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Undergraduate Health Education

2014 Fall Term

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2 Units

CONTEMPORARY HEALTH

Health Education 181

An investigation of health areas and behaviors as they relate to the college student.


2 Units

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION

Health Education 280

This course is the designated gateway course required for students who choose to minor in health education or health promotion and should be taken within the first 6 units of declaring a health minor or pursuing health licensure requirements. It serves as an introduction to knowledge, research, and application of skills necessary for helping others with health behavior changes, while creating healthier environments in the home, school, workplace, and community.


3 Units

SECONDARY HEALTH EDUCATION

Health Education 340

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 341

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 360

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 362

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 382

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


3 Units

NUTRITION FOR HEALTH

Health Education 391

The course helps students plan, evaluate, and analyze diatary 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 445

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 465

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

FACILITATING HEALTH BEHAVIOR

Health Education 470

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.


1-12 Units

FIELD STUDY: HEALTH

Health Education 492

Studies designed to increase the student's understanding of specific areas of health through involvement in off-campus experiences such as elementary or secondary schools, health volunteer agencies, or health maintenance organizations under the direction of department instructors. Repeatable.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Health Education 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.

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