Health Education (HEALTHED)

Courses

HEALTHED 181   CONTEMPORARY HEALTH   2 Units

An investigation of health areas and behaviors as they relate to the college student.
PREREQ: PEGNRL 192 PERSONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS

HEALTHED 250   INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH EDUCATION   3 Units

An investigation of selected health behaviors as they relate to oneself, the community, and the world-at-large
PREREQ: PEGNRL 192 PERSONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS

HEALTHED 280   INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION   2 Units

This course is the designated gateway course required for students who choose to minor in health education or health promotion and should be taken within the first 6 units of declaring a health minor or pursuing health licensure requirements. It serves as an introduction to knowledge, research, and application of skills necessary for helping others with health behavior changes, while creating healthier environments in the home, school, workplace, and community.

HEALTHED 340   SECONDARY HEALTH EDUCATION   3 Units

An introduction to various health belief models and philosophies with particular emphasis on health education content at the secondary level.

HEALTHED 341   YOGA/STRESS REDUCTION   2 Units

A course designed to help students and professionals learn to effectively handle stress through specific Yoga training and mind/body connections.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS

HEALTHED 344   PREK-12 SEXUALITY EDUCATION   3 Units

This course will explore current practices associated with teaching sexuality education to preK-12 students. This pedagogy class will explore various sexuality education paradigms as well as address the complexities of teaching this area of study, with the goal of increasing the competency and comfort level of future teachers.

HEALTHED 360   CURRENT TOPICS IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS   3 Units

The course examines, interprets, and evaluates wellness as it relates to current topics in health, disease prevention, health promotion, and health education. Topics included are cardiovascular health, alcohol and other drugs, nutrition concepts, health hazards, tobacco, and topics related to public health such as physical activity and behavior changes.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

HEALTHED 362   STRESS MANAGEMENT   3 Units

The course explains what stress is, its various causes, and its effects. It helps develop a personal "Stress Profile" which enables the participants to pinpoint the specific sources and manifestations of stress and tension. The course shows how to combine biofeedback, relaxation techniques, exercise, diet, and other skills into an individualized "Stress Management System" that will help individuals feel healthier and cope better with daily pressure.
PREREQ: SOPHOMORE/JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS

HEALTHED 382   ELEMENTARY HEALTH EDUCATION   2 Units

Teaching and learning experiences in selected content areas of health education. Designed for the elementary teacher.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

HEALTHED 391   NUTRITION FOR HEALTH   3 Units

The course helps students plan, evaluate, and analyze diatary intake based on sound nutritional guidelines, principles, and knowledge for the purpose of health enhancement, improved mental and physical performance, and decreasing risk of disease.
PREREQ: SOPHOMORE STATUS

HEALTHED 440   ADVANCED STRESS MANAGEMENT   3 Units

The class emphasis is on 1) facilitating stress management in others, 2) coping with "deep" stress susch as trauma and low self-esteem, and 3) alternative avenues for coping such as Tai Chi, yoga, art therapy, and meditation. This course is appropriate for anyone in the helping professions.
PREREQ: HEALTHED 362/HEALTHED 562 OR SOCWORK 303 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

HEALTHED 445   TEACHING HEALTH EDUCATION   3 Units

A study of philosophy, trends and teaching-learning strategies. Emphasis will be placed on developing and utilizing models and strategies in health education.
PREREQ: HEALTHED 340

HEALTHED 465   HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES   3 Units

This course will focus on: 1) the development, implementation and evaluation of worksite health promotion programs, and 2) examination of the relationship of these programs to the organization as a whole and to the benefits for both the employee and employer.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

HEALTHED 470   FACILITATING HEALTH BEHAVIOR   3 Units

This course is designed as a capstone experience for non-teaching health minor students who have had at least 12 credits of work in the health minor. This course offers opportunities to gain the skills necessary for helping others with health behavior changes, while creating healthier environments in the home, workplace and community.
PREREQ: HEALTHED 360/HEALTHED 560 AND CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

HEALTHED 471   RESEARCH IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY   3 Units

The content of this course is from a psychophysiological perspective. Emphasis will be place on research involving the effects of physical activity on psychological states and traits as well as how affect influences performance. Topic will include research design, motivation and adherence, attention, arousal, overtraining, behavior change, personality dynamics, and mental health.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

HEALTHED 490   WORKSHOP IN HEALTH   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.

HEALTHED 492   FIELD STUDY: HEALTH   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Studies designed to increase the student's understanding of specific areas of health through involvement in off-campus experiences such as elementary or secondary schools, health volunteer agencies, or health maintenance organizations under the direction of department instructors. Repeatable.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

HEALTHED 493   INTERNSHIP   Repeatable   6-12 Units

HEALTHED 494   SEMINAR   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

HEALTHED 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.

HEALTHED 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics.

HEALTHED 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.
PREREQ: HEALTH MINOR AND 2.75 GPA OR CONSENT OF DEPARTMENT