Welcome to the Department of Human Studies
Our department is housed within the School of Education. We offer degrees at all academic levels across a range of program areas. We are committed to helping you explore the one that best fits your career goals.

Kristi Menear 400x550pxDepartment Chair,
Kristi Menear, Ph.D.
Degree Programs
The Department of Human Studies offers degrees in the following program areas: Counselor Education (including concentrations in school counseling and in clinical mental health), Educational Leadership, Health Education (including concentrations in community health and in human services), and Kinesiology (formerly Physical Education) (including concentrations in physical education teacher certification, in fitness leadership, and in exercise science/physiology).

Programs that serve the School of Education
The Department also serves the School of Education by offering classes in Educational Psychology and Research and Educational Foundations.

I invite you to view the web page of your interest and learn more about our curriculum and other requirements, outstanding faculty, student organizations, professional resources, and inspiring success stories. Please feel free to reach out to the faculty in your program of interest or to me if you have any questions about our programs. We are available to communicate with you over email, on the telephone, or in person. We value your relationship to us and view it as critical to our success.

Thank you for visiting our Department. We look forward to engaging with you to discuss our curriculum, research, or service. And, we hope to soon call you a Blazer!

Kristi S. Menear, Ph.D., CAPE
Email:  kmenear@uab.edu
Ph:  205-975-7409
Office location:  EB 207

 
 
 

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Zeta Chapter, Counselor Education’s honor society, was recently awarded the Outstanding Newsletter award from Chi Sigma Iota, International. Read more.

UAB School of Education General Outcomes for all Counselor Education Programs

 C1.K  Knowledge and Understanding:  Knows and understands research methods, statistical analysis, and program evaluation.

 

Levels of Achievement

 Criteria

[1]
Unacceptable

Does not demonstrate an understanding of the research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment and program evaluation.

[2]
Emerging Initial Performance

 Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of the research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment and program evaluation.

[3]
Proficient Initial Performance

 Demonstrates adequate knowledge and understanding of the research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment and program evaluation.

[4]
Emerging Advanced Performance

Demonstrates exemplary knowledge and understanding of the research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment and program evaluation.

C1.P Performance and Skills: Applies program evaluation methods.

Levels of Achievement

 Criteria

[1]
Unacceptable

 Unable to demonstrate ability to evaluate a program.

[2]
Emerging Initial Performance

Able to recognize and conduct minimal program evaluation, some research methods and statistical analysis.

[3]
Proficient Initial Performance

 Able to conduct program evaluation, statistical analysis, and demonstrate research methods most of the time.

[4]
Emerging Advanced Performance

Consistently able to conduct effective program evaluation, statistical analysis, and demonstrate research methods.