MajorsLeisure, Youth, and Human Services: LYHS allows students to move from theory to application. The focus areas are: Nonprofit Administration, Outdoor Recreation, Community Recreation Services, Therapeutic Recreation, and Tourism
Psychology: Psychology is the study of human and animal behavior (normal and abnormal) and the cognitive, emotional, social and biological processes related to that behaviorCommunicative Disorders: Students will first focus on the basic anatomy and physiology of speech and auditory systems. Students will then move into treatment and diagnosis of problems in speech and hearing. The undergraduate major in Communicative Disorders is designed to provide the academic preparation and experiences required for admission into a graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology.
Special Education: Programs provide teacher candidates with the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills, and attitudes, and learn the best practices necessary for becoming effective teachers responsive to the needs of individuals with disabilities and their familiesEarly Childhood/Elementary Education: Students will learn to teach and work with children from infants through elementary. Provides teacher candidates with the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for becoming teachers who are responsible, reflective decision makers in a global society.
Social Work: Students will develop the skills and knowledge to work with a diverse population. Graduates of the social work program find jobs in child and adolescent social work, family practice, probation and parole, medical social work and working with the aged
Family Services: The discipline of Family Studies explores patterns of family functioning and how relationship processes and other contextual factors influence individual development and behavior
Minors: Coaching; Leisure, Youth and Human Services; Family Studies; Psychology
Career Possibilities: Child Psychologist; Coaching; Education Administrator; Childcare Worker; Counselor; Special Education Teacher; Preschool Teacher; Audiologist; Speech Pathologist