Last update: 10/22/96
College of Health and Human Services
*For calls from off-campus, dial the prefix 338, then the four-digit extension number.
College Administrative Offices Office Extension*Dean of the College Donald P. Zingale HSS 239 3326 Associate Dean (Interim) Amy Hittner HSS 239 3327
School/Department/Program Chair/Director Office Extension*Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics Billie Lou Sands BH 120 1219 Counseling Eugene Zwillinger BH 524 2005 Gerontology Darlene Yee 20 Tapia 1684 Health Education Mary Beth Love SCI 393 1413 Holistic Health George Araki HH 703 1210 Kinesiology Susan Higgins GYM 111 1258 Nursing Shannon E. Perry SCI 276 1801 Physical Therapy Graduate Program Ann Hallum GYM 205 2001 Recreation and Leisure Studies Don Taylor GYM 307 2030 Social Work Juliette Silva PSY 420 1005
College of Health and Human Services
The College of Health and Human Services offers undergraduate degrees 1 in the following disciplines:
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts
The primary mission of the college is to educate individuals to serve the present and future needs of society in the professional fields associated with health, human, and community services. The college promotes increased awareness among individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities of their roles as active agents in shaping personal action, public policy, and community life to enhance individual and collective well-being. In addition, it promotes greater understanding of the complex, interacting, physical, psychological, social, economic, political, and environmental factors which affect the performance and optimal functioning of individuals, families, and communities throughout the life span.
In addition to its undergraduate and graduate degree offerings, the college also offers a number of minor and certificate programs. Available minors include: Athletic Coaching; Counseling; Gerontology; Health Science; Holistic Health; Home Economics; Positive Health, Fitness, and Leisure; Recreation; and Women's Health Issues. Athletic Coaching is also offered as an undergraduate certificate program and Holistic Health is offered as a certificate through Extended Learning; and a graduate certificate program is offered in Dietetics, with a Focus on Older Adults. Nursing offers a graduate certificate as a family nurse practitioner.
The Master of Physical Therapy program is a joint master's degree offered with the University of California, San Francisco. Undergraduate students interested in physical therapy may take a supporting major in one of the concentrations under the B.S. in Kinesiology or a major in biological sciences. The B.S. in Hospitality Management is an interdisciplinary degree program offered in conjunction with the College of Business.
Curricula in the new college meet high academic standards. All of the programs subject to national accreditation are accredited: Counseling by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs; Dietetics by the American Dietetic Association; Home Economics by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; Nursing by the National League for Nursing; Physical Therapy by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; Recreation by the National Recreation and Park Association; Rehabilitation Counseling by the Council on Rehabilitation Education; and Social Work by the Council on Social Work Education. Nursing is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The Gerontology program meets the guidelines of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).
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