Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

21st Century Healthcare

21st Century Healthcare Thematic Thread

This thread takes a multidimensional approach to examining healthcare. In addition to providing students content knowledge in healthcare-related topics such as biology, physiology, and psychology, this thread also asks students to examine ethical, social, and cultural aspects of the healthcare field. This thread is intended for students in any discipline.

Faculty Liaison: George Lengyel

Curriculum Guide

Gateway Courses
Select one of the following:3
Human Biology
Human Development and Education
US Healthcare Systems
Focused Courses
Select three courses from the following (must include three categories and three departments; two courses must be 300/400 level)9
Civic Knowledge and Engagement
Empowered to Serve
Introduction to Public Policy
Culture, Discourse, and Ideas
Healthcare Writing
History of Medicine
Spanish for Health Professionals
Ethical Reasoning
Social and Ethical Issues in Genetics
Health Care Legal & Ethical Foundations
Medical/Health Care Ethics
Global Learning and Diversity
Healthcare Systems: Global Perspectives and Analysis
Human Diversity
Science, Technology, and Mathematics
Medical Terminology
Elementary Statistics I
Self-Care and Well-Being
Stress Management
The Truth About Weight Loss
Wellness through Movement
Society and Institutions
Critical Choices in Health Care Policy
Aging and the Older Person
Current Topics in Health Care
Total Hours12

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

21st Century Healthcare Thematic Thread (21HC)
Revised 10.21.20
UCC 03.03.2020 (9.29.20)