Examination of attitudes, research facts, and misconceptions pertaining to personal health needs and practices. Topics include but are not limited to nutrition, family living, sexuality, drug use and abuse, disease prevention, safety, first aid, and public health resources. NC1 Meets The University Core Curriculum B3: Health/Fitness category. Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Sp, Su, F.
Course includes sports injury prevention, first aid and CPR training. Skill training provided for certification in First Aid, Adult, Infant, and Child CPR/AED. This course is part of the Core Transfer Library (CTL). Indiana Statewide Common Course #: IHP 1401.Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Sp, Su, F
This course seeks to present the background, content, and strategies necessary for teaching health education as part of a comprehensive school health program. Students may be required to fulfill field experiences at a local school. Prerequisite(s): KIN 281 and Sophomore Standing Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): F.
This course is designed to investigate current controversial topics in health education, which includes sexuality, obesity, death and dying, and other issues in health education. Unit plans for teaching will be developed. Students may be required to fulfill field experience. Prerequisite(s): PET 388 Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Sp.
A comprehensive understanding of community health is conducted. The problems of community health are investigated. Prevention and intervention programs are examined. Student may be required to fulfill field experience. Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Sp
This course will introduce students to terminology, theories, models, and tools for planning, implementing, and evaluating programs in health education and health promotion. Students will be introduced to a systematic approach to the planning and evaluation of health education programs, a diagnosis of the social, psychological, educational, and administrative aspects of the health education program, and program monitoring, rigorous methods of impact assessment, and the measurement of efficiency. NC1 Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Sp
A study of the elements which manifest stress, its impact, and strategies to minimize its effect on daily life
This course is designed to examine the hazards present in all aspects of modern life that may produce property damage, injury, and/or illness. The activities of transportation, recreation, education, and home living are assessed for safety. Intervention strategies are presented. NO1 Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Su
The purpose of the course is to provide students with an opportunity to do personal research in a specialized area in physical education. A maximum of three hours can count toward elective requirements.
The study of the physiological, psychological, and sociological variables that influence children’s sport participation. Prerequisite(s): PSY 201 and Junior Standing Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): Su
This course focuses on interdisciplinary approach to the study of individual and societal determinants in the expression of human sexuality in relationship to health. Changing social values, sexual behaviors, contraception, sexually- contracted diseases, and problems in sexual development in relationship to health are explored.
This course focuses on an interdisciplinary approach to the study of alcohol and drug abuse from a health perspective. Etiological theories and the physiological and social consequences of alcoholism and drug abuse are studied. Current approaches to prevention, identification, and treatment of alcoholism and drug abuse are analyzed.
This course focuses on the development of community and systemic strategies to improve health knowledge, attitudes, skills and behavior. Prerequisite(s): HP 211
Principles and applications in nutrition emphasizes the relationships among the nutrients and how homeostasis relationships are maintained in the healthy person. Students will learn more about themselves and their health in an effort to use this knowledge to improve their health. This knowledge of nutrition will allow students to personalize information to fit their lifestyle. Special attention to nutrition for the developing human and lectures focusing on nutrition counseling will address the needs of dental hygiene students and other health professionals seeking concepts in applied nutrition. Meets The University Core Curriculum B3: Health/Fitness category. Prerequisite(s): MATH 108 and CHEM 107 recommended. Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): F, Sp, Su.
An overview of the relationship of basic nutrition and energy systems to physical activity and body composition. This course examines popular myths and misconceptions associated with nutrition and performance. Incorporates application of introductory biochemistry. Prerequisite(s): MATH 108 recommended. Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): F, Sp
This course focuses on understanding the normal nutritional requirements and needs of special populations throughout the lifecycle. Growth and development theories will be discussed and nutrition concerns will be examined for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, and the growing infant, child and adolescent. Students will investigate nutrition-related concerns during the lifecycle and offer appropriate suggestions for management of these concerns. Recommendations for preventing disease and promoting healthy aging will be discussed. Prerequisite(s): NUTR 376. Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): F.