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​School of Natural Sciences,

Health & Kinesiology

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School of Natural Sciences, Health & Kinesiology banner with image​The Norco College School of Natural Sciences, Health & Kinesiology offers a number of certificate pattern programs. Certificate programs, leading to an associate of science degree require a minimum of 18 units (6 classes or so).​

The School of Natural Sciences, Health & Kinesiology provides relevant, rigorous and career-focused degree programs that meet the needs of self-directed adults who seek to achieve educational and professional goals.


Certificates can be completed within one and a half to two years and lead to employment!

Each course required for the certificate must be completed with a "C" grade or better and all can be counted toward the degree as well as the major.


​Mission Statement

The Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Health Science, Kinesiology, Physical Science, and Physics programs are part of the School of Natural Sciences, Health & Kinesiology and, as such, have developed the following mission statement: 
“The Norco College School of Natural Sciences, Health & Kinesiology provides learning in a wide variety of disciplines. Professionals include chemists, scientists, engineers, physical therapists and athletic trainers. The School of Natural Sciences, Health & Kinesiology includes a program that provides assistance to students pursuing the physical, life, and natural sciences, health and kinesiology degrees. Scholars receive career and academic counseling, mentoring and assistance with the transfer process."


Check out our ​Spring 2024 Career and Academic Planning (CAP) Events!
​March - Nursing Guest Speaker. Watch it on Zoom!
Zoom ​Recording Nursing Guest Speaker, March 07, 2024 Use Passcode m9SJ@5p8 
May- Improve Study Habits and Prepare for Exams
​ May 16, 12:50-1:50pm, HUM 111

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Dean of Instruction: Courtney Doussett​
Department Chairs: Peggy Campo​/Jody Tyler/Suzanne Witmer
Counselor: Adriana Moreno
Educational Advisor: Alex Spencer​
Instructional Department Specialist: Susan Lafferty


​F​aculty ​​Advisors


​​​Science, Health, and Kinesiology​​​

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​​​Peggy Campo
Peggy Campo, Ed.D.​
Department Co-Chair
Professor
Anatomy & Physiology

951-739-7855
ST 201E
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​​​Jody Tyler
Jody Tyler, Ph.D.​
Department Co-Chair
Associate Professor
Chemistry

951-738-7775​
HUM 119
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​​​Suzanne Witmer
Suzanne Witmer, M.Ed.​
Department Co-Chair
Associate Professor
Health Science/
Kinesiology

951-372-7195
WEQ W2A
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​​​Ruben Aguilar
Ruben Aguilar, M.S.
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology

951-372-7000
WEQ W9C
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​​​​​​Weining Cui
Weining Cui​, Ph.D.​​​
​​Assistant Professor
Chemistry

951-738-7697​
PORT B 202
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​​​Jacob Drainville
Jacob Drainville, M.S.
Assistant Professor
Biology

951-372-7029
PORT A 101
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​​​Teresa Friedrich Finnern
Teresa Friedrich Finnern, Ph.D.​
Professor
Biology

951-372-7012
ST 201D
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​​​Monica Gutierrez
Monica M. ​Gutierrez, Ph.D.
​Professor
Biology

951-372-7171​
ST 201B
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​​​​​​Starlene Justice
Starlene Justice, M.A.
​​Associate Professor
Geography

951-738-7783
WEQ W2D
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​​​Virgil Lee
Virgil Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chemistry

951-738-7770​
IT 200E
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​​​Christopher Lugo
Christopher Lugo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry

951-738-7408
HUM 120
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​​​Lindsay Owens
Lindsay Owens, Ph.D.​​​
Assistant Professor
Physics

951-738-7272​
PORT B 201
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​​​Timothy Wallstrom
Tim Wallstrom, Ph.D.
Professor
Kinesiology

951-739-7810​
WEQ W9A
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