Health Services Administration & Policy

Established in 2015, the growing Department of Health Services Administration and Policy is comprised of academic programs in Health Information Management (HIM), Health Informatics, and Health Policy and Management (HPM). There are 13 full-time faculty members engaged in research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities with more than 200 students.

Health Information Management Courses

HIM 1005. International Classification of Disease, 10 Revision, CM & PCS Coding Systems for Experienced Coders. 3 Credit Hours.

The course is designed to provide individuals with ICD-9-CM coding experience with the requisite knowledge and skills to be proficient with the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code sets. An overview of diagnosis and procedural coding conventions and guidelines will be provided. Emphasis will be placed on application of coding guidelines and conventions to intermediate and advanced coding cases.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 1055. IT Applications for Health. 3 Credit Hours.

This course gives students an overview of several key areas of information technology they will face in their healthcare career. Students will learn about current trends and applications used in health information management settings and public health sectors. Topics to be explored in this course include, but are not limited to: HIPPA, privacy and security, mobile apps, healthcare website design, video creation, social media management, MS Office applications and presentation software. Other current trends is health technology will be covered as appropriate.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 1101. Medical Terminology. 3 Credit Hours.

An introduction to the language of medicine, including medical and anatomical terminology, definitions, the process of word construction, and analysis of terms. The focus is on the use of prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms that facilitate the ability to translate medical terms. Symptoms, diseases, operative procedures, laboratory tests, diagnostic and treatment terms, and abbreviations are studied.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 2203. U.S. Health Care System. 3 Credit Hours.

The health care delivery system is studied, with a focus on issues related to access, cost and quality. System components are examined including: important values and beliefs; the historical development of the health care system and the current status; health services financing; the role of health care professionals; the use of technology; outpatient, primary care, inpatient, managed care, long-term care and integrated services; issues for special populations; the process and purpose of health policy; and, future options for the delivery system. The role of the health information management professional is examined within the context of the health care system, including the importance of the professional Code of Ethics.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 2215. Health Information Management IT Fundamentals. 3 Credit Hours.

The course will provide a foundation in information technology (IT) concepts related to the HIM Practitioner. Content related to IT architecture, computer hardware, software, and networking systems, security, IT valuation, types of computer systems, centralized versus decentralized design, data capture technologies, and emerging technologies will be explored in the context of the health care industry. Specific attention will be addressed to the application of information technologies on the ability of health care organizations to respond to changes in the environment including regulatory, legislative, and accrediting agency initiatives.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 3020. Special Topics in Health Information Management. 1 to 3 Credit Hour.

This course provides students the opportunity to explore new and emerging areas in the field of health information management and to gain a deeper understanding of a specific area within the field. This course may also be used to present areas of study not normally taught in the program

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

HIM 3082. Independent Study in Health Information Management. 1 to 3 Credit Hour.

Exploration of an aspect of health information management, in accordance with a student's learning objectives. NOTE: Permission of the faculty member is required.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

HIM 3101. Health Record Documentation. 3 Credit Hours.

The purposes and uses of health record documentation will be explored including the primary and secondary uses of healthcare data. The development, content, format, and standards of health record will be studied for various healthcare settings. Documentation requirements including accreditation, regulatory, and licensure standards and required data sets will be examined. An introduction to Health Information Management functions (including storage and retrieval, classification systems, access and release of health information, transcription, electronic document management systems) will be provided.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 3106. Pathophysiology. 3 Credit Hours.

An introduction to basic concepts of disease processes. Clinical course, related diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and expected outcomes for commonly occurring medical conditions are addressed.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 1101|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR HIM1 Y|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (KINS 1223|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR KIN1 Y|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (KINS 1224|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR KIN2 Y|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 3107. Health Information Management Leadership and Strategic Management. 3 Credit Hours.

The course is designed to explore the characteristics and functions of management in the healthcare environment with specific attention to leadership and strategic management. This course includes the study of traditional management functions including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, with an emphasis on the administrative role of the health information management professional. Students will also explore how HIM practitioners support the organization's initiatives, mission, vision and objectives through the development of policies, procedures, and allocation of resources. Change management theories and best practices will be evaluated.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 3111. Statistics and Research in Health Care. 3 Credit Hours.

Course addresses medical research methodologies; computation of routine health care institutional statistics; the United States vital statistics system; and, presentation and interpretation of health care data.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
STAT 2101|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR MATH 1013|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR PSY 1167|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR SOC 1167|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR STT5 Y|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 3113. Healthcare Database Design and Development. 3 Credit Hours.

Efficient and effective database design is critical to a healthcare organization's ability to collect, report, analyze and use data. In this course, students will effectively design and build relational databases in 3NF using multiple relational database management systems with specific attention to design which facilitates performance of daily operations. In addition, students will become adept at a wide range of data definition functions including updating, deleting, saving, and reverting to older versions of databases. Significant attention is devoted to the data manipulation language. Query development will include simple and complex queries such as conditions, aggregation, string functions, nested queries, mathematical functions, and joins using traditional forms and ANSI standard forms. An introduction in data analysis and migration will also be explored with pivot tables and data exports and imports. This course requires extensive hands on laboratory assignments.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
CIS 1055|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR CS04 Y|May not be taken concurrently
OR BCP PASS|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 3203. Electronic Health Record Systems. 3 Credit Hours.

The role of the electronic health record systems (EHRS) as they support improvements in the quality of patient care and reduction of healthcare costs will be addressed. This class offers an overview of the features and functions in electronic health record systems and their application across the healthcare continuum with emphasis on the acute care and ambulatory care settings. The course will explore the history of the development of interoperable EHRS, the drivers and impediments for adoption, and the development of nationwide health information exchange. The course will cover the various types of health information systems that serve as feeders to clinical repositories.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HIM 2215|Minimum Grade of C|May be taken concurrently
OR HIM3 Y|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 3208. International Classification of Diseases. 3 Credit Hours.

An intensive coding course based on the International Classification of Diseases diagnosis and procedural classification systems, as modified for use in the United States. The emphasis of instruction will be on application of coding principles for the acute care inpatient setting. The Medicare inpatient prospective payment system and the determination of diagnostic related groups (DRGs) for hospital reimbursement will also be addressed.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HIM 3106|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 3216. Clinical Procedures and Pharmacology. 3 Credit Hours.

The course is designed to develop an understanding of pharmacology and the technical aspects of commonly performed surgical and medical procedures and diagnostic tests. Detailed descriptions of procedures, approaches, equipment and implanted devices used will be analyzed. The procedural objective in terms of diagnosis versus treatment will also be discussed. An introduction to the principles of pharmacology, including drug terminology, drug origins, forms, and actions; routes of administration; and the use of generic name drugs, trade name drugs and categories of drugs to treat various body systems will also be addressed.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HIM 3106|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 3271. Professional Development. 1 Credit Hour.

This course is designed to help prepare students for career planning. The emphasis is on interview preparation (including behavioral event interviewing), expected behaviors and legal issues. Career options and resume preparation in the context of life long career development will be explored.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HIM 3297. Health Information Management Human Resource Management. 3 Credit Hours.

Personnel policies and practices are evaluated for the healthcare environment, including: recruitment, selection and retention; personnel training and development; job design and analysis; performance management; employee and labor relations; compensation and benefits programs; and health and safety issues. NOTE: Writing Intensive course.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Course Attributes: WI

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HIM 3107|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 4101. Health Informatics: Infrastructure and Standards. 3 Credit Hours.

This course will explore the purpose, use, benefits and challenges of various standards to achieve semantic interoperability for health information exchange. Healthcare standardization related to privacy, security, clinical vocabularies, data communication, architectural framework, and data content will be evaluated in the context of meaningful use of electronic health record systems (EHRS). National and international standards development efforts are also discussed. Gaps between adopted standards and existing practice will be evaluated. Key content and data standards will be explored.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HIM 3203|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 4102. Legal Aspects of Health Information Management. 3 Credit Hours.

This course provides a foundation of the legal, ethical and regulatory requirements that affect the use, access and disclosure of health information. The U.S. legal system, sources of laws and regulations, elements of case law, civil procedures and trial processes will be addressed. Emphasis will be on issues related to privacy and confidentiality; negligence, malpractice and liability; informed consent and contracts.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 3101|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 2203|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR HIM2 Y|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 4104. Health Information Management Operations Management. 3 Credit Hours.

This course will explore methods and management tools used in the analysis of health information systems. Students will develop objectives, policies and procedures and will perform benchmarking, productivity measurement, and workflow and layout analyses. Traditional business process analysis and redesign tools such as data flow diagramming, flow charting, and swimlanes, will be evaluated including the benefits and challenges of each technique. A survey of functional requirement specification gathering approaches will be reviewed and evaluated. Contract management, resource allocation, and workflow process redesign within the context of health information systems will also be addressed.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 3297|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 3203|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 4105. Current Procedural Terminology Coding. 3 Credit Hours.

A coding course, based on the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding system that is used for classifying physician and hospital outpatient services. The course examines the role of CPT codes in claim submission, benefit adjudication and provider reimbursement. The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) II is also addressed and coding skills for the application of coding principles are developed.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 3106|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 3212|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 4113. Healthcare Reimbursement Systems. 3 Credit Hours.

Reimbursement methodologies are studied, as they relate to a variety of health care settings, payers and patient populations. Case mix analysis, charge master description, revenue cycle management, claims processing and fraud and abuse are discussed. Provides an overview of accounting and financial terms used by health care managers.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Co-requisites: HIM 4105.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 3208|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 2203|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR HIM2 Y|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 4121. Healthcare Data Analytics. 3 Credit Hours.

Healthcare organizations have an ever increasing need to access, interpret, and analyze information from a multitude of data sources to respond quickly to changes in clinical practices, legislative, regulatory, and accrediting body initiatives, and the competitive marketplace. This course will explore data mining and analytic tools which facilitate the analysis of complex healthcare data. Students will review computer tools for manipulation, analysis and presentation of data using real-world examples across a wide range of healthcare settings.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HIM 3113|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 4202. Health Information Management Project Management. 3 Credit Hours.

Managing EHRS projects centers on managing uncertainty at all stages. In this course, students will be introduced to the concepts of managing EHR projects by focusing on initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing projects in the context of topics such as integration, scope, timing, cost, quality, human resource, technology, communication, contracts, risk and procurement. The System Development Life Cycle of the EHRS development will be explored in depth. Topics surrounding cost-benefit analysis, return on investment, requests for proposal, and vendor selection will be emphasized.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Co-requisites: HIM 4104.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HIM 4101|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HIM 4206. Intermediate Coding. 3 Credit Hours.

This course focuses on advanced topics in diagnosis and procedural coding using the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT and HCPCS coding systems. Emphasis will be placed on applying official coding guidelines, and health record documentation analysis and reimbursement optimization. Students will be able to code inpatient, ambulatory surgery and physician encounter cases. Computerized coding and grouping software will be used. The emerging role of computer assisted coding will also be addressed.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 3208|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4105|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4113|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 4207. Healthcare Quality Improvement. 3 Credit Hours.

This course provides a foundation in quality and patient safety management processes in healthcare. The role of performance measurement and reporting, professional staff credentialing, registries, risk and utilization management, data analysis, and presentation in healthcare quality management will be discussed.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 3208|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 3111|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 4286. Management Internship. 4 Credit Hours.

Intensive professional practice experience on a full-time basis for 4 weeks at selected affiliated institutions; emphasis on administrative aspects of health information management services.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 4101|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4102|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4105|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4113|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4207|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4185|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4121|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)

HIM 4298. Health Information Management Senior Seminar. 3 Credit Hours.

Writing intensive capstone course that requires a formal paper regarding an important and current health information management issue. Problems and cases are also used for the development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. The assignments facilitate the application of health information management expertise and the skills needed for a professional career path. NOTE: Writing intensive course.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Health Information Management.

Course Attributes: WI

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(HIM 4101|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4102|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4105|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4113|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4185|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4121|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (HIM 4207|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently)

Health Policy and Management Courses

HPM 2202. Man-Made Disasters: Radiological, Chemical & Biological Terrorism. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts and models of public health preparedness, mitigation, and evaluation in the context of man-made disasters, including radiological, chemical, and biological incidents. The course addresses identified core competencies of emergency preparedness for public health professionals that include: disaster management, risk assessment, risk communication, governmental resources, functional roles, surveillance, and preparedness evaluation. Man-made disasters will be looked at in a historical, environmental, and psychological context in order to elucidate the role of public health in man-made disaster preparedness and evaluation. In addition the role of cultural competency and the needs of special populations will be addressed. Public perception of risk and media views of man-made disasters will be explored. Public Health majors, minors or students studying in the Public Health concentration must complete this course with a C or better. NOTE: This course is only offered online.

Level Registration Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HPM 2208. Natural Disasters: Response and Recovery. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts and models of public health response and recovery in the context of natural disasters. It will assist health care and allied health professionals, public health professionals, and emergency responders to work together to respond effectively and to facilitate recovery in a natural disaster. The course will enable students to meet identified core competencies of emergency health preparedness for public health professionals that include functional roles, resource identification, problem solving, and appropriate response. Students will utilize problem-based learning by analyzing actual disaster events and applying the theories, principles, and practices of response and recovery. In addition, students will learn about the issues faced by special populations and how to address these special needs in natural disaster response and recovery. Public Health majors and minors must complete this course with a C or better.

Level Registration Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HPM 2209. Violence and Injury Prevention. 3 Credit Hours.

This course presents the public health perspective on violence and both intentional and unintentional injury. Course topics include information regarding the incidence of injury-related morbidity and mortality in the United States, as well as strategies for the prevention of injury. Public Health majors and minors must complete this course with a C or better.

Level Registration Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HPM 2214. Politics and Payments in US Healthcare System. 3 Credit Hours.

The course provides an overview of the finances and infrastructure on which the U.S. health care system is based as well as a basic overview of the health policy process. Students will learn about private and public health insurance, including Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP, as well as discuss the growing problem of uninsured populations. In addition, students will explore the policy process behind our current health system, focusing on the role of the legislative, executive, and judicial systems, as well as special interest groups and the role of public opinion in health policy. Public Health majors, minors or students studying in the Public Health concentration must complete this course with a C or better.

Level Registration Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HPM 3207. Principles of Emergency Management: A Public Health Perspective. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts and models of public health preparedness and response for all hazards emergency management. It will enable health care and allied health professionals, public health professionals, and emergency responders to work together to plan and respond effectively to both natural and man-made disasters. The course will introduce students to the identified core competencies of emergency health preparedness for public health professionals which include: functional roles, communication, resource identification, problem solving, and evaluation. The issues of mental health and special populations will be introduced in an emergency management context. Students will utilize problem-based learning by analyzing actual disaster events and applying the theories, principles, and practice of preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery. In addition, students will learn about the importance of personal emergency preparedness, which will include the development of their own emergency plan. Public Health majors or minors or students pursuing the Certificate in Emergency Management with Special Populations must complete this course with a C or better.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of study: Emerg Mgmt with Special Popula, Health Information Management, Public Health.
Class Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes: Junior 60 to 89 Credits, Senior 90 to 119 Credits, Senior/Fifth Year 120+ Credits.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HPM 2214|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HPM 3208. History of U.S. Public Health. 3 Credit Hours.

To advance public health in the United States, it is important to understand the history of public health and how public health evolves. This course surveys the history of public health in the U.S. over the past 300 years and issues relevant to the 21st century. Each class session will focus on a history of public health theme, including shifting patterns of disease and illness; the emergence of public health as a profession; and the development of the U.S. public health systems. The class will focus on the dual nature of public health, encompassing both the biological basis of medicine and the economic, political, and cultural characteristics of societies in which public health operates. We will highlight how the beliefs and priorities in U.S. society have influenced both response to public health challenges and the activities by public health professionals to address these challenges. This includes scientific standards; religious or moral beliefs; and the political, cultural, economic, and sociodemographic gender context of society. Understanding historical interrelationships among context, issues, and decisions can help public health professionals better recognize and address today's challenges.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate.
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Public Health.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

HPM 3215. Special Populations: Strategic Community Outreach. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts and models of strategic community outreach as it pertains to the special population communities, within the context of emergency management planning, response, and recovery. It assists health care and allied health professionals, public health professionals, and emergency responders to understand how accessible information and technology is part of the community outreach strategy. The course enables students to meet identified core competencies of emergency preparedness for public health and emergency professionals, which include functional roles, resource identification, problem-solving, and appropriate response. Students utilize problem-based learning by analyzing actual and scenario based disaster events and applying the theories, principles, and practices of strategic community outreach pertaining to emergency response and recovery. In addition, students learn about the issues faced by special population communities and how to address these special needs in all hazard response and recovery. Public Health majors or minors or students pursuing the undergraduate Certificate in Emergency Management with Special Populations must complete this course with a C or better.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Undergraduate.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
HPM 2207|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently
OR HPM 3207|Minimum Grade of C|May not be taken concurrently.

HPM 3382. Independent Study in Public Health. 1 to 6 Credit Hour.

Students in this course pursue supervised independent projects on issues related to public health. Public Health majors, minors or students studying in the Public Health concentration must complete this course with a C or better. NOTE: Registration must be preapproved by faculty before registration.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of study: Public Health.
Level Registration Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.