Dr. Jim Davis, human sciences faculty, presented workshops on senior policy and advocacy at the Aging in America conference in San Diego in March 2014.
The human studies bachelor's degree program centers on six core courses. These classes explore a range of perspectives on the relationships that affect human behavior.
Human Studies Perspectives – Provides an interdisciplinary foundation in literature and philosophy and examines relationships with the self, others, the environment and the transcendent
Relationship with Self – Examines views of "self" from a variety of perspectives to increase awareness and understanding of human development over the life course
Relationship with Others – Enhances awareness of social interaction and its influence on perception, attitudes, interactions and behavior
Relationship with the Environment – Examines how humans relate to the social, physical and natural environments
Relationship with the Transcendent – Explores dimensions of humans' spiritual relationships from psychological, developmental and religious perspectives
Humans Being: Developing a Perspective – Considers the facets of human nature and human existence through a collaborative process