Montana State University

Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

HDHL
Human Development - Health



HDHL 210   FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH

HDHL 230   DRUGS AND SOCIETY

HDHL 240   HUMAN SEXUALITY

HDHL 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

HDHL 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

HDHL 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

HDHL 298   INTERNSHIP

HDHL 315   HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

HDHL 410   HUMAN RESPONSE TO STRESS

HDHL 440   PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY

HDHL 445   PROGRAM PLANNING IN HEALTH

HDHL 451   HEALTH AND HEALING

HDHL 452   HEALTH DISPARITIES

HDHL 455   THE ETHIC OF CARE

HDHL 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

HDHL 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

HDHL 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

HDHL 498   INTENRSHIP

HDHL 502   THEORIES AND MODELS IN FAMILY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH  

HDHL 575   RESEARCH OR PROFESSIONAL PAPER/PROJECT

HDHL 588   PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

HDHL 589   GRADUATE CONSULTATION

HDHL 590   MASTER'S THESIS

HDHL 591   SPECIAL TOPICS

HDHL 592   INDEPENDENT STUDY

HDHL 594   SEMINAR

HDHL 598   INTERNSHIP



Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

HDHL 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.

HDHL 230 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.

HDHL 240 HUMAN SEXUALITY
F,S Su on demand 3 cr. LEC 3
-- A study of all aspects of human sexuality including the sexual reproductive systems, sexual behaviors, contraception, gender roles, sexual functioning, and sexually transmitted diseases.

HDHL 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

HDHL 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

HDHL 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.

HDHL 298 INTERNSHIP
On Demand 2 - 12 cr. IND Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

HDHL 315 HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: HDCF 263, or HDHL 210 or HDPE 222 and junior standing.
-- An introduction to health administration. Management of public health organizations, patterns of health organizations, and various administrative factors involved in the practice of health administration. Issues of budgeting, finance, marketing and public relations will be explored.

HDHL 410 HUMAN RESPONSE TO STRESS
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: HDCF 263, or HDHL 210 or HDPE 222 and junior standing.
-- Analysis of human response to stress in relation to a variety of biophysical factors; techniques for managing stress are also investigated.

HDHL 440 PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
F 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1
PREREQUISITE: HDCF 371 and HDHL 210 or HDPE 222.
-- 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).

HDHL 445 PROGRAM PLANNING IN HEALTH
F 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1
PREREQUISITE: HDCF 371, HDHL 210, HDPE 425 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.

HDHL 451 HEALTH AND HEALING
On demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: HDHL 310.
-- 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).

HDHL 452 HEALTH DISPARITIES
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: HDCF 371, HDHL 210 and HDHL 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.

HDHL 455 THE ETHIC OF CARE
F,S,Su on demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: PSYX 100 or SOCI 101 or HDCF 150 and junior standing.
-- This course, intended for students interested in working in human service professions (education, health, social work, counseling, human relations and resources) will focus on understanding and applying the theory of the ethic of care in real world situations. Theoretical support for the ethic of care found in diverse areas of philosophy, social justice, education, feminism, parenting, nursing, theology, and medicine will be explored. Utilizing a service learning approach, students will be engaged in understanding theories related to the ethic of care through both in-class lecture and discussion and outreach in the community.

HDHL 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.

HDHL 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

HDHL 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.

HDHL 498 INTERNSHIP
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.

HDHL 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.

HDHL 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.

HDHL 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.

HDHL 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.

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

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

HDHL 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.

HDHL 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.

HDHL 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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