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College of Health and Human Services Information

College of Health and Human Services

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Programs at a Glance

Bachelor of Arts:

  • Communicative Disorders
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Kinesiology
  • Recreation
  • Social Work

Bachelor of Science:

  • Athletic Training
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dietetics and Food Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Science
  • Kinesiology
  • Nursing

Master of Arts:

  • Communicative Disorders
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Kinesiology

Master of Science:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Services Administration
  • Gerontology
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Science
  • Kinesiology
  • Nursing
  • Nursing / Public Health (concurrent degree)
  • Nursing / Health Care Administration (concurrent degree)
  • Nutritional Science
  • Recreation Administration

Master of Physical Therapy

Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Health: Community Health Education

Master of Social Work


  • Administration of Campus Recreation and Student Service Programs
  • Administration of Outdoor Recreation Resources
  • Administration of Travel and Tourism
  • Administration of Volunteer Services
  • Food-Service Systems Administration
  • Gerontology
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Services (School Nursing) Credential
  • Kinesiotherapy
  • Leisure Counseling (graduate)
  • Nurse Practitioner (graduate)
  • Physical Therapy Intern (graduate)
  • Public Management Analyst (graduate)
  • Public Sector Employer-Employee Relations and Personnel Management (graduate)
  • Public Sector Financial Management (graduate)
  • Therapeutic Recreation Transportation Policy and Planning (graduate)
  • Urban Executive Management (graduate)
  • Wilderness Studies


  • Single subject credential programs in: Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, and Kinesiology/Physical Education. Consult the Single Subject Advisor as early as possible.
  • Designated subject credential programs.
  • Services credentials are offered in Communicative Disorders (Clinical Rehabilitative), Nursing (Health Service/School Health), and Social Work (Pupil Personnel – Child Welfare and Attendance).

Professional Accreditation

Programs in the College are accredited by the following state and national accrediting agencies:

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, American Dietetic Association, American Physical Therapy Association, American Public Works Association (APWA), American Speech Language and Hearing Association, Association of University Programs in Health Administration, California Commission for Teacher Credentialing, California Council on Parks and Recreation, California State Board of Registered Nursing, California Teaching Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, Council on Education for Public Health, Council on Social Work Education, National Association for the Education of Young Children, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, National Recreation and Park Association Council on Accreditation, Western Institute of Nursing.

Special Interest Clubs

  • Archers, Army ROTC Association, Army ROTC Rangers (AROTC), California Nursing Student Association, Child and Family Associated Students (CAFAS, Family and Consumer Sciences), Criminal Justice Student Association, Fitness Club, Foodservice and Hotel Management Association (Family and Consumer Sciences), Health Care Administration Forum, Health Science Graduate Student Association, Kinesiology and Physical Education Majors Club, National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (Communicative Disorders), Peer Health Educators, Pershing Rifles (AROTC), Physical Therapy Student Association, Public Administration Student Association (PASA, Public Policy and Administration), Recreation and Leisure Studies Alumni Association (RALSAA), Recreation Society (Recreation and Leisure Studies), Social Dance Club, Consumer Affairs Student Association (Family and Consumer Sciences), Sports Medicine Club (Kinesiology), Student Affiliates of the American Kinesiotherapy Association (Kinesiology), Student Chapter of American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Student Dietetic Association (Family and Consumer Sciences), Student Food Science Society (Family and Consumer Sciences), Students Active in Community Health (Family and Consumer Sciences), Students in Fashion (Family and Consumer Sciences).

Professional and Honors Organizations

  • Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice), American College of Healthcare Executives, California Association for Health, Epsilon Pi Tau (Professional Studies), Eta Sigma Delta (Hospitality Foodservice and Hotel Management, Family and Consumer Sciences), Eta Sigma Gamma (Health Science), Kappa Omicron Nu (Family and Consumer Sciences), Omicron Tau Theta (Professional Studies), Phi Epsilon Kappa (Kinesiology), Pi Alpha Alpha (Public Policy and Administration), Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD), Sigma Phi Omega (National Academic and Professional Society in Gerontology), Sigma Theta Tau (Iota Eta Chapter, Nursing).

College and Departmental Organizations

  • Asian Pacific Islanders Committee (Social Work), Associated Students of Social Work, California Nursing Student Association, Dunham/Cleveland Commitee (Social Work), College of Health and Human Services Student Council, Gay, Lesbian, Transsexual, Transgender Committee (Social Work), Latino Student Network Committee (Social Work), National Association of Social Work Unit, Social Work Alumni Association.

Designated Subjects Credential (code 300)

The Designated Subjects Teaching Credential program is a teacher education program. Candidates may be hired as vocational and adult education teachers in the local public schools. They are required by credential regulations to complete teacher preparation courses within the first two years of holding the credential. This program for both career and technical education and adult education consists of 12 semester units of methodology coursework and three semester units of Health Science.

Level I Courses:

  • Take all the following courses:
    • PROF 410 Curriculum Development for Designated Subjects (3)
    • PROF 411/511 Instruction and Evaluation for Designated Subjects Teachers (3)

Level II Courses:

  • Take all the following courses:
    • PROF 412/512 Advanced Program Development and Instruction (3)
    • PROF 413/513 History and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education (CTE) (3)
    • PROF 435 Principles of Adult Education (3)