Bachelor of Science in Public Health Concentrations

CBU's Public Health program offers three concentrations:

View the information below for each concentration.

Global Health

Complete 18 units from the following:

ALH301 Global Health Engagement Seminar
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This seminar is the first half of the Global Health Engagement sequence. Students will prepare for a summer global engagement practicum through class lectures and a research paper. Cultural awareness and sensitivity as well as an understanding of global health are key components of this class. Students are required to take this course prior to completion of the global health engagement practicum. Prerequisite: HSC 100. (3 units; Spring)

ALH301-A
Salley, Erik R.
01/11/2017 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Health Science Campus L243

ALH401 Global Health Engagement Prctcm
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The purpose of the global health engagement practicum is to provide students with an opportunity to expand the level of understanding of what it takes to be an international health care professional, and to gain new insight about the commitment it takes to follow the path to becoming an international health care provider. Students will have the opportunity to travel abroad, working with partners in health care and health related fields. Course may be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ALH 301.(3 units; Summer)

ALH401-A
Salley, Erik R.
01/11/2017 W 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus L243
ALH401-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/08/2017 M 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus A013

INH200 Matrnl & Chld Hlth in Dev Cntrs
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This course provides an overview of the critical health problems of women, adolescents, and children in resource limited settings and examines programmatic interventions and practical strategies that respond to those problems. The course covers MCH proposal development, community involvement and program implementation and management. (3 units; As offered)

INH220 Population Health & Family Plnng
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This class provides an introduction to the wide range of global health challenges facing countries today such as the measurement of health status, infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, nutrition, reproductive health, global environmental health and complex emergencies. This class will also include discussion of family planning methods and implications both in the United States and globally; focusing on topics such as the declining population, gender and health, contraception, health policy and implications regarding family planning as well as the discussion of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s). (3 units; As offered)

NFS220 Food, Culture & Society
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Examination of how, what, when, where, and why people eat. Cultural differences related to food provision, production, and consumption will be evaluated. Relationships of history, geography, climate, customs, social status, health, economy, religion, and politics to food and society also explored. (3 units, As offered)

NFS220-A
Zheng, Shasha
09/05/2017 TR 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Adams Business Park ONLN

POL250 Intro to International Politics
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This course begins with an examination of the relevant international relations paradigms and evaluates several foreign policy decision-making models. The course considers important actors within the international system, such as intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations and concludes with an examination of contemporary international relations issues, such as interstate war, economic development, human rights, and trade. (3 units; Spring)

POL250-A
McHorney, Chris A.
01/11/2017 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 124

Health Care Administration

Complete 18 units from the following:

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I
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An introduction to financial accounting, involving its basic structure, the accounting cycles for service and merchandising enterprises, assets, liabilities, and accounting systems. (3 units; Fall)

ACC250-A
Christie, Stephen R.
01/11/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
ACC250-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
05/08/2017 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
ACC250-B
Christie, Stephen R.
09/05/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
ACC250-C
Christie, Stephen R.
09/05/2017 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ACC250-D
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/05/2017 M 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
ACC250-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

BUS218 Macroeconomics
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This course offers a common sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course focuses on the overall economy and economic theories that offer explanations for its fluctuations and changes. Also, the course is designed to give the student a sufficient grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of economics to stimulate interest in further study and provide background in business. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS218-C
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
01/11/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 251
BUS218-A
Keyes-Kimbirk, Wendy R
01/11/2017 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 251
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
01/11/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 251
BUS218-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 TR 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 204
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
09/05/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204

BUS358 Business Law
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This course covers the law of sales, employment, contracts, negotiable instruments, agency and partnerships, corporations, insurance, real and personal property, estates, and bankruptcy. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
01/11/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 104
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
01/11/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
09/05/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
09/05/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125

BUS463 Business & Organizational Mgmt
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This course is the study of management theories and the functional concepts of leadership, planning, and decision making. Special emphasis is placed on quality issues, globalism, diversity, ethics, productivity, motivation, skill development, and human resource management. An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS463-B
Walls, John L.
01/11/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 104
BUS463-A
Bigley, Joel Douglas
01/11/2017 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
BUS463-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BUS463-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

HSC330 Health Information Systems
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This course provides an overview of various health information systems, with emphasis on case studies of systems utilized in areas such as patient care, clinical decision-support, disease and demographic surveillance, imaging and simulation, and safety and environmental assessment. Fundamentals of proposing, reporting, and refereeing evaluation studies are covered. Legal and ethical issues related to training, security, confidentiality, and the use of informed consent are also addressed. (3 units; As offered))

HSC360 Finance & Reimbrsmnt in Hlth Cre
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This course deals with the financing and reimbursement functions associated with medical care in the United states. Primary attention is directed towards the economic purpose, structure, operation, and performance of the private health insurance industry. Emphasis is placed on the business of providing health insurance products such as underwriting, medical claims cost control, pricing, and marketing. In that context, managed care techniques, benefit package designs including consumer directed health plans, and cost sharing mechanisms are discussed. Attention is also paid to the Medicare and Medicaid programs, the impact of government regulations on the operation and performance of the private health insurance industry, and health care reform. (3 units; As offered)

Health Education

Complete 15 units from the following:

ALH495 Clinical Practicum
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This course provides supervised clinical practicum hours in a community-based health care setting. The student will work with their patients and clients in their chosen field of study under the supervision of health care professional, and will periodically report their clinical experience to the instructor to reflect their field experience. The course entails two major components: (1) Clinical experience, (2) Review and assessment of the student's attainment of professional experience in the College of Allied Health. A total of 126 hours for 14 weeks of on-site work, observation, or participation are required. Prerequisite: Senior status (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer))

BUS463 Business & Organizational Mgmt
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This course is the study of management theories and the functional concepts of leadership, planning, and decision making. Special emphasis is placed on quality issues, globalism, diversity, ethics, productivity, motivation, skill development, and human resource management. An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS463-B
Walls, John L.
01/11/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 104
BUS463-A
Bigley, Joel Douglas
01/11/2017 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
BUS463-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BUS463-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

HSC410 Health Behavior Change
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This course addresses the exploration and application of education, psychosocial, and spiritual components of health behaviors. Behavior change theory, principles, predictive models, and their application to health behavior change programs and interventions will be investigated. (3 units; As offered)

HSC410-B
Penny, Marshare A'Lise
01/11/2017 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/11/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
05/08/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-A
Kim, Sangmin
09/05/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC410-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L246

HSC460 Planning & Eval Health Edu Progs
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This course addresses the use of planning models and diagnostic techniques to design, deliver, and evaluate health education programs in a variety of settings: school, worksite, medical care, and community groups. It will also study the steps in the educational process: conducting behavioral and educational diagnoses; setting behavioral and educational objectives; selecting appropriate intervention strategies; integration and application of behavioral and education theories to interventions; instructional delivery and design skills; and evaluation of education results. (3 units; As offered)

HSC460-A
LaChausse, Robert G.
01/11/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus A014

NFS200 Lifecycle Nutrition
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This class will provide a rapidly moving study of nutrition in the lifecycle from infancy through advancing years. Emphasis will be placed on the application of nutritional requirements and guidelines in each age group to dietary planning and intake. (3 units, As offered)

NFS200-A
Zheng, Shasha
09/05/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Adams Business Park A21