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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Biobehavioral Health (BB H)

BB H 019S Health and Disease (1) Essentials of communicable and chronic disease control.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

BB H 048 (GHA) Values and Health Behavior (1.5) Examination of issues that impact the social, emotional, and physical well-being of college students through a values and decision-making process.
Effective: Fall 2003
 

BB H 101 (GHA) Introduction to Biobehavioral Health (3) Introduction to an interdisciplinary study of health, examining the interaction of biological processes and behavior on health.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

BB H 101H (GHA) Introduction to Biobehavioral Health (3) Introduction to interdisciplinary study of health, examining the interaction of biological processes and behavior on health.
Effective: Summer 1998
 

BB H 119 (GHA) Behavior, Health, and Disease (3) Principles of health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment of acute and chronic illness. This course is designed for non-BB H majors.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

BB H 130 (GHA) Strategies for Addressing the Obesity and Diabetes Epidemics (3) Strategies for understanding and modifying the factors underlying weight, health, and the current U.S. and worldwide obesity/diabetes epidemics.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

BB H 143 (GHA) Drugs, Behavior, and Health (3) Health aspects of use and abuse of licit and illicit drugs; related social problems and prevention. Designed for non-BB H majors.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

BB H 146 (GHA) Introduction to Health and Human Sexuality (3) An examination of human sexuality as it relates to health.
Effective: Summer 2002
 

BB H 148S Coping with College: A First Year Transition Seminar (2) Exploration of effective learning strategies, university resources, academic requirements and planning, career development issues in discussion-centered environment.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

BB H 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

BB H 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2009
 

BB H 203 (PSYCH 260) Neurological Bases of Human Behavior (3) An introduction to biopsychology, emphasizing the structure and function of the human brain.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

BB H 251 (US) Straight Talks I: Advanced Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Peer Education (3) Exploration of social justice issues, diversity leadership, and group facilitation skills related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally issues.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

BB H 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

BB H 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

BB H 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

BB H 301W Values and Ethics in Biobehavioral Health Research and Practice (3) Examines bases for choices among values in personal and professional relations in human development processes and supporting services.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: BB H 101  

BB H 302 (US) (AF AM 302) Diversity and Health (3) Examine the relationship of diverse personal and sociocultural factors to health, like socioeconomic class, race-ethnicity, gender, age, and sexual orientation.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001  

BB H 305 (IL) Introduction to Global Health Issues (3) Course will develop awareness of contemporary issues in global health.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BB H 101  

BB H 310 Research Strategies for Studying Biobehavioral Health (3) Surveys the various research methodologies used in biomedical research, including case, epidemiological, quasiexperimental and experimental approaches.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: BB H 101, STAT 200  

BB H 311 Interdisciplinary Integration in Biobehavioral Health (3) A review of literature relevant to the concepts and findings of different scientific domains as they apply to biobehavioral health.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: BB H 101, BIOL 110, PSYCH 100  

BB H 315 (US) Gender and Biobehavioral Health (3) Interdisciplinary study of gender, examining the interaction of biological, behavioral, and sociocultural factors on health differentials throughout the lifespan.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: BB H 101  

BB H 316 Foundations and Principles of Health Promotion (3) Basic exposure and skills development in theory and practice in health promotion.
Effective: Fall 2002
Prerequisite: BB H 101  

BB H 324 HealthWorks Peer Education Training (3) Designed to train new HealthWorks peer educators, this course addresses behavior theories, promotion strategies, and college health issues.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

BB H 368 Neuroanatomy, Behavior, and Health (3) The neuroanatomical bases of behavior, health, and disease.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: BB H 101;BI SC 004 orBIOL 141 orPSYCH 260  

BB H 390A Preparation for Global Health Field Experience (3) Designed to help students prepare for the required field experience in the Global Health minor.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BB H 305, BB H 440 orH P A 440 and admission to the Global Health minor  

BB H 390B Global Health Field Experience (6) Field experience in a global health setting.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BB H 390A and admission to the Global Health minor  

BB H 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

BB H 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

BB H 402 (IL) African Health & Development (3) Course will address African health and development strategies in the context of health promotion programs.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: BB H 305  

BB H 407 (IL) Global Health Equity (3) Health, social disparities, and equity in the global environment.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: BB H 101 or 3 credits of SOC  

BB H 410 Developmental and Health Genetics (3) Discussion of genetic influences on development and the interrelationships between genetics and health.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: BIOL 133 orBIOL 222;STAT 200 orSTAT 250  

BB H 411W Research and Applications in Biobehavioral Health (3) Research methods, multi-level analyses, and applications in biobehavioral health.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: BB H 101, BB H 310, STAT 200  

BB H 416 Health Promotion II: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation (3) Planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion, prevention, and intervention programs; emphasizing evaluation.
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: BB H 310, BB H 316  

BB H 417 Advanced Applications in Health Promotion (3) Advanced learning experience in health promotion applications in which students will actively participate in planning, implementing, evaluating health programs.
Effective: Spring 2000
Prerequisite: BB H 416  

BB H 420 Developing Stress Management Programs (3) Planning, developing, and implementing strategies for stress management programs for health education professionals in school, community, and corporate settings.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

BB H 432 Biobehavioral Aspects of Stress (3) Comprehensive discussion on the mechanisms of stress-induced diseases.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: BB H 101, BIOL 141  

BB H 440 (US;IL) (H P A 440) Principles of Epidemiology (3) Theory of epidemiology and significant case studies; potential applications to health care.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: BB H 101 orBIOL 110 orH P A 310;STAT 200 orSTAT 250  

BB H 446 Human Sexuality as a Health Concern (3) Examination of human sexuality as a integral part of basic health education and health care for persons of all ages.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: BB H 101  

BB H 451 Pharmacological Influences on Health (3) Biological and behavioral aspects of therapeutic and recreational drug use and misuse, and their relationships to health.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: BB H 101, BIOL 141, PSYCH 100  

BB H 452 (US) (NURS 452, WMNST 452) Women's Health Issues (3) Exploration of major health issues concerning women today, with an emphasis on social, cultural, and medical influences.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 141 orPSYCH 100 orWMNST 100  

BB H 458 (GS) (WMNST 458) Critical Issues in Reproduction (3) Examination and analysis of the new reproductive technologies from the standpoint of medical ethics, feminism, and sociocultural influences.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 141 orPSYCH 100 orWMNST 100  

BB H 468 Neuroanatomical Bases for Disorders of Behavior and Health (3) An examination of the anatomical/cellular/molecular bases for human central nervous system disorders and their impacts on victims/families/caregivers.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: BB H 368, BB H 469 orPSYCH 260  

BB H 469 (BIOL 469) Neurobiology (3) Comprehensive examination of neuroanatomy and physiology designed to integrate the principles of neurochemistry, neuroendocrinology and molecular biology.
Effective: Fall 1994
Prerequisite: BIOL 240W  

BB H 470 (BIOL 470) Functional and Integrative Neuroscience (3) Neurobiological function in motivated behaviors, motor and sensory function, learning and memory, development, sexual differentiation, and pathology.
Effective: Summer 1995
Prerequisite: BIOL 469  

BB H 490 Introduction to Internship Experience (3) Provide an integrative learning experience to develop professional skills encountered in an internship experience and future careers in biobehavioral health.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: at least 9 credits from 300-level BB H  

BB H 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

BB H 494H Senior Honors Thesis (1-6) Independent study related to a student's interests directed by a faculty supervisor and culminating in the production of a thesis.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: approval of honors thesis advisor  

BB H 495 Internship Experience in Biobehavioral Health (6-12) This course provides experiential learning in the field. Internship Supervision and support will be provided by site and university personnel.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: BB H 490  

BB H 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

BB H 496H Independent Honors Study in BB H (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) For non-thesis independent study/research by Schreyer Honors College scholars.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

BB H 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

BB H 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

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