Health Sciences

College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences (Sargent College)

Human Nutrition Science

SAR HS 251

Prereq: (CAS BI 105 or CAS BI 108). An introduction to nutrition with a focus on the relationship between diet and health. Basic scientific information is presented in preparation for discussion of applied issues such as weight management and prevention of chronic disease. Emphasis is placed on translation of current dietary recommendations to actual food choices. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 24-June 30)

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Introduction to Global Health

SAR HS 325

Provides 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 learn about the major themes and concepts shaping the interdisciplinary field of global health, and gain an understanding of solutions to health challenges that have been successfully implemented in different parts of the world. Major topics 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. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 24-June 30)

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Exercise Physiology

SAR HS 342

Prereq: (CAS BI 211 or CAS BI 315) or consent of instructor. 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. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 23-June 30)

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Global Environmental Public Health

SAR HS 345

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 provides an introduction to the principles, methods, and issues related to global environmental health. It 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. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 23-June 29)

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Health Sciences Practicum

SAR HS 405

Prereq: junior or senior standing. Practical experience in a health care setting (health policy, administrative, constituent advocacy) in a hospital, clinic, public health setting, government, or non-governmental health agency. Variable cr. Tuition: $640 per credit

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

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Field Experience: Human Physiology

SAR HS 410

Prereq: junior or senior standing and consent of instructor. Practical experience in a research laboratory, clinic, community, and/or industrial setting, as appropriate. Variable cr. Tuition: $640 per credit

Summer 1 and Summer 2 (May 23-August 12)

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Field Experience: Human Physiology II

SAR HS 412

Prereq: junior or senior standing and consent of instructor. Continuation of SAR HS 410. Variable cr. Tuition: $640 per credit

Summer 1 and Summer 2 (May 23-August 12)

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Emerging Infectious Diseases

SAR HS 445

Prereq: juniors and seniors only. Emerging infectious diseases include relatively new pathogens, new strains of existing pathogens, the spread of a known pathogen into previously unaffected locations or populations, or a significant evolutionary change in an existing pathogen. Students become familiar with the impact of these diseases on global health, medical practice, international commerce, and development. The course addresses preparedness, surveillance, and response to emerging infectious diseases in our increasingly globalized world. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 6-August 10)

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Directed Study Practicum

SAR HS 497

Prereq: juniors and seniors only. An option for students who have fulfilled SAR HS 405 abroad or who are interested in pursuing additional experience for credit and/or if their internship site requires that they are enrolled in a credit-bearing course while participating in a clinical experience. Variable cr. Tuition: $640 per credit

Twelve-week course (May 23-August 12)

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

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Exercise Physiology

SAR HS 542

Prereq: (CAS BI 211 or CAS BI 315) or consent of instructor. 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 extreme conditions. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 23-June 30)

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Human Nutrition Science

SAR HS 551

Prereq: (CAS BI 105 or CAS BI 108). Grad Prereq: college-level course in biology/physiology. An introduction to nutrition with a focus on the relationship between diet and health. Basic scientific information is presented in preparation for a discussion of applied issues such as weight management and prevention of chronic disease. Emphasis is placed on translation of current dietary recommendations to actual food choices. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 24-June 30)

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Gross Human Anatomy

SAR HS 581

Prereq: ((CAS BI 105 & CAS BI 106) or (CAS BI 107 & CAS BI 108)) and (CAS BI 211 or CAS BI 315). Regional approach to the musculoskeletal, peripheral nervous, and circulatory systems of the human body. Laboratories reinforce the lectures by a study of osteology, prosected cadavers, and live anatomy palpations. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560; lab fee: $200; total charge: $2760

Summer 1 (May 31-June 27)

Students must attend one of the three lab times that are included in the SAR HS 581 course schedule.

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Field Experience in Nutrition

SAR HS 703

For students completing the DI for professional registration by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Variable cr. Tuition: $1482 per credit

Summer 1 and Summer 2 (May 23-August 12)

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Practicum: Nutrition

SAR HS 811

Structured clinical learning experience for graduate nutrition students. Placement sites include in- and outpatient facilities, adult and pediatric hospitals, public health agencies, private agencies, newsletter agencies, and long-term care facilities. Variable cr. Tuition: $1482 per credit

Summer 1 and Summer 2 (May 23-August 12)

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