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Public Health B.A.Sc.

D Applied Human Sciences
College of Education and Human Service Professions
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2024
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 66 to 70
  • Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science
The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Public Health prepares graduates for careers in public health departments, government health agencies, voluntary health organizations, hospitals, corporate worksites or universities. Students will develop a range of skills that include planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating evidence-based health interventions that promote health and prevent disease.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
  1. Students must meet all course and credit requirements of the departments and colleges or schools in which they are enrolled including an advanced writing course. Students seeking two degrees must fulfill the requirements of both degrees. However, two degrees cannot be awarded for the same major.
  2. Students must complete all requirements of the Liberal Education Program or its approved equivalent.
  3. Students must complete a minimum of 120 semester credits completed in compliance with University of Minnesota Duluth academic policies with credit limits (e.g., Satisfactory/Non-Satisfactory Grading Policy, Credit for Prior Learning, etc).
  4. At least 30 semester credits must be earned through UMD, and 15 of the last 30 credits earned immediately before graduation must be awarded by UMD.
  5. At least half of upper-division (3xxx-level or higher) credits that satisfy major requirements (major requirements includes all courses required for the major, including courses in a subplan) through UMD.
  6. If a minor is required, students must take at least three upper division credits in their minor field from UMD.
  7. For certificate programs, at least 3 upper-division credits that satisfy requirements for the certificate must be taken through UMD. If the program does not require upper division credits students must take at least one course from the certificate program from UMD.
  8. The minimum cumulative University of Minnesota (UMN) GPA required for graduation is 2.00 and includes only University of Minnesota coursework. A minimum UMN GPA of 2.00 is required in each UMD undergraduate major, minor, and certificate. No academic unit may impose a higher GPA standard to graduate.
  9. Diploma, transcripts, licensure, and certification will be withheld until all financial obligations to the University have been met.
Program Requirements
1. A second field of study (e.g. minor, major or degree) is not required for this major. 2. Public health majors are expected to maintain a U of M GPA of 2.0, a major GPA (including transfer work) of 2.0 and obtain a grade of C- or better in all upper division (3xxx and 4xxx) HLTH courses.
Learning in Community (1 cr)
The Learning in Community requirement will be waived for transfer students with at least 30 credits taken post high school and for UMD students who started in a UMD program where this was not required. First-year students who have completed 30 PSEO credits may request a waiver to the studentís primary college.
UST 1000 - Learning in Community (1.0-2.0 cr)
or EHS 1000 - Into the World [GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
or ES 1000 - Global Cultural Perspectives on Environmental Sustainability [GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
or LING 1000 - Language and Culture in the U.S. What does it Mean to Speak American [CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
or PSY 1100 - Living Your Best Life: Applying Positive Psychology [CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
Biology (4 - 5 cr)
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society [LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN] (4.0 cr)
or BIOL 1011 - General Biology I [LE CAT, NAT SCI] (5.0 cr)
Health Science Terminology (2 - 3 cr)
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology (3.0 cr)
or PHAR 1002 - Medical Terminology (2.0 cr)
Statistics (3 - 4 cr)
STAT 1411 - Introduction to Statistics [LE CAT, LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
or STAT 2411 - Statistical Methods [LE CAT, LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
or PSY 2020 - Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods (3.0 cr)
or PSY 3020 - Statistical Methods (4.0 cr)
or ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics [LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
Introductory Public Health (9 cr)
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life [LE CAT8, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition [LE CAT, NAT SCI] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1800 - Introduction to Public Health [SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
Public Health (18 cr)
HLTH 2200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science (3.0 cr)
HLTH 2800 - Foundations of Public Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3000 - Program Administration in Public Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3116 - Principles of Epidemiology and Human Disease (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education (3.0 cr)
or HLTH 4120 - Holistic Health and Healing (3.0 cr)
Community Health (15 cr)
HLTH 2900 - Professional Preparation in Public Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3300 - Public Health Communication (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3303 - Planning Community Health Interventions (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3305 - Community Health Methods (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3400 - Facilitating Healthy Lifestyle Change (3.0 cr)
Community Health Electives (5 - 6 cr)
3000-Level Electives
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3119 - Arts in Public and Community Health (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3202 - Drug Education (2.0 cr)
· HLTH 3307 - Conducting and Managing Worksite Health Promotion Programs (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3341 - Encountering Death and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Journey [CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
4000-Level Electives
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· HLTH 4100 - Historical Perspectives of Community Health Through Culture & Art in Italy [GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 4700 - Global Health (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 4710 - Grant Development and Writing in the Social Sciences (3.0 cr)
Advanced Writing (3 cr)
WRIT 31xx Adv Writing (3.0 cr)
Internship (6 cr)
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· HLTH 4996 - Internship in Health Education (1.0-15.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
 
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UST 1000 - Learning in Community
Credits: 1.0 -2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: EHS 1000/UST 1000/ ES 1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Facilitates the successful transition into college learning and student life at UMD. Credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 1000.
EHS 1000 - Into the World (GLOBAL PER)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EHS 1000/UST 1000/ ES 1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course fulfills the UST 1000 requirement. Facilitates the transition into college learning and student life at UMD and the College of Education and Human Service Professions. Introduces the promise and peril of global challenges in the 21st century and relates these challenges to local communities. pre-req: 1st semester CEHSP student
ES 1000 - Global Cultural Perspectives on Environmental Sustainability (GLOBAL PER)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course fulfills the UST 1000 requirement. This course explores the global cultural context of sustainability while facilitating the successful transition into college learning and student life at UMD. Examine the topic of environmental sustainability through the context of global culture and affairs. Explore different cultural approaches to solving environmental issues, compare and contrast these approaches with those taken in the US. Investigate the concept of outsourcing with respect to the peoples and ecosystems that are impacted by the practice. pre-req: less than 30 credits earned
LING 1000 - Language and Culture in the U.S. What does it Mean to Speak American (CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course fulfills the UST 1000 requirement. Facilitates the successful transition into college learning and student life at UMD while simultaneously fulfilling other core requirements. Examines the topic of Cultural Diversity in the U.S. through the context of language and dialect in American English. Explores the impact language has on the broad spectrum of American culture, and conversely, the ways in which various American cultures and their diverse heritages have influenced the many ways language is spoken in the United States. Investigates concepts of linguistic competency, perceptions and biases toward language, power structures manifested in language, and influences of class, race, ethnicity, and heritage on spoken language. pre-req: less than 30 credits
PSY 1100 - Living Your Best Life: Applying Positive Psychology (CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course fulfills the UST 1000 requirement. Facilitate the successful transition into college learning and student life at UMD; applications of positive psychology across cultures and positive behavior change; the examination of diverse perspectives in positive psychology; the promotion of student well-being, community and inclusivity, and time- and stress-management techniques. pre-req: less than 30 credits
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society (LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course covers basic biology as it pertains to contemporary issues. Biology coverage includes cell biology, genetics, evolution and ecology. In addition to helping students understand biology, students will learn to more critically evaluate science that is presented in the media. (3 hrs lect, 2 hrs lab) prereq: For nonmajors
BIOL 1011 - General Biology I (LE CAT, NAT SCI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: BIOL 1011/BIOL 1013
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamental concepts of biology, including chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, energy transformations, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics, molecular biology, DNA technology, development, origin of life, and evolution. (4 hrs lect, 2.5 hrs lab) prereq: 1 yr high school Chem or 1 semester college Chem, Math ACT 21 or higher or MATH 1005 or higher; credit will not be granted if already received for BIOL 1013
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduces students to terms commonly used in health sciences and medical professions. Latin word roots are emphasized. Allows students to develop understanding of vocabulary appropriate to professions requiring backgrounds in biology, human anatomy, and physiology.
PHAR 1002 - Medical Terminology
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: Phar 1002/Phar 5201
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Interested in learning the difference between an antigen and an antibiotic? During this course, you will not only increase your medical vocabulary by more than 2500 words at your own pace, you will also learn to identify and articulately describe a wide variety of medical conditions and processes. Communication related to disease states, procedures, and diagnostics in health care can sometimes seem like another language. This course will help you recognize medical abbreviations, relate terms to procedures and diagnostics, and comprehend the meaning of medical terminology by using word elements. If you are interested in the health care field or would like to understand more about your own medical care, this course is a great place to start.
STAT 1411 - Introduction to Statistics (LE CAT, LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical ideas involved in gathering, describing, and analyzing observational and experimental data. Experimental design, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, probabilistic models, sampling, and statistical inference. prereq: Math ACT 21 or higher or a grade of at least C- in MATH 0103 or department approval
STAT 2411 - Statistical Methods (LE CAT, LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, elementary probability, sampling distributions, estimations, confidence intervals, one-sample and two-sample t-test. prereq: Math ACT 24 or higher or a grade of at least C- in Math 1005 or higher or department approval
PSY 2020 - Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Scientific method and designs used in published psychological research including quasi-experimental and survey designs accompanied by inferential statistics used to test research questions (including correlation and analysis of variance). prereq: psychology minor or Social Work major
PSY 3020 - Statistical Methods
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Descriptive statistics; introduction to correlational analysis and regression; sampling techniques and statistical inference; applications of simple and factorial design analysis of variance and other parametric and nonparametric hypothesis-test statistics in the behavioral sciences. prereq: Math ACT 21 or higher or Accuplacer score of 237-300 or higher or MATH 1005
ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics (LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to modern business statistics, emphasizing problem solving applications through statistical decision making using case studies. Topics include organization and presentation of data, summary statistics, distributions, statistical inference including estimation, and hypothesis testing. prereq: minimum 30 credits, LSBE student, pre-business or pre-accounting or Econ BA major or Graphic Design and Marketing major or Graphic Design with Marketing subplan major or Econ minor or Accounting minor or Business Admin minor or Arts Administration; credit will not be granted if already received for Econ 2020, Stat 1411, Stat 2411, Stat 3611, Soc 3151, Psy 3020
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life (LE CAT8, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hlth1100/1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This course is designed to help students create and sustain wellbeing throughout their lives. By understanding how environmental, biological, socio-economic, and social influences affect their health, students can be empowered to make positive behavioral changes that benefit themselves and society. The dimensions of wellness serve as the foundation for making sustainable choices related to nutrition, fitness, mental/emotional wellbeing, and other areas of personal health. The importance of goal setting and social support will be emphasized through an individualized health behavior project.
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition (LE CAT, NAT SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Emphasis on chemical nature of dietary nutrients, physiological and metabolic aspects of human nutrition, effects of diet on human health, interpretation of nutrition informatics, and global issues in health and nutrition.
HLTH 1800 - Introduction to Public Health (SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Key concepts underlying public health as a system and social enterprise combined with occupations, positions, and roles within the public health workforce to provide a unique and broadened approach to this discipline. Emphasis on core concepts of public health, determinants of health, healthcare system, law and its function, public health practices, and future challenges.
HLTH 2200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to basic research methods for undertaking research and program evaluation within public health settings. Addresses research methodologies, needs assessment and evaluation processes, methods of data collection, ethical issues in research, and the importance of evidence-based approaches for addressing population health challenges. prereq: Public Health or Pre-Public Health or Public Health minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for HPER 3200 or HLTH 3200
HLTH 2800 - Foundations of Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts, philosophies, values, and history of public health and health education. Provides an introduction to public health and health education careers, organizations, certifications, and research literature. Emphasizes skills and competencies needed by public health and health education professionals. Ethical issues and professional trends are discussed. pre-req: Completion of or concurrent registration in HLTH 1100, completion of or concurrent registration in HLTH 1800 or HLTH 3101 and Public Health or Pre-Public Health major, or Public Health minor, or departmental consent
HLTH 3000 - Program Administration in Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Organizational, administrative, and leadership theories pertaining to public health settings. Includes employer/employee communication, conflict management, risk management, grant writing, legal/ethical dimensions of program administration, and basic review of federal and state healthcare policies. pre-req: Minimum 45 credits, Public Health or Pre-Public Health or Exercise Science or Physical Education or Environmental and Outdoor Education major, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent
HLTH 3116 - Principles of Epidemiology and Human Disease
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Concepts, principles, and methods involved in epidemiology research and practice. Addresses socio-economic, behavioral, and biological determinants of population health. Covers disease transmission, surveillance, outbreak investigation, outbreak prevention, and epidemiological study design. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Biological, ecological, and physiological aspects of the environment; concurrent effects on health of the community; examination of environmental health policies; and possible solutions to environmental problems. prereq: Minimum 45 credits, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts of marketing, analysis, selection, and decision-making regarding healthcare products, services, and providers. Prepares students to understand health policies, laws, ethics, and economics that influence healthcare systems at the state, national, and international levels prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 4120 - Holistic Health and Healing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring & Summer
Engage with the newest research while exploring the oldest healing traditions from around the globe Discover self-care, practitioner-based therapies, and natural healing systems that promote a whole person approach for health, healing, wellbeing, and stress reduction. Learn about the effectiveness and risks of these holistic health practices. Study the history, growth, and incorporation of holistic health and integrative medicine into U.S. and international healthcare systems. Explore your own personal healthcare decisions, and discuss current health issues from an evidence-based holistic health promotion perspective. This course is occasionally provided as a study abroad option. pre-req: minimum 30 credits if offered as standard course, when offered as study abroad, consent if required through IPS
HLTH 2900 - Professional Preparation in Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course prepares public health students with a range of professional skills that will help them plan for success in academic, professional, and graduate education arenas. Students will explore internship and employment resources, graduate education options, public health certifications, leadership roles, and community engagement opportunities. Students will develop skills expected in professional settings, such as documentation of professional standards, identifying and connecting with mentors, networking, resume building, and applying for and interviewing for jobs and graduate school. pre-req: minimum 30 credits, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion Concentration, or instructor consent
HLTH 3300 - Public Health Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Health communication strategies to address population health challenges. Planning effective social marketing and health education/promotion interventions using electronic technologies, social media, and mass media tools. prereq: HLTH 1800 or 3101, HLTH 2800 or 3301, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration, or instructor consent
HLTH 3303 - Planning Community Health Interventions
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hlth 3303/3450
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of interventions related to the societal functions of public health, including human disease and health promotion/protection. Covers public health concepts/values, professional/technical writing, and evidence-based models for behavior change. pre-req: HLTH 1800 or 3101, HLTH 2800 or 3301, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent
HLTH 3305 - Community Health Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theory, methods and practice of community health education/promotion. Includes identification and prioritization of community health challenges with emphasis on assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of strategies to address behavioral factors. prereq: HLTH 3303, co-req HLTH 3300, Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration or instructor consent
HLTH 3400 - Facilitating Healthy Lifestyle Change
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Facilitation skills in health behavior change for individuals or small groups. Emphasis on theories and principles of behavior change, health coaching ethics/strategies, interpersonal skills, treatment planning, professional and technical writing, and HIPAA-compliant records management. Includes assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating behavior change processes. prereq: HLTH 1100, HLTH 1470, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration, or Public Health minor, or Health and Wellness Coaching minor or instructor consent
HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Planning and implementing comprehensive sex education programs in various settings. Sexual physiology, sociocultural aspects of sexuality, birth control, prevention of STDs/HIV, teen pregnancy, and other current topics. How community and family values affect sex education. prereq: minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Survey of American women's health issues. Role of women as patients and as health care providers. Language, politics, and economics of women's health care. Comparison of American women's health status to that of women around the world. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3119 - Arts in Public and Community Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Arts in health is a discipline dedicated to using the power of the arts to enhance health and well-being in diverse institutional and community contexts. Students will learn about the different categories of the arts and how they are used nationally and internationally to impact wellbeing. An overview of the arts and health discipline, historical development, ethics, common theories, settings of practice, professional organizations, career opportunities, current research, and professional trends are also discussed. Additionally, students will learn about the evidence that arts-based engagement has on improving well-being within preventive health and health promotion, as well as the management and treatment of acute and chronic conditions. pre-req: HLTH 1800 0r 3101 and FA LEP requirement met
HLTH 3202 - Drug Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Physiological and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Survey of societal causes and effects of drug use and abuse. Reasons and pressures for drug use by students. Appraisal and assessment of teacher's role in education, intervention, and treatment of drug abuse. Minimum 30 credits, for students seeking and admitted to the STEP (Secondary Teaching Education program), Public Health or Pre-Public Health or Physical Education or Exercise Science or Communication Sciences and Disorders major, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent.
HLTH 3307 - Conducting and Managing Worksite Health Promotion Programs
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
How to design, implement, and evaluate worksite and employee health promotion programs. Exploration of current theories and practical application. Focus on employee needs assessment and risk appraisal, worksite health culture development, effective intervention planning, program evaluation and financial cost and benefits. prereq: minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3341 - Encountering Death and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Journey (CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Grief, loss, death, dying, and bereavement in our society as understood by children, adolescents, and adults. Review of research and current literature; education program planning strategies for individuals associated with schools, agencies, organizations, or worksites. prereq: credit will not be granted if already received for 5341
HLTH 4100 - Historical Perspectives of Community Health Through Culture & Art in Italy (GLOBAL PER)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: FORS 4100/HLTH 4100
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Summer
Investigating the foundations of public and community health using primary historical sites in the area now unified as Italy. Analyze the impact of social and cultural factors on community health from early civilizations through the Renaissance, with emphasis of effects of the Black Death. Examine the role of arts used to convene health information for non-literate populations. Relate to aspects of preventative health care and promoting healthy communities in the present. prereq: minimum 30 credits and instruction consent; no grad credit
HLTH 4700 - Global Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This course addresses global health topics, such as disease burdens, healthcare, nutrition, health inequalities, human rights, indigenous health, maternal/child health, and sustainability. It also examines goals, programs, and policies designed to improve the health of the global community. pre-req: HLTH 1100 and minimum 60 credits; no grad credit
HLTH 4710 - Grant Development and Writing in the Social Sciences
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Summer
The course is focused on grant writing for the social sciences, including identification of appropriate granting mechanisms and requests for proposals (federal, state, private, corporate, not-for-profit opportunities); development of goals, specific aims, measurements, and research designs for grant proposals; and practical matters within grant writing, including budgets, how to identify and work with a community partner, and plans for dissemination of results. Students will leave the course with a fully developed grant proposal. Prerequisites: Minimum 60 credits; or with instructor consent; no grad credit
HLTH 4996 - Internship in Health Education
Credits: 1.0 -15.0 [max 15.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Supervised entry-level health education practical experience in hospital, worksite, voluntary, or official agencies. Number of settings is limited to two. prereq: HLTH 2900, Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration or instructor consent
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society (LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course covers basic biology as it pertains to contemporary issues. Biology coverage includes cell biology, genetics, evolution and ecology. In addition to helping students understand biology, students will learn to more critically evaluate science that is presented in the media. (3 hrs lect, 2 hrs lab) prereq: For nonmajors
BIOL 1011 - General Biology I (LE CAT, NAT SCI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: BIOL 1011/BIOL 1013
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamental concepts of biology, including chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, energy transformations, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics, molecular biology, DNA technology, development, origin of life, and evolution. (4 hrs lect, 2.5 hrs lab) prereq: 1 yr high school Chem or 1 semester college Chem, Math ACT 21 or higher or MATH 1005 or higher; credit will not be granted if already received for BIOL 1013
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduces students to terms commonly used in health sciences and medical professions. Latin word roots are emphasized. Allows students to develop understanding of vocabulary appropriate to professions requiring backgrounds in biology, human anatomy, and physiology.
PHAR 1002 - Medical Terminology
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: Phar 1002/Phar 5201
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Interested in learning the difference between an antigen and an antibiotic? During this course, you will not only increase your medical vocabulary by more than 2500 words at your own pace, you will also learn to identify and articulately describe a wide variety of medical conditions and processes. Communication related to disease states, procedures, and diagnostics in health care can sometimes seem like another language. This course will help you recognize medical abbreviations, relate terms to procedures and diagnostics, and comprehend the meaning of medical terminology by using word elements. If you are interested in the health care field or would like to understand more about your own medical care, this course is a great place to start.
STAT 1411 - Introduction to Statistics (LE CAT, LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical ideas involved in gathering, describing, and analyzing observational and experimental data. Experimental design, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, probabilistic models, sampling, and statistical inference. prereq: Math ACT 21 or higher or a grade of at least C- in MATH 0103 or department approval
STAT 2411 - Statistical Methods (LE CAT, LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, elementary probability, sampling distributions, estimations, confidence intervals, one-sample and two-sample t-test. prereq: Math ACT 24 or higher or a grade of at least C- in Math 1005 or higher or department approval
PSY 2020 - Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Scientific method and designs used in published psychological research including quasi-experimental and survey designs accompanied by inferential statistics used to test research questions (including correlation and analysis of variance). prereq: psychology minor or Social Work major
PSY 3020 - Statistical Methods
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Descriptive statistics; introduction to correlational analysis and regression; sampling techniques and statistical inference; applications of simple and factorial design analysis of variance and other parametric and nonparametric hypothesis-test statistics in the behavioral sciences. prereq: Math ACT 21 or higher or Accuplacer score of 237-300 or higher or MATH 1005
ECON 2030 - Applied Statistics for Business and Economics (LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to modern business statistics, emphasizing problem solving applications through statistical decision making using case studies. Topics include organization and presentation of data, summary statistics, distributions, statistical inference including estimation, and hypothesis testing. prereq: minimum 30 credits, LSBE student, pre-business or pre-accounting or Econ BA major or Graphic Design and Marketing major or Graphic Design with Marketing subplan major or Econ minor or Accounting minor or Business Admin minor or Arts Administration; credit will not be granted if already received for Econ 2020, Stat 1411, Stat 2411, Stat 3611, Soc 3151, Psy 3020
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life (LE CAT8, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hlth1100/1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This course is designed to help students create and sustain wellbeing throughout their lives. By understanding how environmental, biological, socio-economic, and social influences affect their health, students can be empowered to make positive behavioral changes that benefit themselves and society. The dimensions of wellness serve as the foundation for making sustainable choices related to nutrition, fitness, mental/emotional wellbeing, and other areas of personal health. The importance of goal setting and social support will be emphasized through an individualized health behavior project.
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition (LE CAT, NAT SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Emphasis on chemical nature of dietary nutrients, physiological and metabolic aspects of human nutrition, effects of diet on human health, interpretation of nutrition informatics, and global issues in health and nutrition.
HLTH 1800 - Introduction to Public Health (SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Key concepts underlying public health as a system and social enterprise combined with occupations, positions, and roles within the public health workforce to provide a unique and broadened approach to this discipline. Emphasis on core concepts of public health, determinants of health, healthcare system, law and its function, public health practices, and future challenges.
HLTH 2200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to basic research methods for undertaking research and program evaluation within public health settings. Addresses research methodologies, needs assessment and evaluation processes, methods of data collection, ethical issues in research, and the importance of evidence-based approaches for addressing population health challenges. prereq: Public Health or Pre-Public Health or Public Health minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for HPER 3200 or HLTH 3200
HLTH 2800 - Foundations of Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts, philosophies, values, and history of public health and health education. Provides an introduction to public health and health education careers, organizations, certifications, and research literature. Emphasizes skills and competencies needed by public health and health education professionals. Ethical issues and professional trends are discussed. pre-req: Completion of or concurrent registration in HLTH 1100, completion of or concurrent registration in HLTH 1800 or HLTH 3101 and Public Health or Pre-Public Health major, or Public Health minor, or departmental consent
HLTH 3000 - Program Administration in Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Organizational, administrative, and leadership theories pertaining to public health settings. Includes employer/employee communication, conflict management, risk management, grant writing, legal/ethical dimensions of program administration, and basic review of federal and state healthcare policies. pre-req: Minimum 45 credits, Public Health or Pre-Public Health or Exercise Science or Physical Education or Environmental and Outdoor Education major, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent
HLTH 3116 - Principles of Epidemiology and Human Disease
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Concepts, principles, and methods involved in epidemiology research and practice. Addresses socio-economic, behavioral, and biological determinants of population health. Covers disease transmission, surveillance, outbreak investigation, outbreak prevention, and epidemiological study design. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Biological, ecological, and physiological aspects of the environment; concurrent effects on health of the community; examination of environmental health policies; and possible solutions to environmental problems. prereq: Minimum 45 credits, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts of marketing, analysis, selection, and decision-making regarding healthcare products, services, and providers. Prepares students to understand health policies, laws, ethics, and economics that influence healthcare systems at the state, national, and international levels prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 4120 - Holistic Health and Healing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring & Summer
Engage with the newest research while exploring the oldest healing traditions from around the globe Discover self-care, practitioner-based therapies, and natural healing systems that promote a whole person approach for health, healing, wellbeing, and stress reduction. Learn about the effectiveness and risks of these holistic health practices. Study the history, growth, and incorporation of holistic health and integrative medicine into U.S. and international healthcare systems. Explore your own personal healthcare decisions, and discuss current health issues from an evidence-based holistic health promotion perspective. This course is occasionally provided as a study abroad option. pre-req: minimum 30 credits if offered as standard course, when offered as study abroad, consent if required through IPS
HLTH 2900 - Professional Preparation in Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course prepares public health students with a range of professional skills that will help them plan for success in academic, professional, and graduate education arenas. Students will explore internship and employment resources, graduate education options, public health certifications, leadership roles, and community engagement opportunities. Students will develop skills expected in professional settings, such as documentation of professional standards, identifying and connecting with mentors, networking, resume building, and applying for and interviewing for jobs and graduate school. pre-req: minimum 30 credits, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion Concentration, or instructor consent
HLTH 3300 - Public Health Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Health communication strategies to address population health challenges. Planning effective social marketing and health education/promotion interventions using electronic technologies, social media, and mass media tools. prereq: HLTH 1800 or 3101, HLTH 2800 or 3301, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration, or instructor consent
HLTH 3303 - Planning Community Health Interventions
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hlth 3303/3450
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of interventions related to the societal functions of public health, including human disease and health promotion/protection. Covers public health concepts/values, professional/technical writing, and evidence-based models for behavior change. pre-req: HLTH 1800 or 3101, HLTH 2800 or 3301, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent
HLTH 3305 - Community Health Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theory, methods and practice of community health education/promotion. Includes identification and prioritization of community health challenges with emphasis on assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of strategies to address behavioral factors. prereq: HLTH 3303, co-req HLTH 3300, Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration or instructor consent
HLTH 3400 - Facilitating Healthy Lifestyle Change
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Facilitation skills in health behavior change for individuals or small groups. Emphasis on theories and principles of behavior change, health coaching ethics/strategies, interpersonal skills, treatment planning, professional and technical writing, and HIPAA-compliant records management. Includes assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating behavior change processes. prereq: HLTH 1100, HLTH 1470, Public Health or Pre-Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration, or Public Health minor, or Health and Wellness Coaching minor or instructor consent
HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Planning and implementing comprehensive sex education programs in various settings. Sexual physiology, sociocultural aspects of sexuality, birth control, prevention of STDs/HIV, teen pregnancy, and other current topics. How community and family values affect sex education. prereq: minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Survey of American women's health issues. Role of women as patients and as health care providers. Language, politics, and economics of women's health care. Comparison of American women's health status to that of women around the world. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3119 - Arts in Public and Community Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Arts in health is a discipline dedicated to using the power of the arts to enhance health and well-being in diverse institutional and community contexts. Students will learn about the different categories of the arts and how they are used nationally and internationally to impact wellbeing. An overview of the arts and health discipline, historical development, ethics, common theories, settings of practice, professional organizations, career opportunities, current research, and professional trends are also discussed. Additionally, students will learn about the evidence that arts-based engagement has on improving well-being within preventive health and health promotion, as well as the management and treatment of acute and chronic conditions. pre-req: HLTH 1800 0r 3101 and FA LEP requirement met
HLTH 3202 - Drug Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Physiological and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Survey of societal causes and effects of drug use and abuse. Reasons and pressures for drug use by students. Appraisal and assessment of teacher's role in education, intervention, and treatment of drug abuse. Minimum 30 credits, for students seeking and admitted to the STEP (Secondary Teaching Education program), Public Health or Pre-Public Health or Physical Education or Exercise Science or Communication Sciences and Disorders major, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent.
HLTH 3307 - Conducting and Managing Worksite Health Promotion Programs
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
How to design, implement, and evaluate worksite and employee health promotion programs. Exploration of current theories and practical application. Focus on employee needs assessment and risk appraisal, worksite health culture development, effective intervention planning, program evaluation and financial cost and benefits. prereq: minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3341 - Encountering Death and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Journey (CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Grief, loss, death, dying, and bereavement in our society as understood by children, adolescents, and adults. Review of research and current literature; education program planning strategies for individuals associated with schools, agencies, organizations, or worksites. prereq: credit will not be granted if already received for 5341
HLTH 4100 - Historical Perspectives of Community Health Through Culture & Art in Italy (GLOBAL PER)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: FORS 4100/HLTH 4100
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Summer
Investigating the foundations of public and community health using primary historical sites in the area now unified as Italy. Analyze the impact of social and cultural factors on community health from early civilizations through the Renaissance, with emphasis of effects of the Black Death. Examine the role of arts used to convene health information for non-literate populations. Relate to aspects of preventative health care and promoting healthy communities in the present. prereq: minimum 30 credits and instruction consent; no grad credit
HLTH 4700 - Global Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This course addresses global health topics, such as disease burdens, healthcare, nutrition, health inequalities, human rights, indigenous health, maternal/child health, and sustainability. It also examines goals, programs, and policies designed to improve the health of the global community. pre-req: HLTH 1100 and minimum 60 credits; no grad credit
HLTH 4710 - Grant Development and Writing in the Social Sciences
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Summer
The course is focused on grant writing for the social sciences, including identification of appropriate granting mechanisms and requests for proposals (federal, state, private, corporate, not-for-profit opportunities); development of goals, specific aims, measurements, and research designs for grant proposals; and practical matters within grant writing, including budgets, how to identify and work with a community partner, and plans for dissemination of results. Students will leave the course with a fully developed grant proposal. Prerequisites: Minimum 60 credits; or with instructor consent; no grad credit
HLTH 4996 - Internship in Health Education
Credits: 1.0 -15.0 [max 15.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Supervised entry-level health education practical experience in hospital, worksite, voluntary, or official agencies. Number of settings is limited to two. prereq: HLTH 2900, Public Health major with Community Health Education/Promotion concentration or instructor consent
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life (LE CAT8, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Hlth1100/1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This course is designed to help students create and sustain wellbeing throughout their lives. By understanding how environmental, biological, socio-economic, and social influences affect their health, students can be empowered to make positive behavioral changes that benefit themselves and society. The dimensions of wellness serve as the foundation for making sustainable choices related to nutrition, fitness, mental/emotional wellbeing, and other areas of personal health. The importance of goal setting and social support will be emphasized through an individualized health behavior project.
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition (LE CAT, NAT SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Emphasis on chemical nature of dietary nutrients, physiological and metabolic aspects of human nutrition, effects of diet on human health, interpretation of nutrition informatics, and global issues in health and nutrition.
HLTH 1600 - Basic First Aid and CPR
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic skills and knowledge to respond correctly in first aid emergencies. Leads to American Red Cross Certification basic first aid and CPR certification.
HLTH 1800 - Introduction to Public Health (SOC SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Key concepts underlying public health as a system and social enterprise combined with occupations, positions, and roles within the public health workforce to provide a unique and broadened approach to this discipline. Emphasis on core concepts of public health, determinants of health, healthcare system, law and its function, public health practices, and future challenges.
HLTH 2800 - Foundations of Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts, philosophies, values, and history of public health and health education. Provides an introduction to public health and health education careers, organizations, certifications, and research literature. Emphasizes skills and competencies needed by public health and health education professionals. Ethical issues and professional trends are discussed. pre-req: Completion of or concurrent registration in HLTH 1100, completion of or concurrent registration in HLTH 1800 or HLTH 3101 and Public Health or Pre-Public Health major, or Public Health minor, or departmental consent
PETE 2400 - Applied Exercise Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Anatomical, physiological and biomechanical principles of physical training and conditioning. prereq: Pre pe major or coaching minor; credit will not be granted if already received for PEP 3035 or CC 3101 or ESAT 2400
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society (LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course covers basic biology as it pertains to contemporary issues. Biology coverage includes cell biology, genetics, evolution and ecology. In addition to helping students understand biology, students will learn to more critically evaluate science that is presented in the media. (3 hrs lect, 2 hrs lab) prereq: For nonmajors
BIOL 1011 - General Biology I (LE CAT, NAT SCI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: BIOL 1011/BIOL 1013
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamental concepts of biology, including chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, energy transformations, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics, molecular biology, DNA technology, development, origin of life, and evolution. (4 hrs lect, 2.5 hrs lab) prereq: 1 yr high school Chem or 1 semester college Chem, Math ACT 21 or higher or MATH 1005 or higher; credit will not be granted if already received for BIOL 1013
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology (LE CAT, LECD C, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Major processes in human development, conception through lifespan; biological and cultural influences on physical-motor, cognitive, social, and emotional development; effects of diverse cultural traditions and values; social policy implications.
HLTH 3202 - Drug Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Physiological and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Survey of societal causes and effects of drug use and abuse. Reasons and pressures for drug use by students. Appraisal and assessment of teacher's role in education, intervention, and treatment of drug abuse. Minimum 30 credits, for students seeking and admitted to the STEP (Secondary Teaching Education program), Public Health or Pre-Public Health or Physical Education or Exercise Science or Communication Sciences and Disorders major, or Public Health minor, or instructor consent.
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts of marketing, analysis, selection, and decision-making regarding healthcare products, services, and providers. Prepares students to understand health policies, laws, ethics, and economics that influence healthcare systems at the state, national, and international levels prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Survey of American women's health issues. Role of women as patients and as health care providers. Language, politics, and economics of women's health care. Comparison of American women's health status to that of women around the world. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Planning and implementing comprehensive sex education programs in various settings. Sexual physiology, sociocultural aspects of sexuality, birth control, prevention of STDs/HIV, teen pregnancy, and other current topics. How community and family values affect sex education. prereq: minimum 30 credits
PSY 3215 - Topics in Human Sexuality
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Psy 3215/3216
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Biological and psychosocial factors relating to human sexuality, sexual functioning, gender, and related issues. Group discussion of societal factors, values, and attitudes and their impact on behavior. prereq: 1003 or instructor consent
EDUC 1101 - Education in Modern Society (LE CAT7, HUMANITIES)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Survey of educational institutions and practices used in different sectors of society. Historical and philosophical foundations of American education.
EDUC 3412 - The Computer in Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to computer use in instructional settings. PC and Mac platforms. Develops basic skills using software commonly used by educators. Teaching strategies using computer-based instruction.
HLTH 3302 - School Health Education Methods and Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Coordinated school health programming with a focus on comprehensive school health education for grades 5-12. Methods, strategies, and materials for effective teaching. Determining student's needs and interest, selecting content, planning curriculum, stating objective, developing learning opportunities, and evaluating student learning. This course involves 30 hours of practicum experience. prereq: 3301, Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major with school concentration or instructor consent
EDSE 4100 - Teaching in a Diverse Society
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Examination of cultural differences; planning instruction to accommodate individual differences in race, gender, ethnic background, cultural background, and physical and mental development; Including the diverse needs of learners in middle school and secondary school settings; integrated and exploratory curriculum, utilization of technology, community resources, structured service learning and humanizing classroom environments and classroom management procedures. prereq: Admission to EdSe program
EDSE 4204 - Designing Learning Environments and Lessons
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
The characteristics of effective teachers, various developmentally appropriate teaching strategies, design of lessons using Universal Backward Design framework, designing effective learning environments, goals and action plans, site data, collaboratively review of student work, collaborative planning, integrated and exploratory curriculum, content standards, teaching with technology, observation skills and teacher readiness will be presented with integration and analysis of materials. Field experience is required for course completion. prereq: Admission to EdSe program; no grad credit
EDSE 4501 - Adolescent/Adult Development and Learning Theory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Principles of psychology applied to teaching; examination of adolescent growth and development; classroom management. Field experience is required for course completion. prereq: Admission to EdSe program; no grad credit
SPED 3415 - Special Education in the Secondary School
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Exploration of topics in exceptionality for pre-service secondary education majors. Topics include universal design, instructional strategies, characteristics of students, special education law, and differentiated instruction. Field experience is required for course completion.
EDSE 3206 - Apprenticeship: Secondary School
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fifty hours of experience in a high school, including observing, teaching, tutoring, working with individual students and small groups. Focuses on classroom management, multicultural education, and students with special needs. Weekly seminar. prereq: Admission to EdSe program, must be taken either after or concurrently with EDSE 3204
EDSE 4214 - Teaching Content-Area Reading
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EdSe 5215/4214/4212/4215
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Teaching reading within 5-12 content-area courses as pedagogy for improving literacy. Developing an understanding of the brain, cognition, and reading. Exploration of stages of literacy, methods for promoting reading, and strategies for improving comprehension. Lesson planning for content-area reading. Diverse learners and critical literacy in the content-area classroom. Field experience is required for course completion.
EDSE 4525 - Assessment for Secondary Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
An exploration of topics in responsive and responsible assessment of student learning. Topics include types and appropriate uses of classroom assessment strategies, large-scale and high stakes testing, backwards design, rubrics, checklists, and other evaluative tools and techniques. Field experience is required for course completion. prereq: instructor consent; no grad credit
EDUC 4381 - Teaching Indigenous Students
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EDUC 3381/EDUC 4381
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Survey of contemporary and historical Indian education; evaluation of attitudes toward Indian students: direct interaction with Indian parents and students; development of culturally sensitive teaching plans; specific cultural characteristics of indigenous groups; examination of American Indian outcomes. Field experience is required for course completion, prereq: EDSE 4100 or Admission to IESE program and successful completion of Blocks One and Two courses and associated field experiences, no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received credit for EDUC 5381.
EDSE 4600 - Student Teaching
Credits: 3.0 -24.0 [max 24.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Student teaching in secondary or middle school under direction of licensed teacher. Demonstration of subject matter, teaching competence, and potential for future improvement. Maximum number of 12 credits per semester. prereq: 4100, 4501, appropriate methods course; no grad credit
EDUC 4500 - Professional Issues and Ethics
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Provides an overview of several topics affecting practicing teachers including: employment preparation (resume, cover letter, interviewing skills), licensure application, professional organizations, professional codes of ethics, and district procedures. Offered concurrent with student teaching in order to provide options for discussion during student teaching. prereq: Admission to the elementary education program, successful completion of courses in block one and block two, no grad credit