Advising Handbook - CHHS
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Michael Ferrara, Dean, Mike.Ferrara@unh.edu, 2-1178
Neil Vroman, Associate Dean, Neil.Vroman@unh.edu, 2-1177
Pamela Bishop, Academic Counselor, email@example.com, 2-1177, 217 Hewitt Hall
|Major||Advising Contact||Declaration/Application Rule|
Prof. Dan Sedory
Successful completion of KIN 506 and 507 (BMS 507 is a pre- or co-requisite to KIN 506 and KIN 507) and BMS 507 and BMS 508 with a minimum grade of C. Athletic Training Room observation, conference with Director (Contact) of major, essay of interest, and two letters of recommendation are also required. Admission is competitive and occurs at the end of each academic year, (April 15). You must meet all prerequisites, requirements and application materials. http://chhs.unh.edu/kin_at/admission_ftstatus_at.html. Contact Prof. Dan Sedory, New Hampshire Hall 113, 2-1831.
Prof. Penny Webster
Decisions regarding admission of internal transfers to the CSD major are made by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Students seeking admission to the program must submit an Application for Internal Transfer to the Department’s Administrative Assistant along with copies of their unofficial college transcript(s) that list all courses and corresponding grades earned to date. Applications are available in Hewitt Hall room 181.
It is important to note that the quality of the applicant pool and number of spaces available in the major at the application deadline will impact who is admitted as an internal transfer student. The fall application deadline is October 1. The spring semester deadline is March 1. Decisions will be made prior to registration.
Students interested in a FS major should speak with Melissa Leavy regarding the different specializations. Students interested in an internal transfer to Human Development and Family Studies can download an application form www.chhs.unh.edu/fs/formsfs_undergrad.html. The fall application deadline is October 1 and the spring semester deadline is March 1. Decisions will be made by HDFS faculty prior to registration. To be considered, students must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.2 for the child advocacy & family policy, family support/CFLE, or lifespan development specializations, and a 2.6 for the child development specialization.
Prof. James Lewis
All application information and procedures should be secured from the Office of Health Management and Policy, Hewitt Hall 328, 2-3413. Students interested in an internal transfer to Health Management should make an appointment with Professor James Lewis. Applications should be submitted to the department main office before the end of the semester. Applicants should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. HMP majors must obtain a minimum of a C- in all HMP core courses and must pass all HMP-required collateral courses prior to beginning junior year in major.
Prof. Timothy Quinn
Successful Completion of BMS 507, BMS 508, and KIN 620 with a B- or better and a minimum overall G.P.A. of 2.75. A minimum grade of B- or better is mandatory in any additional required coursework. Decisions are only made at the completion of Fall and Summer I terms based on qualifications and available space. For more info, contact Prof. Timothy Quinn, New Hampshire Hall 119, 2-1830. firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Laurie Gullion
Write an essay with the following: list and describe your past involvement in outdoors; important and relevant educational experiences; area of concentration; and professional focus after school. The essay should be attached to a one-page application (available in 109 NHH and online at http://www.shhs.unh.edu/kin_oe/admission_oe.html with an unofficial transcript. Complete an interview with the option coordinator. Contact Prof. Laurie Gullion in N.H. Hall G19, 2-1617, email@example.com .
Internal UNH transfer candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.67 and they must receive qualifying scores on the PRAXIS I (Core Academic Skills for Educators Assessment (Reading, Writing, and Mathematics) Teacher Licensure Exam before being fully admitted to the option. A completed application form, including an essay on why you want to teach, and an interview with the option coordinator are also required. Contact Michelle Grenier, 213 NH Hall, 2-1835. Michelle.Grenier@unh.edu
Students wishing to declare Sport Studies must complete the following:
Students should obtain an internal transfer application from the nursing department and submit it with other requested materials by March 1 or June 1. Students are admitted for fall semester, nursing sophomore level only. Students must have a minimum of a 3.2 grade point average in order to apply as an internal transfer and a C or better in all prerequisite courses. The nursing program is highly competitive, and a GPA of above 3.2 does not guarantee admittance. Submit application to Dept. of Nursing, 275 Hewitt Hall.
Criteria to apply:
1. Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above
2. All nursing prerequisites must be completed or in process at the time of application with at least one grade from Human Anatomy and Physiology. These include:
Lou Ann Griswold
The Occupational Therapy Program is a combined BS/MS program. Students complete pre-professional coursework during the first three years. They begin the professional program as seniors and then apply to the Graduate School to continue their education and complete the professional program for another year and a half. At completion of the first year of the professional program (senior year), students receive a BS degree in Occupational Science. After completing the three additional semesters of graduate courses students receive a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. They are then eligible to take the National Certification Exam for Occupational Therapists.
Students apply for internal transfer during the second semester of sophomore year. Applications are available at the beginning of the second semester. The deadline for submission is March 1. Prerequisites include:
Students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Admission to the Department is selective and dependent upon available space. Contact person: Professor Lou Ann Griswold at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 2-3416
Prof. Nate Trauntvein
Transfer applications for either option are accepted throughout the year and decisions are made on a rolling admission basis.
To apply to the Recreation Management and Policy, Program Administration Option, or Therapeutic Recreation Option, students must complete the online transfer application form. We encourage all students interested in applying to the major, to meet with an RMP faculty member prior to receiving an application for admission to the major. If you are interested in the Program Administration option, please contact Dr. Nate Trauntvein, email@example.com. If you are interested in the Therapeutic Recreation option, please contact Allison Wilder, allison.wilder@.unh.edu.
Students must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 to declare the major. For a statistics class the department prefers students to take PSYC 402 or HHS 540. SOC 502 will be accepted if taken before they declare the major.
Students within the major are required to maintain a minimum 2.5 semester grade-point average every semester to retain good academic standing within the major. In addition, student majors must obtain a grade of C (2.00) or better in RMP courses and a grade of C- (1.67) or better in all other courses specifically required by the department.
Prof. Allison Wilder
Same as Program Administration
Prof. Martha Byam
Students should make an appointment with Prof. Martha Byam, Pettee Hall 231, 2-1799, Martha.Byam@unh.edu. They must submit a completed application and a transcript. Applications are available at the Social Work Department and are also on line at our website as well at http://www.chhs.unh.edu/sw/sw_forms.html. A 2.30 grade-point average is required for admission and a 2.30 is required to remain in the major. Students are required to earn a C or better in all major/minor courses. Social Work majors must complete 40 hours of faculty advisor approved volunteer service hours before they enter SW 640/640A, the senior field internship. Twenty of the 40 hours must be in the same agency.
No internal transfer option. Students should speak with their advisor for other options.
Michael Ferrara, Dean, Mike.Ferrara@unh.edu, 2-1178
Pamela Bishop, Academic Counselor, firstname.lastname@example.org, 2-1177
217 Hewitt Hall
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