Approved College Electives


Electives


Bachelor of Public Health: Public Health College Approved Electives

A minimum of 24 hours of electives is required.


Bachelor of Public Health: Public Health College Approved Electives


(6 – 9 credits)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointASL 2510 Deaf Culture

The pathological and cultural aspects of deaf people in language acquisition, education and compliance with accommodation issues. (Credits: 1)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointCLP 3911 Introduction to Clinical Research

Hands-on, faculty-supervised research experience in an area of interest to the student. Introduces current research techniques, including the design and development of clinical research projects and data analysis. Three hours of laboratory work or other research activity (e.g., literature searches, grant preparation, recruitment of study participants, etc.) are required for each semester credit. (Credits: 1 to 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointCLP 4134 Introduction to Clinical Child / Pediatric Psychology

Survey and exploration of the science and practice of clinical child/pediatric psychology, including application of clinical science to problems faced by children and their families. Course also emphasizes assessment and intervention methodologies related to child behavior and health. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointCLP 4302 Introduction to Clinical Psychology

Survey and exploration of contemporary roles of clinical psychologists. Course also emphasizes the integration of science and practice when solving problems of individuals, families and groups. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointCLP 4314 Introduction to Health Psychology

Survey and exploration of the science and practice of clinical health psychology. Course also emphasizes application of the biopsychosocial model of health and illness to health promotion, disease prevention and the treatment and rehabilitation of existing illness and disability. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointHSC 3661 Therapeutic Communication Skills with Patients, Families and the Health Care Team

Learn appropriate verbal and nonverbal behavior to be used with patients, families and the health care team through lecture, discussion and role play in large and small groups. (Credits: 2)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointHSC 3801 Clinical Observation / Health Care Volunteer Work

Learn about a specific health care field or gain knowledge about specific patient or client populations through direct observation and/or hands-on assistance. (Credits: 1 to 4)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointHSC 4905 Individual Study

Supervised program of study to investigate problems significant to health professions. (Credits: 1 to 4)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointHSC 4910 Supervised Research Experience

Supervised research in health education. (Credits: 1 to 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointHSC 4930 Special Topics

Special topics in health science. Please refer to the department for specific course information. (Credits: 1 to 4)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointHSC 4969 Honors Seminar in the Health Professions

Philosophy and implementation of scientific work, including an introduction to faculty research. Provides the opportunity to explore and discuss potential honors thesis topics. (Credits: 1 to 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointHSC 4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis

Special project leading to the distinction of magna or summa cum laude at graduation. The project can be any creative work that focuses on a specific topic or issue in the health professions. The student develops an outline of the special project prior to project initiation and produces a final paper at project completion. The paper must be approved by the program and dean’s office for the student to graduate magna or summa cum laude. (Credits: 1 to 6)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointPHC 4930 Special Topics in Public Health

Exploration of a general or a specific area of public health. (Credits: 1 to 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointRCS 4451 Rehabilitation Aspects of Substance Abuse

Rehabilitation counseling implications of alcohol and drug use in society and the work place. Emphasis on detection, treatment and follow-up services for individuals in the rehabilitation process. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointSPA 3011 Speech Acoustics

Introduces scientific methodologies, physics of sound, acoustics and elementary instrumentation related to human speech communication. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointSPA 3032 Fundamentals of Hearing

Concepts and principles relevant to the normal hearing processes: acoustics, gross anatomy, psychophysical methods and basic subjective correlates of the auditory system. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointSPA 3101 Speech Anatomy and Physiology

Introduces elementary anatomy, physiology and neurophysiology of the speaking mechanism. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointSPA 4004 Language Development

Study of language-based disorders of communication: language impairment in children, traumatic brain injury, aphasia and dementia. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointSPA 4302 Audiometry of Hearing Disorders

Basic techniques in pure-tone and speech audiometry, measurements of middle-ear function and test interpretation. Supervised clinical/laboratory experience in hearing testing. (Credits: 3)

Orange and Blue Arrow Bullet PointSPA 4956 Overseas Studies

Provides a mechanism by which coursework taken as part of an approved study abroad program can be recorded on the UF transcript and counted toward graduation. (Credits: 1 to 15)