Health Science (H S)
90. Health Science (3)
Meets general education requirements. Significance of basic health problems applicable to the young adult and to society. Field assignments may be required.
100. Community Health (3)
Prerequisite: H S 90. Public health services as they affect the community; investigation and analysis of community health problems.
102. Public Health Statistics (3)
Prerequisite: ELM Exam; intermediate algebra. introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics as applied to evaluation and research in allied health. Central tendency and dispersion; central limit theorem; hypothesis testing; ANOVA; correlation, non-parametric methods. Interpretations of public health statistics. Field assignments may be required.
104. International Health (3)
Prerequisite: H S 90. History and evaluation of programs of international health organizations; health problems on a world scale.
105. Environmental Safety (3)
The physical environment as it relates to accidents and safety; investigation and analysis of factors involved in the areas of home, school, industry, recreation and traffic; human factors; accidents by type, age groups, and occupations.
109. Epidemiology of Disease (3)
Modern concepts and principles of epidemiology; interaction of all agents, host, and environmental factors of communicable and noncommunicable diseases; problems of the aged.
110. Habit Forming Substances (3)
The misuse and abuse of chemical substances by humans; includes the psychological, social, and physiological effects.
111. Alcohol and Alcoholism (3)
Physical, mental, and social factors related to the consumption of alcoholic beverages; the development of alcohol dependence.
112. Consumer Health (3)
Consumer health as it relates to selection of health care products and services; how to differentiate fact from fiction in health matters.
113. Advanced First Aid and Emergency Care (3)
American Red Cross Advanced First Aid and Emergency Care course; safety factors in daily living; disaster preparedness programs, emergency treatment for various types of injuries; including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (G.P.R.); control of bleeding, artificial respiration, transportation, splinting, and bandaging. Also includes emergency childbirth, water and auto extrication. Certifications issued when requirements are met. Field assignments may be required. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
114. Public Health Science (2)
Open to all students. Required for Nursing students; prerequisite or concurrent with second semester in Nursing major. Trends in public health administration, organization, functions; national, state, local, public, voluntary agencies; interpretation and use of vital statistics; environmental health and epidemiology. Field assignments may be required.
115. Health Issues of Aging (3)
(Same as Geron 115.) Basic principles and concepts of the aging process; includes the physical, social, emotional, and mental components of health. Benefits of health promotion and preventive action for the aging are also explored.
117. Holistic Health (3)
Includes the discovery and integration of the individual into all levels of being: body, mind and spirit. Total approach will be investigated in terms of preventive health practices.
120. Elementary School Health Science Education (3)
Designed for the multiple subject teacher credential candidate (nonhealth science major) to meet current California legislative requirements including CPR Certification. Focus upon the methods, processes, and content used in the elementary schools for the teaching of health science. Student evaluation based on expected competencies.
121. Secondary School Health Science Education (2)
Designed for the single subject teacher credential candidate (nonhealth science major) to meet current California legislative requirements including CPR certi fication. Focus upon the methods, processes, and content used in the secondary schools for the teaching of health science. Student evaluations based on expected competencies.
123. School Health Programs (3)
Health science in the public school curriculum, with emphasis on current health problems; the determining factors in teaching content; school health programs. Field assignments may be required.
124. Human Sexuality (3)
A multifaceted approach to the study of sexuality as a natural human function. Involves the biological, psychological, cultural, and sociological components of the human experience.
125. Perspectives in Sexuality for Health Professions (3)
Prerequisite: H S 124. Designed specifically for upper-division students in health professions. Focus on those individual sexual problems leading to the service of physical therapists, rehabilitation counselors, nurses or other helping professions.
126. Female Sexuality (3)
(Same as W S 127.) Studies on female sexuality which include past and present sexual roles, female sexual response patterns, and discussion of common problems encountered by women functioning as sexual beings.
129. Rural Health (3)
Health problems of rural areas including community medical services, medical facilities, federal, state, and local legislation and administrative problems.
143. Occupational and Industrial Safety (3)
Application of safety and accident prevention measures that provide a basis for insight into the hazards of occupational and industrial situations.
152T. Topics in Health (1-3; max total 12)
Analysis and investigation of selected areas in school and community health, public health, and health and safety with some topics including laboratory experiences.
160. Principles of Toxicology (3)
Basic principles and concepts of toxicology with a particular emphasis on the regulation of environmental and industrial toxicants for man/woman.
161. Environmental Health I (3)
Basic principles and concepts of environmental health with a particular emphasis on health hazards. Environmental health organizations; communicable disease and environment; contamination control, water, air, sold waste and noise. Field assignments may be required.
162. Environmental Health II (3)
Basic principles and concepts of environmental health with a particular emphasis on health hazards. Radiation, food, rodent control, managing special environments, planned environments, value systems and community organizations. Field assignments may be required.
163. Public Health Administration (3)
Principles of public health administration, fundamentals of organization, and administration in public health.
165. Directed Group Study in Environmental Health (3)
Prerequisites: H S 161, 162. Problems of environmental health studied through field trips, observations, demonstrations, and seminars. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
166T. Topics in Environmental Health (1-3; max total 12)
Analysis and investigation of selected areas in environmental health with some topics including laboratory experiences.
167. Public Health Laboratory Techniques (3)
Designed to provide training in the use of laboratory procedures and techniques of adjusting and operating monitoring equipment used in water quality, air pollution, noise pollution, food sanitation, radiological health, and toxic substances. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)
168. Occupational and Industrial Health (3)
Prerequisite: H S 161 or 162. Concepts of occupational health as they pertain to appraising and controlling environmental health hazards; occupational diseases, chemical, biological, and physical agents that produce organic or systemic damage. Problems in toxicology, measurement instruments, and evaluating health hazards.
169. Radiological Health and Safety (3)
Phys 2A-B. Problems with ionizing radiation in the work environment. Biological effects of exposure, radiation monitoring, data interpretation, and radiation protection. Field assignments may be required.
180. Research for the Health Professions (3)
Prerequisite; H S 92. Statistical and research procedures for the Health Professions with emphasis on the use of intermediate level research tools. Interdisciplinary approach to the application of inferential measures. (Former H S 152T section)
185F. Fieldwork in Health (1-3; max see below)
Repeatable to 3 units in any one area, maximum total 6. Prerequisite: completion of 24 units of the health science major. Provides practical experience in a community work setting. CR/NC grading only.
190. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.
(See Course Numbering System.)
Health Science (H S)
203. Seminar in Community Health Organization (3)
Prerequisite: H S 100. Individual research, analysis, and evaluation in relation to educational aspects of community health programs; group procedures; communi ty organizations; selection, development, and use of media. Field assignments are required.
205. Seminar in Safety Problems and Programs (3)
Prerequisite: H S 105. Development, organization, and administration of safety programs; individual research, analysis, and evaluation of pertinent problems. Field assignments are required.
210. Seminar in Health Services Administration (3)
Prerequisite: H S 163. Individual research, analysis, and evaluation of the organization, administration, and legal aspects of health programs. Field assignments are required.
222T. Seminar in School and Community Health (1-3; max total 15)
Individual research, analysis, and evaluation of current topics in school health education and community health education programs such as family life education, consumer health problems, substance abuse, and chronic disease. Field assignments may be required.
223. Seminar in Health Science Education (3)
Prerequisite: teaching experience. individual research, critical analysis, and evaluation of the health science program; curriculum materials, and special techniques relating to instruction, services, and environment. Field assignments are required.
242T. Seminar in Occupational Safety and Health (1-3; max total 15)
Prerequisites: H S 105 and 143. Individual research, analysis, and evaluation of current topics such as loss control, product safety laws, and governmental occupational standards. Field assignments may be required.
262T. Seminar in Environmental Health (1-3; max total 15)
Individual research, analysis, and evaluation of current topics: air, water, housing, vector control, and other selected environmental health problems. Field assignments may be required.
280. Seminar in Techniques of Health Research (3)
Research methodology, identification of health research problems, use of library resources, data gathering, and processing; writing a research report.
285F. Fieldwork in Health (1-4; max total 10)
Planning, implementation, participation, evaluation in selected areas: safety, school health, community health, physical handicaps, occupational health, and environmental health.
290. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.
298. Project (2-4; max total 4)
Prerequisite: advancement to candidacy for MS degree in Health Science. See Criteria for Thesis and Project. A significant endeavor in health science that may include an educational booklet, audio visual presentation, evaluation of a health agency, or the development of an experimental device or piece of equipment. A narrative component is required which will follow a formal format and shall include a written abstract.
299. Thesis (2-4; max total 4)
Prerequisite: See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis for the master's degree.
(See Course Numbering System.)
Health Science (H S)
302. Selected Topics in Health (1-3; repeatable with different topics)
Topics in community health, environmental health, health services, and occupational safety and health for teachers, health professionals, and others.
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