BACHELOR DEGREE-COMPLETION PROGRAM
The health services bachelor degree-completion program includes 60 credit hours listed below. To determine availability of a course for a particular semester, refer to the class schedule.
AHS 220 Public Health Concepts—3 credits.
An introduction to the health issues and needs in various types of communities and public health settings, and to the concepts of effective health promotion, program planning, and evaluation.
AHS 340 Health Biostatistics—3 credits.
Introduction to statistical methods as applied to the study of health and safety risk evaluation; census and vital data; human mortality, morbidity, and natality. Topics include measures of central tendency, variability, display of data, selected sampling distributions probability, hypothesis testing, correlation, and regression.
AHS 341 Health Sciences Research Methods—3 credits.
An introduction to the scientific method and those research methods most applicable to Health Sciences. Includes interpreting scientific research; research design; sampling methods; and data collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation. Prerequisites: AHS 340, or consent of instructor
AHS 360 Epidemiology—3 credits.
Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health events among the human population. Topics include: history of disease; epidemiologic study design, data collection, analysis, presentation, and application in community diagnosis, risk assessment, and program evaluation. Prerequisites: HLTH 340 or consent of instructor
AHS 414 Health Promotion Planning—3 credits.
An in-depth examination of the concepts, methods, and techniques involved in planning health activities. Includes needs assessment, health promotion models, application, and evaluation. Teaches use of computerized assessment, flow charting, and presentation software. Prerequisites: AHS 220, 340, 341, 392, 401, 410, 403, 406, or consent of instructor
AHS 416 Individual, Community, and General Safety Education—3 credits.
This course emphasizes the strategies designed to prevent accidents, develops the concept of self-help and mutual aid in accident and disaster occurrences, and reinforces the need to minimize losses in the social, economic, physical, and emotional criteria of human conservation. It is also designed to provide an overview of the major safety problems of the 21st century and to promote safety education in schools, social agencies, and the community.
AHS 418 Health Program Evaluation—3 credits.
An in-depth examination of the concepts, methods, and techniques involved in planning health activities. Includes needs assessment, health promotion models, application, and evaluation. Teaches use of computerized assessment, flow charting, and presentation software. Prerequisites: AHS 220, 340, 341, 360, 392, 414, or consent of instructor
AHS 444 Public Health Administration—3 credits.
Public health administration and practice of personnel management; principles of organization, government and law; public relations; expenditure of money; and the principles and political entities involved in fields related to public health.
ACCT 200 Survey of Accounting—3 credits.
Principles of financial and managerial accounting for students in technology, social sciences, health, and other applied areas. Emphasis on role of accounting in organizational decisions.
FIN 200 Fundamentals of Finance—3 credits.
Explores the financial system and the changing environment within which the financial manager works and to which he/she must continually adjust. This is an introductory course in finance reflecting mainly the needs of non-business majors. Prerequisites: ACCT 200 or BUS 201 and sophomore standing
HRD 420 Career Development and Employee Appraisals—3 credits.
An introduction to the knowledge, tools, skills, and practical methodology needed to apply principles of career development. This course is tailored for instructors of adult learners and Human Resource Development Specialists. The class includes career development in the 21st century, understanding and responding to changes in the workplace and family life, career development in cultural contexts, and using standardized tests and inventories in human resource development.
MGT 301 Survey of Management—3 credits.
A survey of the management process, the basic principles and concepts of internal organization and management, designed for nonbusiness majors. Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor
MKTG 301 Introduction to Marketing—3 credits.
A survey course that covers the basic principles of marketing. Marketing activities are applied to the specific interests of non-business majors. Prerequisites: junior standing. Note: Not open to College of Business majors on four-year programs.
Indiana State Online Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering online degrees. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU online programs may not be available in all states. Currently, online programs are not offered in the state of Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.
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Last updated 25 April 2014