The mission of the Department of Health Sciences is to offer a quality educational experience which provides a fundamental knowledge of the basic sciences; to develop student communication skills; fosters enthusiasm for continued learning; to encourage a strong program of scholarly activities; and to promote a spirit of cooperation among members of the academic community and with the community-at-large.
The Department of Health Sciences, located in Lamb Hall, is a multidisciplinary department offering a variety of courses concerning those sciences relevant to or implicating the human body and human health, e.g.: Anatomy and Physiology, and Microbiological Sciences. The department offers a B.S. degree in Health Sciences with concentrations in Microbiology or in Human Health. In addition, the department offers minors in Health Sciences. The department also has a joint graduate program with the Department of Biological Sciences and offers a M.S. degree in Biological sciences with a concentration in Microbiology.