University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Biomedical and Health Sciences

BHSC 140 - Radiation Science

Provides a broad based understanding of the fundamentals of radiation science including the ways in which radiation is produced and utilized, the principles of radioactive decay, radiation exposure, absorbed dose, shielding and detection of radiation. Prerequisite: MATH 019 or MATH 021.

BHSC 175 - Cross Sectional Imaging

Introduction to the radiographic anatomy and the various imaging modalities presently used to include diagnostic imaging, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and nuclear medicine. Prerequisites: ANPS 020.

BHSC 188 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

BHSC 281 - Applied Molecular Biology

Introduces students to the nucleic acid and protein-based molecular diagnostics technology through class presentation, reading, and discussions. Focuses on diagnostic applications for understanding molecular mechanisms of disease. Prerequisite: CHEM 042 or CHEM 141.

BHSC 282 - Applied Molecular Biology Lab

Laboratory experiences include practical concepts of molecular applications. Introduces basic methods used in DNA and Protein technology including plasmid isolation, polymerase chain reaction, restriction enzyme use, and related assays. Prerequisite: CHEM 042 or CHEM 141. Co-requisite: BHSC 281.

BHSC 288 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

BHSC 293 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Department permission.

BHSC 294 - Undergraduate Research II

Individual research performed under the supervision of a faculty mentor. A written report and seminar is required. Prerequisite: BHSC 293, Department permission.

BHSC 296 - Advanced Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Department permission.

BHSC 297 - Leadership & Mgt in Hlth Care

Familiarizes students with operational aspects of health care management, leadership and policy. Explores current techniques in process improvement, management methodologies, and healthcare policy with a special focus on disparities in health and healthcare. Prerequisites: Minimum Junior standing; College of Nursing and Health Sciences majors.