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HSCI 410 Health Science Capstone

This capstone course provides a foundation for students to transition into roles of increasing responsibility in healthcare-related fields. Emphasis is placed on synthesizing theories, principles, concepts and skills from prior courses as a basis for implementing community involvement, service, and health equity in the health care environment. This course focuses on planning a change project that would positively influence processes or systems impacting health.


Special information

Prerequisites: HSCI 301, HSCI 309, MGMT 310, WRIT 331, HSA 369, PSYC 346.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 16, 2020 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Effectively communicate with culturally diverse individuals, groups, and communities.
  • Collaborate across disciplines to address complex health care issues.
  • Evaluate and apply relevant scientific evidence to advance health.
  • Analyze dynamic situations within complex health care systems and make evidence-based, theory-informed decisions.
  • Effectively lead people and manage organizational resources to accomplish goals.
  • Design effective, stakeholder-informed prevention and health promotion strategies to advance community health outcomes.
  • Analyze ethical dilemmas specific to the provision of health care and determine actions based on sound ethical decision making.

Spring 2023

Section Title Instructor
50 Health Science Capstone Milbrath-Gustafson, Kayla C Books Course details