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2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health and Human Services

Dean: Monica Lounsbery

Associate Dean: Jennifer Ostergren, TBD

Director of Development: Jennifer Moore

Administrative Services Manager: Michael Clements

Facilities Coordinator: Denysia O’Connell

Director of the Academic Advising Center:
Rachel Wiedemann

College Office: Engineering Technology Building (ET), Room 200

Telephone: (562) 985‑4194

Website: College of Health and Human Services Website


Criminology and Criminal Justice   

Emergency Management   

Family and Consumer Sciences  

Child Development and Family Studies  

Consumer Affairs  

Fashion Merchandising and Design   

Food Science  


Hospitality Management    

Nutrition and Dietetics  

Health Care Administration   

Health Science   


Military Science   


Physical Therapy   

Public Policy and Administration   

Recreation and Leisure Studies   

Social Work   

Speech-Language Pathology   

Student Leadership and Recreation   


The College of Health and Human Services prepares students for careers in health, wellness, teacher preparation, and social and consumer services. Our accredited graduate and undergraduate programs offer state-of-the-art curriculum through which departments/ schools provide optimal learning opportunities in the classroom, in the research laboratory, and in the community.

The College’s two schools, nine departments, three programs, and twelve research centers are housed within twelve buildings on campus with state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and clinics with equipment matching that of business/industry.


Health Care Administration
Latino Health and Nutrition Studies (graduate)
Nurse Practitioner (graduate)
Nursing Education (graduate)
Public Management Analyst (graduate)
Public Sector Employer‑Employee Relations and Personnel Management (graduate)
Public Sector Financial Management (graduate)
Therapeutic Recreation
Wilderness Studies 


Single Subject Teaching Credentials: Health Science, and Kinesiology/Physical Education.
Services credentials are offered in Speech-Language Pathology (Public Education Speech-language Pathology), and Social Work (School Social Work Pupil Personnel and Child Welfare and Attendance Specialization).

Professional Accreditations

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, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Physical Therapy Association, American Public Works Association (APWA), American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), 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 Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education, Council on Social Work Education, National Association for the Education of Young Children, Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, National Recreation and Park Association Council on Accreditation, Western Institute of Nursing, National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education. 

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, Hospitality Management Association (Family and Consumer Sciences), Health Care Administration Student Forum, Health Science Graduate Student Association, Kinesiology and Physical Education Majors Club, National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA, Speech-Language Pathology), 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 Dietetic Association (Family and Consumer Sciences), Food Science Club (Family and Consumer Sciences), Students Active in Community Health (Family and Consumer Sciences), Students in Fashion (Family and Consumer Sciences), Fitness Majors Association (Kinesiology), Student Event Planning Association (Family Consumer Sciences). 

Professional and Honors Organizations

Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice), California Association for Health, Eta Sigma Delta (Hospitality Management, Family and Consumer Sciences), Eta Sigma Gamma (Health Science), Kappa Omicron Nu (Family and Consumer Sciences), Phi Alpha (Social Work), 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), Upsilon Phi Delta (Health Care Administration).

College and Departmental Organizations

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


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