Health Sciences

Introduction to Nutrition

SAR HS 201 (4 credits)

Reviews basic concepts in nutrition including the function of nutrients and the effects of deficiencies and excesses. These basic concepts are then applied to current issues throughout the lifecycle including the role of diet in malnutrition, heart disease, cancer, diabetes,and weight management. Dietary guidelines for prevention of chronic disease are stressed.

2015SPRGSARHS201 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 8:00 am 9:30 am KCB 101

Introduction to Critical Inquiry

SAR HS 210 (2 credits)

This course demonstrates access to information resources in the biomedical sciences, including hard copy, on-line databases (e.g., LexisNexis, PubMed, OVID), and web searching and how to critically evaluate these information sources. Classes are hands-on learning using laptops.

2014FALLSARHS210 A1, Sep 11th to Oct 23rd 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 11:00 am 1:00 pm SCI 113
2014FALLSARHS210 A2, Oct 30th to Dec 11th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 11:00 am 1:00 pm SCI 113
2015SPRGSARHS210 A1, Jan 22nd to Mar 5th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 10:00 am 12:00 pm MCS B19
2015SPRGSARHS210 A2, Mar 19th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 10:00 am 12:00 pm PSY B53

Food Science

SAR HS 230 (4 credits)

An in-depth didactic and laboratory review of the physical and chemical properties of carbohydrates, proteins, fats and water. Each macronutrient is discussed from its smallest starting molecule to its complex role in food items. Other related topics include food safety and food-borne illness, food preservation and processing, culinary techniques, food regulations and standards, food additives, food technology, and subjective evaluation of food. The laboratory requirement applies the food science principles through hands-on experiments in the kitchen setting. 4 credits, 2nd semester

2015SPRGSARHS230 A1, Jan 26th to Apr 27th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 12:00 pm 3:00 pm CAS 226
2015SPRGSARHS230 B2, Jan 23rd to Apr 24th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 4:00 pm 7:00 pm FLR ARR

Human Nutrition Science

SAR HS 251 (4 credits)

This course provides an introduction to nutrition and focuses on the relationship between diet and health. Basic scientific information is presented in preparation for discussion of applied issues such as weight loss, eating disorders, prevention of chronic disease, diet and exercise and vegetarian diets. Emphasis is placed on translation of current advice to actual food choices. 4 credits, either semester

2014FALLSARHS251 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 5:30 pm 8:30 pm SAR 101
2015SPRGSARHS251 A1, Jan 26th to Apr 27th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 3:00 pm 6:00 pm SAR 101

Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle

SAR HS 281 (4 credits)

This course focuses on the changing nutritional requirements from infancy, childhood, and adolescence throughout the geriatric years. Nutritional needs specific to pregnancy and lactation will be discussed. Emphasis is placed on understanding the behavioral, socioeconomic, and cultural factors associated with meeting nutrition requirements throughout the life span. 4 credits, 2nd semester

2015SPRGSARHS281 A1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 8:30 am 11:30 am MET B02B

Epidemiology I

SAR HS 300 (4 credits)

Epidemiology examines the distribution of health and diseases across the population, and the factors that impact health. This course covers the principles and methods used in epidemiology, particularly as it relates to public health, including the types of study designs used in health care research and the interpretation of research studies. The final portion of the course focuses on critical evaluation of public health literature (journal articles). 4 credits, either semester

2014FALLSARHS300 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:00 am 11:30 am SAR 101
2015SPRGSARHS300 A1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:00 am 11:30 am SAR 101

Management of Food Service Systems

SAR HS 310 (4 credits)

This course provides the foundational knowledge of food service management viewed as a system. Management of human resources, quantity food production, menu development and financial accountability will be discussed as well as regulatory and other controls that influence the function of the system. 4 credits, 1st semester.

2015SPRGSARHS310 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 2:00 pm 3:30 pm SAR 104

Genomics in Public Health

SAR HS 320 (4 credits)

This course is focused on studying the impact of the genetics and genomics, and their relationships with behavior, psychosocial factors, and environment on population health and diseases during the post-Human Genome Project era. Concepts and methods in molecular biology, immunology, and epidemiology will also be further discussed. The class will examine the effects of the advancement of high-throughput innovations in scientific discoveries on public health policies. Critical analysis of primary research articles, in-class discussion, and team projects will be fundamental mode of class instruction. Prior knowledge of epidemiology and genetics is highly recommended. 2nd semester, 4 credits.

2014FALLSARHS320 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 11:00 am SAR 102
2015SPRGSARHS320 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 11:00 am SAR 102

Introduction to Global Health

SAR HS 325 (4 credits)

This course will provide students with an overview of the complex social, economic, political, environmental, and biological factors that structure the origins, consequences, and possible treatments of illness worldwide, as well as the promotion of health. Students will learn about the major themes and concepts shaping the interdisciplinary field of global health, and will gain an understanding of solutions to health challenges that have been successfully implemented in different parts of the world. Major topics will include the linkages between global health and economic development, the global burden of disease, key actors in global health, and lessons learned from the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

2014FALLSARHS325 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 12:30 pm SED 130
2015SPRGSARHS325 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 12:30 pm SMG 208

Exercise Physiology

SAR HS 342 (4 credits)

Application of physiological principles under different exercise conditions. Integration of the body systems in performance of exercise, work and sports; immediate and long-range effects of these activities on the body. Laboratory includes the measurement of physiological parameters under exercise conditions.

2014FALLSARHS342 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 8th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 6:00 pm 7:30 pm SAR 102
R 6:00 pm 7:30 pm SAR 101
2014FALLSARHS342 B1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 7:30 pm 9:30 pm SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 C1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 2:00 pm 4:00 pm SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 D1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 6:30 pm 8:30 pm SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 E1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 7:30 pm 9:30 pm SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 F1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 8:00 am 10:00 am SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 G1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 9:00 am 11:00 am SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 H1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:00 pm 4:00 pm SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 J1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 4:00 pm SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 K1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 7:30 pm 9:30 pm SAR ARR
2014FALLSARHS342 L1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 9:00 am 11:00 am SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MR 6:00 pm 7:30 pm SAR 101
2015SPRGSARHS342 B2, Jan 26th to Apr 27th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 9:00 am 11:00 am SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 C1, Jan 26th to Apr 27th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 12:00 pm 2:00 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 C2, Jan 26th to Apr 27th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 2:00 pm 4:00 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 D1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 8:00 am 10:00 am SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 E1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 12:00 pm 2:00 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 E2, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 6:30 pm 8:30 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 F1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 7:30 pm 9:30 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 G1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 9:00 am 11:00 am SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 H1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 4:00 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 L1, Jan 26th to Apr 27th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 7:30 pm 9:30 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 M1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 7:30 pm 9:30 pm SAR ARR
2015SPRGSARHS342 N1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 3:00 pm 5:00 pm SAR ARR

Global Environmental Public Health

SAR HS 345 (4 credits)

Environmental health is associated with recognizing, assessing, understanding and controlling the impacts of people in their environment and the impacts of the environment on the public health. The complexity of the problems requires multidisciplinary approaches. This course will provide an introduction to the principles, methods, and issues related to global environmental health. This course examines health issues, scientific understanding of causes, and possible future approaches to control of the major environmental health problems internationally. Topics include how the body reacts to environmental pollutants; physical, chemical, and biological agents of environmental contamination; vectors for dissemination (air, water, soil); solid and hazardous waste; susceptible populations; bio-markers and risk analysis; the scientific basis for policy decisions; risk communication; and, emerging global environmental health problems.

2014FALLSARHS345 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SCI 117
2015SPRGSARHS345 A1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 6:00 pm 9:00 pm SAR 102

Muscle Biology in Health and Disease

SAR HS 360 (4 credits)

An integrative approach to understanding the biology of muscle in development, exercise, injury, aging, and disease. Students will get a comprehensive overview of muscle biology and muscle disease; develop skills to review and research primary literature; and have an opportunity to develop oral research presentation skills. This class is designed for upper level undergraduates and graduate students.

2014FALLSARHS360 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:00 am 12:30 pm COM 217

Introduction to Computational Neuroscience of Speech, Language, and Hearing

SAR HS 361 (4 credits)

Introduces the foundations of auditory perception including the mammalian auditory pathway, speech and language perception and links with speech production, auditory scene analysis, and music perception, from a computational perspective. Laboratory computer assignments elucidate functional properties of these systems.

2014FALLSARHS361 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 12:30 pm SAR 220
2014FALLSARHS361 B1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 5:00 pm 7:00 pm CAS 327

Global Health: Beyond Germs and Genes

SAR HS 363 (4 credits)

This course will focus on the social determinants of health--the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, age and die. We will examine case studies from around the globe that reveal the ways in which health inequities are shaped by the distribution of resources, money, and power at the local, national and global level, and the critical role played by social policies in reducing or exacerbating these inequities.

Community Nutrition

SAR HS 366 (4 credits)

This course will cover the dramatic effect of the socioeconomic status, cultural and psychological factors on food choices. Students will learn how to target populations, deliver effective nutrition interventions in the community, and perform a community-based needs assessment. Students will also obtain a working knowledge of federal, state, and local assistance programs. Principles related to nutrition education, program planning, and outcome evaluations will be discussed. A community intervention project will be assigned. 4 credits, 1st semester

2014FALLSARHS366 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 8:00 am 9:30 am KCB 104

Gross Human Anatomy

SAR HS 369 (4 credits)

Integrative approach to the musculoskeletal, peripheral nervous, and circulatory systems of the human body. Regional approach is used to present lectures with the use of projected drawings, films, slides, and demonstrations. Weekly labs reinforce the lectures by a study of osteology, dissected cadavers, and live anatomy palpations.

2014FALLSARHS369 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 12:30 pm SAR 101
2014FALLSARHS369 B1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 3:30 pm 6:00 pm SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 C1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 9:00 am 11:30 am SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 D1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 6:00 pm 8:30 pm SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 E1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:00 pm 8:30 pm SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 F1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 6:00 pm 8:30 pm SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 G1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 3:30 pm 6:00 pm SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 H1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 3:30 pm 6:00 pm SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 I1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 11:30 am 2:00 pm SAR B01
2014FALLSARHS369 J1, Sep 5th to Dec 5th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 9:00 am 11:30 am SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 12:30 pm SAR 101
2015SPRGSARHS369 B1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 1:30 pm 4:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B2, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 4:00 pm 6:30 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B3, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 6:30 pm 9:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B4, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 8:00 am 10:30 am SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B5, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 10:30 am 1:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B6, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 1:30 pm 4:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B7, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 4:00 pm 6:30 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B8, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 6:30 pm 9:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS369 B9, Jan 23rd to Apr 24th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 8:00 am 10:30 am SAR B01

Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology

SAR HS 370 (4 credits)

Lecture and laboratory related to the detailed study of development, morphology, internal configuration, and functions, and pathological deficits of the peripheral and central nervous system in humans.

2015SPRGSARHS370 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 2:00 pm 3:30 pm SAR 101
2015SPRGSARHS370 B1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 8:00 am 10:30 am SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS370 B2, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 10:30 am 1:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS370 B3, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 1:30 pm 4:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS370 B4, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 4:00 pm 6:30 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS370 B5, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 pm 9:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS370 B7, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 10:30 am 1:00 pm SAR B01
2015SPRGSARHS370 B8, Jan 23rd to Apr 24th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:00 am 1:30 pm SAR B01

Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology

SAR HS 375 (4 credits)

Overview of anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems during normal and pathological conditions. Pathophysiology of exercise performance in cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Adaptations to physical conditioning in these diseases.

2015SPRGSARHS375 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 4:00 pm 5:30 pm SAR 101

Medical Nutrition Therapy I

SAR HS 384 (4 credits)

This course covers the pathophysiology of disease as it relates to nutrition care, and the Medical Nutrition Therapy appropriate for the care and management of that disease. Nutrition screening, nutrition assessment and nutrition care plan formulation will be discussed for the person with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and other medical conditions. Documentation and monitoring/evaluation of the nutrition care plan will be discussed as well as the translation of care to the patient's menu and therapeutic diet plan. 4 credits, 1st semester

2014FALLSARHS384 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 12:30 pm COM 215

Medical Nutrition Therapy II

SAR HS 385 (4 credits)

This course is a continuation of SARHS384. This course focuses on medical nutrition therapy for various disease states, including gastrointestinal disease, kidney disease, cancer, AIDS, cystic fibrosis, and inborn errors of metabolism. This course also covers the metabolic response to trauma and critical illness and the importance of nutritional therapy in these states. The use of parenteral and enteral nutrition, intravenous catheters, and feeding tubes will be covered. Diet and drug interactions as well as alternative medicine and herbal therapy will be discussed. Students will use case studies to learn to apply their knowledge of nutrition care to the treatment of patients with various diseases. 4 credits, 2nd semester

2015SPRGSARHS385 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 5:30 pm 8:30 pm SAR 104