CONTACT

Kelvin Shivers
BHS Administrative Assistant
816-235-5965
shiversk@umkc.edu

Corrina Beck
Advisor for last names beginning A-K
816-235-5788
beckc@umkc.edu

Jennifer Lyles
Advisor for last names beginning L-Z
(816) 235-6252
lylesj@umkc.edu

Focus Areas

The BHS requires completion of 120 credits of coursework, which includes 18 credits of elective courses. Students are urged to align those elective classes within a targeted area of specialization. These focus areas and minor options will enhance your marketability in the workplace.

Focus Areas

 

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH
  • PUB-ADM 310: Intro to Public Administration (3)
  • PHYS-ED 5530: Org. and Administration of Athletics (3)
  • ECON 201: Intro to Economics I (3)
  • CPCE 420: Effective Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • HLSC 215: Health Promotion (3)
  • PUB-ADM 415: Issues in Urban Administration (3)

 

HEALTH PROMOTION
  • PHYS-ED 401: Health Teaching in the Schools (2)
  • A&S 304CM: CCC: Body Images in Med. & Arts (3)
  • PHILOS 315: Logic & Method. in Health & Soc. Sci. (3)
  • NAT-SCI 430PC: CC: Biological & Ethical Issues in Aging (3)
  • HLSC 215: Health Promotion (3)
  • HLSC 445: Core Competencies in Health Education (3)
  • HLSC 225: Human Sexuality (3)
  • CPCE 420: Effective Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • LLS 400HI: Health Issues in Latino Community (3)

 

HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING
  • PHYS-ED H175: Personal Fitness (2)
  • PHYS-ED 401: Health Teaching in the Schools (2)
  • PHYS-ED 401: Health Teaching in the Schools lab (1)
  • PHYS-ED 323: Nutrition for Fitness & Sport (3)
  • PHYS-ED 5530: Org.& Admin. of Athletics (3)
  • NAT-SCI 130: Physics of Sports (3)
  • PHYS ED 391: Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription (3)
  • CPCE 420: Effective Interpersonal Communication (3)

 

NUTRITION
  • PHYS-ED 401: Health Teaching in the Schools (2)
  • PHYS-ED 401: Health Teaching in the Schools lab (1)
  • PHYS-ED 323: Nutrition for Fitness & Sport (3)
  • CPCE 400: Intro to Counseling Psychology (3)
  • HLSC 403A: Comparative Weight Loss 1 (1)
  • HLSC 403B: Comparative Weight Loss 2 (1)
  • HLSC 403C: Comparative Weight Loss 3 (1)
  • HLSC 445: Core Competencies in Health Education (3)
  • CPCE 420: Effective Interpersonal Communication (3)

 

WOMEN'S HEALTH
  • WGS 201: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (3)
  • HLSC 225: Human Sexuality (3)
  • PSYCH 305: Psychology of Women (3)
  • SOCIOL 318: Sociology of the Aging Woman (3)
  • ANTRHO 414: Feminist Theories (3)
  • CPCE 420: Effective Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • HLSC 490WC: Women’s Health in the Community (3)

 

GLOBAL HEALTH
  • ECON 201: Crossing Boundaries: The Latina/O Immigrant Experien. (3)
  • ECON 314: Race, Class and Gender: Theory, History, and Policy (3)
  • ANTHRO 212: Global Health (3)
  • ANTHRO 314: Anthropology of Gender (3)
  • ANTHRO 324: Diversity and You (3)
  • ANTHRO 441: Globalization and Development (3)
  • A&S 210: Cross-Cultural Interaction: Experience & Understanding (3)
  • SOCIOL 322: Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
  • BLKS 320: Critical Health Issues in Black Commun. (3)
  • PSYC 320: Ethnic & Minority Perspectives in Psychology (3)
  • LLS 400HI: Health Issues in Latino Community (3)

RESOURCES

 

CONTACT

Kelvin Shivers
BHS Administrative Assistant
816-235-5965
shiversk@umkc.edu

Corrina Beck
Advisor for last names beginning A-K
816-235-5788
beckc@umkc.edu

Jennifer Lyles
Advisor for last names beginning L-Z
(816) 235-6252
lylesj@umkc.edu