CPH Summer 2023 Offerings

It’s Cooler in the Summer - Enroll in CPH 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 22 Summer A  | May 30 Summer B | June 26 Summer C | July 17 Summer F

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  • 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 411 (B) Health Program Planning/Evaluation: Addresses planning, implementation and evaluation of highly effective health programs. Emphasis is placed on using evidence-based approaches to program design and evaluation and working productively with communities. **
  • 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 361 (B) Health Databases: Introduces students to the design and use of various health and healthcare databases, and provides hands-on experience with database design and use. Reviews database management systems.**
  • HAP 416 (B) Intro to Health Care Leadership/Management: Introduces theoretical concepts and their application to the leadership and management of effective health care organizations. 
  • 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 442 (C) Advanced Nutrition I: Explores the biological roles of the macronutrients through application of advanced nutritional concepts relating to digestion, absorption and metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids.
  • SOCW 200 (F) 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)
  • SOCW 663 (C) Global Human Rights Policy: Examines meaning and benefits of transforming social work policy practice to a global perspective and focus on a human rights-based rather than a needs-based approach.Demonstrates how human rights can serve as conceptual framework for policy practice to effect social change promoting human development and social and economic justice across levels, from the micro through macro and local through global.