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HED Descriptions

HLTH Course Descriptions

HLTH 1010 Introduction to Health Studies (1) This course includes material designed to assist the student in the skillful selection and understanding of an associated, adjunctive, rehabilitative, administrative, or affiliated health- care career.

HLTH 1100 Personal Health (3) Health issues in today’s society with special reference and application to the present and future life of the student. FA, SP.

HLTH 1200 Applied Nutrition for Healthy Living (3) Explores current knowledge about basic human nutrition, dietary requirements, diet analysis, food safety, and weight management for all ages.

HLTH 1350 Responding to Emergencies (3) The first aid practice and theory for common emergencies. An additional fee is associated with this course. FA, SP.

HLTH 3180 Basic First Aid/CPR/Aed for Health Care Professionals* (1) This course is designed to prepare students to administer first aid and CPR/AED in a clinical setting. An additional fee is associated with this course. *Not available for graduate credit.

HLTH 3310 Methods in Elementary School Health (2) Curriculum and lesson plan development, basic health concepts, and methodology of teaching elementary health education. FA, SP, SU.

HLTH 3360 Methods in Secondary School Health (2) Explores the current trends in curriculum development in health education and the legal aspects of school health. Prerequisite: EDFL 2240.

HLTH 4000 Special Projects in Health education (1-5) Individual or group study of problems in special areas of interest. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 semester hours.

HLTH 4310 Drugs:  Addiction to Recovery(3) Use and abuse of alcohol and drugs; current problems relative to drug use, abuse, and control; programs in education, law enforcement, and community agencies. FA, SP, SU.

HLTH 4320 Teaching Sexuality Education in the School (3) Prepares the teacher for course development, instruction and integration of sexuality education into the school curriculum. FA, SP.

HLTH 4330 First Aid and CPR for Educators* (1) Skills and principles of first aid and accident prevention in the schools. Students may receive American Red Cross first aid and CPR certification. *Not available for graduate credit. An additional fee is associated with this course. FA, SP, SU.

HLTH 4370 Human diseases (3) An overview of the agents of disease, the processes of contagion, and the effects on humans. Prerequisites: PE 2850 or BIOL 3401 or equivalent.

HLTH 4390 Community Health Education (3) Various types of health programs conducted by private, volunteer, and official agencies are explored. SP, SU.

HLTH 4400 Health Program Planning and Evaluation (3) This course is designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate health programs within a community.