Health Education alum Fawn Tucker
Degree completed: Masters in Health Education, Community Health
Current City/State: Columbia, South Carolina
Job Title: Health Education/Physical Education teacher - Head Girls Varsity Basketball Coach
Job description: As a health and physical education teacher, I have the opportunity to impact my students lives by making them aware of their choices and their responsibility for these choices.
Whether it be through the physical, mental, or social health realm, each of students learn how imperative it is to choose healthful behaviors that will prolong their life as well as livelihood.
What I enjoyed about the health education program: I enjoyed that the health education program at the UAB; it gave me all the tools and techniques I needed to become a success in this field. What I've been taught, I now apply within my own classroom and I'm thankful to have the opportunity to share my UAB experience with each of my students.

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.

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 Menear
Kristi S. Menear, Ph.D., CAPE
  Education Building 207

Strategic Plan

The Department of Human Studies recently engaged in a deliberate examination of our opportunities to enhance and improve Department programs, research, and pedagogy that resulted in a Strategic Plan. We are enthusiastically moving forward to define and identify initiatives, funding, and efforts to create a more dynamic and innovative Department that offers students and faculty greater opportunities for learning and research.

Degree Granting Programs

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