CSU San Bernadino: Academics

Academic Calendar

Semester/term begin dates:in late September, early January, and early April.
Calendar system:quarter system (four terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held:Orientation for new students held in March, September, and January.
Number and length of summer sessions:Three summer sessions of five to 10 weeks each.

Academic Experience

Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year:86%
Student:Faculty ratio:29:1
Total faculty:480 men, 506 women, 986 total
Full-time faculty:235 men, 206 women, 441 total
Part-time faculty:245 men, 300 women, 545 total
Graduation rate:51% within six years

Required Undergraduate Curriculum

General education/core curriculum is required:yes
Minor requirements:not required for graduation
Physical education is required:yes
There are religious requirements for graduation:no

Programs Offered

Special programs offered: student-designed majors, double majors, dual degrees, independent study, honors program, Phi Beta Kappa, pass/fail grading option, distance learning
Preprofessional programs offered: pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-veterinary science, pre-pharmacy, pre-dentistry
Education certifications are offered:yes
Education certifications: early childhood, elementary, middle/junior high, secondary, special education, vo-tech, adult education, bilingual/bicultural
Cooperative programs are offered:yes
Cooperative education programs: art, business, computer science, education, health professions, humanities, natural science, social/behavioral science
Graduate schools/programs are offered:yes
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes:yes
Army ROTC:offered on-campus
Navy ROTC:not offered
Air Force ROTC:offered on-campus

List of Majors

Bachelor's Degrees:
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems
  • Counseling/Guidance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • English Composition
  • Environmental Studies
  • Foods/Nutrition
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Kinesiology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre Arts