ACADEMICS

  • Health Education Courses

    HE 100 Personal Health
    LASC—ICW [for non-Health Education majors only]
    Physical, mental, emotional, social, psychological, environmental and spiritual aspects of well-being.
    Offered every semester. 3 credits.
     
    HE 120 Health and Nutrition
    LASC—ICW
    Prerequisite BI 162
    Nutritional needs, weight control, healthy diets, myths, and nutritional aids to better health.
    Offered every semester. 3 credits.
     
    HE/PE 140 Creative Arts and Health
    LASC—CA
    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 year. 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
    LASC - HBS, ICW
    Prerequisites: HE 100 + HE 200

    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
    Prerequisites: HE 100 + HE 200
    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 240 Perspectives on Writing & Learning from Experience I
    Prerequisites: EN 102, by permission only
    LASC - WAC

    Students will identify and analyze significant prior work and life experiences in the their fields of study and complete the first half of a portfolio of prior learning, which articulates what has been learned and relates it to college level courses and competencies.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    HE 242 Perspectives on Writing & Learning from Experience II
    Prerequisites: HE 240, by permission only
    LASC - WAC

    This course is a continuation of HE 240. Students will continue the identification, analysis, and articulation of prior work and life experience and complete the second half of their prior learning portfolios.
    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 semester. 3 credits.
     
    HE/PE 275 Fitness for Life
    Prerequisites: HE 120
    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 Individual 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: HE 100, HE 200, BI 161, BI 162
    Drug use 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 2 years. 3 credits.
     
    HE 350 Community Health Education
    LASC— GP/ICW/DAC
    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 2 years. 3 credits.
     
    HE 390 Environmental Health
    Prerequisite: HE 100 or HC 201
    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 408 Directed Study
    Directed study offers students, who because of unusual circumstances may be unable to register for a course when offered, the opportunity to complete an existing course with an established syllabus under the direction and with agreement from a faculty member.
     
    HE 440 Practicum in Health
    LASC - CAP/WAC
    Prerequisites: 8 Health Courses, HC 415 and EN 102
    Co-requisite: HE 445

    A field experience for health majors.
    Offered every semester. 3-6 credits.
     

    HE 445 Practicum Seminar
    Co-requisite: HE 440
    This course is designed for reflection on the integration and application of the knowledge, skills, and competencies required of health education professionals.
    Offered every semester. 3 credits.
     
    HE 450 Independent Study in Health
    Independent learning experiences designed and initiated by health majors.
    Offered every semester. 1-6 credits.