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COLLEGE OF HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

    History and Objectives
    Accreditation
    Facilities
    Services
    Admission and Retention Requirements
    Degrees and Programs Offered
    Academic Achievement Awards and Scholarships
    Student Organizations
    General Degree Requirements
    Department and Program Requirements
        Department of Clothing, Textiles, and Interior Design
        Department of Consumer Sciences
        Department of Health Sciences
        Department of Human Development and Family Studies
        Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management
        Human Environmental Sciences
    Administrative Officers and Faculty


HISTORY AND OBJECTIVES

Designated as Human Environmental Sciences in 1987, the College evolved from the tradition and heritage of home economics. Courses were offered as early as the summer session of 1914, with a Department of Home Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences established by 1917. The division became the School of Home Economics in 1931; Agnes Ellen Harris, A.M., LL.D., was appointed the first dean. Actively engaged in the transmission, generation, and dissemination of knowledge, the College has three main objectives: (1) to provide students with the intellectual curiosity and professional competence needed for careers in business, industry, government agencies, health care, and education; (2) to provide for the general education and intellectual growth of students in other divisions; and (3) to contribute to the body of knowledge that is the foundation for continued enrichment of the educational experience.

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