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.

Lower Division Courses

ALH101 Introd Allied Health Professions
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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)

BIO173 Medical Terminology
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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)

BIO173-A
Panaro, Marilyn A.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 123

HSC104 Survey U.S. Health Care Delivery
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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)

HSC104-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC104-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

Upper Division Courses

HSC305 Epidemiology
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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)

HSC305-A
Penny, Marshare A'Lise
05/08/2017 Th 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC305-A
Penny, Marshare A'Lise
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus L243

HSC306 Pathophysiology for Public Hlth
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This course introduces students to the basic pathogenesis of disease in human beings. The course will describe the most common disorders as they relate to each major body system while exploring the etiology, risk factors, diagnostic and prognostic procedures of each disease. This course also studies the pathology and general health management of disease and injuries across the human lifespan. (3.0 units; As Offered)

HSC306-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L243

HSC310 Publc Hlth Promtn & Disease Prvn
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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)

HSC420 Health Care Policy
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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)

HSC420-A
Nam, Sanggon
09/05/2017 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

KIN302 Contemporary Health Issues
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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)

KIN302-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 M 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN