Nursing and Health Studies Program

Health Studies Concentration Area Courses

As part of the degree program, students will take at least one course in each of the four concentration areas below, and then complete an additional 20 credits (4 courses) in either the broad pathway or focused pathway; see the Health Studies Major Requirements table for additional details.

Concentration Area Course List

The courses on the following list will count towards fulfilling
rlibrary of science booksequirements in each concentration areas. Please note that courses that appear multiple times can only be counted in one concentration area.  

This list was recently updated in August 2013.  If you have taken a course off of the previously approved list, we will honor that as a concentration area course if it was taken in fall 2013 or prior.  Any courses taken off of the old list starting in winter 2014, will no longer fulfill the concentration area requirements.  

Health and Life Sciences

  • BIS 337 – Risk and Resilience
  • BIS 380 – Bioethics
  • BIS 384 – Health, Medicine, and Society
  • BIS 438 – Prevention and Promotion
  • BISSTS 307 – Science, Technology, and Society
  • BST 321 – Consciousness Studies
  • BST 322 – Exploration of Consciousness
  • B BIO 231 – Genes, Genomes, and Heredity
  • B BIO 232 – Embryos, Genes and Reproductive Technology
  • B BIO 305 – The Science and Ethics of Stem Cells
  • B BIO 310 – Brain and Behavior
  • B BIO 351 – Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I
  • B BIO 352 – Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II
  • B BIO 360 – Intro to Genetics
  • B BIO 364 – Biochemistry I
  • B BIO 365 – Biochemistry II
  • B BIO 370 – Microbiology
  • B BUS 330 – Information Management and Analysis
  • B HLTH 480 – Genetics and Public Health


Community Engagement

  • BIS 265 – Multicultural America
  • BIS 348 – Cultural Psychology
  • BIS 384 – Health, Medicine, and Society
  • BIS 438 – Prevention and Promotion
  • BISAMS 367 – Exploring American Culture: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
  • BISSEB 304 – Institutions and Social Change
  • BST 321 – Consciousness Studies
  • BST 322 – Exploration of Consciousness
  • B EDUC 220 – Education and Society
  • B EDUC 230 – Culture, Knowledge, and Education
  • B EDUC 460 – Moral Dimensions of Education
  • B EDUC 461 – Educational Implications of Gender Inequality
  • B BUS 330 – Information Management and Analysis
  • B BUS 402 – Managing Work Teams
  • B HLTH 444 – Issues in American Indian Health
  • B HLTH 450 – Exploring the Humanities in Healthcare
  • B HLTH 455 – Women, Culture, and Healing
  • B HLTH 460 – Assessment of Older Adults
  • B HLTH 465 – Adolescent Health
  • BHS 320 – Human Health and the Environment


Local and Global Health

  • BIS 265 – Multicultural America
  • BIS 282 - Globalization
  • BIS 310 – Women, Culture, and Development
  • BIS 348 – Cultural Psychology
  • BIS 384 – Health, Medicine, and Society
  • BIS 415 – Public Policy and Law
  • BIS 438 – Prevention and Promotion
  • BIS 448 – Social Policy
  • BIS 468 – Human Rights and Sustainable Development
  • BISAMS 367 – Exploring American Culture: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
  • BISSEB 304 – Institutions and Social Change
  • BISSEB 359 – Ethics and Society
  • BISLEP 301 – Law, Economics, and Public Policy
  • B BIO 310 – Brain and Behavior
  • BST 321 – Consciousness Studies
  • B EDUC 220 – Education and Society
  • B EDUC 230 – Culture, Knowledge, and Education
  • B EDUC 461 – Educational Implications of Gender Inequality
  • B EDUC 475 – Global Perspectives on Diversity and Citizenship Education
  • B EDUC 493 – Environmental Education
  • B BUS 402 – Managing Work Teams
  • B HLTH 444 – Issues in American Indian Health
  • B HLTH 450 – Exploring the Humanities in Healthcare
  • B HLTH 455 – Women, Culture, and Healing
  • B HLTH 460 – Assessment of Older Adults
  • B HLTH 462 – Global/Local Health Inequalities and Interventions
  • B HLTH 465 – Adolescent Health
  • BHS 320 – Human Health and the Environment


Health Policy, Leadership, and Ethics

  • BIS 380 – Bioethics
  • BIS 384 – Health, Medicine, and Society
  • BIS 415 – Public Policy and Law
  • BIS 438 – Prevention and Promotion
  • BIS 448 – Social Policy
  • BIS 468 – Human Rights and Sustainable Development
  • BISSEB 304 – Institutions and Social Change
  • BISSEB 359 – Ethics and Society
  • BISSTS 307 – Science, Technology, and Society
  • BISLEP 301 – Law, Economics, and Public Policy
  • B EDUC 220 – Education and Society
  • B EDUC 460 – Moral Dimensions of Education
  • B EDUC 461 – Educational Implications of Gender Inequality
  • B EDUC 475 – Global Perspectives on Diversity and Citizenship Education
  • B BUS 330 – Information Management and Analysis
  • B BUS 402 – Managing Work Teams


Note:  Most B HLTH 497 courses will also fulfill Health Studies concentration area credits.  Please check with the Health Studies advisor if you’re interested in taking one of these courses to see which area it may fulfill.  
 

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