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361. Scientific Research Communication (3)

Prerequisite: G.E. foundation courses; score of 11 or higher on the GWAR Placement Examination or successfully completed the necessary portfolio course that is a prerequisite for a GWAR Writing Intensive Capstone.
Introduction to technical writing for students pursuing research careers. Accessing and using research literature. Writing technical and research reports for various purposes and audiences. Oral presentation of research and scientific information.
GE Status Pending
Letter grade only (A-F).
Same course as NSCI 361, CLA 361, and ENGR 361. Not open for credit to students with credit in NSCI 361, CLA 361, or ENGR 361.

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.

390. Selected Topics (3)

Prerequisites: None
Specific topics of current interest in Health and Human Services selected for intensive development. Topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in different semesters. (3 hours seminar).

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) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

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) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

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)

460. Neuroanatomy (4)

Prerequisite: BIOL 341.
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)

489. Beach Community Wellness Program: Leadership Development (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
This course provides students with experiences in design, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive wellness program. Teaching, leadership, analysis, reflection, and reciprocity are the main focal points of this course. Embedded in the course is a service-learning component during which students will complete over 20 hours of service-learning.
(2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity) Letter grade only (A-F)

490. Selected Topics (3)

Prerequisites: None
Specific topics of current interest in Health and Human Services selected for intensive development. Topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in different semesters. (3 hours seminar)

496. Advanced Behavioral Research Methods (3)

Prerequisite: Upper Division standing, completion of the GE Foundation, one or more Explorations courses.
This course is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of scientific research, emphasizing connection between research design and statistical analyses. The course covers literature review, hypothesis generation, types of research designs and conceptual approach to data analyses.
Letter Grade Only (A-F). Same course as CLA 496. Not open for credit to students with credit in CLA 496.

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.

592A. Internship in Latino Nutrition and Health Promotion (3)

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in graduate programs in Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, or related fields.
Provides a competency-based, service learning experience in which knowledge, understanding and theory are applied to real-life situations for skill-development of graduate students.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

634. Advanced Latino Community Health (3)

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in graduate programs in Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, or related fields.
Explores the structural-environmental, policy, epidemiological, cultural, and linguistic factors that influence disease and wellness within Latino subpopulations. Provides student with an interdisciplinary examination of the health status and health access issues facing diverse Latino communities in the United States.
Letter grade only (A-F).

635. Latino Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Focus on the Child (3)

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in graduate programs in Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, or related fields.
Explores factors that facilitate and inhibit wellness within Latino children through a culturally relevant and multidisciplinary lens. Latino children are the youngest, fastest growing U.S. demographic whose well-being is inextricably linked to the overall health of our nation.
Letter grade only (A-F).


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