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University of Connecticut

College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources


Department of Allied Health Sciences

Allied Health Sciences Major Suggested Related Cognate or Elective Courses*


*This document should be used as a guide in selecting relevant courses to complete a program of study and concentration.
This document includes suggested elective courses to fulfill requirements for this major. This list does not constitute all available courses that may be taken.
Courses may require prerequisites and departmental/Instructor consent. No permission of enrollment is implied by the course inclusion on this list.

Students should consult with their academic advisor when selecting relevant courses for their plan of study as course options may vary depending on career interests and
concentration. Students take final responsibility in meeting program and university requirements for graduation.

GENERAL 2000-LEVEL and higher RELATED COGNATE (Group B on the AHS Plan of Study) or ELECTIVE:
Courses on this list are not guaranteed. Students should meet with instructor/department advisor for permission and availability.
ASLN 3254 Women and Gender in the Deaf World HDFS 3249: Gender and Aging PSYC 2201: Drugs and Behavior
ANTH 2000 Social Anthropology HDFS 3250: Disabilities: A Lifespan Perspective PSYC 3105: Health Psychology
ANTH 3202W: Illness and Curing HDFS 3251: Biotechnology, Disability and the Family PSYC 3200: Introduction to Behavioral Genetics
ANTH 3251: Psychological Anthropology HDFS 3252: Death, Dying and Bereavement SOCI 2101: Sports and Society
ANTH 3300: Medical Anthropology HDFS 3261: Men & Masculinity: A Social Psychological Perspective SOCI 2271: The Social Construct of Happiness
ANTH 3302: Medical Ecology HDFS 3268: Latinos: Sexuality and Gender SOCI 2705: Sociology of Food
ANTH 3303 Parent-Child Relations in Cross- HDFS 3277: Issues in Human Sexuality SOCI 3307: Drugs and Society
Cultural Perspective HDFS 3311: Parenthood SOCI 3311: Deviant Behavior
ANTH 3325 Introduction to Global Health HDFS 3420: Abuse and Violence in Families SOCI 3429: Sociological Perspectives of Poverty
ANTH 3351: Sex and Gender HDFS 3421: Low Income Families SOCI 3451: Sociology of Health
COMM 3100: Persuasion HDFS 3442: Latino Health and Healthcare SOCI 3453: Women and Health
COMM 3103: Motivation and Emotion HDFS 4255: Living with Chronic or Life-threatening Illness SOCI 3457: Sociology of Mental Illness
COMM 3200: Interpersonal Communication HIST 2206: History of Science SOCI 3459: Aging in American Society
COMM 3300: Effects of Mass Media HIST 3204: History and Social Science in the Modern World SOCI 3621: Sociology of Sexualities
COMM 3450: Gender and Communication LING 2010Q: The Science of Linguistics SOCI 3651: Sociology of the Family
COMM 4240: Marital and Family Communication LING 2850: Introduction to Sociolinguistics of the Deaf Community WGSS 2105: Gender and Science
COMM 4700: Health Communication NURS 2175: Global Politics of Childbearing and Reproduction WGSS 3102: Psychology of Women
EEB 2202: Evolution and Human Diversity PHIL 2170W: Bioethics and Human Rights in Cross-Cultural WGSS 3252: Genders and Sexualities
EPSY 3333: Introduction to Counseling and Perspective WGSS 3268: Gender and Communication
Psychoeducation PHIL 2212: Philosophy of Science WGSS 3350: Anthropological Perspectives on
HDFS 2001: Diversity Issues in Human PNB 2250: Animal Physiology Women
Development and Family Studies PNB 3278: Patient and the Healer WGSS 3453: Women and Health
HDFS 2300: Family Interaction Processes PNB 3279: Insights into Dental Science & Clinical Medicine
HDFS 3240: Aging in American Society PSYC 2110: Psychology of Human Sexuality
PSYC 2200: Physiological Psychology

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ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES: STANDARD PLAN or concentration in HEALTH PROMOTION SCIENCES or OEHS
2000-LEVEL or higher RELATED COGNATE (Group B on the AHS Plan of Study) or ELECTIVE SUGGESTIONS:
Courses on this list are not guaranteed. Students should meet with instructor/department advisor for permission and availability.
Relating to: Relating to: Relating to: Relating to: Relating to:
Cultural Studies Society and family Politics/ Human Rights Management / Workplace Environmental influences
ANTH 3200: Human Behavioral
COMM 4460: Cross-Cultural Infancy ANTH 3151 Economic Management: Ecology
Communication HDFS 2100: Human Development: Anthropology HCMI 3240: Introduction to Health
HIST 3202: International Human Infancy through Adolescence ANTH 3309 Violence and Care Management ANTH 3302: Medical Ecology
Rights HDFS 3101: Infant and Toddler Human Rights HCMI 3243: Health Care Analysis ANTH 3325 Introduction to Global
PSYC 2101: Introduction of Development HCMI 4448: Clinical and Social Health
Multicultural Psychology HDFS 3102: Early and Middle
COMM 4700: Health Issues in Health Care EEB 2244: General Ecology
PSYC 2701: Social Psychology of Childhood Development communication EEB 4251/W: Medical Entomology
Multiculturalism ECON 2456: Economics of Poverty Workplace issues: EVST/POLS 3412: Global
ASLN 3254 Women and Gender Adolescence ECON 3451: Health Economics Environmental Politics
PSYC 2600: Industrial/
COMM 4330: Children and Mass GEOG 3240: Medical and Health GEOG 2200: Introduction to Human
in the Deaf World Organizational Psychology
Media Care Geography Geography
PSYC 3600: Social-Organizational
HDFS 2100: Human Development: HIST 3201: History of Human GEOG 3240: Medical and Health
Latino Psychology
Infancy through Adolescence Rights Care Geography
PRLS 3250/HDFS 3442: Latino PSYC 3670: Current Topics in
HDFS 3103: Adolescent Development HIST 3202: International Human GEOG 3410: Human Modifications
Health and Healthcare Industrial/Organizational
PSYC 2201: Drugs and Behavior Rights of Natural Environments
PRLS 3251: Latino Sexuality and Psychology
PSYC 2700: Social Psychology HDFS 3530: Public Policy and the HIST 3540: American
Gender
PSYC 3300: Emotional/Behavioral Family Environmental History
Disorders of childhood HRTS 3042/POLS 3042: The PSYC 3104: Environmental
African/American
Theory of Human Rights Psychology
AFAM/PSYC 3106: Black
Gerontology HRTS 3212/POLS 3212:
Psychology
HDFS 2200: Human Development: Comparative Perspectives on
Adulthood and Aging Human Rights
Asian/American
HDFS 3240/ SOCI 3459: Aging in POLS 3842: Public Administration
AASI/SOCI 3221: Sociological
Perspectives of Asian American American Society
Women HDFS 3249: Gender and Aging
HDFS 3252: Death, Dying and
Bereavement
HDFS 4255: Living with Chronic or
Life-threatening Illness

Women’s Health
HDFS 3260: Women: A Developmental
Perspective
PSYC 3102/WGSS 3102: Psychology
of Women
SOCI 3221: Sociological Perspectives
of Asian American Women
SOCI 3453/ WGSS 3453: Women and
Health
WGSS 2267: Women and Poverty
WGSS 3350: Anthropological
Perspectives on Women
Rev 6/15
ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES: STANDARD PLAN or concentration in HEALTH SCIENCES
2000-LEVEL or higher RELATED COGNATE (Group B on the AHS Plan of Study) or ELECTIVE SUGGESTIONS:
Courses on this list are not guaranteed. Students should meet with instructor/department advisor for permission and availability.
ANTH 2502: Human Evolution PHAR 2002: Human Physiology and Anatomy I** **No lab with these courses – may not meet
CHEM 2443, 2444 & 2445: Organic Chemistry PHAR 2003: Human Physiology and Anatomy II ** graduate program requirements
EEB 2244/W: General Ecology PNB 2264 & 2265: Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II
EEB 3260: Medical Botany PNB 2274 & 2275: Enhanced Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II
EEB 4251/W: Medical Entomology PNB 3230: Hormones and Behavior
MCB 2000: Introduction to Biochemistry PNB 3251: Biology of the Brain
MCB 2210: Cell Biology PNB 3262: Mammalian Endocrinology
MCB 2211: Gene Expression PNB 3276: Molecular Neuroanatomy
MCB 2400: Heredity and Society * Cannot take both MCB 2400 and 2410 for credit* PNB 3278: Molecular Physiology of the Heart
MCB 2410: Genetics PSYC 2200: Physiological Psychology
MCB 2610: Fundamentals of Microbiology PSYC 3200: Introduction to Behavioral Genetics
MCB 3006: Fundamentals of Structural Biology PUBH 3001: Introduction to Epidemiology
MCB 3007: Introduction to Biophysical Chemistry
MCB 3010: Biochemistry
MCB 3011: Human Metabolism and Disease
MCB 3022W: Human Disease and the Development of Therapeutic Agents
MCB 3212: Basic Immunology
MCB 3246: Virology
MCB 3421: Introduction to Molecular Evolution and Bioinformatics
MCB 3633: Pathogenic Microbiology
MCB 3635: Applied Microbiology
MCB 3640W: Bacterial Diversity and Ecology
MCB 4009: Structure and Function of Biological Macromolecules
MCB 4219: Developmental Biology

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