Health Sciences Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

HS 300: Global Health

3 credits

A consideration of health issues on an international level focusing on an understanding of the key concepts of global health. Health issues will be evaluated on the basis of historical, social, economic, environmental and political factors that affect health worldwide. Topics include malnutrition, maternal-child health in vulnerable populations, the spread of infectious diseases, pandemics, disease prevention, poverty, globalization, workforce conditions and distribution of health resources.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Global Health 101 – 4th Edition
Skolnik, R.
Burlington, MA
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284145380
Note: 2021

HS 200: Introduction to Public Health

3 credits

An introduction to the evaluation of public health issues and policies within regional, national and international contexts. Topics include the background and development of public health, the development of public health initiatives, and centralized and decentralized public health systems.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

Public Health 101 – 2nd Edition
Riegelman, Richard; Kirkwood, Brenda
Burlington, MA
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284123845