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, and Social Sciences (ACSS)

Departments: Anthropology, Archeology, Art, Civics & Community Engagement, Communications, Communication Studies, Dance,  Economics, Education, History,  Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre, World Languages

Stacey Bartlett
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, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Office Administration, Public Safety, Water Treatment, and Welding Technology

Dr. Susan Wyche
Career Technical Education ​Dr. Susan Wyche
Extended Education (DE) Dr. Andy Fields
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, Health Information Technology, Health Information Management, Medical Assisting

Kathy Royce
Library Services & Educational Technology (LIB) Will Breitbach
Pathways and Learning Support (PALS)

Departments: Accelerated College Education (ACE), Bachelor’s through Online and Local Degrees (BOLD), Dual Enrollment, English as a Second Language (ESL), Career and Life Skills (CALS), Guided Pathways, Student Development (SDEV), Student Success (STU)​

​Jennifer McCandless​
Physical Education, and Athletics (PEAT)

Departments: Athletics, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, Family Studies and Services, Hospitality, 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, Zoology

Carlos Reyes