Kirsch Center entrance

Biological, Health & Environmental
Sciences Division

Welcome to the Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division / BHES

Message from the Dean

I am pleased to welcome you to the Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division. If you are looking for a supportive and nurturing learning environment where dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff are committed to your future, you have come to the right place.

The Division of Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences (BHES) includes the following departments:

  • Biological Sciences

  • Environmental Studies

  • Health Technologies

  • Medical Laboratory Technology

  • Nursing

The BHES division aspires to excellence in teaching, career preparation and job training. Our mission is to educate and mentor transfer students, students in vocational programs, life-long learners and members of our community.
Consistent with this mission, we are committed to equity and diversity in order to ensure excellence. We also reach out to pre-college students and to the community in which we live, to inspire an interest in our areas of study.

We are delighted that you are interested in our division. This website will introduce you to some of the opportunities and resources that are available to you here in our division.
On behalf of our faculty and staff, I welcome you to our division and we look forward to working with you! Best wishes for success with your college plans and your personal goals.



Dr. Anita Muthyala-Kandula

Division Dean, BHES

Office Information

The division office is located in the Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies Building, 2nd floor, Room 228.

The Kirsch Center is located on the Southeast side of the campus, just off the McClellan Road entrance.


****** Division Office Hours******


Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

Fridays            9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m

Due to staffing limitations office hours may vary, calling ahead for an appointment is encouraged. (408.864.8773)

Spring Recess is March 30 to April 3. Have a Great Spring Break!!!


New Sections of Biology 40A just added to Spring Schedule!


The first day of Spring Quarter is April 6, 2015.


There is still time to add classes, but seats are going fast!


See the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.


Please pay attention to Deadlines. No late adds or drops will be processed

BHES Division News
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Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences
Building: Kirsch Center, Room 228
Contact: Melissa Ingalls
Phone: 408.864.8773

Last Updated: 3/26/15