School of Applied Human Sciences

The School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) is a cross-disciplinary academic unit comprising a mix of related design and human services programs that apply design principles, social behavioral sciences, and material science to enhance and support individuals, families and communities.

Undergraduate programs include Family Services, Gerontology, Interior Design, and Textiles and Apparel (TAPP). The school also includes a graduate Counseling Program, including both school and clinical specializations.

Facilities serving the undergraduate programs include a National Science Foundation Textile and Materials Testing lab, design and computer labs serving design programs, and a redesigned student engagement classroom. The graduate counseling program houses a Counseling Laboratory, consisting of observation counseling rooms equipped with two way-mirrors, microphones and recording ability, allowing supervisors to provide feedback on both recorded (stored with confidentiality protections) and live client sessions.