2008-09 Course Descriptions

HED - Health Education

Department of Exercise Science and Health (CEHS)

HED 112 Personal Health and Human Disease (3-0-3), fall, spring. Emphasizes personal health knowledge and practices needed for effective living. Study of human diseases with special consideration for preventive measures.

HED 221 Introductory Nutrition (3-0-3), fall, spring. Nutritional needs of various age groups and the influence of socioeconomic, cultural and psychological factors on food and nutrition behavior presented in a descriptive survey of nutrient requirements and utilization by the human body. Same as NUTR 221.

HED 241 First Aid/CPR (3-0-3), fall, spring. Basic first-aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Same as EXSC 241. Special fee required.

HED 252 Mental Health (3-0-3), Maymester. The principles of psychology as they relate to effective living. Same as PSYC 252.

HED 322 School Health Programs (3-0-3), spring, odd years. Health needs and interests of secondary students as a basis for selecting, planning and demonstrating appropriate learning experiences.

HED 324 Drug Education (3-0-3), fall. Beneficial and harmful uses and effects of drugs. Motivations behind drug abuse and implications of this problem on the individual, school and society. 

HED 405 Human Sexuality (3-0-3), spring. An investigation of the social, psychological, physiological and spiritual aspects of human sexuality. Communication skills for sex educators will be developed.

HED 410 Death Education (3-0-3), fall. Emphasizes a positive attitude about death. Definitions, stages, legal aspects, funerals, and basic concepts in relation to the realities of death and dying are studied. Counseling concepts discussed.

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