HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (HES)
Professor Judith Bonner, Dean
Office: 101 Doster Hall
HES 100 Freshman Seminar. Three hours.
Designed to help students make the transition to a large comprehensive research university, develop a better understanding of the learning process, and acquire basic academic survival skills.
Introduction to the study of family and human development, resource management, food and human nutrition, clothing, design, and housing. Career opportunities are explored. Not open to juniors and seniors except with special permission.
HES 250 Career Development and Planning. Three hours.
This elective course designed for freshmen and sophomores offers students opportunities to evaluate themselves, their abilities and interests, their personality characteristics, and their values, in order to begin forming career goals — or to complete goals already set. This course will provide students with information on occupational characteristics, the career decision-making process, current issues in the career world, developing employability, job readiness, and job search techniques.
HES 310 Issues in Human Environmental Sciences. Three hours.
Prerequisite: Only open to human environmental sciences majors.
History and philosophy of human environmental sciences; present and future societal issues and their implications for the profession and professional procedures.
HES 350 Service Education: Alternative Spring Break. Three hours.
Students will examine contemporary social and leadership issues through research and direct service with local service agencies and the Alternative Spring Break program. Participants will discover that they serve their communities better when their service is linked to academic study: preparation, analysis, integration, and assessment (service learning).
HES 390 Practicum in Human Environmental Sciences. Three to six hours.
Provides students with an opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a work setting appropriate with career goals.
HES 450 Volunteerism and Civic Responsibility. One to three hours.
Study of the importance of volunteerism to nonprofit organizations. Students will gain practical experience working with one or more nonprofit organizations.
HES 468 Internship. Three to 12 hours.
Opportunity to gain practical experience applying the theories learned in the classroom in a real-world setting under the supervision of a practicing professional.
Individual study in the special needs of children with developmental disabilities. Students will apply theories learned while working with children at RISE.