Choosing a Major as a Freshman or Transfer Student

As a student applying to CSU East Bay you have the opportunity to declare a major before starting. If you are interested in HRT. This is the
easiest way to declare yourself as a major.

Changing My Major If I Am Already a Student on Campus

Congratulations on making the leap to changing your major to HRT. While you may have already started to take classes in HRT, it is important that you make the change official by completing a Change of Major/Minor/Option Form found here.

Complete the form and bring it to the department office (PE-130) to have it signed and stamped. You will then submit this completed form to the Student Administration Building, the Concord Student Information Lobby, or fax to the Office of the Registrar at 510-885-3816.

I Think I Want to Choose Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism as My Major, but I'm Not Sure. Is There Someone I Can Talk To?

Yes, HRT faculty and advisors are available to talk to interested in students. If you wish to speak to an advisor please.

To setup an appointment with an advisor contact one of the advisors below or call the department office at 510-885-3043.

  • Andrea Weicker (online students): andrea.weicker@csueastbay.edu
  • Angela Byrns: angela.byrns@csueastbay.edu
  • Monica Green: monica.green@csueastbay.edu

To setup an appointment with a program coordinator, email the coordinator below. If you are unsure of the differences between programs, feel free to setup multiple appointments.

  • Hospitality - Tom Padron: thomas.padron@csueastbay.edu
  • Recreation Management – Heather Vilhauer: heather.vilhauer@csueastbay.edu
  • Recreation Therapy – Erick Kong: erick.kong@csueastbay.edu
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