EDHS Minor

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MINOR IN EMERGENCY and DISASTER HEALTH SYSTEMS (EDHS)

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To earn a minor in EDHS, in conjunction with a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in another discipline, students must complete a minimum of 18 credits:

Required Courses:    (9-12 credits required)

  • EDHS 115* Medical Terminology (3 credits)
    [Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer]
  • EDHS 200* Concepts of Emergency Health Services (3 credits – Social Science GEP)
    [Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer]

Choose either EMR (3 credits) or EMT (6 credits) option: (Effective Fall 2016)

  • EDHS 102 Emergency Medical Responder (3 credits)
    [Offered Fall only]

                                            OR

  • EDHS 202* Emergency Medical Technician I (3 credits)
    [Offered Fall, Summer I]
  • EDHS 203* Emergency Medical Technician II (3 credits)
    [Offered Spring, Summer II]

NOTE: Students must complete both sections of EMT for credit towards the minor.

STUDENTS WILL CHOOSE AN ADDITIONAL 6-9 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

OFFERED IN THE FALL SEMESTER:

  • EDHS 320 Disaster Management (3 credits)
  • EDHS 340* Cultural Diversity in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • EDHS 345 Death & Dying (3 credits)
  • EDHS 360 Instructional Issues in Emergency Health Services (3 credits)
  • EDHS 430 Research Topics in Emergency Health Services (3 credits) (STAT 121 or STAT 350 prerequisite)
  • EDHS 470 Emergency Response to Crisis (3 credits)

OFFERED IN THE SPRING SEMESTER:

  • EDHS 311* Stress & Burnout: Personal and Professional Issues (3 credits – Social Science GEP)
  • EDHS 330 Management of Search and Rescue Operations (3 credits)
  • EDHS 340* Cultural Diversity in Healthcare (3 credits)
  • EDHS 345 Death & Dying (3 credits)
  • EDHS 350 Supervision & Operations (3 credits)
  • EDHS 360 Instructional Issues in Emergency Health Services (3 credits)

Total Required Credits: 18

Students interested in EDHS as a minor should consult a department advisor for assistance. No courses taken on a P/F basis shall count toward the minor. A grade of “C” or better is required for all minor courses.

*Courses also offered during Summer and Winter sessions

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems Course Catalogue [CLICK HERE]

For more information contact EDHS Main Office.