Foundations of Health Sciences
HSCI 130: The Foundations of Health Sciences
Lecture Hours: 4, Lab Hours: 2
High School Biology 12 or Chemistry 12
Health Science is the interdisciplinary study of health from a number of different perspectives, including biology, medicine, psychology, sociology, and economics. This survey course provides an introduction to the study of Health from a number of these perspectives. The student is introduced to a plethora of different tools and methods for analyzing health and illness as it pertains to both individuals and human populations. Course lectures emphasize concepts of human health and illness, while the lab section of the course introduces students to the quantitative science of epidemiology.