On May 16, 2014, after more than three years of evaluation and input from Baylor regents, deans, faculty and staff, and external entities, including healthcare partners and the consulting firm Grant Thornton, the Baylor Board of Regents approved the creation of the College of Health and Human Sciences. The academic units that form the College - Communication Sciences and Disorders, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health, Human Performance and Recreation, Department of Public Health, and the Division of Health Professions - share a common purpose: improving health and the quality of life. A transformational naming gift was made in 2014 renaming the college the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences.
Robbins College (HHS) is creating curricula that promotes a team-based approach to transformational education and research that has established interdisciplinary research collaborations to advance solutions for improving quality of life for individuals, families, and communities.
Robbins College at Baylor University draw upon Baylor’s Christian mission and both innovation and tradition to prepare scholars and leaders who can translate theory into practice through translational research and advance knowledge of health, human behavior, and quality of life. Robbins College strives to: