Detailed course offerings (Time Schedule) are available for
BHS 201 Introduction to Public Health (5) I&S/NW C. WADE
Provides an introduction to the principle of public health with exploration of the frameworks, tools, and evidence base that guides disease prevention and health promotion efforts. Consideration given to ethical and public policy issues important to ensuring the fair distribution of resources. Offered: AW.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 201 (student access only)
BHS 215 Statistics for Health Sciences (5) QSR
Provides an overview of basic concepts of statistics used in health sciences with opportunities to learn through experience with health-related data. Offered: jointly with B MATH 215.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 215 (student access only)
BHS 300 Principles of Health Research (5) NW de Castro, Cooke, Kenworthy, Stone, Wade.
Develops competence in accessing, understanding, and evaluating scientific knowledge about population health. To improve students' ability to effectively advocate for public health improvements, emphasis placed on composition approaches that effectively synthesize and translate evidence. Offered: AW.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 300 (student access only)
BHS 302 Global Communities, Culture, and Health Equity (5) I&S
Addresses several main concepts in public health with an exploration of the links between: 1) community, health, and culture; 2) health equity and social justice; and 3) emerging field of global health.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 302 (student access only)
BHS 303 Introduction to Epidemiology (5)
Introduces principles, methods, and issues in public health practice-based epidemiology. Covers research designs and methods to describe disease occurrence and risk factor associations, and the role of epidemiologic data in health policy.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 303 (student access only)
BHS 310 Pathways to Health Studies (2)
Provides a forum for students to plan their educational pathway within the Health Studies major. Provides an overview of career options and professional development opportunities, supplemented with guest lectures by professionals working in the field. Offered: W.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 310 (student access only)
BHS 320 Human Health and the Environment (5)
Examines the relationship between environmental factors and the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, and populations. Contemporary understanding of how the natural and built environments influence risk for disease and illness illustrated through case examples. Explores multi-disciplinary approaches to address environmental problems and improve living and work spaces.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 320 (student access only)
BHS 400 Study Abroad: Health Studies (1-5, max. 15) I&S/NW
Upper-division health related courses for which there are no direct University of Washington Bothell equivalents, taken through a University of Washington study abroad program.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 400 (student access only)
BHS 421 Food and Culture (5) VLPA/I&S
Through writing, video, storytelling, and creative exploration, examines the forces that shape our choices about food, and how food choices drive our economy, our health, our self-image, and our social connections.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 421 (student access only)
BHS 422 Walking in Beauty: Native Art and Healing (5) VLPA/I&S
Explores the impact of social, economic, historic, and environmental disparities on American Indian/Alaska Native health, along with the healing effects of Native art, culture, pride, and community.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 422 (student access only)
BHS 430 Health Policies and Politics in a Global Context (5) I&S
Examines current and emerging global health challenges, their transnational determinants, and selected policies that address those challenges at varying national and global political contexts.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 430 (student access only)
BHS 496 Field Work in Health (2-10, max. 10)
Independent field work or internship related to student's focus on health. Facilitates career development and connecting classroom and practice. Negotiated and supervised with individual faculty.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 496 (student access only)
BHS 497 Selected Topics in Health (3-5, max. 15)
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 497 (student access only)
BHS 499 Health Studies Senior Portfolio (3)
Focuses on developing a learning and professional portfolio, advancing critical thinking skills, synthesis of knowledge relevant to the health field, and honing writing and presentation capacities for appropriate audiences. Involves collaboration with other graduating students. Prerequisite: BHS 310.
MyPlan Course Details: BHS 499 (student access only)