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HC 201 Introduction to Public HealthThis course is an overview and will focus on populations, prevention, and the evidence-based practice of public healthOffered every year. 3 credits. HC 202 Introduction to Global HealthLASC— Global Perspectives, Individual and Community Well-BeingThis course is an overview and will focus on the developing world from a population and prevention perspectiveOffered every year. 3 credits. HC 203 Introduction to EpidemiologyLASC - Natural Systems and ProcessesBasic epidemiologic concepts are covered and application of concepts to everyday problems; e.g., hazards in food supplies and risks associated with lifestyle.Offered every year. 3 credits. HC 220 Health PolicyExamination of the process and factors that influence formulation, implementation and modification of health policy in the United States.Offered every 3 years. 3 credits. HC 228 Health EthicsEthical issues in health including genetic research, euthanasia, medical intervention and reproductive technologies as well as professional ethics.Offered every 3 years. 3 credits. HC 233 Health Care SystemsThe health care system with emphasis on issues relating to unequal access to health services and current plans to make change.Offered every 3 years. 3 credits. HC 234 Multiculturalism and HealthExamination of diverse ethnic/racial and cultural beliefs and practices affecting health and illness.Offered every 2 years. 3 credits. HC 235 Statistical Applications to Community HealthLASC—Quantitative ReasoningPrerequisite: Placement code of 4 or above. Descriptive statistics, elements of probability theory, and basic ideas of statistical inference applied to health issues.Offered every year. 3 credits. HC 240 Program Planning and Evaluation for the Non-majorThis course is designed to introduce non-majors to the principles of health program development through examination of current community programs and direct learning experiences.Offered every year. 3 credits. HC 338 Peer Education TrainingPrerequisite: HE 100Emphasis on student development of practical skills to implement programming centered on peer education programs and focused on preventative health.Offered every 3 years. 3 credits. HC 350 Group ProcessPrerequisite: HE 100A didactic and experiential examination of various theories of group dynamics and their application to the facilitation of health-related groups. Research paper.Offered every year. 3 credits. HC 403 Department Workshop in Community HealthThe subject mater of this course will be reflective of the changing issues within the field of community health.Offered every year. 3 credits. HC 415 Community Health Planning and PromotionPrerequisite: HE 100Emphasis on community analysis; defining and verifying community health problems and establishing goals and objectives. Research paper.Offered every year. 3 credits. HC 425 Research SeminarPrerequisites: 3 HE/HC coursesStudents will be required to produce a proposal for a research study based on a community public health issue.Offered every year. 3 credits. HC 450 Practicum in Community HealthPrerequisites: 8 HE/HC coursesField experience in which students will select a community health speciality area and spend a semester pursuing their goal through participation. (See HE 440 Practicum in Health).Offered every year. 3-6 credits.