Jun 05, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Allied Health Professions


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Department Purpose:

The purpose of the Department of Allied Health Professions is to prepare students to contribute to a global society and a diverse workforce as productive, responsible, and well-educated healthcare professionals and/or graduate students. This is accomplished by providing allied health students with the knowledge and skills basic to the practice of their disciplines, instilling them with the fundamental attitudes of professionalism, teaching, service to the community, and a desire for lifelong learning in a personalized, culturally rich and dynamic learning environment that fosters faculty, staff, and student engagement.

The Department of Allied Health Professions has a science-based curriculum that provides a broad background for students planning to further their education at the graduate level. The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree and emphasizes five primary disciplines: Adapted Physical Education: Kinesiotherapy, Exercise Science-concentrations in Fitness and Wellness and Pre-Athletic Training, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Recreation Management. These academic offerings carry a competitive matriculation requirement. The department houses a fully functional Athletic Training Room, Kinesiotherapy Clinic, and a Speech and Hearing Clinic. A Minor is available for the major in Recreation Management.

Programs

    Bachelor of Science

    Courses

      Athletic TrainingCommunication Sciences and DisordersAdaptive Physical EducationRecreation ManagementGeneral Education

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