Dec 07, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

HSAD (Health Services Administration)

  
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    HSAD 435 - Administration of Health Services Organizations


    This course addresses the administration of health services organizations as distinguished from other types of organizations.  Students will integrate such issues as organizational development, leadership, conflict management, employment laws, organizational culture, corporate social responsibility, and governance as critical success factors in health services organizations.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites: HSAD 305, BADM 369

    Credits: 3


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    HSAD 450 - Health Economics


    Health Economics is a survey of economic issues and analysis relating to health. Coverage includes: health and poverty, demand for health, cost-benefit, market use plan, and other topics.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202; and HSAD 305

    Credits: 2-3


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    HSAD 459 - Health Services for Long-Term Care


    This course looks at the unique challenges associated with managing organizations providing long-term care services. Topics include the aging process, health service needs, and delivery options.

    Credits: 3


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    HSAD 460 - Long-Term Care Administration


    This course examines effective administration of long-term care institutions. Students will examine the laws and regulations pertaining to long-term care facilities such as service reimbursement, services provided, organization, as well as the knowledge and skills essential to effective management in the long-term care setting.

    Note
    Dual list HSAD 560

    Credits: 3


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    HSAD 470 - Research in Health Services Administration


    Research in Health Services Administration offers research opportunities across the full spectrum of the health care delivery system for the academically advanced student.

    Credits: 1-6


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    HSAD 488 - Health Services Administration Abroad


    This course is a short-term, faculty led study abroad program where students are immersed in a host country’s culture and health services delivery system. Students compare the host country’s health delivery system to the U.S.  A historical, legal and ethical perspective is focused on health care services access, need and demand, and the policy driving management and financial decisions to sustain change. Students participate in relevant health related research. Experiences vary depending upon host country.

    Note
    Dual list HSAD 588

    Credits: 1-6


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    HSAD 491 - Independent Study (C)


    Includes directed study, problems, readings, directed readings, special problems and special projects. Students complete individualized plans of study which include significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement. The faculty member and students negotiate the details of the study plans. Enrollments are usually 10 or fewer students. Meetings depending upon the requirements of the topic.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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    HSAD 492 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-3


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    HSAD 495 - Practicum (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-6


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    HSAD 498 - Undergrad Research/Scholarship (C)


    Includes senior project, and capstone experience. Independent research problems/projects or scholarship activities. The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty member and the student. Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive. Does not include research courses which are theoretical.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 0-12


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HSC (Health Science)

  
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    HLTH/HSC 364 - Emergency Medical Technician (C)


    This course provides the knowledge and skill base for an individual to become a Nationally Registered EMT. The course follows the curriculum set by the National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards. Students are expected to learn the skills necessary to recognize numerous medical and trauma related emergencies. Students will learn vital signs monitoring, Basic Life Support interventions and patient moving/packaging skills. Students will apply learned skills to patients in scenario-based training. 10 hours of in-hospital observation and training are required.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite:  Current CPR certification at the level of BLS Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association).

    Corequisite: HLTH/HSC 364L

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    This course does not certify students as an EMT; they must pass the National Registry exams.

    Credits: 4


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    HLTH/HSC 364L - Emergency Medical Technican Lab


    Laboratory course to accompany HLTH/HSC 364.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites:  Current CPR certification at the level of BLS Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association).

    Corequisite:  HLTH/HSC 364

    Credits: 0


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    HSC 100 - Intro to Advanced Life Support (ALS)


    This course will cover the general scope of practice of a paramedic and explain the roles and responsibilities required therein. The history of EMS as well as the paramedic’s role in society today, basic life-span development and medical legal aspects of a paramedic’s job are addressed.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: Instructor Permission (due to need for certification requirements: BLS for healthcare provider and EMT-B certification and admission to the Sanford Paramedics Program).

    Co-Requisites: HSC 101, 102, 201, 205

    Credits: 1


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    HSC 101 - EMS Anatomy and Physiology


    This course assists the paramedic student to apply knowledge of the human body to clinical care principles.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: Instructor Permission (due to need for certification requirements: BLS for healthcare provider and EMT-B certification and admission to the Sanford Paramedics Program).

    Co-requisite: HSC 100, 102, 201, 205

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 102 - Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Clinical I


    This clinical experience introduces the Paramedic student to caring for patients in the pre-hospital world from an advanced life support (ALS) provider’s standpoint. The student will complete observational clinical rotations on a BLS ambulance as well as in an Emergency Department.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: Instructor Permission (due to need for certification requirements: BLS for healthcare provider and EMT-B certification and admission to the Sanford Paramedics Program).

    Co-requisite: HSC 100, 101, 201, 205

    Note
    New course summer 2014.

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 110 - The Interprofessional Health Team


    The course provides an introduction to a wide variety of specialty areas in the health sciences professions. Service learning and other forms of experiential learning present the opportunity to function in a beginning role as a member of an interprofessional health team.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 111 - Introduction to Research


    This course familiarizes students with the basic research knowledge, skills, and abilities required to design and implement a research project.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 201 - Advanced Airway Management


    This course takes an in-depth look at the human airway anatomy. Upon completion, the student will have a thorough understanding of the knowledge and technique associated with managing a patient’s failing airway.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: Instructor Permission (due to need for certification requirements: BLS for healthcare provider and EMT-B certification and admission to the Sanford Paramedics Program).

    Co-requisite: HSC 100, 101, 102, 205.

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 205 - Patient Assessment


    Addresses a regimented and methodical way of assessing the patient in both the medical and trauma scenario to identify problems a patient is facing.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: Instructor Permission (due to need for certification requirements: BLS for healthcare provider and EMT-B certification and admission to the Sanford Paramedics Program).

    Co-Requisites: HSC 100, 101, 102, 201.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 210 - EMS Pharmacology


     This course presents medications used in the EMS setting and provides the paramedic student a background on the effects of different drugs on the human body.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 205.
    Co-requisite: HSC 210L, 211, 240, 240L

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 210L - EMS Pharmacology Laboratory


    This laboratory course covers medication administration, IV therapy, airway management, and drug calculations, and advanced skills associated with Advanced Life Support (ALS). The student will demonstrate competent assessment using clinical simulation and continue to develop advanced airway skills.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 205
    Co-requisite: HSC 210, 211, 240, 240L.

    Note
    New course summer 2014.

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 211 - Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Clinical


    The paramedic candidate will apply knowledge gained in previous courses to clinical experiences in the Operating Room, Emergency Room, and EMS ride-along shifts.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 205.
    Co-requisite: HSC 210, 210L, 240, 240L

    Note
    New course summer 2014.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 222 - Undergraduate Research I


    This course follows HSC/PHPH 111 Introduction to Research. Undergraduate students will receive hands-on research experience and mentoring, with the opportunity to work alongside scientists in: basic biomedical research, health disparities, clinical or translational research, and data methodologies/biostats/epidemiology. Culminates with a scientific poster presentation at the School of Health Sciences Research Day or IdeaFest.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites: HSC/PHPH 111.

    Cross-listed: Cross-listed with PHPH 111

    Credits: 2-4


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    HSC 240 - Medical Emergencies I


    This course introduces the medical side of patient ailments. Topics include Pulmonology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Allergies and Anaphylaxis, and Gastroenterology emergencies. Each of the systems will first be reviewed in the normal state. Common emergencies associated with each system will be addressed.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 205
    Co-requisite: HSC 210, 210L, 211, 240L

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 240L - Medical Emergencies I Laboratory []


    The student will master assessment skills and use assessment techniques to identify different patient maladies based on previously learned information.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 205
    Co-requisite: HSC 210, 210L, 211, 240

    Credits: 1


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    HSC 241 - Medical Emergencies II


    This course addresses the medical side of patient ailments related to Urology and Nephrology, Toxicology and Substance abuse, Hematology, Environmental Emergencies, Infectious Disease, and Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders. Each of the systems will first be reviewed in the normal state. Common emergencies associated with each system will be addressed.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC240/240L
    Co-requisite: HSC 241L, 244, 246

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 241L - Medical Emergencies II Laboratory


    In this course the student will master assessment skills and use assessment techniques to identify different patient maladies based on previously learned information. The student will continue to perfect advanced airway skills as well as intravenous therapy skills.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 240/240L.
    Co-requisite: HSC 241, 244, 246

    Credits: 1


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    HSC 244 - Cardiac Emergencies


    Cardiac emergencies are some of the most serious and common emergencies in the pre-hospital setting requiring the Paramedic candidate to become an expert in Emergency Cardiology. The student will take an in-depth look at the anatomy of the heart, then master ECGs and use that information to appropriately treat his or her patient.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 240/240L
    Co-requisite: HSC 241, 241L, 246

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 246 - Emergency Medical Services Clinical III


    The student will experience clinical learning in the ICU, ER, OB unit, CCU, CVOR, ALS ride- along, and PICU.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 240/240L
    Co-requisite: HSC 241, 241L, 244

    Note
    New course summer 2014.

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 250 - Healthcare Terminology in the Clinical Setting


    Healthcare practitioners utilize specialized terminology common across the healthcare professions. This course serves as a solid foundation to enhance understanding of the specialized terminology and jump-start learning for those students interested in a large variety of health care careers. Realistic patient case studies provide the opportunity for application and enhanced retention of the healthcare terminology.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 254 - Trauma Emergencies


    This course takes an in-depth look at traumatic injuries and their effects on the human body. The student will learn a mastery of fluid resuscitation as well as body kinematics and their relationship to different injury accidents experienced by EMS trauma patients.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 246
    Co-requisite: HSC 254L, 264, 265

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 254L - Trauma Laboratory


    The student will apply knowledge of Trauma Emergencies to paramedic practice.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 246
    Co-requisite: HSC 254, 264, 265

    Credits: 1


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    HSC 264 - Emergency Medical Services Clinical IV


    The student will complete clinical experiences in the ER, OR, and PICU, focusing on trauma related patient care.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 246
    Co-requisite: HSC 254, 254L, 265

    Note
    New course summer 2014.

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 265 - Emergency Medical Services Operations


    The course focuses on the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential to function as a paramedic with other departments within emergency services. The student will learn the principles of operating an emergency vehicle.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 246
    Co-requisite: HSC 254, 254L, 264

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 270 - Paramedic Professional Development


    The course examines professionalism and professional behaviors as they apply to EMS practitioners and their roles within the Emergency Response team as a whole. The student will make final preparations for certification at the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic level.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 265
    Co-requisite: HSC 270L, HSC 296

    Credits: 1


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    HSC 270L - Paramedic Professional Development Laboratory


    This course is a final laboratory assessment of the student’s ability to successfully carry out the skills required of a paramedic.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Pre-requisite: HSC 265
    Co-requisite: HSC 270, HSC 296

    Credits: 2


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    HSC 275 - Comparative Cultures, Theory and Leadership in Healthcare


    Health care practitioners are expected to provide culturally congruent care that meets the patient’s cultural values and lifestyles. Students will read selected information related to the importance of cultural competency in health care. Students will also gain an understanding of culturally relevant theory and learn to apply correlating models as a foundation for their practice. This course provides Health Science students an opportunity to achieve the program outcome of global citizenship.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 280 - Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology


    HSC 280 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology is designed to introduce students to essential concepts in anatomy and physiology, including basic chemistry, cell and tissue studies, and an overview of all the body systems. Students are introduced to scientific thinking. Intended for allied health and social service programs, and as a general natural science course. This is a single semester course and is not intended for those students seeking admission to a professional health program such as nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, occupational therapy or physician assistant studies.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Co-requisite: HSC 280L

    Note
    New course as of Summer 2013.

    Credits: 4


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    HSC 280L - Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab


    Lab to accompany HSC 280.

    Note
    This course is new as of Summer 2013.

    Credits: 1


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    HSC 281 - Human Disease


    This course involves the study of functional or physiologic changes in the body that result from disease processes. Basic concepts and processes in pathophysiology are presented. Students will learn about specific disorders (or disease states) including etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment. This course provides a foundation and resource for students in a variety of healthcare professional programs.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite: HSC 280/280L Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology or PHGY 220/220L and PHGY 230/230L.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 285 - History and Introduction to Disability


    This course will provide an overview of the field of disability including historical and legislative foundation, service delivery system roles and practices, and contemporary issues impacting individuals and their families. Different disability characteristics and implications for the provision of supports and services aimed at education, employment, independent living, and quality of life outcomes will be discussed. A variety of classroom and community learning experiences will be offered.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 296 - Field Experience (C)


    Applied, monitored, and supervised field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and/or directed plan of study established by the student, instructor, and field-based supervisor. Due to the presence of a field experience supervisor, a lower level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with an internship or practicum course.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite: HSC 265
    Co-requisites: HSC 270/270L

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 305 - Professional Communication and Relationship Centered Care


    This course provides an opportunity to explore human relations in health care organizations. The dimensions of relationship centered care and its role in a reformed system of care are explored. Includes respectful communication essential to working as a member of the interprofessional team.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite: Instructor consent required.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 306 - Spanish for Health Care Workers


    The course will build on the student’s previous knowledge of the Spanish language with a specific emphasis on the language a health professional will need when communicating with a patient. Medical terminology, anatomy, personal information and expressions of feelings will be at the core of the course. The course will also address related cultural issues.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites: A solid base of skills up to Spanish 202, an appropriate placement test score, or permission from the Spanish Program. The course is cross-listed and applicable to the Health Sciences and Languages, Linguistics & Philosophy Departments.

    Cross-listed: SPAN 306

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 310 - Health Care Delivery


    Health Care Delivery explores the history of health care delivery and how it has evolved to the current state. Contemporary trends in health care and ethical issues are considered. The importance of a system approach is emphasized. The continuum of care and the role of providers are discussed. The influence of reimbursement, payment processes, regulations, compliance demands, standards, quality assurance, and accreditation are explored.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 312 - Undergraduate Research II


    This course follows HSC/PHPH 222 Undergraduate Research I. Undergraduate students will develop increased capacity to conduct independent research under the mentorship of a research scientist with the option of self-selecting a different area of research than HSC/PHPH 222. Students will write a research paper and give an oral presentation at the School of Health Sciences Research Day or IdeaFest.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites: HSC/PHPH 222.

    Cross-listed: Cross-listed with PHPH 312

    Credits: 2-4


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    HSC 315 - Introduction to Public Health


    This course will cover the key elements of public health using an evidence-based population health approach. Students will explore through case studies the history, mission, essential services, core function, infrastructure, and care options. This course will use the United States public health system as its focus, but students will be exposed to global issues, views, and case studies from an international perspective.

    Cross-listed: Cross-listed with PHPH 315

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 320 - Epidemiology


    This course will cover the key elements of epidemiology, integrating quantitative thinking, inquiry and analysis, and teamwork. Student will explore the terminology, experimental designs, and application of epidemiology to public health problems. Key sources of epidemiological data will be examined, as will the principles, promise, and problems of public health programs. Students will learn to calculate and interpret basic epidemiological measures and reports.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 325 - Global Health


    The course will provide an introduction to global health issues to include the burden and distribution of disease and mortality in various places in the developed and developing world. Determinants of global health disparities will be addressed with an examination of how economic, political, cultural, and behavioral factors relate to and affect disease spread and management. The formation of global health policies and the outcomes of evidenced-based global health interventions will be explored. Lastly, this course will address emerging innovations to bring resources to health problems in developing countries.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 330 - Native People’s Health Care, Promotion and Policy


    This course addresses healthcare systems, policy, and health conditions common to Native Peoples. The course also studies environmentally related illness, healthy environments and innovative healing and illness prevention strategies in a current Native context.

    Cross-listed: NATV 330

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 350 - Principles of Health Care


    The course focuses on professional attitudes, knowledge and skills essential in health care. Compassion, accountability, ethics, integrity and medical law are addressed. Roles of the professional, including civic engagement, stewardship, leadership and responsibility to the health of the community are explored.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite: Instructor consent required.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 360 - Technology in Care Delivery


    This course focuses on the technologies essential to health care delivery. Technical, organizational, and cost-benefit issues related to health care information systems, including clinical decision support, integrated networking, distributed computing technologies, and telemedicine applications are explored.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 365 - Universal Supports in Disabilities Services


    An overview of universal supports in working with people with disabilities. The content provides the opportunity to develop practical knowledge about universal support systems that assist people with disabilities to be responsible adults in the community.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 370 - Computerized Medical Records Regulatory Compliance


    Technology has become an enabler of solutions, with the healthcare industry doing business through the use of standardized electronic exchanges. This course focuses on the role of the electronic health record (EHR) in a system’s information infrastructure and its essential role in complying with regulatory requirements. The importance of the EHR to reimbursement is addressed. The privacy and security of health records is discussed. Hands-on activities are used to teach EHR concepts and data entry.

    Note
    This is a new course as of Fall 2013.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 375 - The United States and Global Healthcare Systems


    This course explores the history of healthcare delivery within the United States and how it has evolved to the current state. Contemporary trends in the United States healthcare system will be compared to that of the country visited in this faculty led program. The importance of a system approach is emphasized. The continuum of care and the role of providers are discussed as well as the influence of reimbursement, payment processes, regulations, compliance demands, standards, and quality.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 380 - Health Literacy and Culture Care


    “What do I need to know to care for you and to meet your needs?” forms the basis for this course. Familiarizes the student with necessary adaptations to healthcare delivery that reflect an understanding of diversity between and within cultures. Health literacy and the ability to obtain, process, and understand health information needed to make informed health decisions are studied in relation to health outcomes.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisite: Instructor consent required.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 385 - Healthcare Field Experiences


    The course provides an opportunity to work in a healthcare setting. The field experiences and the theory component of the major courses will be summarized with a synthesis of all learning experiences. Reflection is an essential component, occurring through interaction with other students and through oral and/or written presentations.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Prerequisites: A minimum of 3 HSC prefix courses must been completed prior to this course being taken.

    Note
    Registration Restriction: Health Sciences Majors only.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 400 - Clinical Analytics


    This course introduces the use of clinical analytics to enhance health care safety and efficiency. Healthcare systems must measure clinical performance, identify areas for improvement, and redesign processes to achieve desired changes, then, monitor results to ensure desired outcomes are sustained. The focus is on analytic knowledge, skills and abilities essential for anyone entering any sector of the healthcare field.

    Note
    Dual list with HSC 500.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 440 - Major Issues in Health and Human Services


    Examines the major issues which influence health and human services and their delivery. The healthcare needs of a diverse and multicultural population and healthcare disparities and strategies to address these needs are explored. Includes special populations service provision, advocacy, patient/client-centered care, psycho-social aspects of disease and wellness, health promotion and education, quality and cost controls, and interprofessional team approaches to service delivery.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 450 - Patient Safety - Quality Improvement


    Adverse clinical events occur within health care systems causing physical and psychological harm to patients, their families and staff. This course provides the opportunity to develop skills in quality improvement, patient safety, teamwork, leadership, and patient-centered care. These are essential skills needed by all healthcare professionals.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 460 - Leading Change


    The Health Sciences Major portfolio is finalized, including a personal assessment of competencies achievement. Classroom and self-directed learning activities foster the development of core knowledge, skills and values that support the development of leadership skills. Entrepreneurial thinking is explored. The course provides an introduction to the basics of developing a health business plan.

    Note
    Registration Restriction: Instructor Permission Required and Health Sciences Majors only.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 475 - Process and Outcomes Evaluation


    Continuous Improvement efforts are intensifying across the healthcare continuum. The Toyota Production System (TPS) has transformed the auto manufacturing industry, and has recently been adopted by many healthcare institutions. This process improvement methodology will be studied as it applies to healthcare processes, utilizing hands on activities designed to highlight the key components of Pull, Single Piece Flow, Standard Work, and 5S. Case studies focusing on current efforts to reduce waste and improve quality in healthcare will be reviewed.

    Credits: 3


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    HSC 494 - Internship (C)


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.

    Credits: 1-12


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    HSC 496 - Field Experience


    Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study established between the student, instructor and field experience supervisor. Due to the presence of a field experience supervisor, a lower level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case in an internship or practicum course.

    Note
    new course fall 2014

    Credits: 1-12


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    HSC 498 - Undergraduate Research/Scholarship (C)


    Includes Senior Project, and Capstone Experience. Independent research problems/projects or scholarship activities. The plan of study is negotiated by the faculty member and the student. Contact between the two may be extensive and intensive. Does not include research courses which are theoretical.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 1-6


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HIST (History)

  
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    HIST 111 - World Civilizations I (C) [SGR #4]


    A survey of the history, culture, religion and society of the principal civilizations of the world to 1500.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #4 

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 112 - World Civilizations II (C) [SGR #4]


    A survey of the history, culture, religion and society of the principal civilizations of the world since 1500.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #4  

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 121 - Western Civilization I (C) [SGR #4]


    Surveys the evolution of western Civilization from its beginnings into the Reformation and religious wars.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #4 

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 122 - Western Civilization II (C) [SGR #4]


    Surveys the development of western civilization from the Reformation era to the present.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #4  

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 151 - United States History I (C) [SGR #3]


    Surveys the background and development of the United States from its colonial origins to the Civil War and reconstruction.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #3  

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 152 - United States History II (C) [SGR #3]


    Surveys development of the United States since the Civil War and reconstruction.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #3  

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 211 - History of World Art I [SGR #4]


    Art and architecture in the historical and contextual development of the role of visual arts including crafts, drawing, painting, sculptures and architecture, in the historical and cultural development of world civilizations from prehistory through the 14th century.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #4  

    Cross-listed: ARTH 211

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 212 - History of World Art II [SGR #4]


    Art and architecture in the historical and contextual development of the role of visual arts including crafts, drawing, painting, sculpture, and architecture, in the historical and cultural development of world civilization from the renaissance through the 20th century.

    This course meets System General Education Requirement: SGR #4  

    Cross-listed: ARTH 212

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 257 - Early American Indian History and Culture (C)


    A survey of the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the Indian peoples of North America from time immemorial to the end of the nineteenth century.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: AIS 257

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 292 - Topics (C)


    Includes current topics, advanced topics and special topics. A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually of 10 or fewer students with significant one-on-one student/teacher involvement.

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    (C) Denotes a common course.

    Credits: 1-3


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    HIST 310 - Federal Indian Policy


    This course introduces students to the important and unique body of law known as federal Indian law. It provides an overview of the formulation, implementation, evolution, and comparison of federal Indian policy from pre-colonial times to self-governance in the new millennium. Major federal Indian policies will be introduced, including theoretical approaches to federal Indian policy, attitudes of policy-makers, and reactions of indigenous nations to federal policies.

    Cross-listed: NATV 310

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 324 - Dissent and Persecution in the Middle Ages


    This course examines the persecution of heretics, Jews, and Muslims in Medieval Christendom.  It explores how Christian orthodoxy was defined and established, and how those who dissented were marginalized, persecuted, and tortured. Themes that we will address include penitential violence, the Holy Inquisition, medieval magic, witchcraft, and female spirituality. Students will have a clearer understanding of how sacred texts have been used to justify violence and oppression against the religious “other” throughout history, and how interpretation of these historical texts remains relevant in our modern and globalized society.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 329 - French Revolution & Napoleon 1789-1815 (C)


    A study of the major changes in the European political powers due to the French Revolution and the emergence of Napoleon. The effects of the Congress of Vienna will also be evaluated.

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    (C) Denotes common course.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 332 - Pirates, Outlaws & Rebels


    Focuses on understanding the lives of outlaws, peasant rebels, and pirates in their historical context, and exploring the question of why pirates and other persons living outside the law have come to be understood and valorized as heroes.  Also explores what those living outside the law can reveal about perceptions of law vs. social justice, building community, and using primary sources to separate myth from reality.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 340 - European Military History


    Survey of European military history from the ancient world to the end of the Great War, emphasizing the evolution of tactics, strategy, technology, professionalism, administration, and military policy.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 343 - Race, Imperialism, and Empire


    This course is designed to introduce students to some of the key ideas and events associated with imperialism in the modern world, especially as these relate to notions of race.  In particular, it will investigate the complex nature of imperialism, seeking to explore the “building blocks” upon which the European nations constructed their empires during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  Accordingly, student in this course will consider the impact of imperialism upon both the European nations who constructed these empires, as well as those living in Africa, Asia, and the Americas who were challenged by the technological, economic, and military expansion of Europe.  By comparatively considering factors such as migration, race relations, identity formation, and international power dynamics, students will gain a greater understanding of race and the role played by imperialism within a global context.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 348 - Religion in American History


    This course will study religion as a force in American history from the Protestant Reformation in Europe through the present, examining a wide range of beliefs, practices, events, and historical figures. How have religious beliefs and communities both responded and contributed to historical change? What is American about religion in American history? To what degree has religion served as a source of liberation but also as source of oppression in American history?

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 349 - Women in American History (C)


    This course focuses on the experiences of women in the United States from the early colonial period to the present, exploring changes in gender and sexuality, family, labor, and politics and activism. Students will learn to identify and explain key concepts in American women’s history, as well as the diverse viewpoints of American women, paying attention to the intersections of race, gender, class, and sexuality, and how these intersections created diverse experiences for women.

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    (C) Denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 351 - Indigenous Women


    This course examines the experiences of Indigenous women in the US and Canada today with respect to cultural expression in the arts, education, work, family, health, politics, and the law. Contemporary issues facing Indigenous women will be examined, including the effects of Western values and gender/sex roles on Indigenous societies.

    Cross-listed: NATV 351/WMST 351

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 369 - Modern American Indian History and Culture since 1867 (C)


    A survey of the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the Indian peoples of North America from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

    Note
    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: AIS 369

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 370 - Native American Oral History and Traditions


    Oral traditions and histories continue to serve as a means of preserving the collective wisdom of Indigenous nations and communities. Additionally, storytelling serves as a means of transmitting these oral narratives. This course focuses on ways in which various fields of study have approached documenting oral traditions and collaborated with Indigenous nations and communities.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    LAKL 101

    Cross-listed: NATV 370

    Credits: 4


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    HIST 371 - Indian Wars: Past and Present


    This class dismantles the notion that Indigenous resistance ended in 1890 at Wounded Knee. Using a thematic approach, this class examines competing worldviews between Indigenous peoples and settlers and their subsequent responses. This class explores how Indigenous peoples employed various tools to resist ongoing colonization and continued to exert their sovereign rights to protect their land and peoples into the 21st century.

    Cross-listed: NATV 371

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 372 - The American West


    Westward expansion of the United States including cultural contact and conflict with indigenous peoples, economic, cultural and political development, and settler society.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 375 - American Naval History


    Explores the origins and development of naval institutions, tactics, technology and practices in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Examines the United States Navy in the context of American political, cultural and military history.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 392 - Topics (C)


    A course devoted to a particular issue in a specified field. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. Guest artists or experts may serve as instructors. Enrollments are usually limited with significant one-on-one student-teacher involvement.

    Note
    (C) Denotes a common course.

    Credits: 1-4


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    HIST 404 - Classical Mythology


    The origin and development of classical myths, their importance in classical literature, and their influence in literature, drama, music, psychology, and art.

    Cross-listed: Also ENGL 404, CLHU 404, and REL 404

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 405 - Greek Art and Archaeology


    This course surveys the development of arts and architecture viewed in relation to Greek history and societal change from the Mycenaean to the Hellenistic periods.

    Cross-listed: ARTH 405, CLHU 405

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 414 - Ancient Egypt


    Social and cultural history of Egypt from the Old Kingdom through the Roman period.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 418 - History of Latin America (C)


    Examines the political, social, and economic developments in Latin America for the pre-Columbian period to the present.

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    (C) denotes common course

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 421 - The Ancient World in Film


    This course surveys the history of making films about the ancient world. Students will become familiar not only with typical films of the genre but also popular culture’s reception of the ancient world and with the basic elements of film-making. Finally, students will develop the critical tools for analyzing and critiquing films.

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 422 - Ancient Rome (C)


    A survey of Roman history from its beginnings through the reign of Constantine.

    Note
    Course not offered every year

    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: CLHU 418

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 424 - Early Church (C)


    This class will examine the growth and development of Christianity from its beginning through the reign of Constantine.  Course not offered every year.

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    Credits: 3


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    HIST 425 - Medieval Europe (C)


    Examines the history of Western Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the Renaissance and emphasizes religious, political, economic, and social developments.

    Prerequisites and Corequisites
    Course prerequisite: HIST 121

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    (C) denotes common course

    Cross-listed: CLHU 425

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 426 - Renaissance and Reformation Europe


    The history of Europe in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries with emphasis on intellectual, artistic, and religious developments.

    Cross-listed: CLHU 426

    Credits: 3


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    HIST 430 - Ancient Greece


    Survey of Greek history from its beginnings through Alexander the Great with emphasis on social and cultural development.

    Cross-listed: CLHU 440

    Credits: 3


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