Medical Studies

Description
The School for the Science of Health Care Delivery offers a concentration in medical studies which focuses on preparing students for work in clinical medicine, to include both direct and indirect patient care. Students take coursework in historical aspects of medicine and in the impact of violence upon health, health disparities, as well as leadership and professionalism. Students have the option of selecting an internship course that will enhance application of core concepts. The School for the Science of Health Care Delivery serves as a connection between the business of medicine and clinical practice.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • This concentration is available beginning Spring 2018.

Required courses (15 credit hours)

HCD 303 Global Health Care Systems (G) (3)  (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours)

HCD 330 Health Care Systems in the U.S. (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours)

MED 300 Historical and Contemporary Issues in Health (L) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours)

MED 320 Applied Medical/Health Care Ethics (HU) (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours)

MED 450 Leadership and Professionalism (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only HCD 401 or MED 450)

Elective (3 credit hours; choose one course from below)

HCD 420 Population Health Management (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only HCD 420 or IBC 420)

MED 484 Internship (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 3.00 GPA)

PBH 422 Health Disparities and Access to Health (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only HCD 422 or PBH 422)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2021-22

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

NHMESTEMP

College/School

College/School

College of Health Solutions

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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