Undergraduate Bulletin

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

HEALTH EDUCATION (444)

444-181 CONTEMPORARY HEALTH - 2 cr

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

444-340 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH ISSUES & SECONDARY HEALTH EDUCATION - 3 cr

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

444-360/560 HIGH LEVEL WELLNESS - 3 cr

A sensitization to, interpretation and evaluation of wellness as it relates to self, others and the environment with opportunities for personal wellness advancement. Areas include stress and relaxation training, health, hazards that exist in behavior that tends to shorten life expectancy, nutrition and physical fitness.
Prereq: Jr st or cons instr.

444-362/562 STRESS MANAGEMENT - 3 cr

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.
Prereq: Jr or above standing.

444-382/582 ELEMENTARY HEALTH EDUCATION - 2 cr

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

444-391/591 NUTRITION AND WEIGHT CONTROL - 3 cr

The course is designed to help students plan, evaluate, and analyze weight control programs. Attention will also be given to nutrients, exercise, sport, and behavior modification techniques that promote holistic health relationships.
Prereq: Soph st.

444-445/645 TEACHING HEALTH EDUCATION - 3 cr

A study of philosophy, trends and teaching-learning strategies. Emphasis will be placed on developing and utilizing models and strategies in health education.
Prereq: 444-340.

444-465/665 HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES - 3 cr

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.
Prereq: Junior or senior standing, or consent of instructor.

444-490/690 WORKSHOP - 1-6 cr

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.

444-492 FIELD STUDY: HEALTH - 1-12 cr

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.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons instr.

444-494/694 SEMINAR - 1-3 cr

Repeatable.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons instr.

444-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES - 1-3 cr

Repeatable

444-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY - 1-3 cr

Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.


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