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International Health

Bachelor of Science in International Health

The Bachelor of Science in International Health, combined with the required Minor in Global Justice, is an interdisciplinary degree which will provide students with understanding and problem solving skills to work in the area of international health, addressing such issues as disease, poverty, natural disasters, population, and environmental health.

A degree in International Health seeks to provide students with an opportunity to understand health problems and develop means of disease reduction and health protection in underserved populations around the world. International Health draws on all public health disciplines for application in global settings and emphasizes training programs for students with international and cross-cultural interests. This degree is also specifically designed with a missional focus that is unique to CBU. The School of Christian Ministries minor in Global Justice is a required part of this new major as our desire is to prepare individuals interested in health and healthcare with the background and focus on a Biblical worldview with respect to global justice.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the use of critical thinking in all aspects of their educational and professional endeavors.
  • Display fundamental principles and skills in conducting research in the field of international health.
  • Assess how conditions in developing countries impact people's health status.
  • Critically evaluate and analyze international health-related scientific studies, findings and reports.
  • Design, manage, and evaluate independent field and policy research using research methodologies and evidence-based analysis.
  • Evaluate the challenges and formulate appropriate strategies of providing health services in developing countries utilizing the theories and principles of public health and epidemiology.
  • Equipped to immerse themselves in any community with professional, institutional, political and cultural awareness and understanding.
  • Analyze the comprehensive determinants of global health inequity.
  • Understand how to integrate Christ-like service into a secularized global health field.
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Career Opportunities

This major prepares an individual to serve in a wide range of capacities with national and international governmental and non-governmental organization such as the American Red Cross, Centers for Disease Control, Compassion International, Doctors Without Borders, Federal Emergency Medical Assistance, World Vision and the United Nations.

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Lower Division Courses

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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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
Spring 2014 ANT225-E E Stokes, H. Bruce 01/08/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM James Complex
036
Spring 2014 ANT225-D D Melika, Ash 01/08/2014 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:50 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2014 ANT225-B B Goodman, Julie Marcele 01/08/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Sch Business Building
204
Spring 2014 ANT225-C C Goodman, Julie Marcele 01/08/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM Sch Business Building
204
Spring 2014 ANT225-A A Melika, Ash 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Sch Business Building
203
Summer 2014 ANT225-A A Goodman, Julie Marcele 05/05/2014 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 ANT225-E E Stokes, H. Bruce 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 ANT225-C C Melika, Ash 09/02/2014 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 ANT225-A A Melika, Ash 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center
A110
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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BIO205 Human Microbiology w/Lab

BIO205 Human Microbiology w/Lab

A study of microorganisms with special emphasis on bacteria and viruses in the human environment. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 BIO205-F F Bideshi, Dennis K. 01/06/2014 Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM James Complex
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Spring 2014 BIO205-E E Park, Hyun-Woo 01/08/2014 Monday 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM Yeager Center
A112
Spring 2014 BIO205-D D Park, Hyun-Woo 01/08/2014 Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM Yeager Center
A112
Spring 2014 BIO205-B B Park, Hyun-Woo 01/08/2014 Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM Yeager Center
A112
Spring 2014 BIO205-A A Park, Hyun-Woo 01/08/2014 Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM Yeager Center
A112
Summer 2014 BIO205-B B Bideshi, Dennis K. 05/05/2014 Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM James Complex
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Summer 2014 BIO205-A A Bideshi, Dennis K. 05/05/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex
223
Summer 2014 BIO205-C C Park, Hyun-Woo 06/30/2014 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
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Fall 2014 BIO205-K K Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
ONLN
Fall 2014 BIO205-H H Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2014 BIO205-I I Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2014 BIO205-J J Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2014 BIO205-B B Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2014 BIO205-C C Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2014 BIO205-D D Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2014 BIO205-G G Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Monday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2014 BIO205-A A Bideshi, Dennis K. 09/02/2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
124
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CHE102 Fundamentals of Chemistry

CHE102 Fundamentals of Chemistry

A review of fundamental topics in chemistry including units of measurements, classifications of matter, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, the periodic table, chemical reactions, solutions, gases, and energy. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 CHE102-D D Johnson, Steven L. 01/06/2014 Array Array - Array Online
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Spring 2014 CHE102-B B Cornejo, Christina C. 01/08/2014 Tuesday 3:30 PM - 4:50 PM Building 36
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Spring 2014 CHE102-A A Schacht, Patrick C. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Sch Business Building
202
Summer 2014 CHE102-B B Koo, Bonjun 05/05/2014 Array Array - Array Online
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Fall 2014 CHE102-F F Szeto, Daniel P. 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Online
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Fall 2014 CHE102-E E Schacht, Patrick C. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 CHE102-C C Cornejo, Christina C. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Sch Business Building
203
Fall 2014 CHE102-D D Cornejo, Christina C. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sch Business Building
203
Fall 2014 CHE102-A A Fossett, Lawrence A 09/02/2014 Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
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Fall 2014 CHE102-B B Suzuki, Satoru 09/02/2014 Tuesday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
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CHE112 Organic & Biochem Hlth Sci w/lab

CHE112 Organic & Biochem Hlth Sci w/lab

A survey of Organic and Biochemistry topics with special emphasis on metabolic processes and applications to medicine and health. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 102. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 CHE112-K K Cron, Daniel J 03/03/2014 Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM James Complex
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Spring 2014 CHE112-G G Cornejo, Christina C. 01/08/2014 Friday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Yeager Center
A110
Spring 2014 CHE112-F F Cornejo, Christina C. 01/08/2014 Wednesday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Yeager Center
A110
Spring 2014 CHE112-I I Johnson, Steven L. 01/08/2014 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM Yeager Center
A110
Spring 2014 CHE112-E E Cornejo, Christina C. 01/08/2014 Monday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Yeager Center
A110
Spring 2014 CHE112-J J Johnson, Steven L. 01/08/2014 Monday 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM Yeager Center
A110
Spring 2014 CHE112-A A Fossett, Lawrence A 01/08/2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Sch Business Building
123
Spring 2014 CHE112-D D Fossett, Lawrence A 01/08/2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Sch Business Building
123
Spring 2014 CHE112-B B Fossett, Lawrence A 01/08/2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Sch Business Building
123
Spring 2014 CHE112-C C Fossett, Lawrence A 01/08/2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Sch Business Building
123
Spring 2014 CHE112-H H Johnson, Steven L. 01/08/2014 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM Yeager Center
A110
Summer 2014 CHE112-B B Schacht, Patrick C. 06/30/2014 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM James Complex
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Summer 2014 CHE112-A A Schacht, Patrick C. 06/30/2014 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM James Complex
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Fall 2014 CHE112-F F STAFF, STAFF 10/27/2014 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
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Fall 2014 CHE112-E E Schacht, Patrick C. 09/02/2014 Friday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
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Fall 2014 CHE112-B B Johnson, Steven L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 CHE112-D D Schacht, Patrick C. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
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Fall 2014 CHE112-A A Johnson, Steven L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 CHE112-C C Schacht, Patrick C. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
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ENV110 Intro to Enviro Science with Lab

ENV110 Intro to Enviro Science with Lab

This interdisciplinary class approach to our environment emphasizes the study of the physical, chemical, biological problems of the Earth. It includes human interactions with the environment, the impact of human development, and technology on the quality of natural resources and living organisms. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ENV110-A A Koo, Bonjun 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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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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INH200 Matrnl & Chld Hlth in Dev Cntrs

INH200 Matrnl & Chld Hlth in Dev Cntrs

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 INH200-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 01/08/2014 Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:20 AM James Complex
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INH220 Population Health & Family Plnng

INH220 Population Health & Family Plnng

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 INH220-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Tuesday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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POL250 Intro to International Politics

POL250 Intro to International Politics

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 POL250-A A McHorney, Chris A. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Yeager Center
A111
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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
Spring 2014 STA144-C C Nielsen, Michelle N. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Sch Business Building
106
Spring 2014 STA144-B B Nielsen, Michelle N. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Sch Business Building
252
Spring 2014 STA144-A A Carothers, Linn E. 01/08/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Sch Business Building
250
Summer 2014 STA144-A A Carothers, Linn E. 05/05/2014 Monday 4:00 PM - 8:50 PM James Complex
367
Summer 2014 STA144-B B Carothers, Linn E. 05/05/2014 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:50 PM James Complex
375
Fall 2014 STA144-E E Wood, Daniel A. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
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Fall 2014 STA144-G G Wood, Daniel A. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 STA144-F F Wood, Daniel A. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Fall 2014 STA144-D D Willett, Robert James 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Fall 2014 STA144-C C Willett, Robert James 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Fall 2014 STA144-B B Nielsen, Michelle N. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 STA144-A A Carothers, Linn E. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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Upper Division Courses

ALH301 Global Health Engagement Seminar

ALH301 Global Health Engagement Seminar

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: ALH 101. (3 units; Spring)

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ALH401 Global Health Engagement Prctcm

ALH401 Global Health Engagement Prctcm

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)

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ALH405 Grant Writing

ALH405 Grant Writing

An examination of the skills required to locate funding opportunities and write and submit grant applications and reports for health promotion and education programs. The course is designed to help students to gain experience and practice in finding grant money and applying for grants to undertake community health projects. (3 units; As offered)

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ALH495 Clinical Practicum

ALH495 Clinical Practicum

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))

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 ALH495-B B Kim, Namhee 01/08/2014 Tuesday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM James Complex
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Spring 2014 ALH495-A A Kim, Sangmin 01/08/2014 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Yeager Center
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Summer 2014 ALH495-A A Kim, Sangmin 05/05/2014 Monday 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM Instructor
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Fall 2014 ALH495-B B Kim, Namhee 09/02/2014 Tuesday 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 ALH495-A A Kim, Sangmin 09/02/2014 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor
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HSC300 Health Communication

HSC300 Health Communication

The purpose of this course is to focus on the use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions regarding health. The seminar will focus on the following contexts of health: the multidimensional nature of health communication; understanding empirical research in health communication; behavioral theories in health communication; rhetorical theories in health communication; legal and ethical concerns in health communication; the communication of risk and uncertainty; and the design of health campaigns. Students will be required (a) to research and prepare a health communication strategy for use in a specific context and (b) to design an accompanying print or hypertext document to be used in that context. (3 units; As offered)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 HSC300-A A Wigginton, Melissa L. 01/08/2014 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Sch Business Building
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Summer 2014 HSC300-A A Wigginton, Melissa L. 05/05/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Sch Business Building
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Fall 2014 HSC300-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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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
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Summer 2014 HSC310-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 05/05/2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Yeager Center
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Fall 2014 HSC310-A A Mc Farland, Kenneth T. 09/02/2014 Tuesday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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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
Spring 2014 HSC480-A A Kim, Sangmin 01/08/2014 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM James Complex
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Summer 2014 HSC480-A A STAFF, STAFF 05/05/2014 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM James Complex
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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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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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 INH300-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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POL415 World Geography

POL415 World Geography

This course studies the world's geographic areas and the outstanding human, social, and physical features of realms and regions. In doing so, special attention is given to the more important features of histories, societies, cultures, and religions of the people living in the region. It also examines the relationship between human life and natural environment. The purpose is to help students better understand the world, our relationship with the environment, and human connections around the globe. (This course does not meet the POL general education requirement.) (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 POL415-A A Hinrichs, Troy 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Yeager Center
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Fall 2014 POL415-A A Hinrichs, Troy 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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Suggested Electives

ANT350 Language and Culture

ANT350 Language and Culture

An examination of the relationship between culture and language including a basic understanding of language, the development of language, linguistic aspects of culture and how the symbiosis of language and culture affect individuals, groups and nations. Prerequisite: ANT 225 or BEH 100. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 ANT350-A A Melika, Ash 01/08/2014 Monday 2:00 PM - 4:50 PM James Complex
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ANT430 Culture and Personality

ANT430 Culture and Personality

An examination of the interaction between personal patterns of behavior and social influences; consideration of the environment/heredity issue in human life. Prerequisite: ANT 225 or BEH 100. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ANT430-A A Goodman, Julie Marcele 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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NTD101 Intro to Nutrition & Dietetics

NTD101 Intro to Nutrition & Dietetics

This class provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of normal nutrition and their relation to the health and physical fitness of individuals. Also includes a discussion of the career opportunities within nutrition and dietetics, and the computer software pertinent to the nutrition and dietetics health field. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

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NTD220 Food, Culture & Society

NTD220 Food, Culture & Society

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. Prerequisite: ANT 225 or SOC 213. (3 units, As Offered)

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NTD480 Agricul, Nutr & Intl Development

NTD480 Agricul, Nutr & Intl Development

Issues in technology, food policy, nutrition, political economy, and social welfare in developing societies. Integrates concerns about food and nutrient distribution and availability, malnutrition, scientific principles of nutrient utilization and metabolism, and human productivity and reproduction. Prerequisite: NTD 101. (3 units, As Offered)

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POL350 International Relations Theory

POL350 International Relations Theory

This course begins with an in-depth examination of the dominant and alternative theories found within the international relations literature. Having established a solid theoretical foundation, the course will consider important disagreements between the dominant theories (e.g., the structure of the international system) and the corresponding predicted outcomes (e.g., conflict or cooperation within the international system). The course concludes with an examination of several contemporary international relations issues, such as globalization and terrorism. (3 units; Fall even years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 POL350-A A McHorney, Chris A. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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POL437 Globalization

POL437 Globalization

The course provides a critical assessment of political economy with a special emphasis on the increasing pace of globalization. The course begins with an overview of economics, which is the study of how human beings cope with the problem of provisioning themselves. After discussing the relevant economic principles, the course examines the causes and consequences of economic globalization. (3 units; Fall even years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 POL437-A A Luther, Timothy C. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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POL439 International Conflict

POL439 International Conflict

The course examines many theoretical explanations for international conflict, such as religious differences, groupthink, territorial demands, domestic politics, misperception, shifts in the balance of power, and ideological differences. Following an extensive discussion of these theories, the course analyzes relevant case studies to determine the validity and relevance of the theoretical explanations. The course concludes with an examination of the diplomatic and political options available to states and intergovernmental organizations seeking to reduce the intensity and frequency of wars in the 21st century. (3 units; Fall odd years)

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POL454 International Organizations

POL454 International Organizations

The course begins with an examination of the relevant empirical and theoretical studies on International Organizations (IOs), with an emphasis on Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) in the global arena. Having established solid empirical and theoretical foundations, he course will explore the impact of international organization son several issue areas. The second principal portion of the course will utilize the same approach in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs). (3 units; Spring even years)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2014 POL454-A A McHorney, Chris A. 01/08/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM James Complex
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Global Justice Minor 

Students must declare and complete all requirements for the Global Justice Minor.

For more information about the Minor, please visit the School of Christian Ministries website, and the Global Justice Minor program.