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    Jun 15, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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HLTH 101 - The Science & Theory of Health And Wellness

Number of Credits: 3
Engage in practical discussions and activities focused on healthy lifestyle behaviors. Investigate current trends and recommendations for wellness, nutrition, stress management, chronic disease prevention, fitness, substance abuse and addiction prevention, and sexuality. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Fall, Spring and Summer terms. GENERAL EDUCATION (Fall, Spring and Summer)

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: General Education Elective

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Explain the wellness dimensions. (GE1, PG3)
  2. Express determinants of positive physical and mental health. (GE1, GE7, PG3)
  3. Interpret wellness assessment data to develop goals and strategies. (GE3, GE7, PG1, PG2, PG5)
  4. Assess nutritional behaviors and patterns.(GE7, PG2, PG5)
  5. Evaluate methods of contraception including their efficacy rates, usage and risks. (GE3, GE7, PG3)
  6. Examine the consequences of sexually transmitted infections and diseases. (GE3, GE7, PG1)
  7. Investigate behaviors for management of chronic disease. (GE3, GE7, PG1, PG3, PG5)
  8. Assess the implications of substance use, abuse, misuse and addiction. (GE3, GE7, PG2, PG3)
  9. Write a research-based paper on a health-related topic following APA documentation style. (GE1, GE3, GE4, GE5, GE7, PG4)
  10. Evaluate a wellness event and its impact on personal health. (GE1, GE7, PG3, PG5)

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