Ithaca College

School of Health Sciences and Human Performance

Health Sciences and Human Performance - Interdisciplinary

Patricia E. Green, Associate Dean and Coordinator

The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance is committed to the promotion of interdisciplinary course offerings that teach students the importance of collaboration among professionals in related fields. The health care environment is increasingly characterized by multidisciplinary teams employing a case management approach in the area of disease prevention, as well as in areas of diagnosis and treatment. A number of courses are cross-listed between departments, such as Seminar: Health Care Teams, which is listed as SLPA-46000 in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and TRLS-46000 in the Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services. HINT-10000 Health Sciences: Foundations and Careers is a first-year seminar designed to introduce students to fields in all departments of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.

HINT-10000 Health Sciences: Foundations and Careers NLA

An overview of the foundation of health sciences and career opportunities in the various fields. The class format includes small-group discussion as well as guest lectures by health science educators. Selected issues related to the professions are also examined. 2 credits. (F,Y)

HINT-31200 Health Care and Culture LA 1g

An investigation of sociocultural context in the delivery and receipt of health care and rehabilitation services. Students examine through readings, discussion, and interviews with people in the community the role of ethnicity, race, religion, and socioeconomic status in shaping the health-related beliefs and behaviors of individuals. Prerequisites: Junior standing. 2 credits. (S,Y)

HINT-31300 Health Care and Culture: An International Field Experience NLA 1g

An investigation of sociocultural factors in the delivery of health care and rehabilitation services in an international context. Students examine, through experiential learning, discussion, and lectures, the role of ethnicity, race, religion, and socioeconomic status in shaping the health-related beliefs and behaviors of individuals in a selected country. Prerequisites: HINT-31200 or permission of the instructor. 1 credit. (Sum,Y)