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Graduate Health Education

2015 Spring Term

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3 Units

SECONDARY HEALTH EDUCATION

Health Education 540

An introduction to various health belief models and philosophies with particular emphasis on health education content at the secondary level.


2 Units

YOGA/STRESS REDUCTION

Health Education 541

A course designed to help students and professionals learn to effectively handle stress through specific Yoga training and mind/body connections.


3 Units

CURRENT TOPICS IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Health Education 560

The course examines, interprets, and evaluates wellness as it relates to current topics in health, disease prevention, health promotion, and health education. Topics included are cardiovascular health, alcohol and other drugs, nutrition concepts, health hazards, tobacco, and topics related to public health such as physical activity and behavior changes.


3 Units

STRESS MANAGEMENT

Health Education 562

The course explains what stress is, its various causes and its effects. It helps develop a personal "Stress Profile" which enables the participants to pinpoint the specific sources and manifestations of stress and tension. The course shows how to combine biofeedback, relaxation techniques, exercise, diet, and other skills into an individualized "Stress Management System" that will help individuals feel healthier and cope better with daily pressure.


2 Units

ELEMENTARY HEALTH EDUCATION

Health Education 582

Teaching and learning experiences in selected content areas of health education. Designed for the elementary teacher.


3 Units

NUTRITION FOR HEALTH

Health Education 591

The course helps students plan, evaluate, and analyze dietary intake based on sound nutritional guidelines, principles, and knowledge for the purpose of health enhancement, improved mental and physical performance, and decreasing risk of disease.


3 Units

TEACHING HEALTH EDUCATION

Health Education 645

A study of philosophy, trends and teaching-learning strategies. Emphasis will be placed on developing and utilizing models and strategies in health education.


3 Units

FACILITATING HEALTH BEHAVIOR

Health Education 670

This course is designed as a capstone experience for non-teaching health minor students who have had at least 12 credits of work in the health minor. This course offers opportunities to gain the skills necessary for helping others with health behavior changes, while creating healthier environments in the home, workplace and community.


1-3 Units

SPECIAL STUDIES

Health Education 696

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.


3 Units

EXERCISE AND HEALTH

Health Education 745

A course designed to introduce how exercise relates to an individual's health, specifically cardiovascular endurance, relaxation and nutrition. It will include background information regarding holistic health, exercise prescription, nutrition and relaxation. Application of this background information will also be a part of the course through evaluation of present levels and participation in individually designed programs.


3 Units

CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO AND CAREER APPLICATION

Health Education 781

Students will make connections between research and practice appropriate to a capstone experience as the culminating requirement for graduate education resulting in a portfolio that includes a written product(s) along with reflection and/or other materials associated with the capstone experience.


1-12 Units

PRACTICUM

Health Education 793

Prereq: Graduate status, application and interview, completion of 9 credits at UW-Whitewater and designated curriculum check sheet requirements. (Not to be used for first-time certification)


1-3 Units

INDIVIDUAL STUDIES

Health Education 798

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.


1-6 Units

THESIS RESEARCH

Health Education 799

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.

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