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Undergraduate Health Science Courses


HE 100 Personal Health
LASC—
Individual and Community Well-being
Physical, mental, emotional, social, psychological, environmental and spiritual aspects of well-being.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 120 Health and Nutrition
LASC—
Individual and Community Well-being
Nutritional needs, weight control, healthy diets, myths, and nutritional aids to better health.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE/PE 140 Creative Arts and Health
An experiential and didactic introduction to making connections between the arts process, product and health.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE/PE 150 Health and Physical Education for the Teacher
The planning, development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive health education programs
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 170 Humans in Motion
Concepts of the human neuro-musculoskeletal system which provide function and health across the life span under normal and stressful conditions.
Offered every 2 years. 3 credits

HE 193 Special Topics in Health Sciences for First-Year Students
All "193" courses are approved for LASC but may vary by section. See current course listing for specific LASC area approval.
Introductory level course covering topics of special interest to first-year students. Offered only as a First-Year Seminar.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 200 Consumer Health
Current information and guidelines to reliable sources necessary to develop critical and informed consumers of health products and services.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 210 Women’s Health Issues
Interactive processes of politics, power and media's influences on research, public health policy and current health issues.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 220 Mental Health Education
Examination of mental health as a variable: its creation and the obstacles to sound mental health and positive self-concept.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 230 Human Sexuality and Sex Education
Focus on the need for and understanding of sex education, along with the process of implementing sexuality education, with emphasis on teacher preparation.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE/PE 260 First Aid: Advanced Theory and Skill
Common emergencies, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, auto extrication, and emergency childbirth. Opportunity for instructor rating.
Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.

HE/PE 275 Fitness for Life
Knowledge of health-related fitness components and their effect on total wellness; emphasis on developing personalized fitness program.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE/PE 280 Individualized Stress Management and Relaxation
Strategies and techniques for increasing stress resistance based on psychophysiological research.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 285 Drugs and Society
Prerequisites: BI 161 and BI 162
Drug use and abuse, and implications for the individual and society.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 320 Aging and Death
Prerequisite: HE 100
Health implications revealed as psychological and social surrounding the phenomena of aging and death.
Offered every 2 years. 3 credits.

HE 340 Health Counseling
Prerequisite: PS 110 or 111
A study of the counseling implications involved in health. Awareness of the counseling process and referral.
Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.

HE 350 Community Health Education
Prerequisite: HE 100
Application of core competencies of community health education with an introduction to theory and program planning. Examination of local health agencies.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 370 Critical Issues in Health
Prerequisite: HE 100
An examination of contemporary issues in health that have legal, ethical, moral and professional practice implications.
Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.

HE 390 Environmental Health
Prerequisite: HE 100
Examination of the issues affecting the environment and their impact on individual and global health.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 400 Special Topics
Current issues in Health.
Offered every year. 3 credits.

HE 440 Practicum in Health
A field experience for health majors.
Offered every year. 3-6 credits.

HE 450 Independent Study in Health
Independent learning experiences designed and initiated by health majors.
Offered every year. 1-6 credits.

 

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