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2007-2009 Courses and Programs

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Courses primarily for undergraduate students

H S 105. First Aid and Emergency Care. (1-2) Cr. 2. F.S. Discussion and application of the basic techniques of administering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. ARC certification available.

H S 110. Personal and Consumer Health. (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S. Physical, mental, and social aspects of health as a basis for understanding and preventing health problems. False and misleading advertising and effects of cultists and fadists on consumer health. Study of legislation and agencies concerned with consumer protection and health insurance.

H S 215. Drug Education. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Psych 101 or 230. Use and abuse of mood modifying substances in contemporary society. Includes study of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.

H S 260. Foundations in Health Education. (3-0) Cr. 3. A review of the development of health education as a profession, CHES, foundational theory and skills in health education.

H S 275. Health Education in the Elementary School. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: HD FS 102 or 226. An overview of school health services, healthful school living, and health instruction for teachers at the elementary level. Credit for both H S 275 and 375 may not be applied toward graduation.

H S 292. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. (3-0) Cr. 3. An introductory, non-technical examination of the biological, social, psychological, and ethical aspects of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.

H S 294. Health Issues for Women. (3-0) Cr. 3. Examines health and health care issues related to women.

H S 305. Instructor's First Aid and Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation. (1-2) Cr. 2. S. Prereq: 105, current Standard First Aid and Community CPR Certification. Discussion and practice of skills needed to teach first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. ARC certification available.

H S 310. Community and Public Health. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: 110. Introduction to community health problems, programs of prevention, environmental health agencies, and health services. Study of local, state, and national community health agencies, their purposes and functions.

H S 350. Human Diseases. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: 110 and Biol 255, 256. Discussion of disease process and ill-health in the twentieth century. Emphasis on epidemiology, prevention, treatment, and the understanding of the etiology of communicable and noncommunicable diseases.

H S 375. Teaching-Learning Process in Health Education. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: 105, 110, 215. Principles, methods, materials, and resources involved in the teaching of health. Includes organization and development of the health education curriculum (K-12). Credit for both H S 275 and 375 may not be applied toward graduation.

H S 380. Worksite Health Promotion. (3-0) Cr. 3. Prereq: Ex Sp 258, 366, FS HN 167. The design and implementation of worksite health promotion programs and the benefits these programs have for both employees and employers. Review of various health risk appraisals and planning theory-based incentive programs designed to promote positive lifestyles.

H S 385. Search Strategies for Field Experience and Employment. (Cross-listed with Ex Sp). Cr. R. F.S. Prereq: Junior classification, to be taken minimum of two semesters prior to Ex SP 485. Search techniques and preparation of materials utilized for acquisition of jobs and/or internships in health and human performance fields. Internship process and policies/procedures will be covered.

H S 390. Administration of the School Health Program. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: 310. History and legal basis of school health programs. Procedures for developing, organizing, administering, and evaluating a modern program of health services, healthful school living, and health instruction. Includes administration, community and school relationships.

H S 417. Supervised Teaching in Health Education in the Secondary School. Cr. 12. F.S. Prereq: 375. Advance registration required.

H S 430. Community Health Program Development. (3-0) Cr. 3. F. Prereq: 380. Techniques of needs assessment, program design, administration, and evaluation of community health education programs in various settings.

H S 485. Directed Field Experience in Health Education. Cr. 1-16. Prereq: All required health studies courses and permission of coordinator. Advance registration required. Supervised experience in health education.

H S 490. Independent Study. Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. Prereq: 6 credits in health studies and permission of coordinator.