BHS 107. HEALTH PROFESSIONS: DENTAL (1). W 2019. Discussion of matters relating to a dental career. Includes application procedures, the importance of various requirements, admissions, professional school curricula, financing education and related matters. Speakers are included. Graded P/N. Course Syllabus
BHS 110. BIOHEALTH SCIENCES ORIENTATION (1). F 2018. Introduction of incoming BioHealth Sciences students to college life with an emphasis on faculties, facilities, services, and curricula in BHS. Exposure to career opportunities for students interested in the BioHealth Sciences. Graded P/N. Course Syllabus
BHS 199. SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16). Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.
BHS 255. ALLIED HEALTH MICROBIOLOGY. (4) SP. General properties of cellular microbes and viruses, microbial biochemistry and genetics, pathogenesis and disease, immunity, and microbial infections. Lecture and lab emphasis is on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health. Not intended for biological sciences majors. Lec/Lab. CROSSLISTED as MB 255, MB 255e. Course Syllabus.
BHS 316, BHS 316e. PRINCIPLES OF IMMUNOLOGY (3). W,SP. Interactions of the innate and adaptive immune responses in the context of infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases, immunodeficiencies and immunotherapies. This course is designed for non-microbiology majors. (Prereqs: MB 230 or BI 212 or BI 212H and BI 213 or BI 213H or BI 204 and BI 205.) Course Syllabus.
BHS 323, BHS 323e. MICROBIAL INFLUENCES ON HUMAN HEALTH (3). F,W,SP How microorganisms contribute in beneficial and detrimental ways to human health. Emphasis on microbial contributions to cancer, gut health, chronic infection and autoimmune diseases. This course is part of the Writing Intensive Curriculum for the BioHealth Sciences major. (Writing Intensive Course) (Prereqs: MB 302 or BI 314 or BB 450.) Course Syllabus
BHS 329. MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PATHOLOGY (3). SP 2019. An introduction to basic principles of disease, focused on structural and functional changes of cells, tissues and organs, and their relationships to clinical disease. The emphasis of the course is at the cellular to organ level, but will cover some on molecular mechanisms as pertinent.
(Prereqs: BI 211 or BI 211H and BI 212 or BI 212H.) Course Syllabus.
BHS 340e. HUMAN VIROLOGY (4). W 2019. Properties of viruses, their biology, pathogenesis and concern to society. Emphasis on viruses causing human disease. CROSSLISTED as MB 340. (Prereqs: BI 204,205,206 or BI 211,212,213.) Course Syllabus.
BHS 415. ONE HEALTH IN PRACTICE (3). W 2019. One health is the concept that human, animal and environmental health are all intertwined. Utilizes current one health issues such as disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance to encourage students from diverse fields to develop interdisciplinary collaboration and communication skills. CROSSLISTED as VMB 415. (Prereqs: Junior or Senior.) Course Syllabus.
BHS 499. BIOHEALTH SCIENCES CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE (2). F 2019. Capstone experience will help students synthesize knowledge and learn how to practice professional skills necessary to sustain a successful career in health related professions. Students will explore career opportunities and how to compete for jobs. Students will work in teams to analyze a clinical problem in BioHealth Sciences and communicate this analysis in a presentation. Course Syllabus.