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Interest Sessions Available
There’s a lot to know about the School of Business and being a business major, and you’ll want to take the time to learn it all. Special School of Business information sessions are offered every Monday—a business student leader will meet you at the Campus Tour Center and escort you to the School of Business, where a representative will tell you all about the business program and answer your questions. You can take your campus tour at 9:30 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.; just let us know you're coming by registering online.School of Business information sessions start at 1:00 PM on every Monday. They last approximately 45 minutes.
UAB offers several Campus Ministry groups for students interested in participating in a faith-based fellowship. These groups are eager to connect with interested students, and offer special interest sessions with specific groups on various Mondays and Fridays. Check below for the Campus Ministry group, date and time and make a reservation to talk one-on-one with campus-ministry group sponsors to learn more about your opportunities for involvement at UAB.
A major in Criminal Justice at UAB can take on many forms: studies in criminal justice, forensic science, digital forensics, pre-law, and forensic psychology are some of the specific roads that students interested in this field may follow here. Special information sessions with question and answer opportunities are available on the first Monday of each month at 1:00 pm in the Burr & Forman Mock Trial Courtroom (2nd floor of the University Boulevard Office Building) before the afternoon campus tour at 2:00 on the first floor. Please register online to let us know you’re coming for the Monday information session and campus tour of your choice.
The UAB School of Education not only encompasses the degree track of Curriculum and Instruction, but we also incorporate that of Human Studies. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as educator preparation, human services, physical education, instructional leadership, counselor education, health education, fitness leadership, and exercise science. Our programs are accredited by relevant organizations, and are staffed by world-class faculty. They integrate technology and exemplify best practices in teaching—making learning both engaging and rewarding. Through collaboration with our school district and agency partners, our programs provide frequent and early opportunities for field experiences, culminating in the kinds of internships that promote success in future employment. The UAB School of Education’s innovative programs prepare our students for the diverse world of today and tomorrow. Information Sessions for the School of Education are offered the first and third Wednesdays of each month. A representative will cover all aspects of our program offerings and be available to answer any questions you may have. You can register to attend one of these informal School of Education Interest Sessions before your tour.registerThe following is a listing of the degrees and programs that the School of Education offers: Department of Curriculum and Instruction
- Arts Education
- Elementary and Early Childhood Education
- English as a Second Language
- Reading Education
- School Psychometry
- Secondary Education
- Special Education
Department of Human Studies
- Counselor Education (Graduate Program Only)
- Educational Leadership (Graduate Program Only)
- Health Education (Concentrations in Community Health, Human Services)
- Physical Education (Concentrations in Teacher Certification, Fitness Leadership, Exercise Science)
- Health Education Minor
- Physical Education Minor: Athletic Coaching
- Physical Education Minor: Exercise Science
The coolest part of the engineering program is the facilities and equipment you’ll have at hand. (You know it, and we know it too.) And the best way to see it all is in the company of an engineering student guide, who’ll give you a tour of the School of Engineering facilities and a walk-through of all the exciting programs.School of Engineering tours are offered on select Mondays and Fridays each month. See the available dates to register. Your student guide will meet you at the Campus Tour Center at 1 p.m. to walk you to the School of Engineering, and you’ll get back to the tour center in time for the 2 p.m. tour. Please register online for the Friday campus tour of your choice to let us know you’re coming.
Joining the UAB Honors College offers plenty of benefits—and not just special housing, special advising, smaller classes, a customized curriculum, priority registration, exclusive hands-on learning opportunities, and an awesome house. You mean there’s more? That’s exactly what we mean.You’ll learn it all at a special Honors College information session. Sessions are offered on certain days at 9 a.m. at the Campus Tour Center, ending in time for the morning tour. An Honors College representative will tell you about the benefits of joining the Honors College, all the options available to you, the application process, and then answer all your questions.You can register for the Honors College Interest Session when you log in to register for your campus tour.
As a nursing student, the clinic is your classroom. (Other classrooms also will be your classroom, but those are on the tour anyway.) Special School of Nursing tours are offered the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, guiding you through the School of Nursing facilities and giving you a look at the resources available before moving on to the regular campus tour.We hold information sessions for the Accelerated Master’s in Nursing Pathways, AMNP program, every Wednesday at noon in the School of Nursing building (NB 1029).We hold information sessions for the RN-BSN (Associate Degree in Nursing students to BSN) program:
- 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month in School of Nursing building, room NB 1002 at 7:15 a.m.
- 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month in School of Nursing building, room NB 1002 at noon.
The college search process can be a nerve-wracking experience that comes with a number of questions and concerns, especially if you are considering out-of-state schools. The Out-of-State Experience campus tour session is specifically designed to address your unique needs as a non-Alabama resident. A few examples of the topics covered during the session include:
- Out-of-state scholarship opportunities at UAB
- Traveling to and around Birmingham
- Residency issues
- Campus safety
- Living in Birmingham
With the world-renowned UAB Medical Center on campus, UAB attracts many students interested in professional healthcare careers. If medicine, dentistry, or optometry is in your future, UAB has a pre-health support program to help you meet your goal. This program is designed to help you become a competitive applicant for medical professional schools beyond graduation. The pre-health track is not a major, but is in addition to your academic major. You can register for this informal Pre-Health Interest Session before your 2:00 tour on any of the dates listed below. Topics covered during the session include:
- An overview of the UAB Pre-health Program for students interested in medical, dental or optometry school
- Experiential learning on the UAB campus and in the Greater Birmingham Community (e.g. volunteer work, shadowing, leadership, research, service learning, and study away)
- A description of useful resources, e.g. a pre-health portfolio
- Information regarding UAB Sophomore Assessment Interviews
- Future healthcare contact information/resources
- Thursday - January 30, 2014
- Thursday – February 27, 2014
- Thursday – March 20, 2014
- Thursday – April 17, 2014
Public Health addresses many of today’s pressing health concerns from where we live, work, and play, and is vital for the overall health and wellbeing of our communities. The NEW Bachelor of Science in Public Health offers concentrations in:
- Environmental Health Sciences
- Global Health Studies
- Public Health Preparedness
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- Friday, January 24, 2014
- Friday, February 14, 2014
- Friday, February 28, 2014
- Friday, March 14, 2014
- Friday, March 28, 2014
- Friday, April 11, 2014
If you would like to schedule a tour for a large group (such as a class, an organization, a club, etc.) then Group Tours are for you. We are able to accommodate group tours of at least 5 and up to a maximum of 65 people, including students and chaperones. Advance notice of at least three (3) weeks is required and groups are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that due to high demand for group visits, our office is unable to accommodate students below high school age. Group tours are offered Monday-Friday at 10 am and 2:15 pm.To schedule a group tour, please call the Campus Tour Center at 205-934-9098. Once your group tour has been confirmed with our Campus Tour Center, a written confirmation (including parking instructions for vans/buses) will be sent via e-mail to the chaperone.