Health Education (HLTH) Courses

HLTH 210 Drug Education
2 hours. Issues concerned with the use, misuse, and abuse of selected pharmacological agents. Social, psychological, physical, and moral implications are considered. Particular consideration is given to ergogenic aids in athletics.

HLTH 230 First Aid and Safety
1 hour. Instruction in first aid and safety and leading to certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR). Additional course fee is required.

HLTH 233 Responding to Emergencies
2 hours. Students will receive instruction in Basic First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer using the curriculum of the American Red Cross, leading to American Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Additional course information will meet first aid competencies outlined by the Athletic Training Education Program. Additional course fee is required.
Prerequisite: instructor's permission.

HLTH 240 Stress Management
3 hours. A study of causes, symptoms, and results of stress. Introduces practical techniques to alleviate stress, promote relaxation, and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

HLTH 275 Field Experience
1-3 hours. Supervised experience in the discipline including internships and practica required for professional programs. This introductory experience must have an on-site supervisor and/or a departmental instructor overseeing, designing, and evaluating the content of the course.
Prerequisite: instructor's permission.

HLTH 285 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. A seminar dealing with various topics as announced that represent current faculty interests and competencies.

HLTH 300 Nutrition
3 hours. A study of nutrients present in foods and their relation to the nutritive needs of the human body. Emphasis on the young adult, along with discussion of contemporary nutrition-related topics of national and global concern. Computer-assisted dietary analysis will be included. (Identical to FCSC 300.)

HLTH 320 Contemporary Health Issues
3 hours. A study of our nation's current health problems and concerns. Emphasis on health consumerism and current trends, diseases, the sanctity of life, and fitness. Goal is to develop an educated view on current health issues.

HLTH 323 Sociology of Families
3 hours. A study of marriage and the family from a sociological perspective, including historical, cross-cultural, and economic backgrounds. A Christian faith perspective will emphasize the worth of people, the importance of the family as a place of nurture, and the gift of marriage. (Identical to FCSC 323 and SOCI 323).

HLTH 399 Cross-Cultural Study
3 hours. This course offers in-depth discipline specific cross-cultural study designed to enhance the intercultural emphasis of various academic majors. The course includes class meetings followed by travel to various locations throughout the world. Students will use core disciplinary knowledge to serve, learn and interact with other cultures. (Offered in May Term. Students must meet eligibility requirements.) Additional course fee is required.

HLTH 475 Field Experience
1-3 hours. Supervised experience in the discipline including internships and practica required for professional programs. This advanced experience must have an on-site supervisor and/or a departmental instructor overseeing, designing, and evaluating the content of the course.
Prerequisite: instructor's permission.

HLTH 485 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. A seminar dealing with various topics as announced that represent current faculty interests and competencies.

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