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2006-2008 Undergraduate Catalog


Offices, classrooms, and laboratories of the College of Human Environmental Sciences are located in Doster Hall, Adams Hall, Child Development Research Center, Stallings Center, Moore Hall, East Annex, and the Design House, all centrally located on campus. Doster Hall, built in 1929, houses the administrative offices for the College (room 101). The first floor also contains a large multimedia room and the Alumni Room. The Department of Clothing, Textiles, and Interior Design (on the third and ground floors) has general classroom space and specialized laboratories for apparel design and construction, textile research and evaluation, interior design, applied design, visual merchandising, and weaving. A 4,500-item collection of historic costumes and textiles, housed in Mary Harmon Bryant Hall, is used for teaching and research. Facilities for the Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management (on the second and ground floors) include classroom space, a learning resource center, and laboratories for human-nutrition research and food-product development and evaluation.

The Department of Consumer Sciences is located in Adams Hall. Facilities include a college microcomputer laboratory, multimedia classrooms, a multipurpose laboratory, and a reading room. Interior design laboratories and faculty offices are also located in Adams Hall, East Annex, and the Design House. A resource room for interior design students is located in the Design House. The Department of Health Science is located in the East Annex. The Department of Human Development and Family Studies provides exemplary children's programs for student observation and participation and faculty research in a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary facility, the Child Development Research Center. Children of faculty, staff, students, and the community enjoy educational play experiences while UA students utilize audio-visual and computer technologies in observation booths and in the classroom to learn and participate. In addition to the Children's Program, the Child Development Resources program provides child-care financial assistance, resources, and referrals to the community and child care training to providers in several Alabama counties. The Center also houses interdisciplinary research suites, complete with therapy, observation, and digital video data-coding rooms.