BioHealth Sciences (BHS)

BHS 107, HEALTH PROFESSIONS: DENTAL, 1 Credit

Discussion of matters relating to a dental career. Includes application procedures, the importance of various requirements, admissions, professional school curricula, financing education and related matters. Speakers are included.

BHS 110, BIOHEALTH SCIENCES ORIENTATION, 1 Credit

Introduction of incoming BioHealth Sciences students to college life with an emphasis on faculties, facilities, services, and curricula in BHS. Exposure to career opportunities for students interested in the BioHealth Sciences.

Available via Ecampus

BHS 199, SPECIAL TOPICS, 1-16 Credits

Equivalent to: GS 199

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

BHS 211, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT II: MOLECULAR, MICROBIAL, BIOHEALTH, 1 Credit

Develop awareness of the elements of professional development, identify strategic areas for growth, and design an exploration plan. Emphasis is placed on being able to analyze career opportunities to determine the best mix of technical and professional skills needed for success as a biological science professional. CROSSLISTED as BB 211/BHS 211.

Equivalent to: BB 211

BHS 255, *ALLIED HEALTH MICROBIOLOGY, 4 Credits

General properties of cellular microbes and viruses, microbial biochemistry and genetics, pathogenesis and disease, immunity, and microbial infections. Emphasizes medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health. Not intended for biological sciences majors. CROSSLISTED as BHS 255/MB 255.

Attributes: CPBS – Bacc Core, Perspectives, Biological Science

Equivalent to: MB 255

Available via Ecampus

BHS 305, LABORATORY AND COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 2 Credits

Explores biological, technical, and bioinformatic concepts related to the analysis and preparation of microbiological samples relevant to human health and infection. Applies these concepts during the performance of activities, exercises, and computational analyses of microbial DNA sequence data.

Prerequisite: MB 302 (may be taken concurrently) with C- or better or MB 302H (may be taken concurrently) with C- or better

Equivalent to: MB 305

Available via Ecampus

BHS 316, PRINCIPLES OF IMMUNOLOGY, 3 Credits

Focuses on interactions of the innate and adaptive immune responses in the context of infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases, immunodeficiencies and immunotherapies.

Prerequisite: MB 230 with C- or better or (BI 204 with C- or better and BI 205 [C-] and BI 206 [C-]) or ((BI 212 [C-] or BI 212H [C-]) and (BI 213 [C-] or BI 213H [C-])) or ((BI 221 [C-] or BI 221H [C-]) and (BI 222 [C-] or BI 222H [C-]))

Available via Ecampus

BHS 320, HUMAN BACTERIOLOGY, 4 Credits

Properties of bacteria, their biology, pathogenesis and concern to society. Emphasis on the role of bacteria in human health and disease. CROSSLISTED as BHS 320/MB 320.

Prerequisite: (BI 204 with C- or better and BI 205 [C-] and BI 206 [C-]) or ((BI 211 [C-] or BI 211H [C-]) and (BI 212 [C-] or BI 212H [C-]) and (BI 213 [C-] or BI 213H [C-])) or ((BI 221 [C-] or BI 221H [C-]) and (BI 222 [C-] or BI 222H [C-]) and (BI 223 [C-] or BI 223H [C-]))

Equivalent to: MB 320

BHS 323, ^MICROBIAL INFLUENCES ON HUMAN HEALTH, 3 Credits

How microorganisms contribute in beneficial and detrimental ways to human health. Emphasis on microbial contributions to cancer, gut health, chronic infection and autoimmune diseases.

Attributes: CWIC – Bacc Core, Skills, Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite: MB 302 with D- or better or MB 302H with D- or better or BB 314 with D- or better or BB 314H with D- or better or BB 450 with D- or better

Available via Ecampus

BHS 329, MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PATHOLOGY, 3 Credits

Introduces basic principles of disease, focused on structural and functional changes of cells, tissues and organs, and their relationships to clinical disease. Emphasizes the cellular to organ level, but covers molecular mechanisms, as pertinent.

Prerequisite: ((BI 211 with D- or better or BI 211H with D- or better) and (BI 212 [D-] or BI 212H [D-])) or ((BI 221 [D-] or BI 221H [D-]) and (BI 222 [D-] or BI 222H [D-])) or (BI 204 [D-] and BI 205 [D-] and BI 206 [D-])

Available via Ecampus

BHS 340, HUMAN VIROLOGY, 4 Credits

Properties of viruses, their biology, pathogenesis and concern to society. Emphasis on viruses causing human disease. CROSSLISTED as BHS 340/MB 340.

Prerequisite: (BI 204 with C- or better and BI 205 [C-] and BI 206 [C-]) or ((BI 211 [C-] or BI 211H [C-]) and (BI 212 [C-] or BI 212H [C-]) and (BI 213 [C-] or BI 213H [C-])) or ((BI 221 [C-] or BI 221H [C-]) and (BI 222 [C-] or BI 222H [C-]) and (BI 223 [C-] or BI 223H [C-]))

Equivalent to: MB 340

Available via Ecampus

BHS 401, RESEARCH, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

BHS 403, THESIS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

BHS 405, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

BHS 406, PROJECTS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

BHS 407, SEMINAR, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

BHS 410, SCIENCE INTERNSHIP, 1-12 Credits

Supervised scientific work experience at selected cooperating institutions, agencies, laboratories, or companies.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

BHS 415, ONE HEALTH IN PRACTICE, 3 Credits

One health is the concept that human, animal and environmental health are all intertwined. Utilizes current one health issues such as disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance to encourage students from diverse fields to develop interdisciplinary collaboration and communication skills. CROSSLISTED as BHS 415/VMB 415.

Equivalent to: VMB 415

Recommended: At least third-year standing.

BHS 490, BIOHEALTH SCIENCES CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE, 2 Credits

Covers knowledge and professional skills that students will need to obtain and sustain a successful career in health-related professions. Explores career opportunities and learn how to successfully compete for jobs. Analyzes clinical research problem in BioHealth Sciences and communicate the results of this analysis.

Prerequisite: BHS 323 with D- or better or (MB 385 with D- or better and (MB 302 [D-] or MB 302H [D-]))

BHS 499, SPECIAL TOPICS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.