2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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CLAS Interdepartmental Courses (CLAS)

CLAS 2000 -  Special Topics in Liberal Arts and Sciences  (1-3 Credits)  

Introductory level course offering a flexible format for dealing with a specific topic of special interest in liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Note: Specific topic published in the schedule of courses. Repeatable. Max hours: 9 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 9.

CLAS 2100 -  Exploration of Healthcare  (1-2 Credits)  

The purpose of this course is to enable undergraduate pre-health students who are seeking healthcare careers to gain valuable instruction and shadowing experience within a healthcare environment, apply science concepts to healthcare applications, and develop relationships with current healthcare providers. Students will be exposed to an urban safety-net hospital (Denver Health Hospital) that primarily serves underrepresented and under-served populations. In the clinical setting, students will observe medical practice and attend lectures connecting science coursework with real-world healthcare topics. By the completion of the program, participants will gain a better understanding of what healthcare providers experience at Denver Health, what it takes to become a healthcare provider, healthcare disparities and ethical responsibilities as a healthcare provider, and how general science concepts are used in the healthcare setting. Note: Students must be enrolled in or have completed BIOL 2010 or BIOL 2030 and CHEM 2031 or CHEM 2096 and complete an application process to Denver Health, to be eligible for this program. Contact the Health Professions Program Office for application information (ucdhealthcareers@ucdenver.edu). Restriction: Registration is by instructor approval only. Max hours: 2 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 2.

CLAS 2939 -  Entering Research Internship  (1-3 Credits)  

Repeatable. Max Hours: 9 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 9.

CLAS 3939 -  Internship  (1-6 Credits)  

Prereq: Students must have junior standing and at least a 2.75 GPA and must work with Experiential Learning Center advising to complete a course contract and gain approval. Repeatable. Max Hours: 9 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 9.

Prereq: Junior standing or higher and at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA

CLAS 4000 -  Special Topics in Liberal Arts & Sciences  (1-3 Credits)  

Upper division level course offering a flexible format for dealing with a specific topic of special interest in liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Note: Specific topic published in the schedule of courses. Repeatable. Max hours: 9 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 9.

CLAS 4840 -  Independent Study: CLAS  (1-3 Credits)  

Note: Students must submit a special processing form completely filled out and signed by the student and faculty member, describing the course expectations, assignments and outcomes, to the CLAS undergraduate advising office for approval. Repeatable. Max Hours: 12 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.