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CSU San Bernardino

CSU San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407

Official telephone: (909) 537-5000

Website: www.csusb.edu


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Screen last updated on: February 11, 2014
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Semester/term begin dates: Fall begins late September
Winter begins early January
Spring begins early April
Calendar system: quarter system (four terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students is held no earlier than the month of July prior to the Fall term.
Number and length of summer sessions: Three summer sessions:
Two six (6) week sessions
one ten (10) week session.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Enrollment by categories:
50% arts/humanities/social sciences
22% business
1% education
25% mathematics/physical sciences
Majors with the highest enrollment: Psychology, Pre-Nursing, Biology
Majors with the lowest enrollment: Human Services, Dance, American Studies
Average freshman GPA: 2.84 on a 4.0 scale
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 88%
Average class size: 45 in freshman lecture courses, 42 in upper-level/division lecture courses
Student:Faculty ratio: 27:1
Total faculty: 459 men, 479 women, 938 total
Full-time faculty: 266 men, 222 women, 488 total
Part-time faculty: 193 men, 257 women, 450 total
Faculty degrees: 75% PhD, 23% master's degree, 100% bachelor's degree, 2% other
Graduation rate: 12% within four years
33% within five years
41% within six years

CSU San Bernardino
REQUIRED UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM
General education/core curriculum is required: yes
Minor requirements: not required for graduation
Physical education is required: yes
There are religious requirements for graduation: no

PROGRAMS OFFERED
Undergraduate studies homepage: www-ugs.csusb.edu
Graduate studies homepage: gradstudies.csusb.edu
Special programs offered:
double majors, independent study, honors program, internships, distance learning, evening courses, adult education programs, online courses
Preprofessional programs offered:
pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-veterinary science, pre-pharmacy, pre-dentistry, Pre Nursing
Pre Social Work
Education certifications are offered: yes
Education certifications:
early childhood, elementary, middle/junior high, secondary, special education, vo-tech, bilingual/bicultural
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study abroad in Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, Sweden, and Taiwan.
Army ROTC: offered on-campus
Navy ROTC: not offered
Air Force ROTC: offered on-campus

LIST OF MAJORS
Bachelor's Degrees

  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems
  • Counseling/Guidance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Educational Administration
  • English
  • English Composition
  • Environmental Studies
  • Foods/Nutrition
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Health Services Administration
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Services
  • Humanities
  • Industrial Technology
  • Kinesiology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • National Security Studies
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Language
  • Special Divisional Major
  • Teaching
  • Theatre Arts
  • Urban Planning
  • Vocational Education

ADVANCED CREDIT/PLACEMENT
Credit placement options:
  • credit and/or placement for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 3 or higher)
  • credit for school's own challenge exams
  • credit and/or placement for international baccalaureate
Other credit/placement programs:
International Baccalaureate credit is granted only for higher level exams with a score of 4 or better.

 
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