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HE 100 Personal HealthLASC—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 NutritionLASC—ICWPrerequisite BI 162Nutritional needs, weight control, healthy diets, myths, and nutritional aids to better health.Offered every semester. 3 credits. HE/PE 140 Creative Arts and HealthLASC—CAAn 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 TeacherThe planning, development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive health education programsOffered every year. 3 credits. HE 170 Humans in MotionConcepts 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 StudentsAll "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 HealthCurrent 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 IssuesInteractive 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 EducationLASC - HBS, ICWPrerequisites: HE 100 + HE 200Examination 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 EducationPrerequisites: HE 100 + HE 200Focus 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 IPrerequisites: EN 102, by permission onlyLASC - WACStudents 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 IIPrerequisites: HE 240, by permission onlyLASC - WACThis 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 SkillCommon emergencies, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, auto extrication, and emergency childbirth. Opportunity for instructor rating.Offered every semester. 3 credits. HE/PE 275 Fitness for LifePrerequisites: HE 120Knowledge 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 RelaxationStrategies and techniques for increasing stress resistance based on psychophysiological research.Offered every year. 3 credits. HE 285 Drugs and SocietyPrerequisites: HE 100, HE 200, BI 161, BI 162Drug use and implications for the individual and society.Offered every year. 3 credits. HE 320 Aging and DeathPrerequisite: HE 100Health implications revealed as psychological and social surrounding the phenomena of aging and death.Offered every 2 years. 3 credits. HE 340 Health CounselingPrerequisite: PS 110 or 111A 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 EducationLASC— GP/ICW/DACPrerequisite: HE 100Application 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 HealthPrerequisite: HE 100An examination of contemporary issues in health that have legal, ethical, moral and professional practice implications.Offered every 2 years. 3 credits. HE 390 Environmental HealthPrerequisite: HE 100 or HC 201Examination of the issues affecting the environment and their impact on individual and global health.Offered every year. 3 credits. HE 400 Special TopicsCurrent issues in Health.Offered every year. 3 credits. HE 408 Directed StudyDirected 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 HealthLASC - CAP/WACPrerequisites: 8 Health Courses, HC 415 and EN 102Co-requisite: HE 445A field experience for health majors.Offered every semester. 3-6 credits. HE 445 Practicum SeminarCo-requisite: HE 440This 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 HealthIndependent learning experiences designed and initiated by health majors.Offered every semester. 1-6 credits.
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