Health

Life and Health

HLTH103

This course is an introduction to perplexing personal and social health problems in contemporary society, providing opinions, data, and facts that help the student investigate these problems. A synthesis of knowledge is presented from a variety of disciplines, such as medicine, psychology, physiology, sociology, sexology, and child development.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None

Responding to Emergencies

HLTH110

This course teaches the principles and applications of first aid and safety so that the student can correctly respond to medical emergencies. Successful completion satisfies the certification requirements for Responding to Emergencies and CPR courses of the American Red Cross.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None

Nutrition

HLTH120

This course is an introduction to nutrition as a health science that examines the nutrients essential to human life. The metabolic action, requirements, and food sources of the nutrients are studied. Needs and behavior patterns in children and adults are used to illustrate the relationship between diet and health.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Nutrition

HLTH120N

This course is an introduction to nutrition as a health science that examines the nutrients essential to human life. The metabolic action, requirements, and food sources of the nutrients are studied. Needs and behavior patterns in children and adults are used to illustrate the relationship between diet and health.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None

Applied Nutrition

HLTH121

After completing this course, the student should be able to discuss metabolic functions and needs of the human body, have a basic knowledge of drugs and nutrition, provide information on feed economics, and understand basic diet therapy.

3 credits
Prerequisite: HLTH120 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Principles and Applications of Diet and Fitness

HLTH130

A health science course studies variables related to a longer and healthier life. Students will learn basic exercise physiology, nutrition, and weight control. They will study the beneficial effects of regular exercise and nutritious diets maintaining a healthy weight and prevention life-style diseases.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTH140

An investigation of the knowledge and skills of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The course emphasizes the principles and skill application of basic life support, external cardiac compression, and the emergency medical systems. Successful completion satisfies the certification requirements of the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Introduction to Women's Health Issues

HLTH200

This course is an introduction to the personal and social concerns of women’s past and present health trends. Emphasis will be placed on the historical perspective of women’s health, including an exploration of psychological, physiological, and social barriers to women’s health. The holistic model of wellness will be examined.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None