04901/Health Related Professions


Foundational Courses

C050. Contemporary Aspects of Disability (3 s.h.) S. Core: IN.

An examination of psychological and social issues related to individual and social-cultural perspectives of disability, including social stigma and discrimination, portrayal by media, self-advocacy, family and other social relationship issues that impact the culture of disability and an individual's quality of life.

Lower Division Courses

0100. Introduction to Health Professions (3 s.h.) F S.

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts and models of health, health promotion, disease prevention, rehabilitation, health care service delivery systems and organizations, health care financing, as well as outcome measures of services in different settings; to explore the variety and interplay of health professions, and help students develop the ability to delineate the role, function, and value of health education and therapeutic recreation within the health care system.

0103. Health Psychology and Human Behavior (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Introduction to health psychology, health behavior and health. The relationship between human behavior and health will be explored. Course topics include major theoretical models of health behavior, applications to chronic illness and disability, and wellness and life management approaches.

Upper Division Courses

0114. Clinical Pharmacy for Health Professionals (2 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Permission for non-majors.

Introduction to the use of drugs in clinical practice. Common categories of drugs analyzed in relation to actions and side effects. Drug dosages and nursing considerations.

0200. Professional Seminar in Public Health and Therapeutic Recreation I (3 s.h.) F S.

Introduction to various professional issues including, but not limited to, multi-culturalism, professional organizations, and ethics, as well as basic computer skills and uses in health studies disciplines.

Note: Open to junior status Public Health, School Health Education and Therapeutic Recreation majors only.

0300. Professional Seminar in Health and Therapeutic Recreation II (3 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: Health-Related Professions 0200 and Public Health 0280 or Therapeutic Recreation 0280.

Continuation of Professional Seminar I. Topics include, but are not limited to: professional preparation, utilizing professional associations/organizations, workplace ethics, leadership and teambuilding. Prepares students for senior internship.

Note: This course is for Public Health, School Health Education and Therapeutic Recreation majors only.

W312. Research Methodology (3 s.h.) F S. Core: WI.

Prerequisite: Statistics (QB) course: MATH/PSY/SOC C067 or STAT C021.

A general introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics with emphasis on the development of the ability to interpret research findings and implement simple evaluative designs. Sampling techniques, principles of measurement, elementary concepts of experimental design, and basic methods of data analysis will be included.

Note: This course is for Public Health, School Health Education and Therapeutic Recreation majors only.
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