Health Innovation*

Description
The health innovation concentration provides students an opportunity to prepare for a position in the health care industry. A variety of students might benefit from having a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree with a Health Innovation Concentration: pre-nursing students; students unable to meet the admission standard for the College of Nursing & Health Innovation Upper Division Nursing Program; students undecided about nursing as a career, but might be interested in the health care field.

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.
  • A minimum 6 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
  • M - Course transfer equivalent available from Maricopa County Community College District, details are provided on the Transfer Information tab.

 

Core 6 Hours Required

HCR 210 Clinical Health Care Ethics, HU (3)M
OR HSC 320 Applied Medical/Healthcare Ethics, HU (3) (Prerequisites: PHI 101, 306 or 314)

HCR 220 Introduction to Nursing and Healthcare Systems, H (3)M
OR HSC 330 Healthcare Systems in the U.S. (3) (Prerequisites: HSC 320)

HCR 230 Culture and Health, C & G (3)M
OR HSC 210 Cultural Aspects of Health, C (3)M

 

Electives 12 Upper Division Hours
Minimum 9 upper division hours selected within area of interest determined between student and advisor.
Choose elective courses from the following:

ABS 301 Technology and Biology (2)

ABS 302 Ethical and Policy Issues in Biology (3)

AFR 317 Genes, Race, and Society, SB & H & C (3) (Prerequisites: AFS 200 or a min 45 total credit hours)

ASB 301 Global History of Health, SB & H (3) (Prerequisites: SSH 100, ASB 100, HST 100, or HST 101 with a C or better. Credit is allowed for only ASB 301, HST 301 or SSH 301)

ASB 353 Death and Dying in Cross-Cultural Perspective, (HU or SB) & G (3) (Prerequisite: min 45 earned credit hours; Credit is allowed for only SOC 353 or ASB 353)

ASB 355 Traditional Medicine and Healing, HU or SB (3) (Prerequisites: ASB 102, ASB 222, ASB 223 or ASM 104 or SSH 100 or ASB 100 with C or better. Credit is allowed for only SSH 355 or ASB 355)

ASB 410 Poverty, Social Justice, and Global Health, (L or SB) & G (3)

ASB 452 Community Partnerships for Global Health, SB (3-9) (Prerequisites: min 45 credit hours; SSH 100 or ASB 100; Credit is allowed for only SSH 402 or ASB 452)

ASB 462 Medical Anthropology: Culture and Health, SB & C (3)

CDE 337 Early Childhood Intervention (3)

CDE 338 Child Development Practicum (2-4)

CDE 418 Aging and the Life Course, SB & H (3) (Prerequisites: FAS 101 or FAS 330 or PGS 101 or SOC 101 with C or better; Minimum 30 hours. Credit is allowed for only CDE 418 or SOC 418)

CDE 430 Infant/Toddler Development in the Family, SB (3)

CDE 437 Infant Family Assessment and Observation, L or SB (3)

CDE 444 Risk and Variation in Child Development (3)

COM 414 Crisis Communication (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 2.50 GPA)

COM 353 Professional Communication(3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 2.50 GPA)

COM 417 Communication and Aging (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 2.50 GPA)

COM 430 Leadership in Group Communication (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 2.50 GPA)

CRJ 461 Domestic Violence (3) (Prerequisites: Junior, senior or Post-Baccalaureate standing)

EXW 300 Foundations of Exercise and Wellness, SB (3) (Pre-or Co-requisites: EXW 100 or KIN 100; minimum 30 earned hours)

EXW 302 Fundamentals of Wellness, L (3) (This course is restricted to Health Sciences BAS students)

EXW 311 Special Populations in Exercise and Wellness (3)

EXW 315 Physiological Foundations of Movement (4) (Prerequisites: BIO 201 and 202 with C or better)

EXW 325 Fitness for Life (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 30 hours)

EXW 330 Kinesiological Foundations of Movement (4) (Prerequisites: BIO 201 with C or better)

EXW 342 Health Behavior Change (3) (Prerequisites: PSY 101 (PGS 101); minimum hours 45)

EXW 350 Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 201; BIO 202; PGS 101)

EXW 380 Body Image and Wellness (3) (Prerequisites: PGS 101 with C or better; Minimum 30 hours)

EXW 400 Stress Management for Wellness (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 202; PSY 101; 45 minimum hours)

EXW 450 Cultural and Social Issues in Exercise and Wellness, (L or SB) & C (3) (Prerequisites: PGS 101 with C or better; EXW 300 with C or better)

FAS 332 Human Sexuality, SB (3)

FAS 403 Aging, Lifespan Development, and the Family (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 60 hours including 6 hours of PSY and/or SOC.

FAS 421 Caregiving for Older Adults (3) (Prerequisites: Min 60 hours including 6 hours of PSY and/or SOC. Credit is allowed for only ALD 431, 531 or FAS 421)

HPS 312 History of Women in Science and Medicine, HU or SB (3) (Prerequisites: min30 hours; Credit is allowed for only HPS or HST 312)

HPS 325 Chinese Science and Medicine, HU & H & G (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 30 hours; Credit is allowed for only CHI 335, HPS 325, HST 385 or SLC 335)

HPS 330 History of Biology: Conflicts and Controversies (3)

HPS 331 History of Medicine, H (3)

HSC 300 Complementary Healthcare (3) (Prerequisites: HSC 210, HCR 230, or BIO 202)

IAS 300 Adult Career Development, L or SB (3)

IAS 305 Work and Identity, SB (3)

IAS 340 Bioethics, HU (3) (Prerequisite: minimum 45 hours. Credit is allowed for only BIO 312 or IAS 340 or PHI 320)

IAS 406 Moral Dilemmas, L or HU (3)

IAS 430 Science and Religion, L or HU (3) (Credit is allowed for only IAS 430 or MAS 510)

JUS 329 Domestic Violence, SB (3)

KIN 334 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 201 (ZOL 201) with C or better; BIO 202 with C or better)

LSC 362 The Human Environment (3)

LSC 365 The Human Organism, SG (4)

MIC 380 Medical Parasitology (3) (Prerequisites: MIC 220 with C or better)

NTR 340 Applications in Human Nutrition (3) (Prerequisite: BIO 201; NTR 241)

NTR 341 Introduction to Planning Therapeutic Diets (3) (Prerequisite: NTR 100 or 241)

NTR 344 Nutrition Services Management, (L) (3) (Prerequisites: FON 100 or FON 241 or NTR 100 or NTR 241)

NTR 345 Development of Healthy Cuisines (3) (Prerequisites: NTR 100 or 241; Credit is allowed for only NTR 341 or 345)

NTR 346 Sports Nutrition (3) (Prerequisites: NTR 241 AND BIO 201 with D or better)

NTR 348 Cultural Aspects of Food, SB & C & G (3) (Prerequisites: NTR 100 or NTR 241)

NTR 350 Nutrition Counseling, SB (3) (Prerequisites: NTR 341 with a grade of C or better or NTR 345)

NTR 351 Nutrition and Health Communications, L (3) (Prerequisites: NTR 100 or NTR 241)

NTR 448 Community Nutrition, L (3) (Prerequisite: NTR 100 or NTR 241; Credit is allowed for only NTR 448 or 548)

NTR 450 Nutrition in the Life Cycle I, SB (3) (Prerequisite: NTR 100 or NTR 241; Credit is allowed for only NTR 450 or 550)

PSY/PGS 306 Environmental Psychology, SB (3) (Prerequisites: PSY 101 (PGS 101) with C or greater)

PSY/PGS 350 Social Psychology, SB (3) (Prerequisites: PSY 101 (PGS 101) with C or better; Credit is allowed for only PSY 351 (PGS 351) or PSY 350 (PGS 350))

PSY/PGS 462 Health Psychology (3) (Prerequisites: PSY 290 with a grade of C or better)

PSY/PGS 304 Effective Thinking, L (3) (Prerequisites: MAT 119 (or MAT 170 or higher) or PSY 230 with C or better)

PSY/PGS 306 Environmental Psychology, SB (3) (Prerequisites: PSY 101 (PGS 101) with C or greater)

PHI 306 Applied Ethics, HU (3)

PHI 314 Philosophy of Science, HU (3) (Credit is allowed for only HPS 314 or PHI 314)

PHI 332 OR PHI 316 Metaphysics, HU (3)

PHI 334 OR PHI 317 Philosophy of Mind, HU (3)

PHI 320 Bioethics, HU (3) (Prerequisite: minimum 45 hours. Credit is allowed for only BIO 312 or IAS 340 or PHI 320)

PHI 333 Symbolic Logic (3)

PHI 340 Bioethics, HU (3)

PHI 406 Moral Dilemmas, L or HU (3)

PRM 364 Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation, SB (3)

PRM 368 Sports Management (3)

PRM 450 Leisure and Aging (3)

PRM 454 Human Services for At-Risk Youth (3)

REL 381 Religion and Moral Issues, L or HU (3)

SHS 310 Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Speech (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 201; PHY 101)

SHS 350 Brain Memory and Language (3)

SOC 424 Women and Health, L or SB (3) (Prerequisites: 30 hours and FAS 101, 330, PGS 101 or SOC 101 with C or better)

SOC 427 Sociology of Health and Illness, SB (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 45 hours)

SOC 448 Epidemics and Society, SB & G (3)

SOC 353 Death and Dying in Cross-Cultural Perspective, (HU or SB) & G (3-4)

SOC 400 Perspectives on Aging, SB (3)

SOC 418 Aging and the Life Course, SB & H (3) (Prerequisites: FAS 101 or FAS 330 or PGS 101 or SOC 101 with a C or better; minimum 30 hours. Credit is allowed for only CDE 418 or SOC 418)

WST 340 Gender, Science & Technology, SB (3) (Prerequisites: WST 100, 300 or 30 minimum hours)

WST 360 Women as Healers, SB & G (3) (Prerequisite: 30 minimum hours)

WST 460 Women and the Body, SB & C (3) (Prerequisites: WST 100 or WST 300 with C or better; Completion of 6 upper-division hours)

WST 472 Women, Aging, and the Life Course (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 60 hours (including 6 hours of PSY and/or SOC))

WST 477 Women and Violence, SB & C (3) (Prerequisites: WST 100 or WST 300 with C or better; Minimum 6 upper-division hours)

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

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

2014-15

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

NUHCIEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact