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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019

Rehabilitation and Human Services Major, BS


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Program Description

The mission of the Rehabilitation Studies program is to produce qualified and competent professionals who will provide services that empower individuals with disabilities, their families and their communities and enhance their quality of life and status as full citizens.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the issues faced by persons experiencing disabilities, the rehabilitation delivery systems, and vocational rehabilitation outcomes that will enable them to obtain entry level employment and/or attend graduate school.
  2. Demonstrate competencies in interpersonal communication skills, consumer involvement, and client self-management.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethics and professional behavior needed to function in the field of rehabilitation services.

Major Requirements

Majors in rehabilitation studies are required to complete 56 semester hours of course work. Six (6) of these hours can be taken as part of the general education requirements. In addition students are required to: adhere to the professional disposition policy of the program; maintain a minimum grade of C or better in each major course. Students must earn a “C” or better in REH 2301, Introduction to Rehabilitation Studies before attempting other REH courses.

Required Courses (59 semester hours)

BIO 2311       Anatomy and Physiology I (GE) (requires pre-requisite biology class)

MAT 2326      Elementary Statistics or its equivalent (GE)

REH 2301       Introduction to Rehabilitation Studies

REH 2304       Crisis Intervention

REH 2306       Mental Health Issues in Rehabilitation

REH 2307       Practical Communication

REH 3301       Rehabilitation Research Method

REH 3302       Vocational Rehabilitation Process

REH 3303       Interviewing Techniques

REH 3304       Medical Aspects

REH 3307       Deaf Culture

REH 3312       Dynamics of Addiction in Rehabilitation

REH 4301       Community Resources/Service Delivery

REH 4302       Case Management

REH 4303       Assistive Technology and Independent Living

REH 4306       Counseling and Theoretical Approaches in Rehabilitation

REH 4120       Internship in Rehabilitation Studies

 

Related/Suggested Electives

REH 2302       American Sign Language I

REH 2303       American Sign Language II

REH 3305       American Sign Language III

REH 3306       American Sign Language IV

REH 4304       Aural Rehabilitation and Assistive Devices

 

Major Course Sequence

REH 2301       Introduction to Rehabilitation Studies

BIO 2311       Anatomy and Physiology I

REH 2306       Mental Health Issues in Rehabilitation (Spring semester only)

REH 2304       Crisis Intervention

REH 3304       Medical Aspects

REH 3312       Dynamics of Addiction in Rehabilitation

REH 2307       Practical Communication (fall semester)

MAT 2326       Elementary Statistics

REH 3301       Rehabilitation Research Method

REH 3302       Vocational Rehabilitation Process

REH 3303       Interviewing Techniques

REH 3307       Deaf Culture (spring semester)

REH 4301       Community Resources/Service Delivery

REH 4302       Case Management

REH 4303       Assistive Technology and Independent Living

REH 4306       Counseling and Theoretical Approaches in Rehabilitation (fall semester)

REH 4120       Internship in Rehabilitation Studies

 

Policies

Professional Dispositions Policy:

Professional Behavior:   

  1.      Use standard written and oral English
  2.      Wear appropriate apparel and maintain appropriate grooming
  3.      Control use of technological devices (cell phones, laptops, etc.) as dictated by your program coordinator and course instructor
  4.      Participate in required and voluntary activities that promote your professional growth

Principles and Ethics:

  1.      Demonstrate honesty in all matters, academic and non-academic
  2.      Demonstrate a work ethic as demanded by your profession
  3.      Demonstrate respect for all persons you come in contact with both on and off campus
  4.      Demonstrate self-control and appropriate language in all situations
  5.      Accept responsibility for mistakes, inappropriate actions, and the consequences 

Advocacy:

  1.      Actively promote your major on and off campus at all times
  2.      Demonstrate high standards with regards to learning
  3.      Demonstrate a positive attitude in all things program related

 

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