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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

College of Science

David G. Evans, Ph.D., Dean

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

Dana Reneau, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Mathematics
Thomas J. Carter, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Computer Science and Program Director, Cognitive Studies
Stuart Wooley, 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
Horacio Ferriz-Dominguez, 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
Rose Zhang, Ph.D., Program Coordinator, Physics and Physical Science
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, Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Ritin Bhaduri, Ph.D., Program Director, Graduate Program in Marine Sciences

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), Wakefield (Psychology), Zangeneh (Philosophy), Koh (Computer Science/Cogs Studies)
Adjunct Faculty: Campbell (Accounting), Stanislaw (Psychology), Lindsay (Accounting), Strongin (Psychology)

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

Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Studies 
Minor in Cognitive Studies