Assistant Professors S. Anderson and Morris

The Health Care Delivery concentration is designed to provide multidisciplinary exposure to a variety of perspectives, content, and practices related to the provision of health care services.  It is anticipated that upon graduation concentrators will pursue their education in a health professional school (for example, in medicine, pharmacy, nursing, dentistry, veterinary, public health, physical therapy, occupational therapy, counseling, and medical social work) or pursue a career (with the undergraduate degree) in a health-related setting such as a medical clinic, counseling center, voluntary health agency, family planning clinic, nursing home or health insurance company. 

Required Courses

The concentration is obtained by completion of six courses that fulfill the following requirements. No more than three courses may be drawn from any one discipline.

One developmental psychology course:
PSYC 210 (Child Development) or PSYC 211 (Adolescent Development) or Psychology 212 (Adult
Development and Aging) or Psychology 215 (Child and Adolescent Development)
SOCI/PHIL 223: Ethics and Medicine
SOCI 323: Health, Illness, and Healing

An internship in a health-related setting (typically taken in the student’s major field) and

Two additional courses from the following list selected in conjunction with the student’s major and concentration advisors:
BIOL 230:            Anatomy and Physiology    
BIOL 235:            General Microbiology                                        
BIOL 315:            Genetics                                                
BIOL 370:            Immunology                                                       
CHEM 340:          Pharmaceutical Chemistry                               
CHEM 341:          Biochemistry                                                                       
CHEM 370:          Environmental Chemistry                                
ECON 227:           Health Economics                                              
ENVI 130:            Introduction to Environmental Studies OR
ENVI 200:            Environmental Science     
HHP 207:              Health Fitness Concepts/Applications
HHP 301:              Personal and Community Health
HHP 335:              Coordinated School Health Programs
PSYC 230:            Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 260:            Human Sexuality
PSYC 270:            Drugs and Behavior
SOCI 241:             Introduction to Social Welfare
SOCI 337:             Environmental Sociology

A health/medicine-related intensive learning course or special topics course (in any discipline) and/or an independent study or honors project (in the student’s major field) may be counted toward completion of the two elective courses with approval of the concentration advisor.