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We Are Here For You!

Health Science and Human Ecology staff, faculty, and advisors are working virtually and in person to meet the needs of students, colleagues, and members of the CSUSB community. Currently, the best means to contact us is via email. You are important to us, and we will respond to your emails as soon as possible. You can reach the HSCI staff at or look up faculty and CSUSB Campus Directory. You can also contact the CNS Office of the Dean at

Please monitor your Coyote email daily for important announcements and information from the Health Science and Human Ecology and CSUSB administrators, faculty, and staff. Also, keep in touch with your instructors via Blackboard/Canvas in addition to email.

Stay safe, stay healthy, and practice social distancing. We are all in this together — all of us — and we are taking all steps necessary to support your academic goals and progress during these challenging times.

Again, thank you for your patience and understanding.

Please visit the university's Resources for Virtual Learning, Teaching, and Working page for updated information on internet access and Wi-Fi, laptop checkout, Zoom training and tutorials, housing, counseling, basic needs, parking refunds, free software downloads and training, tech support, financial aid, information for student assistants, and more.

Undergraduate Roadmaps

HSCI Research and Computer Lab

Research & Computer Lab

Faculty Office Hours


Faculty Advising 

Faculty Advising

Program Directors & Coordinators


Program coordinators

2024-2025 Course Offerings

2 year course schedule.pdf

Departmental Honors

A graduating senior will be awarded departmental honors in Health Science after meeting the following requirements:

  1. At least a 3.5 grade point average in all courses required for the major taken at California State University, San Bernardino;
  2. At least a 3.0 ("B") grade point average overall;
  3. An "A-" or better in HSCI Independent Study (at least three units).


Public Health Honors Requirements:

  1. At least a 3.0 CSUSB GPA 
  2. At least a 3.5 Major GPA 
  3. Completion of Public Health Honors Thesis (HSCI 5970)
American College of Healthcare Executives

Clubs and Organizations

Health Services Administration


Membership in the CSUSB Student Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) is open to undergraduate and graduate students in health services administration. The purpose of the ACHE Student Chapter is to acquaint students with the foremost professional association in the field of health care management before they start their careers. The ACHE Student Chapter sponsors speakers on a variety of subjects, including career planning, federal and state health care legislation, women in health administration, and health care public policy issues.

ACHE is a national organization composed of over 30,000 health care executives. It offers continuing education classes and promotes standards for education for executives working in a variety of health care settings. The goals of ACHE are to promote professional development, formulate ethics standards, and serve as an effective network for health care executives.

For more information about the ACHE Student Chapter, contact Following :

Name: Dr. Paulchris Okpalan and Dr. Nicole Henley
Phone No:(909) 537-5341, (909) 537 7228

Visit the National ACHE website.

Environmental Health


The CSUSB Student Chapter is sponsored by the Mojave Desert Professional Chapter, West Coast Section, Air and Waste Management Association (A& WMA). A& WMA was founded in 1907 and is a nonprofit, technical and educational organization. The Association's goals are to strengthen the environmental profession, expand scientific and technological responses to environmental concerns, and assist professionals in critical environmental decision making to benefit society.

A& WMA has over 9,000 environmental professionals over 65 countries. It is divided into 33 regional sections, 67 local chapters and 40 student chapters worldwide. The Mojave Desert Chapter is one of seven professional chapters that comprise the West Coast section.

For more information visit A& WMA website or contact:

Faculty Advisor: Mahmood Nikbakhtzadeh, PhD
Phone: 909-537-5393


The Environmental Health Science Club was established to introduce and guide students through the diverse and dynamic field of environmental health within the general discipline of Health Science. The purpose of the Club is to promote professional growth and leadership; stimulate awareness on environmental issues of local, national or global dimension; and to provide academic engagement along with social activities aimed at the educational growth of its membership.

For more information about the Environmental Health Science Club contact :

Faculty Advisor: Mahmood Nikbakhtzadeh, PhD
Phone: 909-537-5393


Nutrition Student Assocation

Nutrition Science


Mission : To promote Nutrition and Healthy lifestyle to campus and surrounding community through awareness and education. To empower members to achieve their educational and professional goals by providing opportunities and activities in pursuit of these goals.

Nutrition Student Association Membership Application

For more information about the Nutrition Student Association, contact :

Faculty Advisor : Dr. Dorothy Chen-Maynard, RDN
Phone No : (909) 537-5340
Email :