Sep 28, 2023  
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health & Human Services

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Ozlem Ersin, Dean
Tony Oliver, Associate Dean
Janet Fopay, Assistant to the Dean/Certification Officer
Michelle Morgan, Administrative Aide

General Mission

The College fosters excellence, with a student-centered approach of teaching and learning through innovative, rigorous, and collaborative experiences, and promotes health and well-being of diverse populations across the lifespan. Students develop lifelong leadership skills through applied learning, community service, and professional partnerships.

Bachelor’s degrees are earned through a variety of departments and programs. The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences offers academic and clinical instruction in an undergraduate program. The Department of Public Health offers degrees in Health Administration, Community Health, Public Health with Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness. The Department of Human Services and Community Leadership offers a degree in Human Services Program Administration. The Department of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation offers degrees in Exercise Science with options in Pre-Occupational Therapy and Pre-Physical Therapy, Physical Education Teacher Education, Recreational Administration with an option in Therapeutic Recreation, and Sport Management.  The Department of Nursing offers degrees in Traditional Nursing and Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science. The Nutrition and Dietetics program offers a Didactic Degree in Dietetics.

Military Science offers a minor leading to commissions as officers in the United States Army. Students in the Military Science/Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) can pursue any major recognized by the University.

In addition, the college provides students from other majors with minors in Aging Studies, Community Health, Early Childhood Program Administration, Health Communication, , Human Services Program Administration, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation for Teaching Certification, Leadership in Community Recreation, Recreation Administration, Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health, Public Health for Teacher Licensure, and Workplace Wellness.

Graduate programs include Aging Studies, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, Human Services Program Administration, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Sport Administration. (See the Graduate Catalog for further information on graduate programs.)

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