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HEALTH (HLTH)
College of Education and Human Service Professions
Health, Physical Education & Recreation
 
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life (SUSTAIN, LE CAT8)
(3.0 cr; =[HLTH 1000]; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
A lecture series introducing students to health and wellness encompassing nutritional, physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of health and well-being with emphasis on behavioral, environmental and social influences on developing a satisfying and productive lifestyle in our society.



HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 3.0 cr]; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Terms commonly used in health sciences and medical professions; emphasis on word structure.



HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition (NAT SCI, LE CAT5)
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Emphasis on chemical nature of dietary nutrients, physiological and metabolic aspects of human nutrition, effects of diet on human health, and global issues in health and nutrition.



HLTH 1600 - Basic First Aid and CPR
(2.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Basic skills and knowledge to respond correctly in first aid emergencies. Leads to American Red Cross Certification basic first aid and CPR certification.



HLTH 1650 - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
(1.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation involving one and two rescuers. Leads to American Red Cross certification for infant/child/adult CPR and AED.



HLTH 1700 - First Responder
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Principles of emergency response and accident prevention in the home and community. Leads to Red Cross first emergency responder certification.



HLTH 2030 - Applied Human Anatomy
(4.0 cr; Prereq-exercise science or physical education or public health and promotion or environmental and outdoor education major or candidate, [Biol 1001 or Biol 1011] and one semester college chemistry; credit will not be granted if already received for Biol 1761; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Study of the structure and function of the human body covering the cells and tissues of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory experiences employ videos, models, skeletons, and pre-dissected human prosections. Intended for athletic training, exercise science, health education and physical education majors as well as other health related professions.



HLTH 2040 - Human Physiology
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 30 credits, BIOL 1001 or 1011; one semester college chemistry or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Physiological mechanisms of cells, organs, and organ systems; function, control, and coordination of body systems.



HLTH 3101 - Community Health
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 30 credits; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Health promotion and disease prevention at local, state, and national levels. Comparison between health problems of individuals and those of groups. Analysis of functions and roles of voluntary and official agencies. Exploration of community-based programs.



HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 30 credits; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Overview of concepts of marketing, analysis, selection, and decision making regarding health care, products, services, and providers.



HLTH 3116 - Principles of Epidemiology and Human Disease
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 45 credits; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Discussion of diseases and distribution among people. Topics include epidemiological concepts of how diseases are transmitted, surveillance and outbreak investigations, and prevention to eliminate diseases in the community. Vital statistics and methods of tabular-graphical data will be explored.



HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Health Education major, minimum 45 credits or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Planning and implementing comprehensive sex education programs in various settings. Sexual physiology, sociocultural aspects of sexuality, birth control, prevention of STDs/HIV, teen pregnancy, and other current topics. How community and family values affect sex education.



HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 30 credits; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Survey of American women's health issues. Role of women as patients and as health care providers. Language, politics, and economics of women's health care. Comparison of American women's health status to that of women around the world.



HLTH 3161 - School Health Programs Early Childhood Education
(2.0 cr; Prereq-ElEd 1010, minimum of 45 credits, ECh cand major; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Survey of school health programs with in-depth study of selected health education curricula and topic areas, including alcohol, tobacco, drugs, communicable disease, and nutrition. Development of strategies and methods for teaching controversial areas.



HLTH 3202 - Drug Education
(2.0 cr; Prereq-45 credits, for students seeking and admitted to the STEP (Secondary Teaching Education program), major in health education, physical education, exercise science and communication sciences and disorders or instructor consent.; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Physiological and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Survey of societal causes and effects of drug use and abuse. Reasons and pressures for drug use by students. Appraisal and assessment of teacher's role in education, intervention, and treatment of drug abuse.



HLTH 3300 - Technology, Design and Communication Applications in Health Education and Promotion
(4.0 cr; Prereq-minimum 30 credits; Health Ed major, pre or concurrent registration in 3301 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Technology applications for health educators in community settings. Develops basic, intermediate, and advanced skills in software, web, and other current technologies used in developing effective health education interventions.



HLTH 3301 - Foundations of Health Education and Promotion
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1100 and [(pre-or concurrent registration in 3300 and Health Education Community concentration majors) or Health Education School concentration major or Health Education minor]or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Health, philosophy, and theories of health education and promotion; introduction to the profession, professional organizations and literature. Responsibilities and competencies of health educators in various settings. Ethical issues, current and future trends in health education and promotion.



HLTH 3302 - School Health Education Methods and Materials
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3301, Health Education major with school concentration or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Coordinated school health programming with a focus on comprehensive school health education for grades 5-12. Methods, strategies, and materials for effective teaching. Determining students needs and interest, selecting content, planning curriculum, stating objective, developing learning opportunities, and evaluating student learning.



HLTH 3303 - Health Education and Promotion Program
(3.0 cr; =[HLTH 3450]; Prereq-Concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3301, Health Educ major or minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to planning models used in health education/promotion programming. Provides knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan, and implement health education/promotion programs for multi-age populations. Includes needs assessment, community analysis and organization, program design, and implementation.



HLTH 3305 - Community Health Methods and Strategies
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3300, 3303, Health Ed major with Community concentration or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Theory, methods and practice of community health education. Includes identification and prioritization of community health problems with emphasis on development and implementation of strategies to address these problems. Students will test these strategies within community and school settings.



HLTH 3307 - Conducting and Managing Worksite Health Promotion Programs
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3303, Health Education major or minor or Exercise Science major or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
How to design, implement, and evaluate worksite and employee health promotion programs. Exploration of current theories and practical application. Focus on employee needs assessment and risk appraisal, worksite health culture development, effective intervention planning, program evaluation and financial cost and benefits.



HLTH 3341 - Encountering Death and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Journey (CDIVERSITY)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-credit will not be granted if already received for 5341; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Grief, loss, death, dying, and bereavement in our society as understood by children, adolescents, and adults. Review of research and current literature; education program planning strategies for individuals associated with schools, agencies, organizations, or worksites.



HLTH 3400 - Facilitating Healthy Lifestyle Change
(3.0 cr; Prereq-3301, Health Education major or minor or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Facilitate health behavior change for individuals and small groups. Emphasis on theories and principles of behavior change, health counseling ethics, interpersonal skills, and records management. Includes assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating behavior change processes.



HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Health Education major, minimum 60 credits or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Biological, ecological, and physiological aspects of the environment; concurrent effects on health of the community; and possible solutions to environmental problems.



HLTH 3991 - Independent Study
(1.0 - 6.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Opportunity for upper-division students to undertake an independent project that would serve to further their knowledge base and/or professional competencies.



HLTH 3992 - Readings in Health
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Special complementary work and investigation in undergraduate student's field of interest; survey of literature and resources available to health educators.



HLTH 4000 - Professional Issues for Health Educators
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3305, Health Education major or instructor consent, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Application of advanced skills/competencies. Identifying controversial issues, developing life/work balance and job seeking skills with electronic portfolio, professional networking, beginning grant writing, and preparing for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. Students will spend 40 hour minimum in community.



HLTH 4100 - Historical Perspectives of Community Health Through Culture & Art in Italy (GLOBAL PER)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-minimum 30 credits and instruction consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, summer, every year)
Investigating the foundations of public and community health using primary historical sites in the area now unified as Italy. Analyze the impact of social and cultural factors on community health from early civilizations through the Renaissance, with emphasis of effects of the Black Death. Examine the role of arts used to convene health information for non-literate populations. Relate to aspects of preventative health care and promoting healthy communities in the present.



HLTH 4105 - Obesity: Causes and Intervention
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1470, minimum 60 credits or instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Obesity is a common, serious and costly health risk in the US, making it the focus of many public health programs. This course reviews the etiology of obesity and explores the behavioral, social and political aspects of obesity interventions. The associated health risks of obesity will be examined especially the impacts of these on children and youth. Special emphasis is placed on community, school and work place interventions.



HLTH 4996 - Internship in Health Education
(1.0 - 15.0 cr [max 15.0 cr]; Prereq-health education major, instructor consent; no grad credit; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Supervised entry-level health education practical experience in hospital, worksite, voluntary, or official agencies. Number of settings is limited to two.



HLTH 5100 - Historical Perspectives of Community Health Through Culture & Art in Italy
(3.0 cr; Prereq-minimum 30 credits and instructor consent; A-F or Aud, summer, every year)
Investigating the foundations of public and community health using primary historical sites in the area now unified as Italy. Analyze the impact of social and cultural factors on community health from early civilizations through the Renaissance, with emphasis of effects of the Black Death. Examine the role of arts used to convene health information for non-literate populations. Relate to aspects of preventative health care and promoting healthy communities in the present.



HLTH 5990 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, offered periodically)
Opportunity for upper-division and graduate students to explore current issues. Various health-related problem areas; emphasis on facilitating positive attitudinal and behavioral changes within students/clients.



HLTH 5991 - Independent Study
(1.0 - 6.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent, non-degree seeking or grad student; maximum of 6 credits can be applied toward degree; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Directed independent study, readings, research, or projects in a particular area of interest. Degree program plan and project proposal should be approved before course is taken by graduate students.



HLTH 5992 - Readings in Health
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Special complementary readings and discussion in advanced or graduate student's field of interest in health and health education.



 
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