Graduate Interdisciplinary Courses
in the Health Sciences Center
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

In addition to the courses listed by department, the following courses are available in the areas indicated.

Interdisciplinary Courses in Health
Communications. (GIHC)

5315. Health Information Research (3:3:0). Critical examination and synthesis of past and ongoing research on the health information process including Internet training.

5319. Seminar in Current Topics of Information Sciences (3:3:0). Prerequisite: Must be enrolled or accepted in a graduate program. This course will vary each semester emphasizing information science topics including Internet training.

Interdisciplinary Courses in Health Organization Management. (GIHM)

5305. Introduction to Health Organization Management (3:3:0). Designed to provide an overview of the health care system; its managerial, social, behavioral, and economic aspects from an organizational and strategic viewpoint.

5306. HOM I: Medical Aspects (3:3:0). Prerequisite: MGT 5370 or consent of instructor. Focuses on the implications for the management of health care organizations of medical issues such as the natural history of disease, epidemiology and health policies. (MGT 5306)

5307. HOM II: Managed Health Care Organizations (3:3:0). Prerequisite: GIHM 5306 or consent of instructor. Examines fundamental and contemporary issues in the organization and management of managed health care organizations. (MGT 5307)

5308. HOM III: Medical Groups and Ambulatory Care (3:3:0). Prerequisite: GIHM 5307 or consent of instructor. An organization-based view of the health care system emphasizing the provision of comprehensive health care to populations via medical group practices and ambulatory care organizations. (MGT 5308)

5309. HOM IV: Hospitals and Integrated Delivery Systems (3:3:0). Prerequisite: GIHM 5308 or consent of instructor. Analyzes and evaluates selected contemporary problems, issues, and trends in hospitals and integrated delivery. systems (MGT 5309)

7000. Research (V1-12).

Interdisciplinary Courses in Neuroscience. (GIDN)

5910. Integrated Neurosciences (9:8:1). This cooperative, interdepartmental effort offers a detailed study of the nervous system. Students examine both gross and fine structure and function from the subcellular through the behavioral level.

Interdisciplinary Courses in Preventive Medicine. (GIPM)

6303. Principles of Epidemiology (3:3:0). This course considers the variety, behavior, and distribution of both infectious and noninfectious diseases in populations. It will show how an understanding of the etiology, transmission, and pathogenesis of disease can lead to methods of disease prevention. Emphasis will be placed on the principles and methods of epidemiologic investigation. Arranged.

6304. Topics in Community Health (3:3:0). This course will consider various topics in epidemiology, preventive medicine, and community health not normally included in other courses. Emphasis on the interactions of various agencies in the community to abate hazards and promote health. May be repeated for credit with change in content. Arranged.

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