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Health Science Course Offerings

HSC 105 Introduction to Health Sciences

1 credit

This course will provide a basic overview of the health science professions including; athletic training, exercise physiology, sports nutrition, biomechanics, exercise and sport psychology, and physical therapy. The course will also cover the professional activities (i.e., professional organizations, certifications, professional issues, and professional liabilities) that are related to these professional applications. Fall

HSC 136 First Aid & CPR – Professional Rescuer †

1 credit

Students receive certification for Health Providers CPR and First Aid through the American Red Cross or American Heart Association upon scoring a passing grade indicated by each organization. Enrollment is open for exercise science majors. Others may be enrolled with department chair’s permission. Spring

HSC 205 Sports Medicine Concepts & Injuries

3 credits

This course is an introduction to many facets of profession in the sports medicine arena (primarily those of athletic training, exercise science and physical therapy). These include health promotion, injury prevention, and common injuries in the active population, general evaluation skills of injury, and taping/bracing skills. This course consists of two hours of lecture and one two-hour lab each week. Co-requisite: HSC 136 or proof of current CPR & FA certification, BIO 206. (This course cannot be used to fulfill the General Education requirements for the Natural and Physical Sciences.) Spring

HSC 206 Pharmacology for the Health Sciences

3 credits

This course introduces the health science professional to the fundamental concepts of pharmacology. It will include the basics of clinical pharmacology, drug classifications, indications, drug action, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Open only to nonnursing majors, including students in exercise science and forensic science. Open to others upon approval of the department chair. Fall

HSC 207 Pathophysiological Foundations for Health Science

3 credits

This course is designed to introduce students to the pathophysiology of disease upon completion of normal anatomy and physiology. Prerequisites: BIO 206 and BIO 207. Spring

HSC 195, 295, 395, 495 Special Topics

3 credits

HSC 105 Introduction to Health Sciences

1 credit

This course will provide a basic overview of the health science professions including; athletic training, exercise physiology, sports nutrition, biomechanics, exercise and sport psychology, and physical therapy. The course will also cover the professional activities (i.e., professional organizations, certifications, professional issues, and professional liabilities) that are related to these professional applications. Fall

HSC 136 First Aid & CPR – Professional Rescuer †

1 credit

Students receive certification for Health Providers CPR and First Aid through the American Red Cross or American Heart Association upon scoring a passing grade indicated by each organization. Enrollment is open for Exercise Science and Biology majors, with the Pre-Physical Therapy option. Others may be enrolled with department chair’s permission. Spring

HSC 205 Sports Medicine Concepts & Injuries

3 credits

This course is an introduction to many facets of profession in the sports medicine arena (primarily those of exercise science and physical therapy). These include health promotion, injury prevention, and common injuries in the active population, general evaluation skills of injury, and taping/bracing skills. This course consists of two hours of lecture and one two-hour lab each week. Co-requisite: HSC 136 or proof of current CPR & FA certification, BIO 206. (This course cannot be used to fulfill the General Education requirements for the Natural and Physical Sciences.) Spring

HSC 206 Pharmacology for the Health Sciences

3 credits

This course introduces the health science professional to the fundamental concepts of pharmacology. It will include the basics of clinical pharmacology, drug classifications, indications, drug action, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Open only to non-nursing majors, including students in athletic training, exercise science, forensic science, and pre-physical therapy. Open to others upon approval of the department chair. Fall

HSC 207 Pathophysiological Foundations for Health Science

3 credits

This course is designed to introduce students to the pathophysiology of disease upon completion of normal anatomy and physiology. Prerequisites: BIO 206 and BIO 207. Spring

HSC 195, 295, 395, 495 Special Topics

3 credits

† indicates a special fee is charged