Health Science (HS)

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HS 122 First Aid Child & Infants1 Credit hour   
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HS 200 Bison image  Comp Medical Terminology (CT)3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to introduce students to basic medical terminology and basic pharmacology.

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HS 201 Intro Appl Anat & Physiol3 Credit hours   

Focuses on basic anatomy and physiology as applied to physical activity.

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HS 212 Practical & Emerging Tech AT3 Credit hours   

This course introduces students to taping, wrapping, and advanced emergency care techniques used in athletic training. (PR: Admission to the Athletic Training Program)

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HS 215 Intro to Athletic Training3 Credit hours   

Survey and study of the basic techniques and practices of athletic training.

Pre-req: HS 201 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D or HS 222 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D or BSC 227 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: HS 201 or HS 222 or BSC 227
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HS 220 Personal Health3 Credit hours   

A survey course that focuses upon wellness promotion and prevention of various health problems.

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HS 221 Personal Health II3 Credit hours   

An examination of the health content areas of mental/emotional health, substance use/abuse, and human sexuality/family life education.

Pre-req: HS 220 with a minimum grade of D.

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HS 222 Hlth Prov First Aid/CPR/AED3 Credit hours   

First Aid, CPR, and AED skills for health care providers. Additional topics include musculoskeletal injuries, environmental conditions, and sudden illness.

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HS 230 Orthopedic Skills3 Credit hours   

An intensive hands-on course for allied health majors that introduces the orthopedic assessment and testing skills needed to perform effective evaluations on the field and in the clinical setting.

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HS 235 Intro to Worksite Wellness3 Credit hours   

An introduction to worksite wellness programming including the basic components of an effective wellness program and how to integrate wellness into corporate culture.

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HS 255 AT Clinical Exp: Level I2 Credit hours   

To begin developing athletic training evaluation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC certified Athletic Trainer. Requires 150 clinical hours. (CR: Admission to the Athletic Training Program)

Pre-req: HS 215.

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HS 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 321 School Health Program3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: HS 221 or HE 221 or HS 220 or HE 220.

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HS 335 Worksite Health Assessment3 Credit hours   

An investigation into worksite health assessment models and modes.

Pre-req: HS 235 with a minimum grade of C.

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HS 336 Org & Admin Worksite Wellness3 Credit hours   

This is a course that investigates current trends in worksite wellness organization & administration and provides instruction of wellness and prevention interventions into corporate culture and business plans.

Pre-req: HS 235 with a minimum grade of C.

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HS 345 Worksite Wellness Prescription3 Credit hours   

This is a course that investigates prescription of worksite wellness programming based on data collection methods and current industry Best Practices for wellness interventions.

Pre-req: HS 336 with a minimum grade of C.

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HS 346 Eval Worksite Wellness Program3 Credit hours   

This course investigates the effectiveness of worksite wellness programming. Students will understand what components of a program should be evaluated and how to calculate return on investment for intervention.

Pre-req: HS 336 with a minimum grade of C.

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HS 360 AT Clinical Exp: Level II2 Credit hours   

To continue developing athletic training evaulation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC certified Athletic Trainer. Requires 150 clinical hours. (PR: HS255)

Pre-req: HS 255.

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HS 361 AT Clinical Exp: Level III2 Credit hours   

To continue developing athletic training evaluation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC certified Athletic Trainer and/or other qualified allied health professionals. Requires 150 clinical hours. (PR: HS360)

Pre-req: HS 360.

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HS 365 Functional Kinesiology3 Credit hours   

Applied anatomy of the human musculature and biomechanics in relation to physical activity.

Pre-req: BSC 227 with a minimum grade of D or HS 201 with a minimum grade of D.

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HS 369 Motor Learning3 Credit hours   

A study of the factors contributing to the acquisition, improvement and retention of gross motor skills. Stages of motor development and learning will be examined from a behavioral approach.

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HS 405 Sport Psychology3 Credit hours   

An examination of theory, research, and application of psychological principles related to sport and exercise.

Pre-req: PSY 201 with a minimum grade of D.

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HS 410 Organ Admin in Athletic Trng3 Credit hours   

This is a course that investigates current trends in administration and organization in the field of athletic training.

Pre-req: HS 215.

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HS 423 Ortho Assess Upper Extremity4 Credit hours   

Orthopedic evaluation techniques of the thoracic and cervical spines and the upper extremities. Anatomy, injury recognition, stress and special testing, treatment protocols, and preventative measure will be examined.

Pre-req: HS 215.

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HS 424 Ortho Assess Lower Extremity4 Credit hours   

Orthopedic evaluation techniques of the lumbar spine and the lower extremities. Anatomy, injury recognition, stress and special testing, treatment protocols, and preventative measures will be examined.

Pre-req: HS 215.

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HS 430 Health Iss in PE & Ath3 Credit hours   
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HS 435 Biomech Instrument Mat Lab3 Credit hours   

This course teaches students the skills to use biomechanical sensors as instruments for research, and the use of MatLab programming language to process the data they collect from their instruments.

Pre-req: HS 365 with a minimum grade of D and PHY 203 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D and PHY 204 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: PHY 203 and PHY 204
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HS 440 Health Eval Ath Trn I3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: HS 423.

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HS 448 Therapeutic Interventions I4 Credit hours   

Therapeutic modality application in the initial stages of injury, and modality and therapeutic exercise selection and prescription based upon patient responses for injuries to the lower extremity and lumbar spine.

Pre-req: HS 215.

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HS 449 Therapeutic Interventions II4 Credit hours   

Instruction of electrical stimulation modalities and therapeutic exercise rehabilitation of the upper extremity and cervical spine, including post-surgical rehabilitation. Strategies for psychosocial intervention will also be addressed. (PR: HS 448)

Pre-req: HS 448.

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HS 460 AT Clinical Exp: Level IV2 Credit hours   

To continue developing athletic training evaluation and treatment skills under the direction of a BOC certified Athletic Trainer and/or other qualified allied health professionals. Requires 150 clinical hours. (PR: HS361)

Pre-req: HS 361.

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HS 464 Pathomechanics3 Credit hours   

An investigation into normal and abnormal human movement patterns in sport, the workplace, and in activities of daily living.

Pre-req: HS 365 and HS 465.

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HS 465 Biomechanical Analy of Mvmt3 Credit hours   

An investigation into the science of human motion and its relationship to the envirionment in which it is performed.

Pre-req: HS 365 with a minimum grade of D and PHY 201 with a minimum grade of D and PHY 202 with a minimum grade of D.

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HS 475 Trends in Biomechanics3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: HS 465 with a minimum grade of D and HS 365 with a minimum grade of D.

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HS 478 Research Practicum Biomechanic3-6 Credit hours   

This course offers "hands-on" work within the biomechanics lab. The student will assist with current research. This experience that allows students to gain practical experience within a lab setting.

Pre-req: BSC 227 with a minimum grade of D.

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HS 479 Trends Ath Trng3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: HS 361.

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HS 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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HS 490 Bison image  Internship1-8 Credit hours   

Supervised clinical experience in an approved setting. Can be repeated for a total of 8hrs. Capstone experience requires 3hrs minimum in one term. (PR: program permission)

Pre-req: HS 475.

Attributes: Capstone Course
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HS 495 Trends in Biomechanics II3 Credit hours   

A final investigation into normal and abnormal human movement patterns in sport, the workplace, and activities of daily living.

Pre-req: HS 475.

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