department of general studies in hes
Overview of the department
The mission of this program is to give the student with specific career goals an opportunity to develop an innovative program of study with a focus on at least one area within the College.
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The general studies in human environmental sciences program is designed to provide students the opportunity to realize their specific career goals by pursuing an innovative program of study, complete with at least one focused area within the College's many course offerings.
The General Studies in HES Department offers the Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences with the following areas of study:
- Consumer Conflict Management, Negotiation, and Mediation (graduate certificate available)
- Consumer Quality Management
- Environmental Health and Safety Management (graduate certificate available)
- General Studies
- Interactive Technology
- Restaurant, Hotel, and Meetings Management
- Rural Community Health
- Sport Hospitality
To learn more about courses offered through distance education, contact the College of Continuing Studies (bamabydistance.ua.edu) at (205) 348-0089 or 1-800-467-0227 or visit http://bamabydistance.ua.edu/about-us/contact_us.php.
At the College of Human Environmental Sciences, our students are first and foremost. We are committed to the success of all of our students.
The College offers ten undergraduate majors that help students reach their professional goals. The CHES Office of Student Services, located in 101 Doster Hall, is committed to helping students have a successful and rewarding college experience. Please let us know how we can help.
Advising is an important part of your progress toward a degree. Please carefully review all of the advising information on your department's website before making an appointment with your advisor; only then will you be prepared for advising.
For your advising appointment, do NOT miss or be late. Prepare a schedule using Schedule Builder located in myBama. Check sheets for each major are available in 101 Doster Hall or you may download them here.
If you would like to change your major, you may do so via myBama under the Student tab. Registration times are made on the basis of earned hours only. This does not include course work in which you are currently enrolled. Visit registration time assignments for more information.
For more information, please visit the Student Organizations page.
The Alabama Articulation and General Studies Committee (AGSC) was created in an effort to improve and monitor the transfer of course work between public institutions in the state. If you are considering a transfer, use the approved transfer guide:
The College of Human Environmental Sciences embraces the web’s ability to connect CHES with our students, faculty and staff, alumni, supporters, and prospective students. Part of that initiative is to offer new ways for our audience to interact with us on the web via the use of the most popular social networking tools on the web, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Vimeo, Flickr & iTunes U.
Now you can get the latest information, connect with CHES and with other students, alumni and staff, interact with great streaming video content, and more. Add CHES to your social networking tools and help create a community of CHES supporters.
The College of Human Environmental Sciences has three instructional computer labs and one open computer lab, which provide supervised environments where students may gain knowledge and experience in computer applications. The labs also supply CHES faculty with state of the art computer facilities and training to aid teaching and research activities.
Current UA students wishing to take courses at another university or community college will need to complete a transient letter to give to that respective institution.