Health Education

HED 125: WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES

This three-credit course will identify and explore current health issues that are of special interest or are unique to women. Topics will include emotional well being, stress management, health problems related to female anatomy and physiology, violence against women and issues of reproduction and childbearing.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


HED 134: FIRST AID, SAFETY, AND CPR

This course incorporates the study and application of skills to respond to emergencies, the use of CPR and AEDs, and breathing emergencies for conscious and unconscious victims of all ages. Research and awareness of the following safety topics will be covered: Fire Safety, Campus Safety, Home Safety and Motor Vehicle Safety. The study and practice of First Aid skills will include: standard level assessment, prioritization and the demonstrations and application of skills. Those who qualify will earn American Red Cross Certifications for its course: Responding to Emergencies.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


HED 201: STRESS MANAGEMENT

In this course, each student will learn the causes and effects of stress, and the basic principles, theories and coping skills/strategies needed to effectively manage their personal stress. In addition, there will be opportunity for experiential learning with the use of self-analyses, cognitive strategies, relaxation techniques, and other class exercises and activities.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


HED 203: HEALTH AND AGING

This course provides an overview of the physical changes that occur with aging and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle on the aging process. Emphasis is placed on healthy aging and maintaining a functional capacity and quality of life with age through engagement in regular exercise and other health promoting behaviors. The interplay between aging, physical health, longevity and health care is a major focus.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


HED 224: HUMAN SEXUALITY

A study of physiological, psychological, sociological and gender issues related to sexuality. Topics include: perspectives in sexuality, human sexual expression, love, communication and relationships, human sexual response and dysfunction, sexual health; family planning; non-modal behaviors and sex and the law.

Credits: 3
Type: Online, Lecture
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


HED 271: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT I

A special learning experience designed by one or more students with the cooperation and approval of a faculty member. Proposed study plans require departmental approval. Projects may be based on reading, research, community service, work experience, or other activities that advance the student's knowledge and competence in the field of health education or related areas. The student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 35-50 hours.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


HED 272: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT II

Similar to HED 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately, 70-90 hours.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


HED 273: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT III

Similar to HED 271, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 105-135 hours.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture, Independent Study
Attributes: Elective
Department: Health, Phy Ed, Athl & Dance

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015