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Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Public health professionals work to create conditions that ensure the health and safety of individuals, families and communities. Public health students are trained to inform, empower and educate people about health issues and to mobilize communities to take ownership of their own health. CBU's Public Health major provides students the opportunity to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including public and private health clinics, hospitals, and wellness centers. Students learn how to influence healthcare trends by planning and evaluating both community and individual health programs.

Public Health Major

Lower Division Requirements (31)

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
Fall 2014 ALH101-D D Black, Laurie E. 09/02/2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex
107A
Fall 2014 ALH101-B B Fletcher, Wayne L. 09/02/2014 Monday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
107A
Fall 2014 ALH101-C C Fletcher, Wayne L. 09/02/2014 Monday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex
107A
Fall 2014 ALH101-A A Sullivan, Sean 09/02/2014 Monday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
107A
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ANT225 Cultural Anthropology

ANT225 Cultural Anthropology

A general survey of Cultural Anthropology as a social science, including cultural factors that affect human behavior. Topics include language, kinship, art, religion, subsistence, and cultural change. This course or BEH 100 is a prerequisite for all other courses in Anthropology. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ANT225-E E Stokes, H. Bruce 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 ANT225-C C Melika, Ash 09/02/2014 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall
125
Fall 2014 ANT225-A A Melika, Ash 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center
ONLN
Fall 2014 ANT225-D D Melika, Ash 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
203
Fall 2014 ANT225-B B Stokes, H. Bruce 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center
A110
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BIO146 General Biology I with Lab

BIO146 General Biology I with Lab

Topics covered include cell structure and function, genetics, reproduction and development of animal systems. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BIO146-A A Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Thursday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-E E Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Wednesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-I I Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-B B Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Monday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-C C Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Thursday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-G G Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-H H Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-J J Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-D D Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Monday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2014 BIO146-F F Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Spring 2015 BIO146-A A Koo, Bonjun 01/07/2015 Monday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2015 BIO146-B B Koo, Bonjun 01/07/2015 Monday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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CHE115 General Chemistry I with Lab

CHE115 General Chemistry I with Lab

Structure and behavior of inorganic matter and a mathematical treatment of chemical systems. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 102 or high school chemistry. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 CHE115-I I Ferko, Thomas E. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2014 CHE115-C C Suzuki, Satoru 09/02/2014 Tuesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
123
Fall 2014 CHE115-H H Ferko, Thomas E. 09/02/2014 Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2014 CHE115-A A Suzuki, Satoru 09/02/2014 Monday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
123
Fall 2014 CHE115-F F Ferko, Thomas E. 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2014 CHE115-G G Ferko, Thomas E. 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2014 CHE115-B B Suzuki, Satoru 09/02/2014 Tuesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
123
Fall 2014 CHE115-D D Suzuki, Satoru 09/02/2014 Wednesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
123
Fall 2014 CHE115-E E Ferko, Thomas E. 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A110
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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
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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HSC210 Ethics in Health Care

HSC210 Ethics in Health Care

This course provides grounding in ethical theories and principles as they relate to and impact current health care issues and policies. Students are introduced to a variety of frameworks for ethical decision-making and policy analysis. Current trends in the contemporary health care arena are analyzed through the use of case studies. Recent health care issues are presented including euthanasia, fertility interventions, mental illness, genetic engineering, multicultural issues, economics, public policy, professional ethical codes, and other relevant topics. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; As offered)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 HSC210-B B Penny, Marshare A'Lise 09/02/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
ONLN
Fall 2014 HSC210-C C LaChausse, Robert 09/02/2014 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
ONLN
Fall 2014 HSC210-A A Wigginton, Melissa L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall
ONLN
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INH101 Intro to International Health

INH101 Intro to International Health

This course will orient students to the socio-cultural and economic influence on population-level variation in health and illness. Students will learn about key players in international health, Ministries of Health, UN agencies, foundations, and NGOs. They will be introduced to the major health problems currently affecting the developing world, and will also learn about the CBU mission, objectives, and initiatives, its local and international partners, and about opportunities to gain experience in international health. (3 units; As offered)

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KIN212 First Aid & Safety

KIN212 First Aid & Safety

Theory and practice for prevention and care of accident or sudden illness. The course meets the requirements for Red Cross, CPR, and First Aid Certificates. Students may only earn credit for either KIN 212 or KIN 312. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 KIN212-C C Chavez, Crystal J 09/27/2014 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM James Complex
036
Fall 2014 KIN212-A A Chavez, Crystal J 10/18/2014 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM James Complex
036
Fall 2014 KIN212-B B STAFF, STAFF 11/15/2014 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM James Complex
036
Spring 2015 KIN212-A A MacDonald, Nicole Jean 01/07/2015 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM James Complex
036
Spring 2015 KIN212-B B MacDonald, Nicole Jean 01/07/2015 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM James Complex
036
Spring 2015 KIN212-C C Chavez, Crystal J 01/07/2015 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM James Complex
036
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PSY213 General Psychology

PSY213 General Psychology

This introductory course is a survey of the process of adjustment, growth, learning, remembering, perceiving, thinking, sensation, and emotions. It is meant to better equip the student to predict and control his life, and to understand the behavior of others as well as influence their lives. This course is a prerequisite to all other courses in Psychology. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 PSY213-A A Handojo, Virgo 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 PSY213-E E Sapp, Michael Shane 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
B259
Fall 2014 PSY213-F F Pelletier, Joseph P. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall
109
Fall 2014 PSY213-C C Ramirez, Rebecca R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
B258
Fall 2014 PSY213-D D Handojo, Virgo 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center
B252
Fall 2014 PSY213-B B Pelletier, Joseph P. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center
A112
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STA144 Introduction to Statistics

STA144 Introduction to Statistics

Mathematical theory and applications, development of formulae, principles of statistical decision theory, descriptive measurements, probability concepts, random variables, normal distribution, inferential statistics, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, chi-squared procedures, linear regression, and the use of computers in statistics. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 STA144-I I Holderman, Charlie W. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
104
Fall 2014 STA144-H H Holderman, Charlie W. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Sch Business Building
104
Fall 2014 STA144-G G Wood, Daniel A. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
192
Fall 2014 STA144-E E Wood, Daniel A. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex
192
Fall 2014 STA144-C C Willett, Robert James 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex
192
Fall 2014 STA144-D D Willett, Robert James 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex
192
Fall 2014 STA144-F F Wood, Daniel A. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex
192
Fall 2014 STA144-B B Nielsen, Michelle N. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 STA144-A A Carothers, Linn E. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
251
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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
Fall 2014 HSC305-A A Penny, Marshare A'Lise 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall
109
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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
Fall 2014 HSC420-A A Penny, Marshare A'Lise 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
ONLN
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HSC480 Research Methods

HSC480 Research Methods

This course provides an introduction to clinical research design with statistical analysis. The emphasis will be on the student designing her or his practical research project by the end of the semester. Content would include developing the research question, choosing the (1) study design, (2) study subjects, (3) measurements (independent and dependent variables), data management (including designing the data collection form) and statistical analysis (including sample size estimation and power), ethical issues, implementation, and publication of results. Prerequisite: STA 144; Junior or Senior status. (3 units; As offered)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 HSC480-B B Kim, Sangmin 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center
B113
Fall 2014 HSC480-A A Kim, Sangmin 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
B113
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HSC499 Health Science Capstone

HSC499 Health Science Capstone

The course is designed to be a culminating exercise for students to reflect upon, evaluate, and assimilate knowledge and experience they have gained by participating in a research or internship opportunity prior to this course. Students in the capstone will prepare a presentation (both oral and written) that will focus on that experience. Pre- or Co- requisite: HSC 380. (2 units)

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ICS430 Intercultural Communications

ICS430 Intercultural Communications

The purpose of this course is to explore the principles of intercultural communications. This course will address principles and processes of communication from one culture to another. The course will also focus on different perceptions, ways of thinking, values, non-verbal expression, language expression and sub-groups within a culture as they relate to the media and the message. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ICS430-A A White, Kristen 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
A111
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INH300 Outbrk & Emrgncy Prep & Response

INH300 Outbrk & Emrgncy Prep & Response

This course is an intensive introduction to public health emergency preparedness and response and covers a number of topics, including: the role of public health in disasters; intentional mass threats; emergency operations planning and exercises; and infectious disease emergency readiness. (3 units; As offered)

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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
Fall 2014 KIN302-B B Miller, Amy 09/02/2014 Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM James Complex
ONLN
Fall 2014 KIN302-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
ONLN
Spring 2015 KIN302-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 01/07/2015 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ONLN
Spring 2015 KIN302-B B Hauck, Lauri M. 01/07/2015 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
ONLN
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NFS310 Community Nutrition

NFS310 Community Nutrition

Study of the community-based programs with nutrition components, including work-site wellness, health promotion, schools, day-care programs, and health clinics. Programs in these areas include nutrition screening and assessment, feeding programs and assistance, plus health promotion and disease prevention. Prerequisite: NFS 101 or BIO146 and either CHE112 or CHE115. (3 units; As offered)

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