Term: Spring 2018
Subject: Health Sciences
Introductory investigation of public health. Explores the development and scope of the discipline of public health and issues that have been raised with regard to the practice of public health.
Explores epidemic disease through the lens of history and fiction. Students will learn about what makes a disease epidemic or pandemic, how the causes of disease have been discovered, and interventions to stop the spread of disease.
Organization and financing of the U.S. health care system; discussion of current issues in health reform.
Explore basic theories and principles of interpersonal communication in health care contexts with special focus on patient-and-family-centered care (PFCC) across multiple systems of care. Prerequisites: ENGS 001 or equivalent; minimum Sophomore standing.
On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.