Academic Divisions and Departments Overview

The Office of Instruction promotes excellence in and provides leadership for the instructional divisions and departments within Shasta College. The Office of Instruction works with departments and programs to ensure that all standards required for accreditation, federal and state compliance and program licensure and certification are maintained. Browse the menu links on the left for more information on Academic Divisions and their respective Departments.

Academic Divisions and Deans:

Division Dean / Assoc. Dean*
Arts, Communications, Consumer & Social Sciences (ACCSS)

Departments: Anthropology, Archeology, Art, Civics & Community Engagement, Communications, Communication Studies, Culinary Arts, Dance, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Education, Family Studies and Services, History, Hospitality, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre

Ralph Perrin, DPH
Business, Agriculture, Industry, Technology & Safety (BAITS)

Departments: Accounting, Administration of Justice, Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Construction Technology, Diesel Technology, Equipment Operations and Maintenance, Farm, Fire Technology, Horticulture, Industrial Technology, Legal Assistant, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Office Administration, Public Safety, Water Treatment, and Welding Technology

Eva Jimenez
Career Technical Education ​Daniel Haskins*
Distance Education (DE) Andy Fields

Economic Workforce Development (EWD)

Departments: Deputy Sector Navigators for Small Business, Agriculture and Water Environmental Technologies, Advanced Manufacturing, CTE Transitions Grant, CTE Collaborative Grant, Prop 39 Grant, Industrial Driven Regional Collaborative Grant 
​Eva Jimenez
Health Sciences (HSUP)

Departments: Dental Hygiene, Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Vocational Nursing (VN), Nurse Aide / Home Health Aide (CNA), University Programs, Dietary Service Supervisor, Community Contract Education

Kathy Royce
Library Services & Educational Technology (LIB) Will Breitbach
Physical Education, and Athletics (PEAT)

Departments: Athletics, Kinesiology

Mike Mari*
Science, Language Arts & Math (SLAM)

Departments: Adaptive Studies, Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering, English, Foundational Skills, Geography and Geospatial Technologies, Mathematics, Microbiology, Natural History, Natural Science, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Student Development, World Languages, Zoology

Frank Nigro, PhD