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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017 Undergraduate Catalog Summer - Fall

Health Studies - Human Behavior (B.S.) - Hegis Code 2101


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(Bachelor of Science Degree)

The major in health studies with a concentration in human behavior is designed for students who plan to enter the health or health-related professions. Majors include students planning graduate work in a health or health-related field, students who plan to seek employment in the health care field upon graduation, and students interested in exploring health issues from a behavioral perspective in the context of a liberal arts background. This degree does not lead to a professional credential or prepare for licensure.

Total credit hours required for degree: 120

Learning Objectives

  • Communicate an awareness of and appreciation for the importance of interacting effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the varied interdisciplinary health care roles inclusive of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Therapeutic Recreation and Psychology-Child Life.
  • Interpret and apply Human Development concepts across the life span to evaluate and improve the health of individuals with/without various medical conditions.
  • Demonstrate critical appraisal skills when utilizing clinical research in order to be critical consumers of research as well as advocates for their future healthcare clients.
  • Identify key components of professional ethics and behaviors of health practitioners.

Academic Requirements


See Core  section of this catalog.

Core: 34-55 Credit Hours


One course from the following two groupings


36 - 37 Credit Hours


Major-Related Course Requirements


(Some of the following may be used to satisfy core requirements.)

Electives


Note:


*Liberal Arts
**course also included in core

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