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Health and Human Services - Student Orientation

Welcome incoming and transfer students to the College of Health and Human Services!

The videos and resources below provide an introduction and useful information about the many departments within our college.


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Communication Sciences & Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSAD) trains highly competent professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology by providing a rigorous scientific background and diverse clinical experiences while fostering a dedication to lifelong learning and community service.

CSAD Homepage

Criminal Justice

The mission of the Division of Criminal Justice is to prepare the leaders of tomorrow’s criminal justice community to make positive decisions.

Through a multi-disciplinary curriculum and a faculty with diverse expertise, experiences and perspectives, students are exposed to the theories, applications and ethics related to crime and justice.

Health Science

The Bachelor of Science program in Health Science prepares students for a variety of roles within the allied health professions. The curriculum integrates coursework from disciplines across the University to provide students with a broad foundation of knowledge and skills related to life sciences, social sciences, communications, health ecology, public service, ethical practice, and data analysis.


The Department of Kinesiology, through its university and community-based programs, provides a unique blending of physical, mental and emotional/social dimensions of learning. This unique blend provides our students with an opportunity to become responsible and knowledgeable individuals for addressing society's problems and enriching life.

Public Health

The Department of Public Health prepares students to make meaningful contributions in regional health systems, public health networks, occupational environments, and clinical settings.

Public Health Homepage

Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration

The Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration (RPTA) offers two Bachelor of Science degrees (Recreation and Park Management and Recreation Therapy), a Master of Science in Recreation Administration, two minors, and five academic certificate programs. Students are provided with broad-based curricula that include both theoretical in-class coursework and practical out-of-class field experience.

Social Work

The Division of Social Work strives to prepare ethical and competent social workers who can both lead and serve our richly diverse populations in the development and delivery of services that contribute to human well-being and social justice.

Social Work Homepage