Mount St. Joseph University

Health Sciences: Athletic Training Course Descriptions

Undergraduate 2018-2019

ACT 118 Archery (1)
This course is designed to acquaint the student with basic archery, and to gain a level of understanding and competency toward the sport. Proficient shooting skills are emphasized. Handouts, videos, discussions and practice will provide the conceptual knowledge for these skills.

ACT 119 Begin Racquetball (1)
This course involves instruction on the rules, safety and etiquette of the sport of racquetball as well as acquainting student with the fundamental skills, techniques and strategies in racquetball.

ACT 121 Beginning Golf (1)
This course involves instruction on the rules, safety and etiquette of the sport of golf as well as acquainting students with the fundamental skills, techniques and strategies of golf.

ACT 130 Yoga (1)
This course is designed to meet the interest of students who desire to participate in and develop increased health, body awareness, and balance. This course will introduce and develop strength and flexibility through the practice of Hatha Yoga. Students will learn basic poses with appropriate modifications, if needed. The benefits of incorporating Yoga practice into their life will be discussed.

ACT 131 Tai Chi Chuan (1)
Tai chi chuan is an introductory Chinese Martial Art course that is performed slowly, in a relaxed fashion with fluid graceful motions. It is based on traditional Chinese philosophies and is useful for body and mind. It increases balance, range of motion, and helps to relieve stress. Basic concepts and principles of nutritional and physiological fitness are included in the course.

ACT 132 Meditative Practice (1)
Students will study the fundamental philosophy, form and practice of meditation. Each class session will consist of readings, out of class writing assignments, class discussion, and guided or silent meditation practice. Covering the basic principles of posture, breathing, attention, concentration and awareness, the intention of this course is to empower and inspire students to continue a lifelong, rewarding relationship with "silence". For those who are willing, the promise of this course and this art form is the cultivation of mind and heart.

ACT 141 Ultimate Frisbee (1)
Strategy, game rules and functions of participation will be discussed. Sport history will be studied. Students will participate in activities within a formatted tournament setting.

ACT 142 Snow Skiing and Snow Boarding (1)
New Course
This is a physical activity course designed to instruct students in the fundamentals of snow skiing and snow boarding. The class is conducted at a local snow skiing facility. Fees associated with equipment rental, ski lessons, and pass are required for the course.

ACT 143 Beginning SCUBA Instruction (1)
New Course
Provides training toward certification as an open water SCUBA diver. The course emphasizes the learning of snorkeling (free diving introduction) and SCUBA skills. Safe diving skills, the physics of diving, equipment care and maintenance, diving fitness, underwater navigation, record keeping, and other basic SCUBA knowledge will be covered in the course. Fees associated with equipment rental (regulators and tanks) are required for the course.

ACT 150 Individualized Exercise (1)
Includes basic strength training workouts in the weight room, plus various types of aerobic conditioning routines. Emphasis is placed on improving muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance and flexibility.

ACT 151 Walking & Running Fitness Class (1)
New Course
Walking and running are lifetime fitness activities. Completing distances longer than 1-2 miles, however, often requires motivation and should include a progressive training plan to avoid injury. Students will develop the skills needed to create a personalized 8 week walking and running training plan and learn strategies to maintain motivation for improved health, physical fitness, and performance. Class sessions will include daily physical activity, walking/running terminology and training systems, flexibility, strengthening, and cross training strategies, and journaling. Students will participate in a walk/run at the end of the semester suitable to their training status.

ACT 160 Fundamentals of Personal Fitness (1)
This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of exercise and guide students through a personal fitness program focused on lifelong activity. Students will be guided through the practice of proper performance and safety measures. Baseline measures will be assessed to establish goals, and track performance progress. Foundational concepts of nutrition, exercise physiology, and training components (frequency, intensity, type and time) will be incorporated into the program.

ACT 175A Intercol Women's Volleyball (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175B Intercol Women's B-Ball (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175C Intercol Softball (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175D Intercol Men's Tennis (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175E Intercol Football (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175F Intercol Baseball (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175G Intercol Wrestling (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175I Intercol Women's Soccer (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175J Intercol Men's Basketball (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175K Intercol Women's Cross Country (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175L Intercol Men's Cross Country (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175M Intercoll Women's Golf (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175N Dance Team (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Dance Team members only

ACT 175O Cheerleading (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Mount Cheerleaders only

ACT 175P Intercol Men's Golf (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175Q Intercoll Women's Track/Fld (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175R Intercoll Men's Track/Fld (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175T Intercoll Women's Tennis (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175U Intercoll Men's Soccer (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175V Intercoll Men's Lacrosse (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175W Intercoll Women's Lacrosse (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 175X Intercol Men's Volleyball (0-1)
Prerequisite(s): Intercollegiate athletes only

ACT 196 Advanced Strength Training (1)
Prerequisite(s): ACT 160
This course will review content introduced in ACT 160. Students will learn the essentials of program design and implementation as well as create a balanced individual training program based upon personal goals and needs. Advanced lifts will be introduced and students will expand upon learned skills in a fitness program designed for greater intensity and physiological demands. This course will reinforce the benefits of exercise and provide comprehensive information on training adaptations, function and structure of body systems, and nutritional factors in health and performance.

ATR 182R Foundational Skills in Athletic Training (Recitation) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 182
Foundation Skill in AT (Recitation)

ATR 214 Athletic Training Assessment & Mgmt I:Lower Extremity (4)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 180, ATR 181, BIO 197
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 214A
This course is an in-depth study of assessment and management techniques for musculoskeletal injuries/illnesses of the lower extremity that are incurred by athletes and others involved in physical activity. Topics include evaluation of the foot and ankle, lower leg, knee, thigh, hip and pelvis. Students will understand the phases of gait as well as the evaluation of abnormal and/or antalgic gait.

ATR 214A Athletic Training Assessment & Mgmt I (LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 214
Course description as stated in ATR 214.

ATR 232 Clinical Perspectives I (1)
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Clinical Phase of the AT program
This course focuses on laboratory and clinical experiences designed to integrate knowledge and psychomotor skills of injury prevention, injury assessment, and management in an intercollegiate athletic training setting. Students will be evaluated on their clinical proficiency in taping, wrapping, bandaging and bracing, pre-participation screening, emergency management, wound care, and addressing environmental hazards into the care of patients in the clinical environment. This course requires clinical rotations under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer.

ATR 233 Clinical Perspectives II (1)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 232
This course focuses on laboratory and clinical experiences designed to integrate advancing knowledge and psychomotor skills of injury prevention, orthopedic injury assessment, and management in an intercollegiate athletic training setting. Students will be evaluated on their clinical proficiency in taping, wrapping, bandaging and bracing, pre-participation screening, emergency management, wound care, and addressing environmental hazards into the care of patients in the clinical environment. This course requires clinical rotations under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer.

ATR 312 Therapeutic Modalities (4)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 214, BIO 197/197A, BIO 198
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 312A
This course is a survey of manual, mechanical, acoustic, and electromagnetic therapeutic agents utilized by athletic trainers and other allied health professionals in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and other disorders. Topics will include inflammatory response to tissue injury and infection, physiology of pain and pain management theories, application of and physiological responses to therapeutic modalities, and evidence-based clinical decision making.

ATR 312A Therapeutic Modalities (LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 312
Course description as stated in ATR 312

ATR 315 Athletic Training Assessment and Mgmt II:Upper Extremity and Spine (4)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 214/214A
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 315A
This course is an in-depth study of assessment and management techniques for musculoskeletal injuries/illnesses of the upper extremity and spine that are incurred by athletes and others involved in physical activity. Topics include evaluation of the sacroiliac joint, lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. Students will also understand the deviations from normal posture and its influence on injury risk.

ATR 315A Assessment and Mgmt II (LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 315
Course description as stated in ATR 315

ATR 316 Therapeutic Exercise (4)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 315, ATR 350
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 316A
Students will demonstrate understanding of the theoretical principles underlying the use of therapeutic exercise in the care of injuries to athletes and the physically active population. Using biomechanical and physiological concepts of healing, the students will learn therapeutic exercises and rehabilitation techniques used to restore normal function in active individuals following injury or surgery.

ATR 316A Therapeutic Exercise (LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 316
Course description as stated in ATR 316

ATR 325 Athletic Training Assessment and Mgmt III:Med Conditions (4)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 315/315A
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 325A
Students will study the assessment, pathology and treatment of common medical conditions specific to the field of athletic training. Students will learn to assess cardiorespiratory, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, neurological, and systemic diseases and conditions. The dosages, indications, contraindications, modes of action and regulation of various classes and subclasses of over the counter and prescription drugs and performance enhancing substances in athletics are discussed. Emphasis will include the legal, moral and ethical implications of drug administration by the athletic trainer.

ATR 325A Athletic Training Assessment & Mgmt III:Med Conditions (LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ATR 325
Course description as stated in ATR 325

ATR 332 Clinical Perspectives III (2)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 233
This course focuses on laboratory and clinical experiences designed to integrate advancing knowledge and psychomotor skills of injury prevention, orthopedic injury assessment, and management in an intercollegiate athletic training and off-campus high school clinical settings. Students will be evaluated on their clinical proficiency in orthopedic injury assessment and management of the lower extremity. This course requires clinical rotations under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer on and off campus.

ATR 333 Clinical Perspectives IV (2)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 332
This course focuses on laboratory and clinical experiences designed to integrate advancing knowledge and psychomotor skills of injury prevention, orthopedic injury assessment, therapeutic modality application, and management in an intercollegiate athletic training and off-campus high school clinical settings. Students will be evaluated on their clinical proficiency in orthopedic injury assessment and management of the upper extremity, lower extremity and spine. This course requires clinical rotations under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer on and off campus.

ATR 380 Independent Study in Athletic Training (1-3)
Independent study under the guidance of a faculty member to meet stated objectives. Written permission of department chairperson and faculty member required.

ATR 432 Clinical Perspectives V (3)
Prerequisite(s): ATR 333
This course focuses on laboratory and clinical experiences designed to integrate mastery-level competence in healthcare facilities. Students will be evaluated on their clinical proficiency in assessment, management, rehabilitation, and treatment of orthopedic and medical conditions. This course requires clinical rotations under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer and other licensed healthcare professionals on and off campus.

ATR 433 Clinical Perspective VI (4) EXP
Prerequisite(s): ATR 432
This course focuses on complex medical problems and clinical experiences designed to integrate mastery-level competence as an athletic trainer in healthcare facilities. Students are evaluated on their clinical proficiency in assessment, management, rehabilitation, and treatment of orthopedic and medical conditions. The ability to administer and manage a healthcare facility is assessed. Preparation for the BOC examination and experiential learning experiences as required by the core curriculum are included. This course requires clinical rotations under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer and other licensed healthcare professionals on and off campus.

ESF 330 Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIO 131 or BIO 197 or BIO 201
Fundamentals of human motion as they relate to physical activities and skill performance. A study of the relationship of anatomical, physiological and mechanical principles to the muscular movement of the human form.

ESF 350 Exercise Physiology (4)
Prerequisite(s): BIO 131 or BIO 198 or BIO 202
Concurrent requisite(s): ESF 350A
This course examines human anatomy and physiology and its response to training. Study of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems as well as bioenergics, body composition, aging and health-related benefits will be integrated through a class and laboratory format.

ESF 350A Exercise Physiology (LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ESF 350
Course description as stated in ESF 350

ESF 422 Athletic Conditioning and Performance (4)
Prerequisite(s): ESF 330, ESF 350/350A
Concurrent requisite(s): ESF 422A
This course addresses the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively assess, plan, and implement conditioning and performance enhancing strategies for athletes and physically active individuals. The course will prepare students for the National Strength and Condition Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) examination and other fitness credentials. Extensive study of proper execution of flexibility, strengthening, plyometric, and functional activities will be emphasized. Students taking this course may not also earn credit for ATR 320.

ESF 422A Athletic Conditioning and Performance(LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ESF 422
Course description as stated in ESF 422

ESF 470 Prin of Exercise Prescription and Assessment (4)
Prerequisite(s): ESF 422, ESF 350
Concurrent requisite(s): ESF 470
The course provides students with theoretical principles and practical experiences in exercise prescription and assessment in low-risk health populations, and populations with special needs related to cardiac conditioning, physical disabilities, diabetes, seniors, mentally impaired, and pregnancy. Health-related fitness, and exercise as medicine, rather than athletic-performance based fitness is emphasized. The course content is based upon guidelines published by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and provides a foundation for future NSCA and/or ACSM certification as a Certified Personal Trainer, and ACSM credentialing in Exercise is Medicine.

ESF 470A Prin of Exercise Prescription and Assessment (LAB) (0)
Concurrent requisite(s): ESF 470
Course description as stated in ESF 470

ESF 470S Serv Lrng:Prin of Exercise Prescription and Assessment (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): ESF 470
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

ESF 475 Exercise Program for Special Populations (3)
Prerequisite(s): ESF 422, ESF 350
This course will emphasize information regarding exercise for special populations related to cardiac conditioning, physical disabilities, diabetes, sensory impairment, pediatrics, seniors, mentally impaired, pregnancy, and infectious diseases throughout the lifespan. The course content is based upon guidelines published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

HLT 100 Pathways to the Health Professions (2)
Designed to be taken early in the student's academic careers, this course gives students a basic understanding of the U.S. healthcare system, current issues in healthcare, and an overview of the various professions available within the healthcare system. The course encourages students to develop their career goals and the skills necessary for successful admission to graduate study in the health professions.

HLT 100S Serv Lrng:Pathways to the Health Professions (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 100
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

HLT 181 First-Aid & Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (3)
The student will learn advanced first aid techniques applicable for the athletic trainer, coach, teacher or other person who is primarily responsible for the health care of others. Upon successful course completion the student will receive certification from the American Red Cross in CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

HLT 181S Serv Lrng:First-Aid & Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 181
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

HLT 200 Foundations of Wellness (3)
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101
This course explores the emotional, environmental, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual dimensions of well-being, quality of life, and overall health. Students will examine both personal and community factors influencing healthy and high risk behaviors, and be introduced to the current healthcare system in the U.S., and the concepts of health disparities and cultural competence. The roles of health and wellness professionals and health disciplines will be introduced.

HLT 200S Serv Lrng:Foundations of Wellness (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 200
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

HLT 230 Health Promotion and Health Systems (3)
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101
This course introduces students to the concepts of health behavior change theory and health systems, as well as how each impacts health initiatives and outcomes. Students will gain understanding of how public policy, health disparities, and evidence-based practice impact health promotion. Students will be asked to apply concepts of health promotion to a particular health disparity.

HLT 230S Serv Lrng:Health Promotion and Healt Systems (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 230
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

HLT 310 Health Disparities and Global Wellness Issues (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103, HLT 200 and HLT 210 or HLT 260 or Permission of Instructor
This course examines major global health challenges, programs and policies. Students will be introduced to the world's vast diversity of determinants of health and disease. Students will analyze current and emerging global health priorities, including emerging infectious diseases, poverty, conflicts and emergencies, health inequity, health systems reforms, and major global initiatives for disease prevention and health promotion. Students will be asked to draw comparisons to local health disparities in their own communities.

HLT 320 Epidemiology of Physical Activity (3)
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101
This course provides an epidemiological foundation to physical activity research and its impact on health and well-being for individuals and communities, with special attention given to traditionally under-represented populations. Participants will examine the literature relative to the impact of regular physical activity and sedentary lifestyle on chronic diseases and quality of life. Individual and community-based barriers and culturally competent health-based strategies to promote physical activity will be discussed.

HLT 330 Health and Wellness Promotion and Programming (3)
Prerequisite(s): Justice and the Common Good, HLT 200 and HLT 210 or HLT 260 or Permission of Instructor
This course examines the various aspects of health promotion and factors to consider when planning a health promotion intervention. Students will gain understanding of how assessment, public policy, culture, ethical issues and previous research impact health promotion planning. Students will be asked to apply concepts of health promotion to a particular population of interest.

HLT 330S Serv Lrng:Health and Wellness Promotion and Programming (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 330
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 ours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values

HLT 360 Human Nutrition (3)
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 and MTH 099 or above
This course focuses on the relationship of human nutrition and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. Students will examine the importance of health disparities in diet quality and health outcomes. Emphasis will be on current research and evidence based practices related to nutritional concerns during physical training and activities, nutritional supplements, nutritional controversies, stress management, substance abuse, and special nutritional needs of various physically active groups.

HLT 396 Co-Op:Parallel (1-3) EXP
Prerequisite(s): HLT 200, Junior Status or Above, and Departmental Permission
A work experience supervised by a faculty member in the School of Health Sciences, in collaboration with the cooperative extension staff. Credit is awarded as a general elective upon completion of the work experience and documentation of compliance with a pre-determined learning contract. The course may be repeated as a general elective up to nine credit hours.

HLT 399 Independent Study in Health and Wellness (1-3)
Prerequisite(s): HLT 200, Junior Status or Above, and Departmental Permission
Independent study under the guidance of a faculty member to meet stated learning objectives. Written learning contract agreed upon by the department chairperson and faculty member required.

HLT 430 Research in the Health Sciences (3)
This course focuses on the interaction of the components of the research process with application to the theory and practice of healthcare. This course emphasizes the critical appraisal and utilization of health-related research including selected theories and ethical considerations. Critical and reflective thinking, as a health care clinician who provides evidence based practice, will be emphasized.

HLT 440 Health and Wellness Assessment and Programming (3)
Prerequisite(s): HLT 230
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 440S
This course provides students with an in-depth exploration of Health Promotion Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation. Special emphasis involves tailoring Health Promotion Programs to historically-underrepresented populations both in the U.S. and abroad, in areas of health disparities. In this course, students will deepen their understating of Health Promotion Programs by conducting a Needs Assessment, and developing a culturally-appropriate and evidence-based Promotion Program.

HLT 440S Serv Lrng:Health and Wellness Assessment and Programming (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 440
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This course requires a co-requisite one-credit hour Service Learning course, with 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

HLT 450 Health and Wellness Practicum (3) EXP
Prerequisite(s): Senior Status or Permission of the Instructor
The student will complete a minimum of 200 hours in an approved Health and Wellness related setting under the supervision of professionals whose expertise, interest, and time meet those of the student's professional goals. Students will prepare portfolio of materials and be evaluated by the site supervisor and a faculty supervisor.

HLT 451 Healthcare Administration (3)
Prerequisite(s): HLT 200
Students in this course will be exposed to the role of the healthcare administrator. They will discuss and learn personnel and organization management skills in relation to the healthcare setting and the global economy. Students will learn about employment practices, liability and ethical issues, budgeting, event planning and the ever-changing face of healthcare.

HLT 451S Serv Lrng:Healthcare Administration (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): HLT 451
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.