BS in Health Sciences

  • SHRS-W 100 Learning Community Seminar (2 cr.) In this course, as a new student to the IUPUI Campus, you will have the opportunity to discuss and explore a number of resources available to you on the IUPUI Campus. Special emphasis will be placed on use of the library and library resources. The course will incorporate the first three components of the Personal Development Plan (PDP). You will also have the responsibility to research a particular health care profession of your choosing (from a list provided), write a paper about that profession, and orally present with a student partner your researched information to your fellow students.
  • SHRS-W 210 Introduction to Rehabilitation (3 cr.) Understanding the historical, philosophical, and organizational context of the rehabilitation profession within the context of the health care delivery system. Based on the premise that understanding of and respect for health professionals is critical for effective functioning as a member of a health care team. Emphasizes expectations of students as beginning health professionals.
  • SHRS-W 211 Orientation to Health and Rehabilitation Professions (2 cr.) The major purpose of this course is to provide students with information to assist them in becoming acquainted with selected undergraduate and graduate health and rehabilitation science disciplines. Students will obtain information to develop realistic educational and career goals. NOT OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO ENROLLED IN A HEALTH CAREERS LEARNING SEMINAR.
  • SHRS-W 361 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (3 cr.) Understanding the personal, cultural, and environmental factors affecting participation in health promotion and disease prevention activities; examining the application and relevance of the concepts of health, wellness, health promotion, and health education and a wide range of content specific topics in health promotion and disease prevention.
  • SHRS-W 362 Legal and Regulatory Aspects in Rehabilitation (3 cr.) Assisting students in the understanding of legal and regulatory challenges faced by rehabilitation professionals, covering legal issues in counseling and case management, and significant rehabilitation-related legislation in the United States from 1917 to the present.
  • SHRS-W 363 Ethical Issues in Rehabilitation Services (3 cr.) Examining contemporary ethical/moral considerations in the organization and management of rehabilitation agencies and the delivery of rehabilitation services. Practical applications of ethical principles to the delivery of rehabilitation service and client-provider relationships will be covered. The course will be a combination of lectures, case studies, debates, and guest speakers.
  • SHRS-W 364 Disability and Society (3 cr.) Focusing on the psychological, social, political, and economic circumstances of individuals with disabilities in American society and to broaden students' perspectives on disability issues through exposure to the personal accounts and writing of persons with disabilities, examination of professional practices, discussion of public policies, and completion of class projects.
  • SHRS-W 365 Diversity Issues in Health and Rehabilitation Services (3 cr.) Designed to prepare students to appreciate diversity and understand the interrelationship of race, gender, culture, and ethnicity and how they affect access and use of health and rehabilitation services.
  • SHRS-W 441 Administration and Supervision of Rehabilitation Organizations (3 cr.) Designed to provide an overview of rehabilitation organizations and teach students the foundations of administration, supervision, and coordination of rehabilitation agencies. Discussions will cover the major theories of leadership, management, and organizational communication.
  • SHRS-W 442 Research in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (3 cr.) An introduction to the application of research methods in health and rehabilitation sciences, providing students with an overview of research methods used to collect, analyze, and interpret data, emphasizing the understanding of the application of statistical and research techniques to address problems related to rehabilitation services research.
  • SHRS-W 445 Program Evaluation Methods in Rehabilitation (3 cr.) This course will provide a broad overview of the application program evaluation methods in rehabilitation and the strategies used in program evaluation, focusing on scientific principles that may be instrumental in informing policies and programs aimed at improving the health on individuals and communities.
  • SHRS-W 480 Independent Study in Health and Rehabilitation (3 cr.) The purpose of this course is to give students the opportunity to do independent study and research in their area of interest. No formal lecture. Permission of Department Chair and instructor supervising the work will be required.