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2006-07 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Public Health and Health Professions

Health Science

College of Public Health and Health Professions

This minor provides students with foundation knowledge and skills regarding the changing health care delivery system.

Prerequisites for the minor include a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.0 prerequisite GPA based on general college biology, general psychology, abnormal or developmental psychology, statistics (STA 2023) and physiology. The minor is open to all juniors and seniors who meet the prerequisite requirements.

The health science minor requires 15 credit hours of which 12 credit hours must be from course work 3000 level or higher with an average grade of C or better. Students can transfer up to three hours of approved course work. The application is available from the dean‘s office, HPNP, Room 4104A.

Required Courses (10 hours)

HSC 3502 Survey of Diseases and Disability 4
HSA 3111 U.S. Health Care System 3
OTH 3416 Pathophysiology (Prereq. PET 2350C Applied Human Physiology with Laboratory) 3

Students must complete the required fall core courses, Survey of Diseases and Disability, and U.S. Health Care System, before taking electives.

Electives (5 hours):

CLP 4944 Introduction to Neuropsychology 3
HSC 4558 Disability Management 3
OTH 3200C Applied Human Development 1 3
OTH 3201 Applied Human Development 2 2
OTH 4314 Psychiatric Disorders 3
OTH 4412 Musculoskeletal Anatomy 3
OTH 4412L Musculoskeletal Anatomy Laboratory 2
OTH 4418 Nervous System and Disorders 3
OTH 4418L Nervous System and Disorders Laboratory 2