Aug 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate 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.
Department of Health, Physics and Applied Sciences   Janet Kupperman, Ed.D.
Joint Engineering Programs: Civil, Electrical and Mechanical   Mark Pecaut, Ph.D.

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 Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.S. , Exercise Science, B.S. Health Science, B.S. , Sport Management, B.S. , Physics, B.S. , Biomedical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, B.S.  and Biomedical Physics, Physics of Medicine (POM) Pre-Professional, B.S.  The College also hosts the Rockhurst/UMKC Joint Engineering program, offering degrees in Civil Engineering, B.S., in partnership with UMKC  , Electrical Engineering, B.S., in partnership with UMKC , and Mechanical Engineering, B.S., in partnership with UMKC .  The College offers undergraduate minors in Communication Sciences and Disorders Minor , Exercise Science Minor Sport Management Minor  , Physics Minor , and Physics of Medicine Minor . Refer to Programs of Study  to identify 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 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 Academic Policies and Procedures  section of the 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.

Degree programs in the College of Health & Human Services are available through the following departments:

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders  

 

Department of Health, Physics and Applied Sciences