Winter 2024 Course Offerings
Consider these courses when building your schedule to further explore health and healthcare as a field of study and vocation.
Consult with your Academic Advisor when registering for courses to ensure your progress toward the completion of degree requirements.
- Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm | SLN 10916
- CR/NC | Open to all majors and class levels
- Hybrid – meeting in-person on 1/3, 1/24, 2/21, and 3/6 from 3:30-5:30pm
- Explores pathways to a career in health and prepares students for professional roles in healthcare. Students ready to apply to graduate and professional health programs will receive additional instruction and support in applying to those programs.
- Description: Are there links between feeling stressed out and getting sick? Have you ever felt overwhelmed, then engaged in a favorite form of exercise and felt better? What are these connections between how we feel and our physical health? This class will provide an intro to Health Psychology, an interdisciplinary area of study that examines the interactions between human behaviors, mental states, culture, and physical health. Students will learn about body systems, and will gain an understanding of the role of individual, societal and cultural factors in influencing health and health related behaviors.
- SLN: 11056
- 5 credits; SSc
- Hybrid; in-person sessions on Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm
- No pre-requisites or previous experience in health-related coursework needed. BHLTH 197 can be repeated for up to 10 credits, as long as the topic is different each time you take the course.
- Description: How do the social determinants of health (SDOH) impact our ability to live our best life? In this course, students will learn how to positively impact your community with a thorough understanding of the SDOH and how to navigate a socially just career in healthcare.
- SLN: 11060
- 5 credits; SSc
- Hybrid; in-person sessions on Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm
- No pre-requisites or previous experience in health-related coursework needed. BHLTH 297 can be repeated for up to 10 credits, as long as the topic is different each time you take the course.
- From CRISPR to genome sequencing to at-home COVID tests, come explore the dynamic world of molecular medicine and the impact it is having on individuals and society. This seminar course will dive into the latest advancements in molecular biology and its applications in personalized healthcare, disease diagnosis, and treatment. Students will learn about ground-breaking discoveries scientists have made in the lab that have given physicians new tools in the clinic. We will discuss the implications molecular medicine has on society and how it is reflected in the mainstream media. At the end of this course, students will understand the scientific basis behind many molecular medicine approaches and have the skills to critically evaluate novel advancements in molecular medicine presented in both scientific literature and popular media.
- SLN 22086
- Th; 115-315pm; UW1-060