The Communication Sciences and Disorders program offers undergraduate curriculum leading
to the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.S.). The four-year curriculum prepares students
to serve individuals with communication disorders. Clinical practica are required.
The program also offers curriculum and clinical practica leading to a Master of Science
degree with a concentration in speech-language pathology.
The Family and Consumer Sciences undergraduate degree program includes study in the
areas of family studies, fashion merchandising, and nutrition. The educational goal
is to provide instruction in areas of FCS that will prepare students to assume professional
roles through careers in business, industry, agencies, hospitals, and educational
settings. The curriculum enables students to prepare for a variety of careers through
the selection of concentration electives. Students must consult with their academic
adviser for selection of appropriate concentration electives.
The undergraduate social work program is a professional program that has been designed to prepare student for social work practice in rural and small communities. The program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and follows a generalist practice model in which students are provided the knowledge and skills needed to work with clients with a variety of social problems on multiple levels.
This course is an overview of how health care is organized, delivered and financed
in the United States. It traces the historical evolution in political, economic, cultural,
and social contexts, including the distribution and access to medical and other services,
the roles of public and private insurance and healthcare benefits, licensure and accreditation,
quality, and reimbursement; access to healthcare, federal healthcare and legislative
programs; and trends in healthcare delivery.