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Course ID:HPRB 1710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health and Wellness
Course
Description:
Factors affecting the level of wellness of the individual are considered. Topics include mental health, nutrition, diet and weight control, physical fitness, smoking, human sexuality, consumer health, alcohol and other drugs, disease, environmental health, and injury prevention.
Athena Title:HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 1850. 2 hours.
Course Title:Contemporary Issues in Health
Course
Description:
Contemporary health problems facing individuals and society. Readings, classroom discussions, and activities challenge students' perspectives on health-related attitudes and practices within political, ethical, and economic contexts.
Athena Title:CONTEMP ISSUES HLTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion in Public Health
Course
Description:
Examination of health promotion in the field of public health. History, role in society, resources, theoretical underpinnings, ethical principles, and planning.
Athena Title:HLTH PROM PUB HLTH
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Health Promotion Professional Practice
Course
Description:
Examination of the philosophy and principles underlying the field of health promotion. Literature, research, organizations, theory, scientific foundations, and employment potential.
Athena Title:Foun Hlth Promo Prof Pract Ser
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3020S
Prerequisite:HPRB 1710 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3020S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Health Promotion Professional Practice and Service
Course
Description:
Examination of the philosophy and principles underlying the field of health promotion. Literature, research, organizations, theory, scientific foundations, and employment potential. Practical experience in the field.
Athena Title:Foun Hlth Promo Prof Pract Ser
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3020
Nontraditional Format:A 20-hour service learning project is included in the course requirements.
Prerequisite:HPRB 1710 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3050S. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Service-Learning in Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Students will apply health promotion skills in community health settings through participation in a collaborative health promotion project.
Athena Title:SERV LRN HLTH PROM
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. The course uses service-learning as the primary pedagogical tool for teaching course objectives. Students will work on a comprehensive project(s) and may be required to spend considerable time outside the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 75- 100% of overall instructional time.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3100H. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Behavioral Medicine (Honors)
Course
Description:
Behavioral medicine is an interdisciplinary field combining medicine and psychology, and focuses on the integration of biological and social determinants in the study of behavioral causes and remediation of illness and disease. This course will address health psychology, behavioral therapy, and preventive medicine from the medical and psychological perspectives.
Athena Title:Intro to Behavioral Med Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3100
Nontraditional Format:Lecture hours will follow a textbook and will be supplemented by topical guest lectures from leaders in the field of behavioral medicine. Residency rotations/practical experience at a local hospital will make up one-third of the course.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and BIOS 3000 and EPID 4070
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 3020 or HPRB 3020S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3100. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Behavioral Medicine
Course
Description:
Behavioral medicine is an interdisciplinary field combining medicine and psychology, and focuses on the integration of biological and social determinants in the study of behavioral causes and remediation of illness and disease. This course will address health psychology, behavioral therapy, and preventive medicine from the medical and psychological perspectives.
Athena Title:Introduction to Behavioral Med
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3100H
Nontraditional Format:Lecture hours will follow a textbook and will be supplemented by topical guest lectures from leaders in the field of behavioral medicine. Residency rotations/practical experience at a local hospital will make up one-third of the course.
Prerequisite:BIOS 3000 and EPID 4070
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 3020 or HPRB 3020S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Issues in Women's Health
Course
Description:
Contemporary issues that affect the health of women, including health status perspectives, preventive measures, health care alternatives, and special health concerns.
Athena Title:WOMEN'S HEALTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Issues in Health Consumerism and Self-Care
Course
Description:
Health products and services and the factors that influence personal choices in the health marketplace. Includes a discussion of the philosophy, theory, and practice of self-care and health activism.
Athena Title:HEALTH CONSUMERISM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3480S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Practicum in Health Promotion and Services
Course
Description:
Individual practical experience in health promotion and health services in a community, clinical, or worksite setting.
Athena Title:Health Promotion and Services
Nontraditional Format:Observation and practical experience in a setting in the community such as a health department, hospital, clinic, or a corporate health promotion program. A written report of the experience is required. Students spend a minimum of 150 hours in the field to earn 3 hours of credit.
Prerequisite:(HPRB 3020 or HPRB 3020S) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Community Health
Course
Description:
Community health programs, including organizational structure of federal, state, and local health-related agencies. Analysis of the interrelationship of political, social, environmental, and economic dimensions of community health.
Athena Title:Community Health
Prerequisite:(HPRB 3020 or HPRB 3020S) and permission of major
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 5410W
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Injury Prevention
Course
Description:
The significance of injury as a health problem and the nature of injury prevention programs.
Athena Title:Foundations Injury Prevention
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3750E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3750E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Injury Prevention
Course
Description:
The significance of injury as a health problem and the nature of injury prevention programs.
Athena Title:Foundations Injury Prevention
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3750
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3850E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chronic Disease Prevention
Course
Description:
This course investigates the determinants and risk factors, describes the epidemiology, and examines the health behaviors that impact chronic disease prevention and control. Appropriate intervention, program, and evaluation planning for prevention and control is emphasized.
Athena Title:Chronic Disease Prevention
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3850
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 3850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chronic Disease Prevention
Course
Description:
This course investigates the determinants and risk factors, describes the epidemiology, and examines the health behaviors that impact chronic disease prevention and control. Appropriate intervention, program, and evaluation planning for prevention and control is emphasized.
Athena Title:Chronic Disease Prevention
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 3850E
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4000/6000. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Problems in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
Independent study of selected topics.
Athena Title:SPEC PROBS HP & BEH
Nontraditional Format:Students develop a proposal for a learning experience that is not normally available to them in a regular department course. The amount of work and/or the depth of inquiry depends on the number of credits the student desires. The proposal must be approved by the faculty member who is directing the project and by either the undergraduate or graduate coordinator.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4180. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Health Promotion Program Study Abroad
Course
Description:
Examination of global health problems and health promotion programs in a given country.
Athena Title:HLTH PROM STDY ABRD
Nontraditional Format:The major portion of the course will occur in field-based activities. Students will be exposed to seminars and clinical or community experience, as well as on-site instruction, arranged as a part of the study abroad experience. Students are expected to attend all activities and complete all course assignments which may include journaling about course experiences (may be electronic) and completion of a paper or project on a selected health problem or issue.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Program Development
Course
Description:
Health promotion program development in community, worksite, and hospital settings. Emphasis given to program content, strategies, overall planning, and implementation.
Athena Title:Health Promotion Program Devel
Prerequisite:HPRB 3700 and HPRB 5410W
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 5010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4450/6450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Occupational Safety
Course
Description:
The specific areas and the broad scope in methods, materials, and problems in occupational safety programming with special emphasis on organization and implementation of injury prevention and control techniques.
Athena Title:OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4480. 3 hours.
Course Title:International Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Analysis of international health promotion and disease prevention programs, encompassing federal, state, local, public, and private health-related organizations. Examination of individual, organizational, environmental, political, economic, and social factors impact on health and health promotion and disease prevention initiatives to promote health.
Athena Title:INTERNAT HLTH PROM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:COMM(HPRB) 4610/6610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Communication
Course
Description:
Communication about health with physicians and other providers, within support groups and health care organizations, and by public figures, groups, and organizations.
Athena Title:HEALTH COMM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in SPCM(HPRB) 4610/6610
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4960. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:Health Promotion Undergrad Res
Nontraditional Format:Students will complete fifty contact hours of study for each credit hour of enrollment.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4960H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:HLTH PROMOTION RSCH
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4970. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:Health Promotion Undergrad Res
Nontraditional Format:Students will complete fifty contact hours of study for each credit hour of enrollment.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 4960 or HPRB 4960H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4970H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:HLTH PROMOTION RSCH
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 4960 or HPRB 4960H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4980. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:Health Promotion Undergrad Res
Nontraditional Format:Students will complete 50 contact hours of study for each credit hour of enrollment.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 4970 or HPRB 4970H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4980H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:HLTH PROMOTION RSCH
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 4970 or HPRB 4970H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4990. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:Health Promotion Undergrad Res
Nontraditional Format:Students will complete 50 contact hours of study for each credit hour of enrollment.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 4980 or HPRB 4980H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 4990H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:HLTH PROMOTION RSCH
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 4980 or HPRB 4980H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Research Design and Methods in Health Promotion
Course
Description:
An introduction to the research process, including the formulation of hypotheses, designing a study, collection of data, data analysis, and reporting research findings. Basic concepts in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods are used to describe, analyze, and draw logical conclusions from data collected in health promotion research.
Athena Title:Research Design
Prerequisite:(HPRB 3020 or HPRB 3020S) and (HPRB 5410W or HPRB 5410E)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Educational Strategies in Human Sexuality
Course
Description:
Theory and practice of sexuality education; basic issues, philosophy, and guiding principles; legal implications; needs, justification, and objectives; curriculum critique for school and community programs; content knowledge, resource materials; acceptable methods to approach controversial topics.
Athena Title:ED STRAT HUMAN SEX
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5160/7160. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
Selected health problems or issues, with emphasis on epidemiology, etiology, and the development and evaluation of prevention measures.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS IN HPB
Nontraditional Format:Format will generally be lecture and discussion.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5210. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Effects of Drug Use and Abuse
Course
Description:
Overview of the psychological, social, and physiological determinants of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use and effects of ATOD use among populations living in the United States. Examination of recent trends to understand why individuals engage in substance using behaviors and public health strategies to prevent or intervene on ATOD use.
Athena Title:Effects of Drug Use and Abuse
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 5210E
Prerequisite:CBIO 2200-2200L and CBIO 2210-2210L and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Public Health Communication
Course
Description:
Practical introduction to public health communication from the individual to the societal level. Covers foundational communication concepts that impact health behavior, including media effects, persuasion, message development, media relations, entertainment education, health literacy, risk and crisis communication, social media, social marketing, organizational communication, patient-practitioner communication, and more.
Athena Title:INTRO HEALTH COMM
Pre or Corequisite:PBHL 3100 or HPRB 3010 or HPRB 3020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5410W. 3 hours.
Course Title:Professional Writing for Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Builds writing skills for health sciences with emphases on research methods, reliable sources of health information, clear and accurate presentation of ideas and data, proper citation of information, and computer-mediated communication.
Athena Title:Professional Writing for HPRB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 5410E
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 3020 or HPRB 3020S or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5410E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Professional Writing for Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Builds writing skills for health sciences, with emphases on research methods, reliable sources of health information, clear and accurate presentation of ideas and data, proper citation of information, and computer-mediated communication.
Athena Title:Professional Writing for HPRB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 5410W
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 3020 or HPRB 3020S or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5560. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Field Experience in Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Practical experience in health education/promotion through placement in an appropriate community or worksite setting.
Athena Title:Field Experience Health Promo
Nontraditional Format:Community health field experience/internship under the supervision of a health professional who has been approved by the department. Student compiles a work "diary" and a portfolio of professional activities and submits a final written report about the experience. Students spend 50 hours in the field for each hour of credit earned.
Prerequisite:HPRB 4400 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 5900. 1 hour.
Course Title:Capstone in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
Health promotion capstone course, with emphasis on professional development, leadership skills, communication, marketing and other media development, and web and social media presence.
Athena Title:Capstone in HPB
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 4400
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 6040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Use of Epidemiologic Data in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
The etiology of various health problems, with focus on using this knowledge for planning preventive programs. The principles, uses, techniques, and language of epidemiology and epidemiological method.
Athena Title:EPID DATA HLTH PROM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 100 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social and Behavioral Foundations in Public Health
Course
Description:
Examination of the conceptual and methodological approaches that social and behavioral sciences contribute to public health practice and research.
Athena Title:SOC & BEH FDNS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPRB 7050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7010E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social and Behavioral Foundations in Public Health
Course
Description:
Examination of the conceptual and methodological approaches that social and behavioral science contribute to public health research and practice.
Athena Title:SOC & BEH FDNS
Nontraditional Format:Delivery mode is 75% synchronous and 25% asynchronous. Course requires collaboration with other students. There are no face- to-face meetings. Students are strongly encouraged to attend the instructor's office hours or by appointment in order to supplement the on-line learning experience if needed.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7069. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Sexuality in Public Health
Course
Description:
Investigation of the sociological, psychological, and ethical aspects of human sexuality. Examination of public health research in sexuality, and impact of public health interventions on behaviors. Exploration of the impact of social factors and the major theoretical perspectives that influence the scientific study of human sexuality.
Athena Title:HUMAN SEXUALITY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Program Planning in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Course
Description:
Planning, implementation, and evaluation of health education and health promotion programs in a variety of community settings.
Athena Title:PROGRAM PLAN HPDP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7170. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion and Aging
Course
Description:
Health promotion, risk reduction, health maintenance, and health problems of the elderly, from an individual, community, cultural, and policy perspective.
Athena Title:HLTH PROM AND AGING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Women in Health and Illness
Course
Description:
Health and illness concerns of women throughout the life cycle, including the social, political, and cultural contexts of health and health care.
Athena Title:WOMEN IN HLTH & ILL
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Substance Abuse Prevention in Public Health
Course
Description:
Examination of the epidemiology of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use among United States-based populations; the psychological, social, and physiological determinants of ATOD use incorporating social/behavioral science theory; the consequences of ATOD use; and public health intervention strategies developed to prevent or intervene on ATOD use and its consequences.
Athena Title:SUB ABUSE PREV
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Interprofessional Identity Development in the Health and Social Sciences
Course
Description:
Dual degree students are challenged with developing an integrated professional identity. Course will explore developing an inter-professional identity, including integrating, applying, and marketing these complementary skills sets, and explore (potentially conflicting) values and ethics. Course will also be valuable to single degree students interested in working in an interdisciplinary setting.
Athena Title:Identity Dev in Health and SS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7270. 3 hours.
Course Title:Resource Development and Program Implementation in Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Exploration of techniques and strategies used for designing, implementing, and managing health promotion interventions. Core processes for developing theory- and evidence-based health interventions. Problem-based and community-based learning are emphasized.
Athena Title:RES DEV & PROG IMPL
Prerequisite:HPRB 7010 or (HPRB 7050 and HPRB 7920)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Master's Thesis
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Public Health Communication
Course
Description:
Foundational survey of health communication theory, research and practice at the intrapersonal, interpersonal, community and societal level, focusing on development of health messages and campaigns to achieve behavior change. Includes media effects, persuasion, messaging, media relations, entertainment education, health literacy, risk and crisis communication, social media, patient-practitioner communication and more.
Athena Title:Public Health Communication
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7370. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Marketing of Health: Theory and Process
Course
Description:
Social marketing theory and process applied to the marketing of health concepts, attitudes, and behaviors.
Athena Title:SOCIAL MKT HEALTH
Prerequisite:HPRB 7010 or HPRB 7050 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Worksite Health Promotion
Course
Description:
The interaction between human health and the work environment. The design, implementation, and evaluation of prevention and health promotion programs in business and industry.
Athena Title:WORKSITE HLTH PROM
Prerequisite:HPRB 7010 or HPRB 7050 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7470. 3 hours.
Course Title:Program Evaluation in Health Promotion and Health Education
Course
Description:
Introduction to strategies for evaluating health promotion and health education programs in community, worksite, school and health care settings.
Athena Title:EVAL HLTH PROM/ED
Prerequisite:HPRB 7010 or HPRB 7050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7480. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Discussion and critique of global health promotion programs incorporating multi-level examination. Theory, disease prevalence, case studies, human rights, and social determinants of global health will be examined in the context of health promotion.
Athena Title:GLOBAL HLTH PROM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Community Health Promotion
Course
Description:
The theoretical and conceptual foundations of community health promotion, the health care system, multicultural issues in community health, and the contribution of community-based organizations and coalitions to the health and well-being of individuals and the communities in which they reside.
Athena Title:COMMUNITY HLTH PROM
Pre or Corequisite:HPRB 7270 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Promotion Research Methods
Course
Description:
This course prepares students to construct and answer research questions. Students will review literature, develop and implement a questionnaire, create a codebook, and conduct data entry and analysis to answer a specific research question. Reporting results and presentation skills will be practiced.
Athena Title:Health Promo Research Methods
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in KINS 7150, HDFS 6800, SOWK 6066
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:KINS(HPRB)(FDNS) 7600. 4 hours.
Course Title:Public Health Physical Activity and Nutrition Interventions
Course
Description:
Provides students with strong preparation for their future roles as leaders in nutrition and physical activity intervention for health promotion and disease prevention.
Athena Title:HEALTH INTERVENTION
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EXRS 7600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7650. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Applied Project in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
Functional study of a topic that is related to the student's career objectives.
Athena Title:APPL PROJ IN HPB
Nontraditional Format:Students propose and implement a health promotion/education project and write up the results. This is not a mini-thesis, but the "real world" application of knowledge acquired during the master's degree program.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Analysis and Prevention of Injury and Violence
Course
Description:
Causes and consequences of injury and violence, with emphasis on prevention research and program development.
Athena Title:INJURY/VIOLENCE
Prerequisite:EPID 7010 and (HPRB 7010 or HPRB 7050) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Inequalities in Health
Course
Description:
Social factors that influence health and health inequities. Emerging social theories that guide interventions will be discussed, as will the impact of health disparities on population health and health care systems.
Athena Title:SOCIAL INEQLTS HLTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7920. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Behavior
Course
Description:
Behavioral science theories and models used in health promotion and health education.
Athena Title:HEALTH BEHAVIOR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 7990. 3 hours.
Course Title:Diversity and Social Justice in Public Health
Course
Description:
Recognize, understand, and prevent prejudice, discrimination, and structural disparities and examine how these complex social dynamics impact public health.
Athena Title:Diversity and Justice in PBHL
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8000. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
Individual study under the direction of a department faculty member.
Athena Title:DIR STUDY HLTH PROM
Nontraditional Format:Doctoral level independent study of an issue that applies to the student's research interests. Must be approved in advance by the faculty mentor, the major professor and the department graduate coordinator. The number of credits determines how extensive the final paper is to be.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8050. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Service Learning in Health Promotion
Course
Description:
Students will apply health promotion theories and skills in one or more public health related settings through participation in a collaborative health promotion project.
Athena Title:ADV SERV LRN IN HPB
Nontraditional Format:The hours that students spend in direct project participation will be determined by the requirements of the project itself. The number of hours that students spend in the discussion groups/lecture/seminar/etc. will be determined by the planning, preparation, and evaluation required by the specific project.
Prerequisite:HPRB 7010 or HPRB 7050 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8120. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Public Health Interventions
Course
Description:
Using interdisciplinary systems approach to examine and develop interventions to address chronic disease and improve health.
Athena Title:PUB HLTH INTERVENT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Human Ecology of Health and Illness
Course
Description:
Social and ecological determinants of health and illness. In particular, those which affect minority, underserved, vulnerable, and hard-to-reach populations. Topics include: general framework of studying these populations, community determinants and mechanisms of vulnerability, health disparities, and strategies to reach and provide services among these groups, etc.
Athena Title:Human Ecology Health Illness
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Theory and Research in Health Behavior
Course
Description:
Theoretical and conceptual foundations of health-related behavior. The development, change, and maintenance of these behaviors from a bio-behavioral perspective; needs and concerns of under-served and under-represented segments of the population.
Athena Title:HLTH BEHAV THEORY
Prerequisite:HPRB 7920 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8430. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intervention and Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Course
Description:
Intervention and evaluation strategies in health promotion and disease prevention at the individual, group, and community levels.
Athena Title:HLTH INTERV & EVAL
Prerequisite:HPRB 8420 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Research Methods in Health Promotion and Behavior I
Course
Description:
Emphasizes the development of a research career for doctoral students. This will include aspects such as writing, professional identity, ethics, and research study development.
Athena Title:Health Research I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8520. 3 hours.
Course Title:Research Seminar in Health Promotion and Behavior II
Course
Description:
The development of a research career for doctoral students. This will include aspects such as writing, data management, responsible conduct of research, and research study development.
Athena Title:Health Research II
Prerequisite:HPRB 8510
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Grant Writing for Health Promotion Research
Course
Description:
External funding to support health promotion research is a critical component of an academic career. This course will build skills in defining a research topic, proposal development, matching proposals to funders, persuasive writing, budgeting, and the grant review process. The focus is on NIH funding.
Athena Title:Grant Writing
Prerequisite:(HPRB 8420 and HPRB 8430) or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 8990. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 5 hours credit.
Course Title:Research Seminar in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
Literature in health promotion and education, health behavior, health communications, and instructional design; research design; data analysis; and development of research proposals.
Athena Title:RES SEM HLTH PROM
Nontraditional Format:Doctoral research seminar. Students are exposed to the latest issues and strategies as they apply to doctoral level research in Health Promotion and Behavior. Students write papers and/or make presentations based on selected readings in a specific area.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPRB 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 200 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPRB 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPRB 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HPRB 9310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Theory and Practice of Public Health Communication
Course
Description:
Emphasizes practical application of social-psychological and health communication theory and research to behavior and cognitive processing, and to the development of effective health messages and campaigns. Includes media effects, persuasion, messaging, media relations, entertainment education, health literacy, risk crisis communication, social media, social marketing, patient-practitioner communication and more.
Athena Title:Theory Pract of Pub Hlth Comm
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPRB 9630. 3 hours.
Course Title:Critique of Literature in Health Promotion and Behavior
Course
Description:
Critical interpretation and evaluation of research and theoretical writing.
Athena Title:CRIT LIT HLTH PROM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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