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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 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: Jan. 13–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2023

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

HS 430: Health Informatics

3 credits

Application of concepts of information technology to health care and health promotion. Evaluation of how clinical data is translated into useful information for decision making. Examination of the retrieval and storage of health information, communication processes, implementation practices, quality and outcomes measures, and evidence-based practices.

  • Dates: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023
  • Prerequisite: HS 300
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.