Individually assigned readings, followed by written reports or seminars covering classical, current and semipopular literature on topics in health science.
Fall, winter, spring. Prereq: Junior or Senior standing and permission. Internships are designed to give students experience in their fields of interest. A written summary of the internship and an oral presentation are required at the conclusion of the internship. NOTE: HSC-497 (but not 397) fulfills the graduation requirement for independent work.
Fall, winter, spring. Prereq.: Permission. Independent reading and weekly conference with a faculty supervisor. Appropriate for fields of special interest, but will not substitute for required courses.
Fall, winter, spring. Prereq: Permission. Library research in health sciences. Critical review of literature pertaining to a problem or specialized topic in the health sciences culminating in a paper. (INDEPENDENT WORK)
Prereq.: Health Science Major and senior standing or permission. An integration and synthesis of different disciplinary perspectives as they relate to specific regional, national, or world health issues. Students will bring to the seminar their expertise from their disciplinary foci, read about, discuss, and analyze health care issues, and learn from people working in the health care industry. The seminar will be dependent on contributions and research done by each student. Topics will vary. (INDEPENDENT WORK)