04901/Health Related Professions (HRP)


Foundational Courses

1101. Contemporary Aspects of Disability (3 s.h.) S. Core: IN.

(Formerly: HRP C050.)

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

1201. Introduction to Health Professions (3 s.h.) F S.

(Formerly: HRP 0100.)

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. Explores the variety and interplay of health professions and helps students develop the ability to delineate the role, function, and value of all health professions within the health care system.

Upper Division Courses

2103. Health Psychology and Human Behavior (3 s.h.) F S SS.

(Formerly: HRP 0103.)

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.

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