Introduction to Health Professions
Through lecture, discussion and group assignments, this course provides the opportunity to learn about different disciplines making up a health care team and their role in both the science and practice of health care.
Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with change in content up to 16 credits. Prereq: faculty member or program director permission.
Supervised program of study to investigate problems significant to health professions.
Credits: 0 to 4; can be repeated with change in content up to 16 credits. Prereq: STA 2023, majors only or instructor permission.
This course provides an opportunity to explore an area of interest in health research or the delivery and/or administration of health services through first-hand, supervised research experience.
Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with change in content up to 12 credits. Prereq: instructor permission.
A special topics course in health science. Please refer to the department for specific course information.
Honors Seminar in the Health Professions
Credits: 1 to 3; Prereq: 3.5 GPA, majors only and department permission.
The philosophy and implementation of scientific work, including an introduction to faculty research, and provides the student with the opportunity to explore and discuss potential honors thesis topics.
Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
Credits: 1 to 6; Prereq: HSC 4969, senior standing, majors only and a 3.75 GPA.
A special project leading to the distinction of magna or summa cum laude at graduation. The project can be any creative work that focuses on a specific topic or issue in the health professions. The student develops an outline of the special project prior to project initiation and produces a final paper at project completion. The paper must be approved by the program and dean's office for the student to graduate magna or summa cum laude.
Special Topics in Public Health
Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: junior or senior standing.
Exploration of a general or a specific area of public health.