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Courses (HHS)


100. Skills for Living (3)
Provides skills to survive as new members of CSULB communities. Topics include personal security, criminal/civil justice systems, aging, consumer affairs, financial management, personal and family relations, nutrition, health maintenance and care, disease prevention, fitness, roles of work and leisure.
(Lecture-discussion, 3 hours.) Team taught by College of Health and Human Services Faculty.


*374. Psychosocial Aspects of Disability (3)
Prerequisite: PSY 100.
Survey of psychosocial, emotional, and cultural reactions to disease and disability.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours.)

*401. Applied Anatomy I (3)
Prerequisite: BIOL 208, or equivalent.
Advanced study of structure and function of neruomusculoskeletal systems with emphasis on surface contour, myology and joint structure, and neurovascular supply. Includes dissection laboratory and provided materials.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 2 hours, lab 3 hours.)

*402. Applied Anatomy II (3)
Prerequisites: BIOL 208, or equivalent, HHS 401.
Continuation of HHS 401, with emphasis on normal anatomy of lower extremities, pelvis, and abdominal region.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 2 hours, lab 3 hours.)

*403. Tissue Mechanics and Aging (3)
Prerequisites: HHS 401, BIOL 341.
Advanced study of tissue (bone, muscle, dense fibrous connective tissue, cartilage) mechanics and pathomechanics including use, disuse and aging with application to therapeutic procedures.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours.)

*460. Neuroanatomy (4)
Prerequisites: HHS 401, BIOL 341, 441 (concurrent).
Human neuroanatomy with emphasis on structure and function of central nervous system (CNS), cranial nerves, and connecting neural pathways relative to human function and movement. Neuroanatomical and vascular lesions discussed and correlated to clinical cases.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours, lab 3 hours.)

*471. Pathology (3)
Prerequisite: BIOL 208.
Advanced study of abnormal function as result of disease. Includes general pathology and selected pathologies encompassing cardiovascular, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, peripheral and central nervous system, and integumentary systems.
(Lecture/discussion 3 hours.)

492. Field Studies and Career Exploration (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor and a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Participate in fieldwork assignments relating to majors and intended professions. Participate in volunteer or paid assignments in private industries, non-profit organizations, or public agencies. Attend series of seminars designed to complement field assignments focusing on issues common to work setting.

*497. Independent Studies (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor, and for human dissection, one general introductory anatomy course, HHS 401 and 402.
Independent projects in any area of physical therapy. Human dissection is available as a special study.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade only (A-F).