What is the Rehabilitation Science major?
* The Bachelor of Arts in Rehabilitation Science is housed within the College of Arts and Humanities.
* Only program in the state that was accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education before they ceased to exist. Only program in the state that is currently listed on the Registry for the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
* Designed to prepare students for a variety of social service-based occupations through a foundation in client relations, industry-specific concerns, and government agencies. In addition, prepares students to enter graduate school in a variety of allied health, mental health, and disability related fields.
* A field work placement requirement is included as part of the curriculum.
* Students may choose to add a minor within the major in aging, child welfare, corrections, social services, or disability studies, or recreational services.
What Will I learn In This Program?
- Case advocacy from intake to placement
- Completion of case studies, role plays, and field work activities
- Evaluations of workload, effective service, and client needs
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
Additional resources specifically for Tech students
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
The Rehabilitation Science degree is designed to prepare students for a wide range
of career opportunities from working in government offices providing social services,
corrections, gerontology, and other services to private sector positions with support
companies or non-profit organizations. This degree also prepares students to continue
their studies in pursuit of counseling licensure, allied health professions, or other
graduate-level programs after completion of the degree plan.