Aug 14, 2018  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

College of Science


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Reza Kamali, Ph.D., Dean

Office: Naraghi Hall of Science - N373
Phone: (209) 667-3153

Thomas Abram, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Mathematics
Thomas J. Carter, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Computer Science and Program Director, Cognitive Studies
Mark Grobner, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Shane Phillips, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Chemistry
William Potter, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Psychology and Child Development
Debra Tavernier, Ed.D., Director, School of Nursing
Rose Zhang, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Physics, Physical Sciences, and Geology

Kurt Baker, Ph.D., Program Director, Graduate Program in Psychology, Counseling
Matthew Cover, Ph.D., Program Director, Environmental Sciences and Program Director, Ecology and Sustainability
Rosanne Roy, Ph.D., Program Director, Child Development
Mario Giariamita, Ph.D., Program Director, Geology
Bruce Hesse, Ph.D., Program Director, Graduate Program in Psychology, Behavior Analysis
Marvin Johnson, PH.D., Program Director, Joint Engineering Program
Libby Soria, M.A., Director, Child Development Center
Janey Youngblom, Ph.D., Program Director, Genetic Counseling

Departments in the College of Sciences:

Department of Biological Sciences 
Department of Chemistry 
Department of Computer Science 
Department of Mathematics 
Department of Physics, Physical Sciences, and Geology 
Department of Psychology and Child Development 

School of Nursing 

The College of Science is composed of a variety of degree programs in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Child Development, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Physics, Psychology, and Nursing. The COS Departments form a scientific community dedicated to providing students the intellectual and technological capacity to contribute to and succeed in their academic and scientific pursuits. Our School of Nursing is a state of the art school that provides our students with practical knowledge and experience necessary for the field of Nursing.

Graduates of these disciplines will demonstrate the highest ethical standards in both research and practice and will exhibit sensitivity, altruism, autonomy, integrity, social justice, and competence in their practice with economically and culturally diverse populations.

Cognitive Studies Program

Thomas J. Carter, Ph.D., Program Director

Core Faculty:
Carter (Computer Science),Tuedio (Philosophy), Myers, L. (Psychology), Wakefield (Psychology)
Adjunct Faculty: Campbell (Accounting), Stanislaw (Psychology), Flores (Teacher Education), Taniguchi (History), Lindsay (Accounting), Wink (Teacher Education), Savini (Art), Strongin (Psychology)

Office: DBH 287
Phone: (209) 667-3815


Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Studies 
Minor in Cognitive Studies 

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