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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HHSM490 Health and Human Services Capstone (3 cr.)

Prerequisite(s): All program requirements.  This course is taken in the student’s last semester before graduation.  All general education requirements must be fulfilled.
This capstone course integrates knowledge and skills developed in previous courses and provides an opportunity to apply them to a selected topic in an area of interest. Students and instructor select a topic currently confronting the field of study or profession, clearly define the topic using appropriate references and resources, and write and present their comprehensive project.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Analyze ethical, legal, and professional implications of actions taken in the health and human services field.
  2. Develop strategies for continued professional development and opportunities in a chosen field.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of how sociocultural issues inform and impact the delivery and outcomes of healthcare and social services to individuals, families, and communities.
  4. Examine local and national trends in the health and human services field.
  5. Research and analyze current issues in health and human services and apply the findings in an evidence-based approach to solution development.

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