Specialization: Community Health

Students will select one track and complete all requirements. Additional courses may be allowed with the authorization of the Health Care Studies Program Director.

TRACK 1

Community Health Education: HCS305 Communicating Health (3); HCS313 Principles of Health Behavior Change (3); HCS321 Community Health Education: Needs Assessment (3); HCS324 Community Health Education: Program Planning & Implementation (3); HCS331 Community Health Education: Outreach & Fieldwork (3); HCS344 Community Health Education: Program Evaluation (3); 6 credits in Community Health electives selected from the four areas below (Education; Psychological, Social & Philosophical Aspects of Health & Wellness; Physical Health & Wellness; Administrative & Policy Aspects of Health) and with Advisors approval.

TRACK 2

Administrative Aspects of Health: ACC225 Financial Accounting (3); BA211 Effective Business Communications (3) or BA220 Diversity and Cross Cultural Management (3); HSM210 Introduction to Health Systems Management (3); MGT208 Principles of Management (3); MGT312 Human Resource Management (3); MKT209 Principles of Marketing (3); 6 credits in Community Health electives selected from the four areas below (Education; Psychological, Social & Philosophical Aspects of Health & Wellness; Physical Health & Wellness; Administrative & Policy Aspects of Health) and with Advisors approval.

TRACK 3

Community Health Principles: 24 credits selected from the four areas below (Education; Psychological, Social & Philosophical Aspects of Health & Wellness; Physical Health & Wellness; Administrative & Policy Aspects of Health) and with Advisors approval. A minimum of 3 credits must be selected from each of the four areas.

Education

EDU237 Instructional Design: Theory & Practice (3); EDU313 Foundations of Education (3); EDU319 Assessment Methods in Education (3); HCS305 Communicating Health (3); HCS313 Principles of Health Behavior Change (3); HCS321 Community Health Education: Needs Assessment (3); HCS324 Community Health Education: Program Planning & Implementation (3); HCS330 Program Planning Implementation and Evaluation (3); HCS331 Community Health Education: Outreach & Fieldwork (3); HCS344 Community Health Education: Program Evaluation (3); PSY309 Assessment in Psychology & Education (3); SED270 Introduction to the Nature & Educational Needs of Children with Disabilities (3); SPA110 Spanish for Health Professions (3)

Psychological, Social, and Philosophical Aspects of Wellness

Students oriented towards Community Mental Health should focus their course work in this area of study, with PSY408 AND SW/SOC217 being a minimum recommendation.

HCS205 Healthy Eating and Body Image (2); HCS225 Healthy Relationships (1); HCS338 Social Determinants of Health (3); NUR/PHI222 Healing, Holism & Spirituality in Health Care (3); NUR316 Holistic Perspectives (3); PHI203 The Question of the Human (3); PHI209 Science & Values (3); PHI321 Medical Ethics (3); PHI326 The Meaning of Care in a Technological Society (3); PSY223 Forensic Psychology (3); PSY229 Health Psychology (3); PSY302 Developmental Psychology: Infancy through Childhood (3); PSY310 Social Psychology (3); PSY311 Psychology of Adolescence (3); PSY312 Psychology of Adult Development & Aging (3); PSY408* The Psychology of Mental Illness (3); PSY530 Psychology of Health and Disability (3); SOC/SW213 The Social Welfare Institution (3); SOC224 Ethnicity, Race & Cultural Diversity (3); SOC/SW243 Child Welfare Policy & Services (3); SOC303 Sociology of the Family (3); SW/SOC217* Alcoholism, Substance Abuses & Other Addictions (3); SW226Adolescence: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding & Treatment of Adolescents (3); SW/SOC232 The Aging Process: An Introduction to Gerontology (3); SW/SOC327 Death, Dying and Bereavement (3)

Physical Health and Wellness

CAT213 Foundations of Yoga (2); CAT214 Foundations of Tai Chi (1); CAT224 Qi Gong Healing Method (1); HCS105 Introduction to Weight Training (1); HCS106 Introduction to Core Strengthening (1); HCS200 CPR and Emergency Health Care (2); HCS201 Survey of Eastern & Western Complementary Medical Approaches (3); HCS206 Cardiovascular Health Education (2); HCS215 HIV/AIDS Education: Science & Society (1); HCS216 Sexual Health Education (2); HSC/NUR221 Issues in Womens Health (3); HCS229 Holistic Lifestyle Practices (3); HCS308 Environmental Health (3)

Administrative and Policy Aspects of Health

ACC225 Financial Accounting (3); BA210 Legal Environment of Business (3); BA211 Effective Business Communications (3); BA220 Diversity and Cross Cultural Management (3); BA350 Business Law I (3); HSC/NUR323 The Health Care Professional and Computers (3); HSM210 Introduction to Health Systems Management (3); HSM302 Health and Administrative Law (3); HSM/NUR309 Healthcare Risk Management (3); MGT206 The Functional Organization (3); MGT208 Principles of Management (3); MGT301 Introduction to Sport Management (3); MGT312 Human Resource Management (3); MGT321 Organizational Behavior and Theory (3); MKT209 Principles of Marketing (3); MKT312 Promotional Strategies (3); MKT313 Customer Relations (3); SOC/SW243 Child Welfare Policy & Services (3)

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