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1000 Level Courses

1300. [PHED 1304, 1305] Patterns of Healthful Living (3). A study of patterns of mental, physical, and social development of the individual including relationships of individual and community health.

2000 Level Courses

2275. Practicum in Community Health (2). Prerequisite: HLTH 2360. Supervised field experience in community health setting.

2302. Environmental Health and Awareness (3). Examines critical issues and relationships affecting biospheric health including personal, community, and international ecology.

2307. Understanding Death and Dying (3). Exploration of issues concerning the death and dying process, including death anxiety, bereavement, grief, and mourning. Biological, psychological, social, and cultural aspects will be addressed.

2360. Community Health (3). An introduction to community health, including an overview of the competency areas of a health education specialist and their applicability in community settings.Back to Top


3000 Level Courses

3301. Epidemiology (3). Principles and practices in cause, prevention, and control of diseases in school, community, national, and international settings. Includes examination of culture, belief, and values in disease transmission.

3302. Current Trends in Health (3). An in-depth analysis of current issues that govern the politics, policies, and practices in the health field.

3311. Communicable and Chronic Diseases (3). Examines etiology of diseases from a body-systems approach, with special emphasis on sexually transmitted diseases, cancer, and cardiovascular disease.

3312. Health Considerations of Special Populations (3). A process-oriented course addressing health needs and/or problems of various ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic groups.

3313. Health for Preadolescents (3). Prerequisite: Junior standing. An in-depth study of health issues relating to children as well as emphasis on behaviors that would affect health for children.

3314. Health for Adolescents (3). Prerequisite: Junior standing. Studies health factors that affect the adolescent; addresses social, emotional, and physical factors of health.

3325. Health Concerns in Chemical Dependencies (3). A holistic approach to the nonuse, use, and misuse of substances that alter mood and behavior, focusing on the implications to family relationships and personal health.

4000 Level Courses

4300. Individual Studies in Health (3).rerequisite: Departmental approval. An independent study program allowing students to pursue an area of special interest under the guidance of a professor. May be repeated up to three times for credit. (Writing Intensive)

4307. Health Program Planning and Evaluation (3). Principles and applications of planning and implementing health programs in a variety of school and community settings including monitoring techniques. (Writing Intensive)

4312. Psychosocial Health (3). Prerequisite: Junior standing. The role of psychological, social, and stress-related factors in health, illness, and recovery processes, including mental, emotional, social, and spiritual aspects of well-being. (Writing Intensive)

4475. Internship in Community Health (4). Prerequisite: Senior standing, HLTH 2275, ESS 3321 or current certification in first aid, and HLTH 4307. Advanced, supervised field work in a community health setting.Back to Top