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Graduate Health Education

2017 Fall 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

PREK-12 SEXUALTIY EDUCATION

Health Education 544

This course will explore current practices associated with teaching sexuality education to preK-12 students. This pedagogy class will explore various sexuality education paradigms as well as address the complexities of teaching this area of study, with the goal of increasing the competency and comfort level of future teachers.


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

HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES

Health Education 665

This course will focus on: 1) the development, implementation and evaluation of worksite health promotion programs, and 2) examination of the relationship of these programs to the organization as a whole and to the benefits for both the employee and employer.


3 Units

RESEARCH IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Health Education 671

The content of this course is from a psychophysiological perspective. Emphasis will be place on research involving the effects of physical activity on psychological states and traits as well as how affect influences performance. Topic will include research design, motivation and adherence, attention, arousal, overtraining, behavior change, personality dynamics, and mental health.


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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