Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Health Education (HED)

HED 532  Epid & Human Ecol  (3 Credits)  

EPIDEMIOLOGY AND HUMAN ECOLOGY (3) Biologic relations between man and his environment and other organisms. Identifi cation of factors infl uencing health and disease in a population. An examination of epidemiological methods to understand their technique of hypothesis formation, retrospective and prospective methods, and sampling problems.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 534  Survey Of Health Politics  (3 Credits)  

SURVEY OF HEALTH POLITICS (3) An in-depth analysis of laws pertaining to the health fi eld; impact of relationships between and among patients, patients’ families, providers and other third party participants. A review of selected Texas statutes and health litigation will be conducted.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 535  Sem International Health  (3 Credits)  

SEMINAR IN RURAL AND INTERNATIONAL HEALTH (3) Presentation of topics related to rural and international health systems and impact of these systems on state, national, and international perspectives.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 536  Contemp Urban Hlth Probs  (3 Credits)  

CONTEMPORARY URBAN HEALTH PROBLEMS (3) Review of factors relating to selected high morbidity and mortality in urban environments; distribution of urban health services; impact and utilization of urban wellness programs. Study of related problems faced by practicing health educators in a rapidly changing society and health care industry and service system.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 538  Health Probs Ot The Aged  (3 Credits)  

HEALTH ISSUES OF AGING, DEATH AND DYING (3) Emphasis on social, economic, and physical problems of the aged and benefi ts of wellness programs. Community response to health problems of aging persons; issues related to death.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 570  Admin Of Health Education  (3 Credits)  

ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION (3) Principles and functions of organization and administration of school and community agencies. Designed to assist the health education specialist to develop and manage formalized school and community educational programs. Emphasis on wellness.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 571  Hlth Probs Alco Nar & Tobacco  (3 Credits)  

HEALTH PROBLEMS OF ALCOHOL, NARCOTICS, AND TOBACCO (3) A comprehensive study of the harmful and benefi cial effects of drugs, the physical effects, and socioeconomic-cultural impacts on the community, especially among youth. Legislative and educational efforts in this area.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 572  Safety Education  (3 Credits)  

SAFETY EDUCATION (3) Advanced study of situations related to safety in contemporary society; focus on physical, biological, environmental, and cultural infl uences that impact safety of individuals in a global society.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 573  Community Health Problems  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 574  Hlth Manpower Issues  (3 Credits)  

HEALTH MANPOWER ISSUES (3) Survey of health occupations by job function, geographic distribution, functional equivalencies, and available training. Issues development and trends in the discipline in schools, the community, industry, and institutional settings. Review of issues confronting health personnel.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 577  Human Sexuality & Dev  (3 Credits)  

HUMAN SEXUALITY: ISSUES AND CONSIDERATIONS (3) Advanced study exploring biological, psychological, social/cultural dimensions of human sexuality as these are affected by human relations. Focuses on issues related to impact of sexuality on human wellbeing and quality of life.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 831  Research Planning  (3 Credits)  

RESEARCH PLANNING IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3) Research design application to HPE. Provides a conceptual understanding of theories, tools, and processes involved in designing research studies.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 890  Thesis in Health  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology