Kirsch Center entrance

Biological, Health & Environmental
Sciences Division

Welcome to the Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division / BHES  

Message from the Dean:


I am pleased to welcome you to the Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences Division. If you are looking for a supportive and nurturing learning environment where dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff are committed to your future, you have come to the right place.

The Division of Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences (BHES) includes the following departments:

  • Biological Sciences incl. Health & Nutrition

  • Environmental Science/ Environmental Studies

  • Health Technologies

  • Medical Laboratory Technology

  • Nursing

The BHES division aspires to excellence in teaching, career preparation and job training. Our mission is to educate and mentor transfer students, students in vocational programs, life-long learners and members of our community.

Consistent with this mission, we are committed to equity and diversity in order to ensure excellence. We also reach out to pre-college students and to the community in which we live, to inspire an interest in our areas of study.


We are delighted that you are interested in our division. This website will introduce you to some of the opportunities and resources that are available to you here in our division.
On behalf of our faculty and staff, I welcome you to our division and we look forward to working with you!


Best wishes for success with your college plans and your personal goals.



Dr. Anita Muthyala-Kandula

Division Dean, Biological, Health and Environmental Science Division

Office Information

The BHES Division Office is located in the

Kirsch Building - 2nd floor, Room 228.

The Kirsch Center is located on the Southeast side of the campus, just off the McClellan Road entrance.


 Division Office Hours


Monday thru Thursday.........9:00 am - 5:00 pm

                           Friday..........9:00 am - 1:00 pm 



Due to staffing limitations office hours may vary, calling ahead for an appointment is encouraged. (408.864.8773)


The BHES Division Counselor – Tom Nguyen is located in KC218 and can be reached at

or at 


Please schedule an appointment to meet with him

BHES Division INFO
Information Meetings
Student Information
Program Websites


Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences
Building: Kirsch Center, Room 228
Contact: Melissa Ingalls
Phone: 408.864.8773

Last Updated: 1/18/18