Research Methods in Health Sciences

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
HSC
Course Number: 
490
General Education Requirements: 
W
Credits: 
2 sem. hr.
Semesters Offered: 
Fall

This course will provide the knowledge, skills, and values required of the entry-level health care provider to understand professional responsibilities, avenues of professional development, and the national and state regulatory agencies/standards. This course will also teach students skills to promote their chosen professional discipline, contribute to the literature by performing research, and educate the general public regarding their role in healthcare. Through this class, the student will also learn how to prepare for health-related national certification exams and professional job searches. This class will also serve as a forum to discuss current topics in the healthcare field and field discussion on matters in various health professions. Prerequisite: ATR & HSC seniors only; COM 100; ENG 101. Students with credit in ATR 490 may not receive additional credit in this course.