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 The School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SONHS) confers certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in nursing and public health at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Provide professionals with the knowledge and skills they need in order to fulfill the demands of today's health-care system and inter-professional environment.

 2022 Course Schedules

BS in Public Health Courses

Code Course
MPH5220 Social Determinants of Health Equity_This course provides learners with an in-depth examination of the socioeconomic determinants that contribute to health and health care disparities on a local, regional, national, and worldwide scale, as well as calculations of their impact on overall health status and usage of health care services. In addition, learners construct community-based intervention methods to address the gaps that have been observed.
MPH5503 Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health_This course examines the most important issues relating to environmental and occupational health and safety, as well as potential health threats. Identify the sources of biological, chemical, and physical agents found in the environment and examine their effects on water, food, and land resources in a variety of community and work situations. Additionally, learners learn about climate change principles, as well as the legal framework, laws, and practices related with preventing and regulating environmental and workplace hazards.
MPH5506 Social and Behavioral Foundations in Public Health_The ideas and concepts of social and behavioral science are examined in this course and how they are applied to public health issues are discussed. Individuals, populations, and subgroups' health is influenced by a variety of biological, social, economic, behavioral, and environmental elements, which learners recognize and get a better grasp of. The resources required to implement social and behavioral policies as well as evidence-based public health programs to eliminate inequities and enhance health are also examined by learners.
NHS4000 Developing a Health Care Perspective_Learners will develop and reinforce the information, skills, and abilities that will enable them to succeed in their program and in the job during this course. Throughout the course, students participate in interactive activities that assist them in developing and demonstrating a health-care perspective as well as expanding their academic success methods such as organizing, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills In addition, learners get an awareness of ethics, information literacy, and effective writing techniques. Only for students enrolled in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. This course must be completed within the learner's first quarter. Transfer or prior learning assessment will not be sufficient to meet this requirement.
PHI3200 Ethics in Health Care_In this course, students develop an awareness of the ethical challenges related with the health care profession and the conceptual framework that health care professionals utilize in order to make ethical decisions in their daily work. Throughout the course, students will investigate current and emerging ethical health-care challenges that are relevant to different stages of life as well as the overall quality of life. The inclusion of actual, real-world examples allows learners to examine ethical dilemmas related with patient care from the perspectives of a variety of health-care professionals, including physicians, nurses, and administrators.
PUBH4001 Foundations of Public Health_During this course, students will gain an understanding of fundamental principles in public health, as well as the contributions and roles played by public health institutions. Learning to address determinants of health from an environmental, social, and behavioral viewpoint requires learners to consider historical perspectives and contemporary trends. Learners also get an understanding of organizational structure and how it influences health-care delivery and access hurdles from a population-based viewpoint.
PUBH4003 Introduction to Theories of Social and Behavioral Change_It is the goal of this course for students to develop a fundamental understanding of the theories of social and behavioral change that may be used by public health practitioners to better understand health behaviors in the contexts in which they occur. In this course, students will examine the theories that drive health habits and public participation activities, as well as gain an understanding of why and how individuals behave in certain ways. Students also explore the structural and social hurdles that prevent them from living healthier lives, and they assess how they may build comprehensive solutions to overcome those barriers.
PUBH4006 Social Determinants of Health and Wellness_Learners will gain an understanding of the social and economic determinants of health and wellbeing in the United States via the course of this course. Individuals learn about the factors that influence their lives and how they can influence them in particular.
PUBH4009 Introduction to Biostatistics_Introduction to the fundamentals of statistical data analysis for individual and community health is the focus of this course. Throughout the course, students will learn about fundamental statistics and how they can be utilized in the field of public health. Learners also get an understanding of and exhibit competency in the use of statistical software tools for analysis, as well as the key approaches used in public health to establish policy and practice in the field.
PUBH4012 Introduction to Epidemiology_Introduction to the fundamentals of statistical data analysis for individual and community health is the focus of this course. Throughout the course, students will learn about fundamental statistics and how they can be utilized in the field of public health. Learners also get an understanding of and exhibit competency in the use of statistical software tools for analysis, as well as the key approaches used in public health to establish policy and practice in the field.
PUBH4015 Planning and Evaluation in Evidence-Based Practice_Course participants evaluate evidence-based practice and how it affects public health planning and assessment as they progress through the course. Participants in this course will learn about how to promote prevention through the planning and assessment of public health programs and policies, and how to do so using a collaborative community approach as well as the most up-to-date research evidence available.
PUBH4018 Introduction to Public Health Policy and Management_In this course, learners gain and demonstrate a wide grasp of how public health and policy intersect in the United States, as well as how public health services, programs, and policies are produced, managed, and funded, by completing a variety of assignments. Throughout the course, students examine the key drivers of public health policies, laws, and legislation that have an impact on private health care systems, people, and the general population.
PUBH4024 Introduction to Environmental Health_ In this course, students will study the interactions that exist between people and their environment, as well as the development of environmentally healthy and safe communities. Also covered are the effects of climate change on public health and how to identify and prevent hazardous agents in the environment (such as airborne particles and bacteria), food (such as bacteria), and workplaces from adversely affecting human health over the course of a short or long period of time. PUBH4009 and PUBH4012 are required prerequisites.
PUBH4027 Community Health Promotion, Education and Advocacy_In this course, students study about the various approaches to health promotion, education, and advocacy that have been used in the United States and around the world. Additionally, learners will look at the ever-expanding realm of social media, as well as more traditional efforts in public health promotion, education, and advocacy initiatives.
PUBH4900 Public Health CapstoneIn the Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree program, the capstone project serves as the climax of the studies. During this course, learners demonstrate the technical and applied public health knowledge, as well as the critical thinking and communication skills, that are required to effectively address the determinants of health from an environmental, social, and behavioral perspective. They also examine the structural and social barriers to better health, with the goal of determining how comprehensive solutions can be designed to remove those barriers. Only for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. This course must be completed during the learner's final quarter. Transfer or prior learning assessment will not be sufficient to meet this requirement.
COM-H4005 Communicating and Integrating Solutions in the Professional World_Through the completion of a final professional presentation and presentation of their results to their instructor and peers, learners will demonstrate their communication skills, information literacy, and first-hand research knowledge. Only honors pathway students are eligible to apply. Student Group HNRS is required as a prerequisite for SOC-H3005. Transfer is unable to complete the task.
PHI-H2005 Honors Seminar: Critical Thinking for the Professional World_This course serves as the introduction to the honors pathway. Throughout the honors pathway, learners utilize critical thinking skills to construct a professionally relevant question in their area or program of study that they will research throughout the course of their studies. Learners learn the information and abilities they need to ask questions and solve problems from a variety of viewpoints as they progress through the program. Learners examine their subject from a variety of angles and engage in fruitful dialogues with professors and their peers to deepen their understanding. Only honors pathway students are eligible to apply. Student Group HNRS is required as a prerequisite. Transfer is unable to complete the task.
SOC-H3005 Honors Professional Seminar_The sociological approach to professional development in the workplace is taken by learners in this course. This course provides learners with the chance to create a professional project that answers a need or solves a problem within their organization. Through interesting discussions and tasks, learners are able to explore ideas and build their project in collaboration with professors and their peers. As they progress through the course, learners will employ a sociological viewpoint to further strengthen their critical thinking and problem-solving abilities as they handle interdisciplinary topics. Only honors pathway students are eligible to apply. HNRS Student Group HNRS and PHI-H2005 are required prerequisites. Transfer is unable to complete the task.

BSN Courses

 
BSN4006 Policy, Law, Ethics, and Regulations WINTER      
BSN4014 Global Perspectives of Community and Public Service WINTER SPRING SUMMER  
BSN4016 Pharmacology for Patient Safety WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
BSN4020 Nursing Capstone Project WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NHS4000 Developing a Health Care Perspective WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NURS4010 Leading People, Processes, and Organizations in Interprofessional Practice WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NURS4020 Improving Quality of Care and Patient Safety WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NURS4030 Making Evidence-Based Decisions WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NURS4040 Managing Health Information and Technology WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NURS4050 Coordinating Patient-Centered Care WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NURS4060 Practicing in the Community to Improve Population Health WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
NURS4900 Capstone Project for Nursing WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
COM-H4005 Communicating and Integrating Solutions in the Professional World WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
PHI-H2005 Honors Seminar: Critical Thinking for the Professional World WINTER SPRING SUMMER FALL
SOC-H3005 Honors Professional Seminar