Art education is for individuals who decide to pursue art and teaching as a career. Art educators teach art in the public and private schools, museums, after school and summer programs and more.
Major Guides: Education, Health, and Human Sciences 2012-2013
Child and Family Studies (CFS) is the scientific study of child and family development. CFS students learn how social systems and societal institutions are interconnected in ways that either foster or hinder the development of children, youth, and families.
This major prepares you for work in entry-level management at a hotel, resort, restaurant, meeting and event planning company, convention center, or country club.
Kinesiology is the study of human movement and the associated responses and adaptations. Although kinesiology professionals often work in sports medicine facilities, the field of kinesiology is quite broad. Coursework in kinesiology prepares you for the job market or for further schooling in exercise science and/or health related fields such as physical therapy, medicine, and occupational therapy.
As a foundation for the Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition you will study basic sciences, including chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, and physiology. You will also study psychology in order to better understand the factors that govern food choices and health behaviors, as well as management skills to help you deliver services effectively.
The sport management concentration is designed for students interested in working in the sports industry. The program combines sport management with a minor in business administration.
A concentration in therapeutic recreation prepares students for employment in management and leadership positions with agencies that deliver health care services and communities that offer therapeutic recreation services. Students will become proficient in using recreation experiences to treat patients with illnesses, disabilities, or social problems, and help them achieve an independent and satisfying lifestyle.
The major in Retail and Consumer Sciences provides students with a thorough knowledge of the retailing industry, complemented by business principles and theories related to providing goods and services to consumers. Students gain sufficient specialization and professional experience to be immediately productive in an entry-level management position in the ever changing, fast-paced world of retailing.
Communication Disorders is an undergraduate program that prepares students for graduate study in either Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology. The undergraduate courses are pre-professional in scope and in combination with Audiology and Speech Pathology courses and general education courses provide an interesting and broad-based education.
Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing (EDHH) is the field in which professionals work to provide education for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
An educational interpreter facilitates communication between deaf students and non-signing members of the school community, including teachers and hearing classmates.
Special education is the field in which professionals work to provide education for children with disabilities. Special education teachers help students struggling in school to become as independent as possible.