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Our History

History of the Department of Health Sciences

1975

Health Sciences offered as an Interdisciplinary Option.

1976

Health Sciences offered as a major.

1992

Department of Health Sciences created.

1996

The Department of Health Sciences merged with the Department of Nursing.

2012-2013

Health Sciences Program begins hiring additional tenure track faculty.

2017-2018

Health Sciences Program proposes separation from Nursing and the re-creation of the Department of Health Sciences in Fall 2018. Health Sciences has ten tenure-track faculty, over fifteen lecturers, and more than 1400 students.

2018-2019

The Department of Health Sciences is formed as California State University, East Bay transitions to a semester system. Health Sciences offers a Health Sciences, B.S with concentrations in Public Health and Health Policy.

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