Fall Term

Fall 2014 (August 26, 2014 – December 12, 2014)
Registration for the fall semester will be open from Monday, April 7, 2014 until Tuesday, September 2, 2014, or until classes fill.

Course Offerings 

FA 111 Art History: to the Middle Ages (3 credits)
Instructor: B. Zaker
Lectures, discussions, and slide presentations trace major art movements and tendencies in Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistoric times through the Middle Ages. The political, religious, and social contexts of art are also studied.

HC 110 Introduction to Health Care Management (3 credits)
Instructor: J. Koegel
This course is an introduction to health care and health promotion as a profession and a career. Topics include competencies for health professionals, history of health care in the United States, health determinants, philosophical base of health, theories on behavioral and organizational changes, resources and professional organizations. Emphasis on the process and practice of health care in society, the organization and the individual. Other topics will include practices in health care, hospital and medical staff organization, patient records, retention, budgeting, and third-party reimbursement. 

HS 110 Introduction to Human Services (3 credits)
Instructor: H. Kipping-Regitano
The primary goal of the course is to introduce the student to the broad scope of human services. Students examine the evolution of the profession of human services. Major fields of practice are identified, such as social services for children and youth, rehabilitation services for people who are physically and/or mentally challenged, social welfare services for people who are impoverished, and other disadvantaged groups. Emphasis is placed on the students understanding the common core of knowledge, values, and skills for all human service professionals.

HS 344 Intervention Strategies for Alcohol and Substance Abuse (3 credits)
Instructor: M. Campanie
The main goal of this course is to explore human service intervention strategies for alcohol and substance abuse. These strategies include: rehabilitation programs, inpatient and outpatient clinics, case management, group and family therapy, support/education groups, community planning, and advocacy. The process of assessment and specific interventions required for this population will be defined and discussed. The importance of recording skills and accurate documentation will also be examined.​

HU 465 Ethical Issues in Organizations (3 credits)
Instructor: TBA
Students examine social, political, legal and ethical issues confronting modern professional and commercial organizations. The course focuses in particular on the relationships of organizations to the internal, external, local, national and international environments in which they operate. ​

SB 312 Marriage and Family (3 credits)
Instructor: P. Hirsch
Through sociological and psychological views of marriage and family, this course examines the nature of an intimate relationship, individual and family life stages, and family structure. Using a multicultural approach, the course explores recent topics such as adoptive parenting, childbearing patterns, gay and lesbian families, communication and conflict resolution, the influence of popular culture, the rights and benefits of marriage, and working families.