2010-2011 College Catalog by UCI - University of California Irvine

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public health 119 special topics in epidemiology and genetics 4 lecture three hours special topics courses are offered fr9m time ·to time course content varies with interest of the instructor prerequisites public health 1 and in some cases con5ent of the instruct9r may be repeated for credit as topics vary health policy and administration 120 nutri1tion and global health 4 lecture three hours global issues related to nutrition and public health evaluation of nutritional risk factors associated with the development of chronic diseases and the role of nutritional medicine in prevention ·topics include food safety communicable diseases supplements and regulatory issues 121 iptroduction to complementary and alternative medicine 4 lecture three ;1ours examines health and disease in contemporary american culture and society with definitions models and practices of what has come to be known as orthodox conventional medicine selected alternative or complementary modes of promoting health and welj-being including homeopathy herbology and chiropractic formerly environmental · analysis and design ei72 or 122 health policy 4 lecture three hours considers social and economic aspects of health and disease in the united states what are the proper roles of the indiv.idual community and government jn improving health and health care international comparisons will be made wherever possible same as planning policy and design 170 123 public issues in biotechnology 4 lecture three hours an assessment of developn ents in biotechnology pptentially affecting various facets of human society or warranting significant public debate covers the implications of gem!tic engineering and other biotechnological developments for public healtll envir«;mment agriculture legislation research ethics public policy and commerce ,prerequisites public health i and 2 or consent of instructor 124 envkomnental and public health policy 4 lecture three hours examines fa tors involved in shaping public health and environmental policy topics include the role of science in public health policy the function of governmental regulatory agencies citizen participation and economic and sociopolitical aspects of controlling infectious diseases and regulating carcinogens 134 asian american community public health 4 lecture three hours focuses on major issues and concepts of community health and their application to public health programs for asian american populations analyzes individual institutional community and policy factors that influen,ce a person s health status within a larger environmental context same as asian american sti:dies 134 vll 139 special topics in health policy and administration 4 lecture three hours specia1 topics courses are offered from time to time course content varies with interest of the instructor prerequisites public health i and in some cases consent of the instructor may be repeated for credit as topics vary social and behaviora health science 140 beliefs attitudes and health behaviors 4 lecture three hours examines health-relevant beliefs attitudes and behaviors from a social psychological perspective topics include self-control obesity sexual behavior medication enms stress perceived control and social support happiness and welj-being changing health attitudes and behaviors self-disclosure and health prerequisite psychology and social behavior 9 or iic or psycho ogy 7 a or 9c or equivalent same as psychology and social behavior i8i s 141 clinical health psychology 4 lecture three hours role of behavior in etiology tre1tment and prevention of certain diseases behavioral intervention including biofeedback stress pain-management health habit counseling and oth!r skills to assist patients make cognitive emotional and behavioral changes needed to cope with disease or acliieve better health prerequisite psychology and social behavior 9 or ii c or psychology 7 a or 9c or equivalent same as psychology and sqcial behavior 14ih 142 the human pain experience 4 lecture three hours examines the physiological and sociocultural correlates of human pain perception emphasis on laboratory and clinical methods of measuring acute and chronic pain social influences on the experience and communication of pain biopsychosocial approaches to pain control prerequisites psychology and social behavior 9 or i1 c or psychology 7a or 9c or equivalent and any upper-division course from the health or pre-clinical psychology areas 535 .143 social ecology of health promotion 4 lecture three hours core themes of social ecology are examined as they apply to majot areas of health promotion research and practice students attend lectures and work collaboratively on team projects conducted in university and community settings prerequisite consent of instructor same as social ecology 131 144 health behavior theory 4 lecture three hours introduces theoretical perspectives from the social sciences to understand health behavior from the vantage point of individuals their interpersonal contacts communities · lind ecological contexts application of theory to public health problems is a central focus 145 gender biology and environmental ethics 4 what is nature and how do we know and represent it introduces students to the history of nature produced within scientific knowledge as well as historical developments previous lower-division course work in women s studies is recommended but not required same as women s studies 165a 147 drug abuse and its prevention 4 lecture three hours theoretical and practical underpinnings of drug abuse and its prevention at the individual and population levels students practice developing drug abuse prevention schemes for specific populations recent developments·in pharmacological and biobehavioral theories of drug dependence are explored 148 public health communication 4 lecture three hours theoretical underpinnings and practical applications of communication sciences in public health practice techniques of effective ommunication including fear appeal and deterrence social marketing public-private partnerships health service delivery and outreach in rural and ·urban sett~ngs and for international health strategies prerequisites public health i and 2 lsi environmental psychology 4 lecture three hours impact of the physical environment on individual and group behavior three basic concerns examined a environmental determinants of behavior at the individual and interpersonal level b social planning and urban design and c methodological approaches to the study of environmental issues prerequisites environmental analysis and design e8 social ecology 10 or planning policy and design 4 same as planning policy and design,isl and psychology and social :aehavior 17is 159 special topics in social and behavioral health science 4 lecture three hours special topics courses are offered from time to time course content varies with interest of the instructor prerequisites public health i and in some cases consent of the instructor may be repeated for credit as topics vary environmental and global health science 160 environmental pollution and remediation 4 lecture three hours the study of pollution-its identification risks and remediation analysis of sources of natural and anthropogenic environmental pollutants using ecological concepts chemical fate and transport engineering technologies economics and policy to provide understanding fu!d solutions to these problems pre-· • requisite upper-division standing or ·consent of instructor formerly environmental analysis and design el03 161 environmental geology 4 lecture three hours discussion one hour introduction to geologic principles and applications to environmental problems topics include tectonic processes earth materials soils river processes groundwater the coastal envir~nment slope failures seismic hazards mineral resources and land-use evaluation based on geologic conditions examples from case studies prerequisite environmental analysis and design el e3 or e8 formerly environmental analysis and design el!o 162 human ecology of health 4 lecture three hours many human health problems are directly associated with ethnicity sex and age course integrates the science of these issues with anthropology geography economics to understand the relationship management treatment involves lectures · and discussions to probe these factors 163 environmental health science 4 lecture three hours focuses on processes of exposure to environmental toxins/agents and their impact to human health and the environment media transport exposure assessment susceptibility behavior and health effect of several toxins are discussed formerly environmental analysis and design ells 164 toxic chemicals in the environment 4 lecture three hours explores the sources transformation and sinks of toxic chemicals in the environment and their effects on public health covers regulatory issues ·and design-for-the-environment initiatives to reduce or eliminate the adverse effects of toxic chemicals prerequisites public health i and 2 or consent of instructor uc irvine 2010-2011