University of the Pacific

Introduction

About University of the Pacific

Why Study at University of the Pacific?

Because the life you want to live starts here. Because you’ll find small class sizes for more attention from professors. Because you’ll learn by doing, thanks to research, internships and group projects.

Because University of the Pacific is like the world itself at its best: Diverse. Inspiring. Empowering.

Stockton: Best of both worlds

Want to study in the U.S. without crazy crowds or the stress of a giant city? Stockton, in beautiful California, offers culture and fun in a medium-sized city.

  • 300,000 people live in Stockton
  • 90-minute drive to exciting San Francisco
  • “Mediterranean climate”: hot, dry summers and mild winters
  • Cinemas, live music venues, an opera house, professional sports, museums and more
  • Annual festivals celebrating Chinese New Year, Colombian Independence Day and more
  • Close to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park and other popular hiking and recreation areas.

Academics: A rich, inspired education

University of the Pacific is the 12th best American college for alumni salaries above expectation. It’s not just about what you pay for college – it’s what you get back. And Pacific offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration.

  • Oldest university in California
  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Rated a top college by The Economist Magazine
  • 80 degrees to choose from at Pacific
  • Ranked #10 nationally for earnings based on academic major.

Campus: Supportive and fun student life

At Pacific, your professors actually know your name. Just as importantly, you’ll get to know your fellow students. And the city of Stockton, which is big enough to be fun but small enough to be calm.

  • 6,304 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Ranked #9 national university campus for ethnic diversity
  • 150+ of student clubs and organizations based on academics, multiculturalism, hobbies & more
  • Named #34 in “America’s coolest school” list
  • 18 top tier Division I sports programs for men and women
  • Among the top 10 most beautiful campuses in the U.S.
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Programs

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Bachelor

Engineering

Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Stockton

The School of Engineering and Computer Science develops dual competencies in students: both technical and social skills. Whether you want to build strong cities, advance health care, sustain the environment or create the next great app, the School of Engineering and Computer Science prepares you to succeed. [+]

Engineering School of Engineering and Computer Science Are you a determined problem solver? Do you like to build, create, discover and collaborate? Then the School of Engineering and Computer Science is the perfect fit for you! Whether it's building strong cities, advancing health care, sustaining the environment, or creating the next greatest app, technology is a field as limitless as your imagination. At Pacific SOECS, our students develop dual competencies - technical and social. They must understand the principles of science as well as the nature of human needs and behavior and the impact of technology on society. The modern engineer and computer scientist deal with socially relevant matters including pollution, energy resources, sustainability, health care and public transportation systems. They are experts in manufacturing processes, communications systems, medical electronics, the space program and numerous other endeavors that provide citizens of the world with a safer and more conscious experience. Majors The School of Engineering and Computer Science offers eight undergraduate degree programs: Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineer, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Engineering Physics, and Mechanical Engineering. The curricula are divided into lower-division and upper-division segments. The lower-division curriculum stresses fundamentals in science, mathematics, and engineering. The first two years are essentially the same for all engineering majors. The upper-division combines courses in the major area with work experience through the Co-op Program. Minors Within the School of Engineering and Computer Science there are five minors available to students: Computer Science Minor, Minor in International Engineering, Minor in Engineering Management, Minor in Sustainability, Minor in Technology (for non-engineering students only). Graduate Program Pacific's master's degree program allows students to begin graduate course work during their senior year at Pacific, completing both degrees in a total of five years. The Master of Science in Engineering Science degree is offered with concentrations in Civil Engineering (Environmental and Structural), Computer/Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science; Mechanical Engineering. [-]

Health and Physical Education

Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Stockton

The department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences (HESP)is engaged in understanding and promoting health and human movement. Our goal is to examine how movement-based physical activities, exercise, and sport contribute to the quality of human life. [+]

Health and Physical Education The department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences (HESP)is engaged in understanding and promoting health and human movement. Our goal is to examine how movement-based physical activities, exercise, and sport contribute to the quality of human life. We do this from a wide range of perspectives including biology, chemistry, psychology, sociology, business, education, and philosophy to ensure that our graduates are able to conceptualize and analyze health and human movement in a holistic manner. The Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences Department embraces three core values: Innovation, Immersion and Interdisciplinary. These three values will be stranded throughout all HESP courses. Immersive: The HESP Department facilitates learning not only through deep disciplinary information but also through immersive learning experiences. This immersion will occur in the courses through assignments, speakers and excursions. It will further extend beyond the classroom by providing students with a variety of experiential learning opportunities and internships. Innovative: In an ever-changing world, the HESP Department prides itself on adopting, modeling and promoting innovative teaching/clinician practices and assessment strategies. Coursework will also include the instruction about relevant disciplinary technologies and, when possible, employ these technologies for assignments, development, and assessment. Interdisciplinary: Knowledge, research, and careers in Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences draw from numerous disciplines. As a result, the HESP Department maintains a broad and differentiated curriculum. This provides students with the knowledge needed to operate in a dynamic environment, expose them to a variety of career possibilities in the field and ultimately enables them to become more complete practitioners. There are four concentrations to choose: Sport Management, Health and Exercise Sciences, Sport Pedagogy and Athletic Training. The HESP Department believes that an Immersive, Innovative and Interdisciplinary education will produce Reflective and Responsive Professionals. [-]

BSc

Business Administration

Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Stockton

The Eberhardt School of Business cultivates the leadership skills and innovative spirit of its students, while providing training in state-of-the-art business applications. As a small business school with a global orientation, the Eberhardt School offers highly interactive classes that encourage close working relationships between students and faculty. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration The Eberhardt School of Business cultivates the leadership skills and innovative spirit of its students, while providing training in state-of-the-art business applications. As a small business school with a global orientation, the Eberhardt School offers highly interactive classes that encourage close working relationships between students and faculty. As in all of our programs, students gain practical, hands-on experience through class consulting, internships, and career development projects that team students with senior business executives. Undergraduate degree programs include the: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and three Minors in Management, Business Information Systems, or Business Administration for the non-business major. Undergraduate Program Learning Goals Demonstrate knowledge of business principles, concepts, theories, and perspectives for each business discipline. The business disciplines include Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Management Information Systems, and the Legal and Ethical Environment of Business. Demonstrate skills in the use of business procedures, methods, strategies, and approaches for each business discipline. Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among business disciplines. Identify problems and make recommendations based on an analysis of the information provided. Recognize the ethical dimensions of business decisions. Recognize cross-cultural components of business decisions. Work effectively with others as a member of a team. Demonstrate effective oral communication skills. Demonstrate effective written communication skills. Areas of Concentration The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration offers 10 concentrations in a wide variety of areas. Seven are considered core concentrations and include: Accounting Economics Finance International Business Management and Human Resources Management Information Systems Marketing The three specialty area concentrations include: Arts and Entertainment Management Business Law Entrepreneurship [-]

BA

Biology and Biomedical Science

Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Stockton

As a student of Biological Sciences at Pacific, you will work with faculty members who have expertise in a variety of different biological systems; explore your field of study through numerous undergraduate experiential learning and research opportunities; and enjoy small upper-division classes that allow direct student-faculty interactions, as well as the use of modern facilities and cutting-edge biological instrumentation. [+]

Biology and Biomedical Science As a student of Biological Sciences at Pacific, you will work with faculty members who have expertise in a variety of different biological systems; explore your field of study through numerous undergraduate experiential learning and research opportunities; and enjoy small upper-division classes that allow direct student-faculty interactions, as well as the use of modern facilities and cutting-edge biological instrumentation. Our programs prepare students for health-based professional fields that include dentistry, pharmacy, medicine, biotechnology, nursing or physical therapy. Faculty advisers closely interact with the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry admissions committees to facilitate student transition from pre-professional to professional programs. The Department of Biological Sciences also offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Science degree. The M.S. Program enables students to work closely with faculty members in research and in teaching. [-]

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3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Stockton, California, US
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