Apr 08, 2020  
2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Changes in Rules and Policies and Finding Information About CSU Channel Islands (CI)


Although every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information in this catalog, students and others who use this catalog should note that laws, rules, and policies change from time to time and that these changes may alter the information contained in this publication. Changes may come in the form of statutes enacted by the Legislature, rules and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees of the California State University, by the Chancellor or designee of the California State University, or by the President or designee of the campus. It is not possible in a publication of this size to include all of the rules, policies and other information that pertain to students, the institution, and the California State University. More current or complete information may be obtained from the appropriate department, school, or administrative office.

Nothing in this catalog shall be construed as, operate as, or have the effect of an abridgment or a limitation of any rights, powers, or privileges of the Board of Trustees of the California State University, the Chancellor of the California State University, or the President of the campus. The Trustees, the Chancellor, and the President are authorized by law to adopt, amend, or repeal rules and policies that apply to students. This catalog does not constitute a contract or the terms and conditions of a contract between the student, the campus or the institution or the California State University. The relationship of students to the campus and the California State University is one governed by statute, rules, and policy adopted by the Legislature, the Trustees, the Chancellor, the Presidents and their duly authorized designees.

University Catalog

The California State University Channel Islands catalog is published to help prospective and continuing students make informed decisions to fulfill their academic goals. This catalog is available at the University Library for reference, at the Student Bookstore for purchase, and can also be viewed online at the CSU Channel Islands web site at: www.csuci.edu.

California State University Channel Islands

One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012
Telephone: (805) 437-8400
Web Site: http://www.csuci.edu

Five Ways to Find Information about CSU Channel Islands

  1. Use the Table of Contents in this catalog.
  2. Check the Index at the end of this catalog for an alphabetical list of virtually everything you might need to know about CSU Channel Islands. Page numbers will direct you to the appropriate information.
  3. Check the Schedule of Classes. Every semester, important information is published in a separate Schedule of Classes which is available at The Cove Bookstore, the Enrollment Center in Sage Hall, and throughout the Bell Tower Building. The Schedule of Classes is also available online at www.csuci.edu. The Schedule of Classes contains information about current course offerings, new and revised curriculum and policy changes, and academic calendars. It also provides updates on fees and costs, and other important information (such as the time and location of individual classes).
  4. Visit our campus via the web at www.csuci.edu. Updated catalog changes are posted to the web version of the catalog at regular intervals throughout the year.
  5. Telephone numbers are listed throughout this catalog. If you need more information about a topic and cannot find a telephone number, dial the CSU Channel Islands general information line at (805) 437-8400.

Catalog Production Team

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We hope you find this catalog convenient and easy to use. If you have ideas about how we could improve this catalog, please e-mail your suggestions to Kathy Musashi at kathy.musashi@csuci.edu. Thank you!