Geology Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences College of Science
German Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Health Sciences Department of Nursing and Health Sciences College of Science
History Department of History College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Hospitality and Tourism Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism College of Education and Allied Studies
Human Development Department of Human Development and Women's Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Information Technology Management Department of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics
Interactive Sculpture Department of Art College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
International Business Department of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics
International Studies Department of Political Science College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Italian Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Kinesiology (Physical Education) Department of Kinesiology College of Education and Allied Studies
Latino/a and Latin American Studies Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Marketing Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics
Mathematics Department of Mathematics and Computer Science College of Science
Multimedia Department of Art College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Music Department of Music College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Philosophy Department of Philosophy College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Photography Department of Art College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Physics Department of Physics College of Science
Political Science Department of Political Science College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Psychology Department of Psychology College of Science
Recreation Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism College of Education and Allied Studies
Sign Language Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Sociology Department of Sociology and Social Services College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Software Development Department of Mathematics and Computer Science College of Science
Spanish Department of Modern Languages and Literatures College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Speech Pathology and Audiology Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Statistics Department of Statistics of Biostatistics College of Science
Theatre Department of Theatre & Dance College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Urban Studies Department of History College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Women's Studies (Human Development) Department of Human Development and Women's Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Online Bachelors Degree Completion Programs
Majors and Options Link to Department Link to College
Business Administration, B.S. Department of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship College of Business & Economics

Ethnic Studies, B.A.

  • Asian American Studies Option (B.A.)
  • Genders and Sexualities in Communities of Color Option (B.A.)
Department of Ethnic Studies College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
Health Sciences, B.S.
  • Administration and Management Option (B.S.)
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences College of Science
Hospitality and Tourism, B.S. Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism College of Education and Allied Studies
Human Development, B.A.
  • Adult Development and Gerontology Option (B.A.)
  • Early Childhood Development Option (B.A.)
  • Women’s Development Option (B.A.)
Department of Human Development and Women's Studies College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Recreation, B.S.
  • Recreation Management Option (B.S.)
  • Recreation Therapy Option (B.S.)
Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism College of Education and Allied Studies
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