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ATEP: Athletic Training


6020. Research Methods in Sports Medicine (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training or permission of instructor. Development and interpretation of quantitative research theory, design, and statistical analyses for the sports medicine professional.
6040. Practicum in Athletic Training (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training. Practical experience in athletic training, emphasizing athletic training-related research and best practices.
6041. Practicum in Athletic Training (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training. Practical experience in athletic training, emphasizing organization and administration related to assigned practicum settings.
6042. Practicum in Athletic Training (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training and BOC certification. Practical experience in athletic training that may include supervision of undergraduate athletic training students in designated practicum settings. Emphasis on time management and professional communication.
6043. Practicum in Athletic Training (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training and BOC certification. Practical experience in athletic training that may include supervision of undergraduate athletic training students in designated practicum settings. Emphasis on leadership and professional responsibility.
6045. Advanced Organization and Administration in Sports Medicine (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training or consent of instructor. Organizational theory and administration of sports medicine facilities and personnel.
6050. Sports Medicine Related Injury and Illness (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training or consent of instructor. Integration of pathology of medical conditions and injuries within physically active populations.
6320. Applied Anatomy in Sports Medicine (4)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training or consent of instructor. Integration of human musculoskeletal and neural anatomy with athletic-related movements and pathological function associated with athletic trauma.
6350. Evidence-Based Rehabilitation and Treatment (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training or consent of instructor. Evidence-based practical approach to developing rehabilitation protocols and therapeutic techniques.
6500. Master’s Project (3)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training and consent of chair. Investigates current research and methodology in athletic training.
7000. Thesis (1-6)
P: Current enrollment in MS in athletic training and consent of chair. To be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h.

EHST: Environmental Health

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5001. Seminar in Environmental Health (1)
Student, staff, and guest speakers on current research.
5010, 5011. Principles of Toxicology and Laboratory (3,1)
For EHST majors but other majors accepted. P: Senior or graduate standing; 8 s.h. of general chemistry; 6 s.h. of biology, including BIOL 2130; or consent of instructor. Basics of toxicology such as physiological response and environmental sources as well as specifics of major toxins.
5020. Environmental Toxicology (3)
P: EHST 5010, 5011; or consent of instructor. Effect of anthropogenic and naturally occurring toxins on environment. Toxin sources, distribution, and bioaccumulation. Covers pesticides, metals, solvents, radioactive isotopes, food additives, air pollutants, and natural plant/animal toxins.
5164. Radiological Health Field Operation (1)
P: Consent of instructor. Field observation of radiological health physics, practices at nuclear fuel cycle facilities, and government nuclear facilities.
5165. Advanced Radiological Laboratory (1)
P: Consent of instructor. Intensive radiological lab training at Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Tour of research facilities.
5510. Physical Safety (2)
Practical application of physical safety principles in living and work environments.
5520. Biological Safety (3) Formerly EHST 6120
Practical application of biological safety principles in living and work environments.
5530. Chemical Safety (2)
Practical application of chemical safety principles in living and work environments.
5540. Radiation Safety (2)
Practical application of radiation safety principles in living and work environments.
5800, 5801. Solid and Hazardous Waste Management and Laboratory (3,0)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: CHEM 1160, 1161; or consent of instructor. Problems associated with collection, treatment, and disposal of municipal solid waste and hazardous wastes in the United States.
6010. Fundamentals of Environmental Health (3)
Effects of environment on human health. Focuses on rural environment. Considers water supply and wastewater disposal, water quality, solid and hazardous wastes, air quality, occupational health and safety, food protection, and vector control.
6100. Elements in Environmental Engineering (3)
Practical application of engineering principles to environmental health.
6201, 6202, 6203. Individual Studies (1,2,3)
May be repeated for maximum of 3 s.h. P: Declared EHST major; consent of major professor. Advanced knowledge in selected areas of environmental health.
6210, 6220, 6230. Topics in Environmental Health and Safety (1,2,3) Formerly EHST 6200
May be repeated with change of topic. Seminar. Selected environmental health and safety problems considering current studies and efforts at solutions.
6300. Public Health Pests and Vector Borne Disease (3)
Identification, management, and ecology of arthropods and other disease vectors, and characteristics and epidemiology of diseases they carry.
6301. Public Health Pests and Vector Borne Disease Laboratory (1)
Concentration on mosquitoes and ticks in North Carolina, testing for West Nile Virus, and application of 3-D imaging techniques.
6400. Technical Advances in Water Supply and Waste Treatment (3)
State-of-the-art advances in water and waste water treatment. Examines best practical available technology for coping with special water supply and waste disposal problems. Demonstrates principles upon which real life systems function.
6420. Sanitary Microbiology and Safety of Foods (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Sanitary microbiology and chemical safety of foods. Topics include natural toxicants, food additives, and regulations for protection of public health.
6600. Air Quality Control Methods and Devices (3)
Theory, use, evaluation, advantages, and limitations of procedures and methods employed in air quality control.
6700. Industrial Hygiene Application (3)
Principles of evaluating and controlling work environment. Emphasis on resolving occupational health problems.
6701. Industrial Hygiene Application Laboratory (1)
C: EHST 6700. Methods of measurement and evaluation used by industrial hygienists.
6710, 6711. Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality and Laboratory (3,0)
2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: Consent of instructor. Principles and basic design of ventilation systems for hazardous materials and fundamentals of indoor air quality (IAQ).
6800. Environmental Health Program Management (3)
Knowledge and practice in planning, developing, and managing environmental health programs. Applies current management practices toward solutions of environmental health problems.
6980. Environmental Health Practicum (3)
Directed work experience in clinical/environmental health agency.
6990. Environmental Health Professional Paper (3)
May be repeated. May count a maximum of 3 s.h. toward degree. P: Admission to the applied option of the master of science in environmental health. Detailed summary of applied learning experience to environmental health action, intervention, or increased knowledge in the field.
7000. Thesis (1-6)
May be repeated. May count maximum of 6 s.h.
7001. Thesis: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting thesis research may only register for this course during the summer.
EHST Banked Courses

HLTH: Health

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5310. Education for Human Sexuality (3)
For school and community professionals working in or consulting with schools. P: Health education major or consent of instructor. Comprehensive knowledge and sex education methodology for effective communication with children and youth.
5345. Alcoholism in Health Education (3)
P: HLTH 1000. Effects of alcohol on human body with sociological, psychological, physiological, and economic implications as applicable to everyday living. Methods, procedures, and resource materials for alcohol education.
5900. Stress Management (3)
P: Undergraduate course in anatomy and physiology; graduate standing; or consent of chair. Positive and negative aspects of stress as related to performance and health. Emphasis on sources and positive management of stress, including lifestyle and life skills.
6000. Foundations of School Health Education (3)
P: Admission to the MAEd in health education or consent of chair. Ethical practice, advanced theory, and integrating school health practice into the larger community.
6001. Foundations of Health Education and Promotion (3)
P: Admission to the MA in health education or consent of instructor. Health behavior theory, ethics, and the practice environment.
6002. Maternal and Child Health Education (3) Formerly HLTH 5002
P: Admission to the MA in health education or consent of instructor. Theoretical base and appropriate education strategies for delivery of community health education programs.
6011. Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
P: Admission to a graduate program or consent of instructor. Overview of principles of epidemiology, including major epidemiologic study designs, measures of association, clinical trials, bias, confounding, and other topics.
6013. Behavioral Sciences and Health Education (3)
P: Admission to a graduate program or consent of instructor. Introduces concepts of role of social factors in health, illness, and health education/promotion. Overview of relationships between various social factors with health outcomes. Introduces theories and approaches of health education/promotion programs.
6100. Intervention Strategies for School Health Education (3)
P: Admission to the MAEd in health education or consent of chair. Application of existing research and best practices in methods and strategies utilized by school health educators.
6110. Intervention Strategies for Health Education and Promotion (3)
P: Admission to the MA in health education or consent of instructor. Application of existing research and best practices in methods/strategies utilized by health education professionals.
6200. School Health Planning and Evaluation (3)
P: Admission to the MAEd in health education or consent of chair. Theory and application of the principles of planning and evaluation for school health professionals.
6300. Coordinated School Health (3)
P: Admission to the MAEd in health education or consent of instructor. Knowledge and skills in applying a coordinated school health program within a local school district.
6310. Sexuality Education in Health Education (3)
P: Admission to the MA in health education or consent of instructor. Knowledge and skills in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating sexuality education in a community context.
6355. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Education and Prevention (3)
P: Admission to graduate program or consent of chair. ATOD abuse education and prevention theory and approaches.
6400. Management of School Health Education Programs (3)
P: Admission to the MAEd in health education or consent of instructor. Providing leadership for the management of school health programs; personnel development; program implementation, evaluation, budget and fund raising; and role of government and private agencies in school health.
6501, 6502, 6503. Independent Study (1,2,3)
P: Consent of advisor. Investigates current research and methodology in health education.
6600. Needs Assessment in Health Education and Promotion (3)
P: Admission to the MA in health education or consent of instructor. Needs assessment planning, implementation and evaluation.
6700. Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods (3)
P: HLTH 6600, admission to the MA in health education; or consent of instructor. Theory, design, methods, management, analysis, and reporting of qualitative data in evaluation and research contexts.
6800. Quantitative Research and Evaluation Methods (3)
P: HLTH 6600, 6700; admission to the MA in health education and promotion; or consent of instructor. Theory, design, methods, analysis and interpretation and applications in evaluation.
6900. Managing Health Education and Promotion Programs (3)
P: HLTH 6660; admission to the MA in health education or consent of instructor. Application of management principles in developing, organizing, funding, leading, and advocating for health education and promotion programs.
6901. Health-Based Nonprofit Management (3)
P: Admission to the MA in health education or consent of instructor. Theories, strategies, and skills for managing health-based nonprofit organizations.
6903. Grant Writing (3)
P: Admission to the MA in health education; or consent of instructor. Health-related nonprofit and public health grant proposal development, administration, and assessment.
6905. Social Marketing (3)
P: Admission to the MA in health education, or consent of instructor. Strategies for health-related nonprofit and public health agencies.
6990, 6991. Internship in Health Education (3,3)
P: Minimum of 18 s.h. in health education program or consent of chair. Supervised observation and practice in health education setting.
7000. Thesis (1-6)
May be repeated. May count maximum of 6 s.h.
7001. Thesis: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting thesis research may only register for this course during the summer.
7100. Qualitative Research: Analysis and Interpretation (3) Same as NURS 7100, OCCT 7100
P: Consent of chair. Application and evaluation of qualitative research design and methods including data collection, management and analysis approaches, and the art and science of interpretation.
HLTH Banked Courses
6005. Introduction to Worksite Health Promotion (3)
6006. Planning and Evaluating Worksite Health Promotion Programs (3)
6007. Employee Health and Productivity (3)
6101. Research Methods in Health Education (3)