It’s Cooler in the Summer - Enroll in CHHS Courses this Summer
Flexible options to keep you on track – Financial aid is available
Choose from a variety of online and in-person classes to meet Mason core requirements or explore special topics. Sessions are 15, 8, or 5 weeks and financial aid is available (Apply here)!
Classes Start: May 23 Summer A | June 7 Summer B | June 27 Summer C
- GCH 205 Global Health (A&C): Examines the biological and social aspects of major international health issues, especially infectious disease, nutrition, and environmental health. (Meets Mason Core Requirement)
- GCH 310 (A) Health Behavior Theories: Examines theory for understanding health and health behaviors and their role in the development, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs. (Meets Major Requirement)
- GCH 370 (A) Sexuality and Human Behavior: Introduction to human sexual behavior with an emphasis on the interaction between psychological, social, and biological factors.
- GCH 426 (C) Global Emerging Infectious Diseases: Explores emerging infectious diseases with an emphasis on prevention and control interventions at the local through global levels.
- HAP 301 (B) Health Care Delivery: Introduces the history of health care delivery in the U.S. from pre-colonial times to the present. Discusses how healthcare services are organized, accessed, and delivered. (Meets Major Requirement)
- HAP 408 (B) Societal and Health Related Needs of the Aging Population: Introduces the social, medical, emotional, and cognitive supports available to older adults in the U.S. (New Course)
- HAP 594-A01 Public Health Law and Ethics: Introduces the legal and ethical issues related to public health and its regulation. (Special Topic)
- HAP 594-B01 Cyber Security for Hospital Execs: Addresses the challenges of cybersecurity for healthcare providers, hospitals, and clinics. Focuses on limiting vulnerability to cyberattacks by addressing the human component. (Special Topic)
- NUTR 295 (A&C) Introduction to Nutrition: Introduces nutrition as a scientific discipline, providing a basic knowledge including the sources and functions of the nutrients, the components of a healthy diet, and the relationship between diet and overall health. Discusses the processes of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients, and several "hot topics." (Required for Nursing students, Meets Non-Lab Mason Core Science Requirement)
- NUTR 318 (B): Global Nutrition and Food Security: Explores the definitions, means of measurement, and policy implications of food security from a multidisciplinary approach.
NUTR 626 (A): Food Systems: Introduces various food processing forms and the issues surrounding industrial food systems.
NUTR 630 (A): Global Nutrition: Explores the impact of nutrition on society and the community and examines the benefits of a well-nourished population.
- SOCW 200 (A) Introduction to Social Work: Introduces historical roots of social work profession and social welfare. Person-in-environment perspective discussed as framework for social work knowledge, values, and skills. Initial course in social work curriculum introduces professional values, ethics, fields of practice, and employment settings. Highlights profession's commitment to diverse and at-risk populations and social and economic justice. Presentations by social work professionals in different fields of practice supplement classroom lecture, discussion, and small-group exercises. (Meets Major Requirement, Social and Behavioral Science Option)