The minor in Addiction Studies is for students interested in working with persons experiencing addictive disorders. Courses focus on the treatment of addiction and also cover the medical, psychological and social aspects of alcohol & drug use and behavioral addictions.
In today's world, employers want individuals skilled in negotiation and dispute resolution. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a collection of proven, cost-effective strategies used to address disputes outside the courtroom. Sharpen your competitive edge by learning the skills used to resolve conflicts in marriage, business, education, the community, and in government.
The Applied Gerontology Program focuses on the processes of aging, changes in individuals as they age, how society affects and is affected by aging, and how current information and technology can be implemented to help care for the aging. The Applied Gerontology program gives graduates a broader springboard into future careers found in many areas of public as well as private entities.
This minor provides basic preparation in the normal development and functioning of speech, language, and hearing, and introductory courses concerned with communication disorders and appropriate remedial procedures.
Undergraduate students majoring in a compatible field (e.g., rehabilitation, sociology, psychology, health promotion, hospitality management, merchandising, management or other service professions) may be interested in pursuing a minor in Behavior Analysis. Gain understanding to help children with Autism or those with developmental and behavioral disabilities, study animal behavior or organizational behavior management.
This minor in criminal justice is for students interested in having knowledge of public sector law enforcement, corrections, court-related employment, private sector loss prevention, or investigative work.
Discover the importance of emergency management in disaster situations. Emergency Administration is for undergraduates interested in a career as a manager in local, state, or federal government. Students take courses including public finance, public administration, and nonprofit management.
There is a high demand for trained Human Service workers in many settings including non-profit agencies, state or federal agencies. Human Service professionals work to help others achieve their maximum potential. Completion of the minor will ensure that students have the exposure and knowledge to successfully work in a range of Human Service fields. The program provides marketable skills that are attractive to prospective employers such as learning how to identify drug problems in the workplace and how to successfully work with others.
Nonprofit organizations represent the fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy. This minor is designed to equip students for careers as leaders in community-based organizations. Courses offer an examination of the planning, implementation and evaluation of the partnerships, leadership styles, organizational systems, and other resources needed for effective management of service-oriented programs.
Students from all majors have the choice to minor within the nationally-ranked Public Administration program. Management and fiscal functions are foundational elements in many careers, and this minor strengthens degrees by providing an overview of these highly sought-after skills.
The rehabilitation studies program prepares professionals to support individuals with disabilities in achieving their life goals through actualizing each individual’s full human potential. Due to the broad focus of this program, individuals may pursue careers within a variety of public and private human service settings.