2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Health Professionals (HRP)

HRP 120  Medical Terminology  (3 Credits)  

A study of medical terminology including abbreviations, prefixes, suffixes, root words, and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling and usage.

HRP 220  Community Meal Management  (3 Credits)  

This course focuses on selecting foods and making, diets/menus based on various chronic diseases, which have implications for individuals at, different stages of life. The influence of, culture in the meal planning process will be, emphasized. Educational experiences in community, facility will be arranged. Cooking, demonstrations will show healthy food preparation.

HRP 310  Current Trends in Health Care Delivery  (3 Credits)  

A study of the health care industry, governmental and voluntary care organizations in health care, the functions of health care providers, the organizational patterns of health care facilities, current issues, and forces impacting on the health care delivery system.

HRP 320  African American Health  (3 Credits)  

This course will systematically examine the health care issues of African Americans in comparison to other racial/ethnic minority populations. The racial disparities in the leading causes of deaths identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be examined in the context of the five social determinants of health (physical environment, access to health services, biological and genetics, social environment, and individual behavior). Additionally, the course will examine the delivery of health care by health related historical events and the changing social, political and economic influences.

HRP 320H  Honors African American Health  (3 Credits)  

This course will systematically examine the health care issues of African Americans in comparison to other racial/ethnic minority populations. The racial disparities in the leading causes of deaths identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be examined in the context of the five social determinants of health (physical environment, access to health services, biological and genetics, social environment, and individual behavior). Additionally, the course will examine the delivery of health care by health related historical events and the changing social, political and economic influences.