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This is an archived copy of the 2020-21 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.pacific.edu.

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Arthur A. Dugoni School of Denistry

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has an annual enrollment of approximately 470 predoctoral and international students enrolled in DDS degree programs and about 50 post-doctoral residents enrolled in Master's degree and certificate programs.

Benerd College

Benerd College (BC) offers a full spectrum of educational opportunities for students from traditional undergraduates to returning adult students to members of the community seeking opportunities for professional and personal development.  The Education Division of the College prepares students for careers in teaching, school psychology and educational administration, offering bachelor’s degrees, teaching credentials and doctoral degrees.  The Innovative Academic Programs Division offers degree and certificate programs designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of the regional workforce, including Bachelor’s degree completion programs in hybrid formats to allow students to earn a bachelor’s degree while working full-time.  The Professional and Continuing Education Division serves as a major regional center for continuing education units, professional development and customized workforce training. Benerd College is also home to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) providing intellectual engagement for older community members, and to Pacific’s International Programs and Services, which includes administering the UOP International partnership designed to help develop a vibrant international student presence at Pacific.

College of the Pacific (Liberal Arts and Sciences)

At the center of the broad range of educational opportunities open to students on the Stockton campus is the College of the Pacific, the core division of arts and sciences. Some 1,400 students pursue at least one of the more than 50 major and minor programs offered by the College, and most students in the professional schools also take varying amounts of work within the college of arts and sciences. College of the Pacific offers majors in most of the traditional areas of the physical and life sciences, the humanities and arts and the social and behavioral sciences, as well as a number of inter-disciplinary programs which cut across traditional fields of knowledge.

Conservatory of Music

The Conservatory of Music offers undergraduate degrees in composition, jazz studies, music education, music history, music industry studies, music management, music therapy, and performance, and graduate degrees in music therapy and music education. In addition to these majors, the Conservatory offers minors in jazz studies, music, and music management.  Additionally, the Conservatory provides opportunities for students throughout the University via participation in ensembles and in general education courses.

Eberhardt School of Business

Students in the Eberhardt School of Business are educated for management positions in business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Approximately 600 students are enrolled in the School’s undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and business administration.

Graduate School

The Graduate School supports and oversees Pacific's approximately 1150 graduate students pursuing Master's and doctoral degrees in more than 30 graduate programs on all three campuses. Areas of responsibility include graduate admission processing, graduate student support services, recruitment and marketing strategies, review of graduate policies, and new program development. In addition, the Graduate School provides financial assistance to qualified students through its graduate assistantship program.

McGeorge School of Law

The McGeorge School of Law, located in Sacramento, has nearly 550 students who are enrolled in the full-time and part-time J.D. programs and graduate programs.

School of Engineering and Computer Science

The School of Engineering and Computer Science, with some 650 students, offers eight baccalaureate programs: bioengineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering physics, engineering management, and computer science. All engineering degree programs combine academic and practical training with the engineering curricula that require a minimum of seven months of paid engineering related work experience. The school also offers a  Master of Science in Engineering Science degree with four different concentrations: civil engineering, computer & electrical engineering/computer science, engineering management or mechanical engineering. A Masters of Science degree is also offered in Data Science.  

School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences prepares students for patient care across the lifespan.  The School has innovative, accelerated curriculums, empowering students to contribute to the lifelong wellness of the communities it serves through their professional practice. The School is administratively located on the Sacramento campus with academic programs on all three of Pacific’s campuses.  The academic programs include: Audiology (San Francisco); Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology (Stockton); and Clinical Nutrition, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies and Social Work (Sacramento).  The intentional emphasis on interprofessional education and practice emphasis in all programs in the School prepares graduates to provide patient care as integral members of the health care team.

School of International Studies

The School of International Studies is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of international affairs and offers students a BA in International Relations and minors in International Studies and Anthropology. Study abroad and competency in at least one second language are central to the curriculum. Students benefit from the school’s internationally recognized cross-cultural training program. Graduates pursue a wide range of careers that includes positions in government, business, non-governmental organizations, and academe.

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy 

The School of Pharmacy offers the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Some 1,025 students are enrolled in the School, including about 350 undergraduates who pursue pre-pharmacy studies in preparation for beginning the professional program.