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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health and Human Sciences


Dean: Derryl E. Block, Ph.D.
Associate Dean: James R. Ciesla, Ph.D.
Associate Dean: Beverly Henry, Ph.D.

  • School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
  • School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences
  • Department of Military Science
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies

College Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Health and Human Sciences is to promote health and well being through scholarship that integrates teaching, research, and service. Vision: To enhance the lives of individuals, families, and communities across the lifespan.

Policy on Dismissal

Students must make satisfactory progress in college programs to be allowed to continue and can be dismissed from the program or a class for academic reasons, behavior not accepted in the profession, or actions that threaten the health and safety of others.  It is the responsibility of students to secure a copy of the dismissal policy from the program.

Special Clinical/Practicum Requirements

Students who select majors in the College of Health and Human Sciences may need to meet specific clinical/practicumrequirements for their academic programs and/or entry into their chosen professions, such as a criminal background check, drug testing, immunizations and flu shots, proof of immunity, TB test, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification, uniforms, and equipment. The student is generally responsible for the costs of meeting these requirements. Professional liability and general liability insurance are generally included as part of course fees when required. Students may be unable to progress in programs if there is a positive drug screen, prior criminal record, or they do not fulfill other special clinical requirements such as immunizations. Refer to the specific program for additional information on these and other requirements.

Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

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Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences

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Military Science

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Nursing and Health Studies

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