HSCC Health Sciences, Core

HSCC   2200   Health Communication

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces students to fundamental communication principles, foucsing on developing the skills required to effectively present and convey porfessional and health-related information to diverse audiences. the course focuses on oral skills, written skills, organizational skills, and communication skills involving new technology and media.

HSCC   2300   Management of Health Information

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of commonly used computer applications in the health sciences, focusing on the effective use and communication of health care data and information.

HSCC   2500   Health Issues and Resources

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Formulation and facilitation of practical modes of collaboration and cooperation among health agencies, levels of program personnel, and provider organizations.

HSCC   3000   Special Topics in Health Science

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Special Topics in Health Science.

HSCC   3100   Research Methods

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Conceptual frameworks, data sources, design, interpretation, and evaluation of research methods and current topics in health sciences research.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL   1102 and MATH   1401.

HSCC   3110   Legal Iss In Hlth Care Environ

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the law and legal processes as they relate to health care professionals and organizations. Includes an overview of the American legal system and a wide range of legal issues that apply to the health professions.

HSCC   3130   Health Policy Issues

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Overview of health policy-making process of health care. Issues pertinent to policy deliberation, formation, implementation, evaluation and statutory and administrative law.

HSCC   3140   Epidemiology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Distribution and determinants of health and disease in defined populations with applications to clinical, environmental, and infectious disease settings.

HSCC   3760   Environmental and Community Health Issues

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Historical, contemporary, and prospective environmental factors that impact public health status.

HSCC   4005   Interprofessional Patient Advocacy Internship

3 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   0-18 Lab Hours.

A service learning course which targets health and wellness. Students practice patient advocacy skills in community health care delivery settings.

HSCC   4020   Seminar in Professional Issues

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Exposes students to expected standards of professional behavior by providing strategies for oral and written communication including research, resumes, job search, interviewing skills, grant writing, ethics, credentialing, setting agenda, and chairing meetings.

HSCC   4950   Practicum

1-6 Credit Hours.   0-6 Lecture Hours.   0-18 Lab Hours.

On-site experience in the student’s area of interest.