Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Health Education (HED)

HED 223  Basic C P R  (2 Credits)  

Basic CPR (2) Basic concepts in cardiopulmonary resuscitation; certification in basic cardiac life support. One hour of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 224  Swimming II  (2 Credits)  

This course on swimming encourages cardiovascular fitness through the fours competitive strokes: freestyly, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. This course is an introductory course that requires students to effectively learn the four competitive strokes at a mastery level of 80 percent. Emphasis is placed on swimming techniques.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 227  Gymnastics  (2 Credits)  

This course is designed to introduce, develop, and examine the gymnastic skills, aerobics activities, movements and exercises that can improve physical fitness and aerobic capacity as well as rhytmic/dance activities and skills. Emphasis is placed on guilding students to deveop and design their own gymnastics routine with gymnastics skills that they can utilize in everyday life as a fitness routine and as a lifelong activity. 2 credit hours.

College/School: School of Communication

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 230  Introduction to Health  (3 Credits)  

Discussion of the components of health and how health status is maintained throughout the lifespan, including the role of health care professionals.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 231  Introduction to Behavioral Health Theory  (3 Credits)  

Review of variables involved in creating behavior change.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 233  History & Principles of Health  (2 Credits)  

History and Principles of Health (2) Discussion of the historical and philosophical development of health. Consideration given to those illnesses and health hazards of major significance and concern in contemporary society. Two hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 234  Hlth & Biolfuncs  (3 Credits)  

History and Biological Function (3) Organizational components of the human body; types of diseases; biological defense mechanisms; healing processes; and human biological growth and development. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 235  Health and the Human Body  (3 Credits)  

Structure and function of human body systems and the impact of disease on each system.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 236  Socioeconomic and Culture Influences on Health  (3 Credits)  

Examination of the relationship between socioeconomic status and culture on health including outcomes, utilization, and delivery.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 329  Health Promotion Theory and Practice  (3 Credits)  

Overview of health behavior theories and their application to health education, disease prevention, and health promotion.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 333  Emergency and Care of Injuries  (3 Credits)  

Presentation of first aid and emergency care principles and concepts; leads to first aid certification.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 334  Contemporary Health Problems  (3 Credits)  

In depth student of contemporary community health problems encountered in an area of diverse ethnicity and mobility.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 335  Problems In Community Hygiene  (3 Credits)  

Problems in Community Health (3) In-depth study of contemporary community health problems encountered in an area of diverse ethnicity and mobility. Emphasis on the biological, psychological, and socioeconomic factors that impact disease and levels of wellness. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 336  Organ Admin Of Hlth Progms  (3 Credits)  

Organization and Administration of Health Programs (3) Analysis of the organizational structure, administrative policies, and management styles of official and non-official agencies at the local, state, and national levels. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 339  Diseases & Consumer Health  (3 Credits)  

Diseases and Consumer Health (3) Factual, scientifically-based information about diseases, medical goods, and services with an analysis of issues and strategies undertaken by consumers and providers that bring about changes in health systems and society. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 340  Epidemiology  (3 Credits)  

Environmental and Public Health (3) Identification of environmental health hazards associated with the home and workplace along with consideration of human environment interactions in modern society. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 341  Epidemiology  (3 Credits)  

Study of the distribution and determinants of health using basic epidemiological concepts and statistical methods.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 374  Special Topics in Health Studies  (3 Credits)  

Special topics course is developed to cover emerging issues or specialized content not represented in the current content. Specialized topics in Health Studies will examine current issues and various activities taking place in the field of health studies.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 399  Health Seminar  (2 Credits)  

Health Seminar (2) Discussion of topics of current relevance with the main focus on local health problems. Presentation of outstanding speakers in the areas of school and community health. Two hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 432  Fitness For Living  (3 Credits)  

Fitness for Living (3) Considers the influence of exercise, rest, fitness, and lifelong activity in prevention of behavior-related problems and the benefits of health and wellness promotion activities. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 433  Personal Health & Safety I  (3 Credits)  

Personal Health and Safety I (3) Identification of current problems relating to family relations, marriage styles, the changing family, social hygiene, chemical use and abuse and the effects on the individual and society. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 434  Mental Health  (3 Credits)  

Examination of basic problems of mental health with consideration given to problems of childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 436  Hygiene Of The School Child  (3 Credits)  

Hygiene of the School Child (3) In-depth study of the combination of factors affecting the health of children and adolescents and the impact of lifestyles on growth and development. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 437  Measurement and Evaluation in Health  (3 Credits)  

Qualitative and quantitative methods used in the design and evaluation of health instruments and programs.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 471  Drugs and Health  (3 Credits)  

Health problems associated with alcohol, tobacco, and narcotics use and the impact of such behavior on society, the economy, and health with implications of health promotion.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 472  Foundations of Safety  (3 Credits)  

Foundations of Safety (3) Study of the basic assumptions which aid in understanding situations related to safety in the world in which we live. Emphasis on human interactions and mutual impact. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 477  Human Sexuality  (3 Credits)  

Human Sexuality (3) Examination of the biological, psychological, and cultural dimensions of sexuality; exploration of controversial issues surrounding human sexuality as they impact human well-being and quality of life. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 480  (3 Credits)  

Study of the development, implementation, and evaluation of health programs.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

HED 499  Supervised Individual Work in Community Health  (6 Credits)  

Directed internship with local health agencies or programs to improve professional competency and to relate theory to practice.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology