Health and Human Services Guide

The following is the academic advising information for the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS).

Choosing First-Semester Courses

  • A sample selection of courses is listed below for each major. In every case, there is an opportunity for choosing some courses that satisfy the university’s general education requirement (called the Discovery Program).
  • A semester course load usually consists of four 4-credit courses and possibly a 1-credit seminar.
  • If you plan to take French or Spanish, take the French/Spanish Placement Test before June orientation. Your advisor will receive the results of your test.
  • First-year students usually take courses numbered in the 400s and 500s.

Select a major below to learn specific major information for first year June orientation. 

  • COMM 420 – Survey of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • PSYC 401 – Introduction to Psychology
  • BMS 507 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Discovery course (possibly LING 405 – Introduction to Linguistics)
  • HHS 401 – ACE Seminar

  • HMP 401 – United States Health Care Systems
  • HMP 403 – Introduction to Public Health
  • MATH 420 – Finite Math
  • Discovery course

  • HDFS 525 – Human Development OR HDFS 545 – Intimate Relationships and Families
  • ENGL 401
  • Discovery course
  • Discovery course

  1. KIN 500 – History & Contemporary Issues in Physical Education
  2. KIN 600 – Movement and Gymnastics
  3. BMS 507 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  4. PSYC 401 – Introduction to Psychology OR ENGL Discovery course

  • BMS 507 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIOL 411 – Introductory Biology – Molecular and Cellular
  • ENGL 401 or Discovery course
  • Discovery course

  • KIN 580 – Sport Industry
  • PSYC 401 – Introduction to Psychology
  • ENGL 401
  • Discovery course

  • BMS 507 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • PSYC 401 – Introduction to Psychology
  • ENGL 401 – First Year Writing
  • NURS 500 or HHS 598 –
  • HHS 401 – ACE Seminar

  • BMS 507 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • OT 510 – Exploring OT and Occupation
  • PSYC 401 – Introduction to Psychology
  • ENGL 401 OR Discovery Inquiry course
  • HHS 401 – ACE Seminar

  • RMP 490
  • ENGL 401 or Discovery course
  • OLM Field Based Internship (OUT 540, 541, or 551)
  • Discovery course

  • RMP 490 – Recreation & Leisure in Society 
  • ENGL 401 – First Year Writing
  • Discovery course
  • Discovery course

  • RMP 490 – Recreation & Leisure in Society
  • BMS 507 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • PSYC 401 – Introduction to Psychology OR HDFS 525 – Human Development
  • Discovery

  • SW 424 – Introduction to Social Work
  • ENGL 401 OR Discovery Inquiry course       
  • Discovery course
  • Discovery course

  • BMS 507 – Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • PSYC 401 – Introduction to Psychology
  • ENGL 401
  • Discovery course
  • HHS 401 – ACE Seminar

Contact

Mary Beth Carstens
CHHS Academic Affairs Coordinator
Email: Marybeth.Carstens@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-1193