Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. Dept. of Health Sciences"

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The Department of Health Sciences was organized in 1970 when the Department of Health and Safety Education was abolished, and continued many of the same programs, goals, and objectives. It was originally a part of the College of Physical Education and then became part of the College of Health and Human Performance. In 2009 it became part of the College of Life Sciences. It was renamed the Department of Public Health in 2018. The following individuals served as chairmen: Ray Watters (1970-1979), Ronald L. Rhodes (1979-1986), L. McKay Rollins (1986-1992), Keith Karren (1992-1999), Gordon B. Lindsay (1999-2004), Brad L. Neiger (2004-2009), Michael D. Barnes (2009-2015), and Carl L. Hanson (2015-2018).  
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The Department of Health Sciences was organized in 1970 when the Department of Health and Safety Education was abolished, and continued many of the same programs, goals, and objectives. It was originally a part of the College of Physical Education and then became part of the College of Health and Human Performance. Beginning in 2002, it was instead referred to as Health Science. In 2009 it became part of the College of Life Sciences. It was renamed the Department of Public Health in 2018. The following individuals served as chairmen: Ray Watters (1970-1979), Ronald L. Rhodes (1979-1986), L. McKay Rollins (1986-1992), Keith Karren (1992-1999), Gordon B. Lindsay (1999-2004), Brad L. Neiger (2004-2009), Michael D. Barnes (2009-2015), and Carl L. Hanson (2015-2018).  
  
 
==Variant Names==   
 
==Variant Names==   

Revision as of 13:34, 27 August 2020

The Department of Health Sciences was organized in 1970 when the Department of Health and Safety Education was abolished, and continued many of the same programs, goals, and objectives. It was originally a part of the College of Physical Education and then became part of the College of Health and Human Performance. Beginning in 2002, it was instead referred to as Health Science. In 2009 it became part of the College of Life Sciences. It was renamed the Department of Public Health in 2018. The following individuals served as chairmen: Ray Watters (1970-1979), Ronald L. Rhodes (1979-1986), L. McKay Rollins (1986-1992), Keith Karren (1992-1999), Gordon B. Lindsay (1999-2004), Brad L. Neiger (2004-2009), Michael D. Barnes (2009-2015), and Carl L. Hanson (2015-2018).

Variant Names

Brigham Young University. College of Physical Education. Dept. of Health Sciences

Brigham Young University. College of Health and Human Performance. Dept. of Health Sciences

Brigham Young University. College of Life Sciences. Dept. of Health Sciences

Brigham Young University. Dept. of Health Science

Brigham Young University. Health Sciences Dept.

Description

Established: 1970

Location: Provo, Utah (1970- )

Functions

A four-year program is offered under the Department of Health Sciences, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science, either with or without a teaching emphasis. Students with the teaching emphasis are trained to teach in public schools, while those completing the non-teaching degree worked toward governmental or voluntary health agency employment. Courses offered include Personal Health, General Parasitology, and Abnormal Psychology.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Department of Health Sciences functions under the administration of a chairman under a dean.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Physical Education (1970-1998)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Health and Human Performance (1998-2009)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Life Sciences (2009-2018)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Health and Safety Education (1970)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Public Health (2018)

Sources

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1970-1972: p. 528, 96, 304-305 (Ray Watters, chairman; four-year program offered leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science with or without teaching emphasis, teaching emphasis leads to work in public schools, non-teaching degree worked toward governmental or voluntary health agency employment; courses offered: Personal Health, General Parasitology, and Abnormal Psychology; Dept. of Health Science, variant name)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1979-1980: p. 250 (Ronald L. Rhodes, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1986-1987: p. 306 (L. McKay Rollins, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1992-1993: p. 299 (Keith Karren, chairman)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 1999-2000: p. 407 (Gordon B. Lindsay, chairman)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2006: p. 414 (Brad L. Neiger, chairman)

Brigham Young University College of Life Sciences website, via WWW, Aug. 27, 2020 (Brad Neiger; chair, 2004-2009)

Course catalog, 2010: p. 1066 (Health Science; chair, Michael Barnes)

Brigham Young University undergraduate catalog, via WWW, Aug. 27, 2020 (Department of Public Health; renamed in 2018, previously Department of Health Science)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00408

Creator: CEM