Integrated Health Science
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Any student admitted to KSU as a degree-seeking undergraduate may declare this major directly in Owl Express.
Double Owl Pathways
- Integrated Health Science, B.S./Applied Statistics and Analytics, M.S.
- Integrated Health Science, B.S./Conflict Management, M.S.
- Integrated Health Science, B.S./Exercise Science, M.S.
- Integrated Health Science, B.S./Healthcare Management and Informatics, M.S.
- Integrated Health Science, B.S./Public Administration, M.P.A.
- Integrated Health Science, B.S./Social Work, M.S.W.
Related Minors or Certificates Available
IHS 2100: Introduction to Health Sciences and Professions
This course will introduce students to the current structure of the U.S. healthcare system and the professions supporting it. The description of each healthcare profession will introduce relevant governing bodies for the profession, educational requirements, certification and licensure requirements, work schedules and environment, salary ranges, and job trends/prospects. The course will also introduce students to the importance of interprofessional healthcare practices. Various external healthcare professionals will convey first-hand knowledge and advice concerning their professional experiences and training.
IHS 3240: Fundamentals of Behavioral Health Care
This course introduces students to the basic principles of behavioral health care. Students will examine the fundamentals of mental illness in society and various intervention methods and strategies. The course introduces students to behavioral health care service delivery systems particularly within underserved communities and populations.
IHS 4445: Healthcare Innovation
This course is designed to examine the process of developing and implementing innovative solutions to complex healthcare issues. Emphasis is placed on use of design thinking protocols, principles of social innovation, and development of sustainable solutions for health care delivery systems.
IPE 4413: Interprofessional Care and Collaboration
This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to develop the knowledge, values and skills needed for working effectively within interprofessional teams in health care and non-health care settings. Students will learn about their own styles of working in teams and how to address conflict to ensure best outcomes for the final beneficiaries. Emphasis will be placed on the transfer of skills to different contexts and issues in the various disciplines and professions.