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Health Science

Courses - HSC Graduate Level

500. Principles of Epidemiology (3)

Prerequisites: H SC 301 and H SC 403.
Application of epidemiologic procedures to the understanding of the occurrence and control of infectious and chronic diseases, mental illness, environmental health hazards, accidents, and geriatric problems.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hours.)

503. Advanced Community Health Statistics (3)

Prerequisite: HSC 403 or equivalent.
Analysis of quantitative health related data. Topics include mean and percentage comparisons, multiple regression, logistic regression and survival analysis. Use of computers is required.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Discussion, 3 hours)

507. Health Equity and Health Disparities Research in the US (3)

Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in Health Science or related field.
Explores socioeconomic, biologic, environmental, and institutional factors associated with health issues and disease. Students will learn about research and interventions to affect positive health outcomes and access for underserved, underrepresented diverse populations.
Letter grade only(A-F).

508. Administrative Relationships in Health Education Programs (3)

Prerequisite: Undergraduate major in Health Science or related field.
Introduction to administrative theory; investigation of administrative responsibilities and functions implicit in school health or other health education programs.
Letter grade only (A-F).

528. Advanced Environmental Health (3)

Prerequisite: H SC 422 or consent of instructor.
Organization and methods for promoting human health by controlling environmental factors.
Letter grade only (A-F).

535./435. Health Promotion and Risk Reduction (3)

Prerequisites: H SC 421 or consent of instructor.
Health promotion/risk reduction program content, development and implementation for use in corporate, hospital and public settings. Intended primarily for Health Science majors.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Discussion 3 hours)

570. Theoretical Concepts and Issues in Health Science (3)

Identification and analysis of current trends, philosophies and issues in health science.
Letter grade only (A-F).

581. Curriculum Development in Health Education (3)

Prerequisites: H SC 430, 440.
Principles of curriculum development; selection and evaluation of resource materials; theory and practice in measurement in health education.
Letter grade only (A-F).

585. Health Education Internship (1‑6)

Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.
Extended applied experience under guidance of faculty and preceptors in an approved health education practice setting.
Letter grade only (A-F). (480 hours of field placement or the equivalent experience.)

590. Independent Study (1-3)

Independent research conducted under the supervision of a full-time faculty member resulting in a written report of the investigation.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics.

624. Seminar in Community Analysis and Program Planning (3)

Prerequisites: H SC 625 or consent of instructor.
Process and techniques of community analysis and program planning.
Letter grade only (A-F).

625. Advanced Community Health Education (3)

Prerequisites: H SC 401 and 485; or consent of instructor.
Advanced study of educational and related theory applicable to the conduct of health education programs in community and other settings. Methods of promoting change; role as program and staff director and evaluation techniques.
Letter grade only (A-F).

626. Integrative Seminar in Public Health (3)

Prerequisites: H SC 570, advancement to candidacy.
Summative critical analysis of current methodologies, research, and practices in public health and health education in particular. Synthesis of coursework, internship, and other relevant experiences in the graduate program.
Letter grade only (A-F).

696. Research Methods (3)

Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in Health Science or related field; undergraduate course in statistics.
Introduction to research methodology in the area of Health Science.
Letter grade only (A-F).

697. Directed Studies (1-3)

Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy.
Independent investigation of research problems in health education.
Letter grade only (A-F).

698. Thesis (1-3)

Prerequisites: H SC 696, advancement to candidacy.
Planning, preparation and completion of an approved thesis.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

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