Jun 12, 2024  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health and Human Services

Undergraduate Programs

Academic Administration

 Dean   Kris Vacek, O.T.D.
 Associate Dean   Mylene Schriner, Ph.D.
Director of Advising   Terry Forge, B.P.S.
 Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders   Katherine Ermgodts, M.A.
Chair, Department of Education   Sarah Hicks, Ph.D.
Chair, Exercise and Sport Science   Janet Kupperman, Ed.D.
Program Director, Thomas More Center of Catholic Thought and Culture   Brian Frain, S.J.

Mission Statement

As a learner-centered, service and community-minded College, we develop reflective leaders in health and human services who are ethical, inclusive, and compassionate professionals.

Vision Statement

We aspire to transform and strengthen the learning, health, and well-being of our dynamic society.

Undergraduate Studies in the College of Health and Human Services

Consistent with the Jesuit mission, the College of Health and Human Services undergraduate programs integrate broad based liberal arts curriculum with specialized professional education to prepare students to serve as leaders in their chosen discipline. All undergraduate programs in the school prepare students for future study in health and human services.

The College of Health and Human Services grants the Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and Secondary Education; the Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Exercise Science, Health Science and Sport Management. The College offers undergraduate minors in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Education, Exercise Science and Sport Management. Refer to the Degrees Offered section of the catalog to identify those degrees and minors available.

Graduate Programs in the College of Health and Human Services

At the graduate level, the College grants the Doctor of Physical Therapy, the Master of Education, the Master of Occupational Therapy and the Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. (See the graduate section of the Catalog for information on these graduate programs and for information on graduate admissions, academic and  administrative policies, and financial aid).

Academic, Enrollment, and Administrative Policies

The College of Health and Human Services welcomes new and transfer students. Undergraduate students in the College of Health and Human Services abide by the same rules as all other undergraduate students at the university. Please refer to the Undergraduate Academic and Administrative Policies section of this catalog for specific details.

Undergraduate Academic Advising

The College of Health and Human Services Director of Advising assists students by providing program information, initial credit evaluations, and course pre-registration. Undergraduate students must be advised every semester prior to pre-registration for the following semester. Students who attend school in the evening or who declare a major housed in the College of Health and Human Services are advised by either the Director of Academic Advising or by a faculty member.