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Undergraduate Course Descriptions 2009-2010
Last updated 10/20/2009


04901/Health Related Professions (HRP)

Lower Division Courses

1101. Contemporary Aspects of Disability (3 s.h.) S. RCI: 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 individualís quality of life.

Note: This course can be used to satisfy the university Core Individual and Society (IN) requirement. Although it may be usable towards graduation as a major requirement or university elective, it cannot be used to satisfy any of the university GenEd requirements. See your advisor for further information.

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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