Health Sciences Courses (Graduate)
HE 917 Health Theory and Methods
Focus is on creative applications of learning theories and behavioral models used by health educators.
HE 918 Curriculum Development in Health
Exploration of curriculum models and their integration with philosophies of health behavior and education.
HE 919 Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation
This course is designed to help students understand and develop skills necessary to carry out program development regardless of setting.
HE 922 Health Care Systems
A study of historical development of the American health care system and recent trends in organization, administration, and legislation.
HE 924 Education for Wellness
Utilizes concepts of physical, mental, social, psychological, environmental, and spiritual wellness to enhance health education programming.
HE 925 Politics and Policies of Health Care
Health care regulation and cost by government including the transition from private and professional to federal and state control.
HE 930 Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco
The pharmacological, physiological and social effects of various drugs in our society.
HE 932 Advanced Nutrition
Study of recent advances and trends in the relationship of diet and nutrition.
HE 934 Social and Behavioral Statistics
Qualitative and quantitative data collection; hypothesis testing; measures of central tendency, variability, correlation and regression.
HE 935 Sexuality Education
Historical, political, multicultural and personal approaches to understanding various aspects of human sexuality.
HE 937 Women and Minority Health Issues
An examination of the effects of sexism and racism on the health and health care of women and minorities.
HE 940 Epidemiology
Evaluation of epidemiological principles and techniques of investigation; measures of incidence and prevalence applied to health risk, morbidity and mortality in specific populations.
HE 942 Research Methods in Health
An introduction to research and statistical designs as directly related to health science and allied health disciplines.
HE 943 Current Literature in Health
Critical analysis of current and past research findings concerning health knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and educational techniques.
HE 944 Special Topics in Health
An in-depth exploration of contemporary health topics and issues.
HE 945 Seminar in Health
Discussion of current health topics with an emphasis on health educators’ key responsibilities and competencies in various settings; also preparation of CHES.
HE 950 Independent Study in Health
Independent research project.