Health Sciences

College of Allied Health

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Health Science (Minor)

Health Science Minor

CBU’s Health Science Minor provides students from other disciplines the opportunity to explore foundational elements of Health Science and healthcare delivery, including courses in Epidemiology, Public Health, Medical Terminology and Health Care Policy. This new minor is an excellent complement to existing CBU majors including Nursing, Biology, and Business Administration.

Course Requirements (22 units)

To satisfy the minor, the following courses must be completed:

Lower Division Requirements

ALH101 Introd Allied Health Professions

ALH101 Introd Allied Health Professions

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic skills necessary for academic success in allied health, to review the numerous career options in the allied health professions, and to explore the student's calling and vocation. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 ALH101-A A Wigginton, Melissa L. 01/08/2014 Wednesday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM James Complex
107A
Spring 2014 ALH101-B B Black, Laurie E. 01/08/2014 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM James Complex
107A
Spring 2014 ALH101-C C Black, Laurie E. 01/08/2014 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM James Complex
107A
Fall 2014 ALH101-B B STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Monday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 ALH101-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Monday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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Fall 2014 ALH101-C C STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Monday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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BIO173 Medical Terminology

BIO173 Medical Terminology

The analysis of the Greek and Latin components of medical and biological terms with the objective of developing skills in word recognition and word building. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 BIO173-B B Panaro, Marilyn A. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Yeager Center
B112
Spring 2014 BIO173-A A Panaro, Marilyn A. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Yeager Center
A111
Fall 2014 BIO173-A A Panaro, Marilyn A. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
123
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HSC104 Survey U.S. Health Care Delivery

HSC104 Survey U.S. Health Care Delivery

The course is designed to provide the students with a basic foundation in the ways in which health care is delivered to patients in the United States. The course will explore the matrix of insurance companies, financing, patient rights, and physician liabilities as it creates a contemporary illustration of how environmental factors influence and shape our current system. The primary foci will be the delivery, financing, and regulation of healthcare in the US. (3 units; As offered)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 HSC104-A A Fletcher, Wayne L. 01/08/2014 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Sch Business Building
ONLN
Summer 2014 HSC104-A A STAFF, STAFF 05/05/2014 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
ONLN
Fall 2014 HSC104-A A Fletcher, Wayne L. 09/02/2014 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall
ONLN
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Upper Division Requirements

HSC305 Epidemiology

HSC305 Epidemiology

Principles and methods used to investigate the distribution, determinants, and prevention strategies for disease in human populations. Major topics include: disease classification, measures of disease frequency and relative effect, comparisons and contrasts of analytic study designs, methods used to isolate effects, statistical significance testing, interpretation of results, and screening for latent disease. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 HSC305-A A Wigginton, Melissa L. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Mission Hall
109
Summer 2014 HSC305-A A Wigginton, Melissa L. 05/05/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Sch Business Building
106
Fall 2014 HSC305-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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HSC310 Publc Hlth Promtn & Disease Prvn

HSC310 Publc Hlth Promtn & Disease Prvn

This course addresses health promotion and disease prevention for all ages and all population groups - individuals, families, and communities. The focus will begin at the individual level and continue to the population level. At the individual level, focus will be placed on developing an understanding and appreciation for the knowledge and skills required in counseling, screening, and immunization and prophylaxis. At the population level, emphasis will be placed on promoting health and preventing disease through community based programs. It will emphasize the health and economic benefits of incorporating prevention strategies for the individual and the community. Health promotion and disease intervention strategies will be explored to help maximize health and prevent illness. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 HSC310-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 01/08/2014 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 9:20 AM Sch Business Building
ONLN
Summer 2014 HSC310-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 05/05/2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Yeager Center
ONLN
Fall 2014 HSC310-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
ONLN
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HSC315 Therapeutic Interventions

HSC315 Therapeutic Interventions

This course addresses current lifestyle and chronic diseases, including cardiovascular, metabolic, communicable, nutritional, and other chronic conditions. If provides an overview of human diseases, their risk factors, screening approaches, risk reduction, prevention strategies, and multidisciplinary lifestyle interventions. While basic anatomy and physiology are addressed, the larger and more significant emphasis is placed on the disease process and related primary risk and protective factors, as well as appropriate screening procedures. (3 units)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 HSC315-A A Wigginton, Melissa L. 01/08/2014 Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:20 AM James Complex
ONLN
Summer 2014 HSC315-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 05/05/2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Yeager Center
ONLN
Fall 2014 HSC315-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 09/02/2014 Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ONLN
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HSC420 Health Care Policy

HSC420 Health Care Policy

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the health care policy process in the United States. Students will gain an understanding of how the health care system works and how health care policy has been made in the U.S. Review and analysis of current various proposals for health care reform will be conducted. Prerequisite: HSC 104. (3 units; As offered)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 HSC420-A A Fletcher, Wayne L. 01/08/2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM The Village at CBU
ONLN
Fall 2014 HSC420-A A Fletcher, Wayne L. 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
ONLN
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KIN302 Contemporary Health Issues

KIN302 Contemporary Health Issues

Major areas include personal, family, and community health, including the effects of alcohol, dangerous drugs and narcotics, degenerative and infectious diseases, and tobacco on the human body. Exploration of community resources related to health issues is offered. Meets California Teacher Credential requirements. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 KIN302-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 01/08/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM James Complex
ONLN
Spring 2014 KIN302-B B Hauck, Lauri M. 01/08/2014 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Yeager Center
ONLN
Fall 2014 KIN302-B B Miller, Amy 09/02/2014 Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA
ONLN
Fall 2014 KIN302-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ONLN
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