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Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

CHTH
Community Health



CHTH 205   DRUGS AND SOCIETY

CHTH 210   FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH
  
CHTH 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

CHTH 317   HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORIES

CHTH 415   HEALTH AND HEALING

CHTH 428   HEALTH DISPARITIES

CHTH 435   HUMAN RESPONSE TO STRESS

CHTH 440   PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY

CHTH 445   PROGRAM PLANNING FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH

CHTH 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

CHTH 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

CHTH 499   SENIOR THESIS/CAPSTONE

CHTH 502   THEORIES AND MODELS IN FAMILY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH  

CHTH 575   RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT

CHTH 588   PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CHTH 589   GRADUATE CONSULTATION

CHTH 590   MASTER'S THESIS

CHTH 591   SPECIAL TOPICS

CHTH 592   INDEPENDENT STUDY

CHTH 594   SEMINAR

CHTH 598   INTERNSHIP


Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

CHTH 205 DRUGS AND SOCIETY
F,S, Su on demand 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Individual and social implications of psychoactive drug use. Basic pharmaceutical concepts, legal issues, common pharmaceutical preparations, and over-the-counter products are studied.

CHTH 210 FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH
F 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Introduction to community health discipline outlining the history, evolution, and practice of delivering health information to communities. Principles and practices of community health including multicultural considerations, definitions of health, illness and disease, health education and promotion, demographics, epidemiology and the health of diverse populations throughout the lifespan.

CHTH 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

CHTH 317 HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORIES
F,S 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100 or SOCI 101 and junior standing.
-- The study and application of theoretical models of exercise and health with emphasis on behavior change in the individual and group levels.

CHTH 415 HEALTH AND HEALING
On demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: CHTH 435.
-- A comparative study of different systems of health and healing. Systems include Allopathic (Western), Ayurvedic (East Indian), Chinese, and Native American. This course includes in and out of class practice components (e.g. Qi Gong, Yoga, Meditation).

CHTH 428 HEALTH DISPARITIES
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: FCS 371, CHTH 210 and CHTH 440.
-- Examines what contributes to health disparities, which are inequalities in death, disease, disability, and well-being. Focuses on the epidemiologic evidence, theories of why health disparities exist, and current strategies for ameliorating health disparities.

CHTH 435 HUMAN RESPONSE TO STRESS
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: FCS 263, or CHTH 210 or KIN 105 and junior standing.
-- Analysis of human response to stress in relation to a variety of biophysical factors; techniques for managing stress are also investigated.

CHTH 440 PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
F 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1
PREREQUISITE: FCS 371 and CHTH 210 or KIN 105.
-- Senior capstone course. The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to epidemiologic concepts (e.g. incidence, prevalence, bias) and methods (e.g. study designs and measures).

CHTH 445 PROGRAM PLANNING FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH
F 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1
PREREQUISITE: FCS 371, CHTH 210, CHTH 317 and senior standing in community health major or consent of instructor.
-- Senior capstone course. Health program planning and evaluation with emphasis on applications in Montana communities.

CHTH 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 6 cr. RCT May be repeated. Maximum 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

CHTH 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
F,S,Su 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

CHTH 499 SENIOR THESIS/CAPSTONE
F,S,Su 1 - 12 cr. IND Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor.
-- An individualized assignment with a professional agency to provide a guided field experience. All students must receive department permission prior to registration.

CHTH 502 THEORIES AND MODELS IN FAMILY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.
-- Understanding and application of theory and models in the family and community health fields. The course will focus on applications at the individual, family, community, and environmental levels.

CHTH 575 RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT
F,S,Su 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- A research or professional paper or project dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major advisor and graduate committee.

CHTH 588 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. May be repeated; Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, teaching experience and/or current employment in a school organization, and consent of instructor.
-- Courses offered on a one-time basis to fulfill professional development needs of in service educators. A specific focus is given to each course which is appropriately subtitled.

CHTH 589 GRADUATE CONSULTATION
F,S,Su 1 - 3 cr. IND. May be repeated; Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing in health major and approval of committee chair.
-- This course may be used only by students who have completed all of their course work (and thesis if on a thesis plan) but who need additional faculty or staff time or help.

CHTH 590 MASTER'S THESIS
F,S,Su 1 - 10 cr. IND
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.
-- Directed graduate research/creative activity.

CHTH 591 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.

CHTH 592 INDEPENDENT STUDY
F,S,Su 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

CHTH 594 SEMINAR
On Demand 1 cr. SEM Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
--Topics offered at the graduate level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

CHTH 598 INTERNSHIP
F,S,Su 1 - 12 cr. IND Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

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