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Undergraduate Health Education

2016 Summer Term

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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

PREK-12 SEXUALITY EDUCATION

Health Education 344

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

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.


3 Units

RESEARCH IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Health Education 471

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.


1-6 Units

WORKSHOP IN HEALTH

Health Education 490

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.


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.


6-12 Units

INTERNSHIP

Health Education 493

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