Health Studies (H S)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(1-2) Cr. 2. F.S.SS.


Discussion and application of the basic techniques of utilizing bloodborne pathogen safety measures, administering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. ARC layperson certification available.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.


Physical, mental, emotional and social aspects of health as a basis for understanding and promoting health, and preventing poor health conditions. Study of personal responsibility on the long-term benefits of maintaining a high level of wellness and health. Identification and mitigation of negative lifestyle habits.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: PSYCH 101 or PSYCH 230
Discussion of use, abuse and addiction of mood modifying substances in contemporary society. Includes study of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: HD FS 102 or HD FS 226
The application of instructional strategies related to health education and physical education for teachers at the elementary level. Credit for both H S 275 and 375 may not be applied toward graduation.

(Cross-listed with KIN). Cr. 1-2. F.S.

Prereq: Kinesiology and Health major and permission of internship coordinator.
Pre-internship experience with a health organization based on option. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1. Repeatable, maximum of 3 credits. F.S.

Prereq: 2nd semester freshmen, sophomores and permission from instructor.
Study under supervision of faculty.

(1-2) Cr. 2. F.S.

Prereq: H S 105
Discussion and practice of skills needed to teach first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. ARC certification available.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: H S 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.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: H S 110 and BIOL 255, BIOL 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.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: H S 105, H S 110, H S 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.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: KIN 258, KIN 366
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.

(Cross-listed with KIN). Cr. 0.5. F.S.

Prereq: Junior classification; to be taken minimum of two semesters prior to required internship.
Preparation of relevant material for a successful internship/career search. Specific internship timeline, process, procedures will be reviewed.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: H S 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.

Cr. 16. F.S.

Prereq: H S 375
Students must be fully admitted to Teacher Education and must apply for approval to enroll at the beginning of the semester prior to registering.

Cr. arr. F.S.

Prereq: H S 375
Students must be fully admitted to Teacher Education and must apply for approval to enroll at the beginning of the semester prior to registering.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: H S 380
Techniques of needs assessment, program design, administration, and evaluation of community health education programs in various settings.

(Dual-listed with H S 564). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: KIN 358 or H S 350; STAT 101 or STAT 401
Understanding health benefits of physical activity on chronic disease prevention and health promotion throughout the life span, from clinical and public health perspectives. Discussion and application of real-life physical activity assessment, research, guidelines, and promotion in population levels.

Cr. 8-16.

Prereq: Senior classification and advanced registration.
Advance registration required. Supervised experience in health related agencies. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 8-16. F.S.SS.

Prereq: All required courses and C- or better in HS 310 and HS 430. Kinesiology and Health majors only. Cumulative GPA 2.0.
Observation and practice in selected community and public health agencies. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 8-16. F.S.SS.

Prereq: All required courses and C- or better in KIN 485 and KIN 467. Kinesiology and Health majors only. Cumulative GPA 2.0.
Observation and practice in selected physical activity and health promotion agencies. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: 6 credits in health studies and permission of coordinator

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(Dual-listed with H S 464). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: KIN 358 or H S 350; STAT 101 or STAT 401
Understanding health benefits of physical activity on chronic disease prevention and health promotion throughout the life span, from clinical and public health perspectives. Discussion and application of real-life physical activity assessment, research, guidelines, and promotion in population levels.