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Graduate Catalog

School of Professions


Interdisciplinary Courses
The School of Professions sponsors graduate courses whose interdisciplinary content is applicable to students in many programs, in the School of Professions and beyond.

Professions Courses

PRO 507 Transcultural Issues in Health Care. Examines the issues and implications of health and culture; explores and evaluates social policy issues important to addressing the health needs of specific ethnocultural groups and women; examines a variety of historical and theoretical issues related to health and culture; discusses comparative health issues in developed and developing countries; and compares and contrasts health beliefs, values and practices of a diverse population. Requires a major service-learning component, which provides students with firsthand exposure to a cultural group different from their own. 3 Cr.

PRO 510 Grants Writing. Is a basic, practical, how-to course for the beginning grants writer. Includes types of funding sources, how to identify funding sources, and how to write foundation and government proposals. Requires writing a brief sample proposal. Appropriate for all majors. For information, contact Colleen Donaldson, grants development director, (585) 395-5118 or Dean of the School of Professions, 264 Faculty Office Building, (585) 395-2510. 1 Cr. Spring, Summer

PRO 552 Spanish for Health Professionals. Presents basic Spanish language training useful for health professionals who work with Spanish-speaking clients. Also examines cultural differences that impact health and health-care decisions. 3 Cr.

The information in this publication was current as of December 2002 when the text was compiled. Changes, including but not restricted to, tuition and fees, course descriptions, degree and program requirements, policies, and financial aid availability may have occurred since that time. Whether or not a specific course is scheduled for a given term is contingent on enrollment, budget and staffing. The college reserves the right to make any changes it finds necessary and may announce such changes for student notification in publications other than the College catalogs. For the purpose of degree and program completion, students are bound by the requirements in effect as stated in the printed catalog at the time of their matriculation at SUNY Brockport. Inquiries on the current status of requirements can be addressed to the appropriate College department of office. Also refer to the Brockport Web site home page at for current information.