HHS 2500 Sophomore Connections for Careers in Health Professions
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

This course is designed for sophomore students who have an interest in a health career but are still undecided about which major is best. Topics will include an introduction to various health professions, steps needed to enter a health career program, requirements for degree completion, opportunities and demand for health care professionals, and academic advisement for success. Open to all university students, not just sophomores.

HHS 3660 Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides students with information about Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAT) including the applications of CAT in therapeutic situations. The curing medicine and therapeutic modalities addressed include Acupuncture and Acupressure, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Energy Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Body/Mind Therapy, Homeopathic Therapy, Massage and Touch Therapy, and Nutrition and Diet.

HHS 3700 Medical-Biochemical Principles
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites organic chemistry or permission of the instructor
Description

This course is an introduction to the chemical events occurring in the human body, with attention to the etiology and clinical manifestation of disease associated with certain metabolic errors.

HHS 4130 Tai Chi-A Therapeutic Exercise
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course introduces Tai Chi as a therapeutic exercise. The course addresses the benefits of Tai Chi exercise, Tai Chi’s origin, philosophy and development. Scientific evidence of Tai Chi’s benefits to health is discussed. The course introduces all the styles and forms of Tai Chi and the applications of Tai Chi to self-defense, exercise, rehabilitation and meditation. Application of the principles and practices of Tai Chi to various physical impairments and disabilities is discussed.