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College of Health and Human Services Information

College of Health and Human Services

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College of Health and Human Service - HHS Courses


100. Skills for Living (3)

Development of skills necessary for achieving success as a student in any HHS major and ultimately as a professional. Additionally, HHS 100 is intended to improve student awareness of health and human services professions, career paths and disciplines.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-discussion, 3 hours.) Team taught by College of Health and Human Services Faculty.

210. Introduction to Physical Therapy (3)

Corequisite: HHS 100.
Introduction and orientation to rehabilitation with special emphasis on physical therapy. Includes essentials for choosing between rehabilitation professions and preparation for admission to a professional physical therapy educational program.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours.)


374. Professional Practice I: Professional Interactions (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor
Self-awareness of how personality, learning preferences, and personal values affect professional interactions. Includes effective communication, conflict resolution, and eliciting patient values and goals. Also, communicating with patients who have experienced disability, sexual dysfunction, or issues with coping or dying.
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 neuromusculoskeletal systems with emphasis on surface contour, myology and joint structure and neurovascular supply. Regional emphasis includes upper extremity head, neck and thorax. 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; "B" or better in 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: "B" or better in HHS 401 and BIOL 341 and consent of instructor.
Advanced study of tissue (bone, muscle, dense fibrous connective tissue, cartilage, nerve) mechanics and pathomechanics including use, disuse and aging with application to joint mechanics and therapeutic procedures.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours.)

410. Curriculum Development for Designated Subjects (3)

Prerequisites: Enrollment in Designated Subjects Credential Program, BS, or Master's degree programs.
Techniques of curriculum planning and development in occupational and adult education.
Letter grade only (A-F).

411./511.Instruction and Evaluation for Designated Subjects Teachers (3)

Prequisites: Undergraduates: PROF 410 or consent of instructor; Graduates: PROF 510 or consent of instructor.
Techniques and evaluation of instruction in adult education and career and technical education. Components include motivation, presentation, application, and evaluation techniques.
Letter grade only (A-F).

412./512. Advanced Program Development and Instruction (3)

Prequisites: Undergraduates: PROF 410 and 411, or consent of instructor; Graduates: PROF 510 and 511, or consent of instructor.
Advanced techniques of teaching designated subjects. Components include curriculum development, instruction, program planning, program evaluation, classroom management, technology, and teaching practices in adult education and in career and technical education.
Letter grade only (A-F).

413./513.History and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education (CTE) (3)

Examination of the history, philosophy, legislation, components, and principles of career and technical education, with a specific focus on programs subsumed under the California Designated Subjects Credential (DSC).
Letter grade only (A-F).

435. Principles of Adult Education (3)

Instruction on the scope and function of adult education including the local, state, and federal levels. Principles and practices of adult education, philosophical perspectives, and professional issues are discussed.
Letter grade only (A-F).

460. Neuroanatomy (4)

Prerequisites: "B" or better in HHS 401 and BIOL 341; Corequisite: HHS 402.
Investigation of human neuroanatomy with emphasis on the structure and function of the central nervous system (CNS), cranial nerves, and their connecting neural pathways relative to human function and movement. Neuroanatomical and vascular lesions will be discussed and correlated to common clinical conditions. Emphasis is on applying neuroanatomy for differential diagnosis.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours, lab 3 hours.)

471. Pathology (3)

Prerequisite: BIOL 208; Corequisite: BIOL 341.
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.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours.)

480. Internship (1-4)

Internship in community, business, or school employment and training development programs that involve instruction, administration and research.
Letter grade only (A-F).

485. Identifying Management Competencies (3)

Lecture and discussion focusing on identification and development of competencies requisite for effective program management, including discussion of the management of ideas, material, people, and processes and their interrelationships.
Letter grade only (A-F).

490. CHHS Independent Study (1-3)

Individual research and study under the direction of a faculty member in areas not an integral part of any regular course. Written report is required.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units. Letter grade only (A-F).

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.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

501. Foundations of Professional Education (3)

History and development of education for work in the United States. Multiple purposes and principles, key federal legislation, and contemporary issues and developments affecting education for professional preparation and development.
Letter grade only (A-F).

502. Administrative Leadership (3)

Concepts and techniques of personal and professional administrative leadership.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in PPA 502.

503. Program Management (3)

Advanced principles and procedures of management emphasizing operations, and evaluation of employment and training related programs.
Letter grade only (A-F).