San Diego State University College of Sciences

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San Diego State University College of Sciences
Parent institution
San Diego State University
DeanJeffrey Roberts
Location, ,

The San Diego State University College of Sciences is the San Diego region's largest center for science education and research. Comprising eight departments and various specialties, the College offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as curricula for pre-professional students in medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry. The College strives to produce scientifically educated graduates who possess both a fundamental understanding of their fields and the essential professional skills needed by local and regional industries. The College provides scientific literacy for all San Diego State University graduates as well as participating in the training of future mathematics and science teachers.


SDSU Geology, Mathematics & Computer Sciences building


The College of Sciences includes several academic departments:

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geological Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Pre-Professional Studies #medicine, veterinary medicine, and dentistry#

Institutes and research centers[edit]

  • Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center[2]
  • Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education
  • Coastal Waters Laboratory
  • Global Change Research Group
  • SDSU Visualization Center

Biological field stations[edit]


  • Center for Bio/Pharmaceutical and Biodevice Development[4]
The Center for Bio/Pharmaceutical and Biodevice Development at San Diego State University provides education and training through distance learning that enhance the professional excellence and career opportunities of scientists in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries#
  • Special Programs:
    • The SDSU BioScience Center[5]
    • Biomedical Quality Systems

Mount Laguna Observatory[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Fast Facts". San Diego State University. Retrieved March 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center". Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2015-11-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Regulatory Science — San Diego State University". 2016-02-16. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  5. ^ "Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center". Retrieved 2016-02-20.

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