Introduction to Health Professions
Lecture, discussion and group assignments provide 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.
Professional Development for the Health Sciences
Credits: 1; Prereq: PHHP senior in the limited-access program.
Fosters the professional development needed to transition into the health and public health professions. Enrichment activities include diversity training, presentation skills training, career planning, and developing an online portfolio. (S-U)
Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with change in content up to 16 credits. Prereq: Health education and behavior majors, junior or senior standing, HSC 3032 with minimum grade of C, and faculty member or program coordinator permission.
Supervised program of study to investigate problems significant to health professions.
Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 16 credits. Prereq: Health education and behavior majors, junior or senior standing, HSC 3032 with minimum grade of C, and faculty member or program coordinator permission.
Explores 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.
Special topics 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.
Philosophy and implementation of scientific work, including an introduction to faculty research. Provides 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.
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.
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Environmental Concepts in Public Health
Credits: 3; Prereq: PHC 4101.
Surveys major environmental health topics by examining sources, routes, media, and health outcomes associated with biological, chemical, and physical agents in the environment. Introduces the economic and legal frameworks associated with environmental health issues and public health.
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.
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